• Ireland Rugby Captain's Run, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 14/8/2015
Simon Zebo
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  • Rocketman Jack Crotty
  • Derval O'Rourke
  • EE LIVE NEWS   29/08/2015 ... 
Enjoying the 96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children's Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place. The Evening Echo was a media partner.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Video with this.
  • Bus Éireann announces new fleet, and service additions to Mahon Point area
Ireland Rugby Captain's Run, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 14/8/2015
Simon Zebo
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy SticklandRocketman Jack CrottyDerval O'RourkeEE LIVE NEWS   29/08/2015 ... 
Enjoying the 96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children's Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place. The Evening Echo was a media partner.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Video with this.Bus Éireann announces new fleet, and service additions to Mahon Point area

Cork News

Cork accounts for over half of all care order reviews, report finds

Cork accounted for more than half of all the reviews of Care Orders made in 2014, a new report has found. The Child Care Law Reporting Project revealed that agencies in different regions differ significantly in the number of children...

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Mahon bus services a priority for Bus Éireann

IMPROVING bus services in the Mahon Point area remains a priority for Bus Éireann, despite additions to the route last...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 6:52pm Read More

Glounthaune wages war on knotweed

EE news 27/08/2015.
New volunteers Niall Barry, Chris O'Keeffe  and Joe Ryan with Terry Fleming and Conor O'Brien of Glounthaune Tidy Towns at Ashbourne Walkway. They are using  stem injector guns to apply Round-Up weed-killer directly into the plant stem.
Information signs have been erected at  Japanese Knotweed sites on the old N25 road at Glounthaune. Approx 80 sites have been identified and marked over a 6km stretch of roadway and walkways.
Japanese Knotweed -DO NOT CUT. Fallopia Japonica. Sarah Horgan story on Glounthaune Tidy Towns.
They estimate 60 man days have been spent on the injection project, with 20,000 injections having been completed so far in their war against the weed.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
GLOUNTHAUNE locals are waging a war against an invasive plant with the potential to devastate properties. Some 200,000 individual stems of...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 10:47am Read More

Horror cruelty probed as dog has its four paws cut off

A DOG had its four paws cut off while it was still alive in a case which is under garda...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 10:55am Read More

Derek in swing despite new band

Derek Burke of Cork band Crystal Swing, getting birthday kisses from other band members, mum Mary and Sister Dervla in Harrington's Bakery, Youghal, where he was presented with a cake to mark the occasion of his 21th birthday.
Picture: David Keane.
CRYSTAL Swing fans can rest assured that the band is stronger than ever, with guitarist Derek Burke confirming that he...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 10:41am Read More

Cork Sport

Six Munster men make Schmidt’s final World Cup squad of 31

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Carton House, Kildare 6/8/2015
Donnacha Ryan
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
JOE SCHMIDT has named their 31 player squad for the Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. Munster Donnacha Ryan has completed a remarkable couple of months of rehabilitation after he was named among the forwards for this month’s World Cup....

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More injury woes for Davy Russell after fall in Cork

Davy Russell could be out of action for the next two months after he suffered a broken arm and a...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 11:51am Read More

Time for Cork to look outside the county for a successor to Jimmy Barry Murphy

GAA Hurling All Ireland Championship Semi-Final 17/8/2014
Selector Kieran Kingston and manager Jimmy Barry Murphy
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie
FORMER All Ireland winning selector with Clare, Evening Echo columnist Tony Considine believes that there should be a coming together...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 8:12am Read More

Jimmy gave it everything in his second coming

Jimmy-Barry Murphy 26/7/2015
By John Horgan Hurling JIMMY Barry-Murphy’s final remark as the Cork senior hurling manager in the immediate aftermath of the...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 1:11pm Read More

Attitude sees Cork avenge Munster final loss to Kerry

Cork v Kerry - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final
Mary White  ATTITUDE was key to Cork securing a place in their fifth success All-Ireland final captain Ciara O’Sullivan admitted...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 1:05pm Read More


Meitheal oibre do phlean teanga Mhúscraí


Plenty of faults in Paper Towns

File photo of Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne at a screening of Paper Towns in Los Angeles, on 18/07/15.  See PA Feature FILM Delevingne. Picture credit should read: DAVID CROTTY/PatrickMcMullan.com/PA Photos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Delevingne. UK REGIONAL PAPERS AND MAGAZINES, PLEASE REMOVE FROM ALL COMPUTERS AND ARCHIVES BY 25/08/15
Cara O’Doherty’s review of Paper Towns: Release date August 21, Cert 12a, rating: ** THE Fault in Our Stars reduced thousands of movie-goers to tears. Based on a book of the same name, it raked in more than €300 million at...

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Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

Mike Gary
Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:34pm Read More

Review: Inside Out – A classic, I dare you not to weep

Undated Film Still Handout from Inside Out. See PA Feature FILM Poehler. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Disney-Pixar. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Poehler.
Downtown’s new film critic Cara O’Doherty reviews the latest Disney animation, Inside Out. WE all have little voices in our...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:17pm Read More

National News

Aran Island residents call for Aer Arann services to be reinstated

Residents of the Aran Islands will tell the Gaeltacht Minister today that they want the Aer Arann flight service reinstated. Last week it was confirmed that after 45 years, the Aer Arann contract is being awarded to a helicopter service...

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Number of hospital patients on trolleys ‘up 40% in August’

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says last month saw a 40% increase in the number of patients on trolleys...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 10:46am Read More

Dublin and London to host crisis talks on North

Crunch talks on the North’s deteriorating political situation will take place in London and Dublin today. British Prime Minsiter David...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 9:38am Read More

On-the-run sex offender arrested at Dublin Airport

On-the-run sex offender Mian Shahid was arrested by Gardaí at Dublin Airport last night as he attempted to board a...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 8:28am Read More

New Irish naval vessel to be commissioned today

The new Irish naval vessel, LE James Joyce will be brought into commission today. The Minister for Defence Simon Coveney...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 7:50am Read More

Evening Echo Video


Rocket Man’s food career has lift off!

Rocketman Jack Crotty
One of Cork’s up and coming foodies, Jack Crotty is known as The Rocket Man, He talks to REBECCA CRONIN about his love of cooking, his travels and his latest project, called BAIT AS Jack Crotty settles into his chair,...

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Is it time to legalise prostitution?

Prostitution has become one of the big issues of our age: Do we legalise some of it, all or none…...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Born 100 years ago today, Cork artist Patrick Hennessy

One of Cork’s greatest ever painters, Patrick Hennessy, was born 100 years ago today. COLETTE SHERIDAN finds out about a...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 12:12pm Read More


Say no to boring school lunches

Derval O'Rourke
As more than 555,000 primary school kids return to the classroom this autumn, we share some nutritional tips and recipes for lunch-boxes VARIETY, balance and adventure are the important ingredients for getting lunch-boxes right. So says Dr Marianne Walsh, Nutrition...

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Designer of our rebel Rose dress

Cork; Aoife Murphy; pictured on stage with Daithi O'Se during the Live Rose of Tralee TV show held in the dome . 
Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD © 
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Phone 
 Mobile 087 / 2672033L/Line 066 71 22 981 
E/mail - info@dwalshphoto.ie     
She has been called one of Ireland’s hottest new designers… we talk to Valerie O’Shea,who designed the Cork Rose’s dress...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 2:33pm Read More

I want to show women that there is nothing a girl from Cork can’t do

From a farm in Co Cork to Silicon Valley, Margaret Burgraff is now a high-flying working mum in California. She...

Thursday, 13/08/15 - 12:24pm Read More

We’ll remember our sister Ger with every step of the marathon

EEjob 27/07/2015 NEWS   Maria Barry of Youghal, is running in the Echo Mini marathon in memory of her Sister Geraldine, pictured here with her daughter Alice and her sister Irene Hennessy.
Picture: Denis Scannell
As the family of Ger Swayne prepare to run the Evening Echo mini-marathon this September, in memory of their sister,...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 12:49pm Read More

My quest for a holistic cancer centre in my mother’s memory

Rachel Ireland
Inspired by the death of her mother, Douglas-based Rachel Ireland plans to open a holistic centre so that cancer patients...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 4:27pm Read More


96/1 festival was a great success

EE LIVE NEWS   29/08/2015 ... 
Enjoying the 96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children's Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place. The Evening Echo was a media partner.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Video with this.
Large crowds enjoyed the  96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children’s Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place over the weekend.   The Evening Echo was a media partner in the event.     Follow @CorkEveningEcho

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VIDEO: Musgrave Triathlon 2015

The triathlon is a fun challenge, with the sole purpose of raising as much funds as possible for charity. Video...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 11:00pm Read More

VIDEO: Rosscarbery Horse Fair 2015

    The town of Rosscarbery came to life with the arrival of numerous stalls and dozens of horses and...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 9:13am Read More

National Sport

Rugby squad confirmed: Ireland leave Trimble out; take two scrum-halves

By Simon Lewis Ireland coach Joe Schmidt officially named his 31-player squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup on Tuesday morning and spoke of some very tight decisions as he confirmed he was taking just two specialist scrum-halves to England...

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West Ham re-sign Alex Song for another year

West Ham co-owner David Gold has announced that the club have re-signed midfielder Alex Song on loan from Barcelona. Song,...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 9:16am Read More

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson due in court on drink driving charge

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson will appear in court today accused of crashing his sports car into a cyclist...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 8:35am Read More

Man United blame Real Madrid for De Gea deal collapse

Manchester United insist Real Madrid were the ones to blame for the shock 11th-hour collapse of David de Gea’s proposed...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 7:09am Read More

David De Gea move collapses after last-minute hitch over paperwork

David de Gea’s proposed transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid has collapsed at the last minute. United and Madrid...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 12:59am Read More