Cork News

Events Centre latest: Bigger, better, dearer, later!

CONSTRUCTION could begin on Cork’s long-awaited events centre by September — but only if an extra €12m is given to the developers. City councillors were briefed by developers BAM last night on the future of the events centre. BAM has...

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Cork man ‘didn’t even flinch’ when ex-partner asked ‘Are you actually going to rape me?’, court hears

A Cork man has been found guilty of raping his former partner two months after he sexually assaulted her and...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:55pm Read More

400 new homes for Cork dismissed as a drop in the ocean

THE construction of 400 new homes in Cork has been dismissed as a ‘drop in the ocean’ in terms of...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 2:40pm Read More

BAM seeks €12m extra State funding for Cork events centre

BAM, the developer planning to build an events centre in Cork, is poised to ask the Government for at least...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 7:25am Read More

13-year-old boy missing from Cork found safe and well

Update: Aivaras Miezetis has been located safe and well. Earlier: Gardaí wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 9:07am Read More

Cork Sport

Kelly delivered on the big stage as mighty Mayfield were the toast of Croker

By John Horgan Hurling IT was the opportunity of a lifetime and the junior hurlers of Mayfield grasped it with both hands to secure a historic All-Ireland Club Junior Hurling title at Croke Park this weekend. It was a day...

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Cork hurlers brought back down to earth by rampant Dubs

Cork 1-14 Dublin 2-19 By Brendan O’Brien at Pairc Uí Rinn. Another example, if it were needed, that February form...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 12:46pm Read More

Late Dave Kilcoyne try secures Munster victory

Munster snatched a Guinness PRO12 victory from the jaws of defeat as Dave Kilcoyne’s late try saw them secure a...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 12:44pm Read More

War of words as Cork City defender leaves for Waterford

Cork City centre-back Kenny Browne has left the club one week before the start of the new season, writes Stephen...

Saturday, 18/02/17 - 1:48pm Read More

Dominant Cork City lay down a clear early marker with cup win over Dundalk

Barbara O’Connell Soccer IF Carlsberg did pre-season friendlies, then this President’s Cup final would have been it. The Cork City...

Saturday, 18/02/17 - 12:09am Read More

Gaeilge

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Downtown

FILM REVIEW: All tied up… and nowhere to go!

Fifty Shades Darker, Out now nationwide, Cert: 18, * Review by Cara O’Doherty IF you have a sensitive or prudish disposition please turn the page, this review is about to get steamy. Actually, that is not really true because the...

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Triskel pays tribute to ECM

Triskel Christchurch is set to host its second ECM Weekend. Don O’Mahony talks to Triskel’s artistic director Tony Sheehan about...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 3:41pm Read More

Singing with emotion

Annette Buckley tells Don O’Mahony about her involvement with the Americana-influenced SomeRiseSomeFall collective and why she prefers singing live to...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 3:39pm Read More

National News

Coalition of business leaders voices support for North South Interconnector

A coalition of business leaders in the North has voiced support for the North South Interconnector ahead of the resumption of a public inquiry into the controversial electricity project. The NI Chamber, CBI NI, Institute of Directors, Federation of Small...

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Right2Water campaign accused of major u-turn

The Right2Water campaign have been accused of doing a major u-turn after it said that those who abuse or waste...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 6:31pm Read More

Woman convicted of manslaughter of ex-boyfriend in Limerick

A jury has cleared a woman of murdering her ex-boyfriend in Limerick, but convicted her of his manslaughter. Monika Matracka...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 5:45pm Read More

Murder investigation launched after man found dead on Dublin’s North Circular Road

Gardaí in Dublin have launched a murder investigation after the death of a man at a house in the city...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 5:49pm Read More

Auditors had no history of issues with loans to Anglo directors, Sean FitzPatrick trial told

A former auditor of Anglo Irish Bank has told the trial of Sean FitzPatrick that auditors had no history of...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 5:02pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

I’m still busy living, says Anne, as she battles on

Almost two and a half years ago, Anne Herlihy was diagnosed with terminal cancer. She tells CHRIS DUNNE about her ongoing battle ANNE Herlihy is getting busy living instead of getting busy dying. “That’s my motto,” says Anne, who has...

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New stories — in a Cork accent

Writer Roddy Doyle visited Blackpool recently to launch Fighting Words Cork. MARY ROSE MCCARTHY chatted to him about the discipline...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:48pm Read More

Mother’s Lyme disease ordeal

Cork woman Julie Farrelly tells LOUISE MCCARTHY how her health was affected for a long time before a blood test finally...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 2:30pm Read More

WOW

Feeling fabulous at 50

Fretting about entering your 50s? Three 50- something wellbeing pros share their top tips for embracing the milestone SOME familiar faces turn 50 this year — TV favourite-turned-fitness-fanatic Davina McCall, plus Kate Garraway and Ulrika Jonsson. But far from feeling...

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Why is she so addictive?

As her star continues to rise and shine, Eimear Varian Barry from Friar’s Walk — model, stylist and blogger —...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 2:19pm Read More

Engage in some sibling revelry

Three sisters from West Cork have released their debut CD together, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN, ahead of their East Cork concert...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 2:13pm Read More

The comeback girl…new album on horizon

It’s been 25 years since she released her first album, but now she’s gearing up to launch her second. COLETTE...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 3:33pm Read More

A real labour of love

Converting a townhouse in Cork city centre into her dream business took a lot of hard graft for Emma Ahern,...

Friday, 10/02/17 - 2:48pm Read More

Video

Mayfield delight as they collect All-Ireland junior title in classic

Mayfield (Cork) … 2-16; Mooncoin (Kilkenny) … 1-18: Mayfield wrote a momentous new chapter in the history of a club that has had its share of challenges in recent times. They faced another daunting challenge at Croke Park in the...

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WATCH: ‘Huge honour’ for Rob Heffernan to be awarded Cork City Sports Athletic Person of the Year

  Rob Heffernan was today awarded the Cork City Sports Athletic Person of the Year. Videographer Dan Linehan caught up...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 11:20pm Read More

VIDEO: Check out these talented inline skaters in Cork

An inline figure skating competition took place in Cork and the skaters were extraordinary. Videographer Larry Cummins spoke to head coach...

Monday, 13/02/17 - 11:00pm Read More

National Sport

Damien Duff has new role at Shamrock Rovers

Irish football legend Damien Duff has been appointed the new U15 Head Coach at Shamrock Rovers, writes Liam Mackey. Already an integral part of the Hoops’ first team coaching staff, Duff will combine his existing first team duties with his...

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Can you identify the Premier League players in their defensive walls?

The defensive wall is possibly, with the exception of boot scrubber, the least glamorous job a footballer can do, shielding...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:59pm Read More

Shaun Edwards pinpoints exactly where Wales ‘mistake’ happened in their loss to England

Shaun Edwards has delivered a detailed analysis of the Wales “mistake” that potentially cost them victory over England. Wales were...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 5:00pm Read More

Official in Laois GAA tells clubs there is ‘a war coming’ with other sports over players

A Laois GAA County Board official has told clubs at a county board meeting to “prepare for war” against other...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:58pm Read More

Sutton’s reserve goalie Wayne Shaw quits after pie controversy

A betting row erupted as a result of the incident and manager Paul Doswell confirmed Shaw’s departure this afternoon. Shaw...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:39pm Read More