• IFA Deputy President Tim O'Leary alongside Acting General Secretary Bryan Barry.
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IFA Deputy President Tim O'Leary alongside Acting General Secretary Bryan Barry.
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Cork News

Karen Buckley to be remembered at exhibition

KAREN Buckley, the 24-year-old Cork nurse murdered in Glasgow earlier this year, will be remembered at an exhibition next month. ‘Angels for Karen’ will be launched on December 9 at Kilmallock Library, as part of an international campaign, 16 Days...

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Corkman O’Leary will rebuild trust in IFA after salary controversy

IFA Deputy President Tim O'Leary alongside Acting General Secretary Bryan Barry.
Picture:  Finbarr O'Rourke
THE Cork man overseeing operations at the Irish Farmers’ Association will rebuild the trust of members after salary controversies. IFA...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 11:45am Read More

Hard questions at new Monard town hearing

The plans at the oral hearing for a new town at Monard. Picture:Des Barry .
Questions about housing density, traffic management, and potential environmental impact dominated the second day Day 2 of an oral hearing...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 11:41am Read More

Summer route between Cork and Madrid announced by Iberia Express

SPAIN’S capital, Madrid is the latest destination to be added to Cork Airport’s summer schedule for 2016. Iberia Express will operate a twice-weekly, every...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 11:28am Read More

Kelly Leslie missing from Cork

Gardaí in Cork are appealing for help in tracing a missing man in his 30s. 32-year-old Kelly Leslie has not...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 8:30pm Read More

Cork Sport

Shine wants to step up to the next level

Clare Shine 24/11/2015
John Fallon Soccer CLARE SHINE wants to make her club and country form earn a move to the English Women’s Super League. The Douglas native sunk 17 goals in her debut season for Scottish champions Glasgow City, including a Cup...

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Cork City midfielder is itching to win silverware

Dundalk FC v Cork City FC - Irish Daily Mail Cup Final
CORK CITY have tied down midfielder Garry Buckley to  a new two-year deal. Buckley has made over 80 league appearances...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 7:52am Read More

Whelan hits a double as Coláiste Choilm advance

Mark Woods GAA THREE Cork teams made it to the quarter-finals of the Corn Uí Mhuirí following an eventful last...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 7:48am Read More

Beattie and O’Sullivan commit to Cork City

Mark Sull
Noel Spillane Soccer HONEYMOONER Mark O’Sullivan has agreed a new deal with Cork City for next season, while Steven Beattie...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 2:15pm Read More

Nemo must be focused to avoid a slip-up

Nemo Rangers v Killarney Legion - AIB Munster GAA Senior Club Football Championship Semi-Final
Mark Woods  Football NEMO Rangers stalwart, Dylan Mehigan, has warned against any complacency going into the Munster club final against...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 1:54pm Read More


Léargas ar chuimhní scoile i leabhar nua


Good, but I’m not hungry for more

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
  The Hunger Games: MockingJay – Part 2, out tomorrow, 12a ****  Review by Cara O’Doherty AND now the end is near… After three films the final installment of The Hunger Games is here. Hungrily anticipated by fans of the...

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Full Steam Ahead for Slow Motion Heroes

Slow Motion Heroes
It’s been a long time coming, but the Cork band are about to release their debut album IT HAS been...

Thursday, 24/09/15 - 3:09pm Read More

Looking back at the way forward

Keith Lawlor
Mike McGrath talks to drummer Keith Lawler, from giveamanakick, about his new music app Firestage IT must be a strange...

Thursday, 10/09/15 - 3:38pm Read More

National News

Current laws ‘not protecting children from exposure to alcohol marketing’

Alcohol Action Ireland has demanded a change to the laws regulating alcohol marketing, calling it “a child protection issue”. The national charity for alcohol-related issues commissioned a study which found that found that more than 90% of children reported that...

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Industrial action cancelled at Limerick hospital

No industrial action will take place at University Maternity Hospital, Limerick tomorrow after an agreement was reached between unions and...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 10:57am Read More

Remains of Perth construction accident victims could be home ‘within days’

It is hoped that the remains of two Irish construction workers killed in Australia could be brought home within days....

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 10:28am Read More

Elderly man dies in Wexford house fire

A man aged in his 80s has died in a house fire in Co Wexford. Emergency services were called to...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 9:11am Read More

Kenny announces major policy change for future abortion vote

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told Fine Gael TDs they will have a free vote on any future changes to Ireland’s...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 9:42am Read More

Evening Echo Video


Proof of our pudding is in the expanding

Colette Twomey,
With a new state of the art complex and visitor centre due to open next year , Chris Dunne talks to the woman behind Clonakilty Blackpudding Co, Colette Twomey, about the family business which is now a global success story...

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A South Ring Road toll will backfire spectacularly

Traffic build at the Dunkettle Roundabout.
Pic: Gavin Browne
THERE’S one suggestion guaranteed to enrage all Cork drivers, and that’s the notion of slapping a toll anywhere along the...

Monday, 23/11/15 - 3:08pm Read More

Postcards were the Facebook of their day

Author Peter O'Shea from Ballycotton, with sons, Edward in the middle and James, out fishing last October.
  His grandmother collected sacks of postcards when she moved to Ballycotton in the 1960s… now Peter O’Shea is preparing...

Friday, 20/11/15 - 4:02pm Read More


‘Ex’ hounded me in Facebook campaign

As a major international campaign against domestic violence gets underway today, Martina O’Donoghue looks at what is happening in Cork to mark it WHEN Emma Murphy, a young mother-of-two, posted a video on her Facebook page earlier this year outlining...

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My shoe obsession has become an award-winning business

DKANE 07/10/2015REPRO FREEHolly Breen from WALK Shoes, who are celebrating having scooped three noteworthy awards recently, including the top prize at the international ART Shoes window display competition, a national Irish Domain Registry (IEDR) award, and Cork’s ‘Most Environmentally Friendly Business' award from Junior Chamber Ireland.Pic Darragh Kane.
She returned from Oz during the recession and opened a store when many were closing theirs. Jenny Regan talks to...

Thursday, 19/11/15 - 3:24pm Read More

“I left school at 13 but thanks to Bruach Eile I am an ‘A’ student”

Pictured is Cllr. Michael Nugent, Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork City presenting Rebecca Crowley with the Fetac Certificate in Employability Skills at Bruac Eile, on 10th November. Photo by Sean Jefferies Photography.
Women who have battled issues ranging from homelessness to addiction and domestic violence, or faced an uphill struggle in education...

Wednesday, 18/11/15 - 3:32pm Read More

“For a long time there wasn’t enough money to feed all of us”

Tracy Desmond Trace of Cakes
Cork mum of three Tracy Desmond has been named Business Parent of the Year in a national awards. She talks...

Wednesday, 11/11/15 - 2:16pm Read More

From a Hairdresser to a Plasterer

Val Cahill one
For six years Valerie Finnegan Cahill has travelled to South Africa to volunteer – this year, she tells Jane McNamara,...

Thursday, 05/11/15 - 3:00pm Read More


Video: Shear Class for Hairdressing Grads

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City North College of Further Education Graduation Ceremony, Knocknaheeny, Cork. 
Megan Punch, Erika Morey, both from Farranree and Hailey Crowley, Blarney Street, all graduated in Hairdressing.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
Congratulations to everyone who graduated from City North College of Further Education, Knocknaheeny yesterday. — Follow @CorkEveningEcho

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Video: Cork pays their respects to Paris victims

Irish Examiner.
Paris attacks, Book of Condolences, City Hall, Cork.
Patrica Mallen, Hon. French Consul in Cork, signs the Book of Condolences, with Nora Callanan, President Alliance Francaise De Cork, Kathleen Lynch TD, Lt. Col. Ray O'Lehan, 1 Brigade Collins Barracks, Cllr Terry Shannon, Lord Mayor Cllr Chris O'Leary and Cllr Ken O'Flynn.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
A Book of Condolences opened at City Hall today so people could pay their respects to those who list their...

Monday, 16/11/15 - 2:33pm Read More

VIDEO: Cork Science Week Festival

This year from November 9th to 20th, Cork Science Festival will deliver numerous workshops and shows to over 2,500 students...

Sunday, 15/11/15 - 11:00pm Read More

National Sport

Jack Grealish banished to Villa U-21s after post-defeat party

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish will be left out of the squad for Saturday’s match against Watford as punishment for his off-field behaviour. Manager Remi Garde said the 20-year-old was “not professional” after he was pictured partying last weekend after...

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Champions League round-up: Nervous end for Rafa Benitez as Real Madrid edge seven-goal thriller

Rafael Benitez was subjected to a nerve-jangling climax at Lviv Arena as Real Madrid conceded three late goals in their...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 10:59pm Read More

Paul Scholes criticises United attack: ‘They don’t look good enough’

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes does not believe his old club have the quality up front to be a...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 10:40pm Read More

Manchester United’s Champions League hopes in doubt after scoreless draw

Manchester United’s chances of making the last 16 of the Champions League were left in the balance following a frustrating...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 10:15pm Read More

Juve leapfrog Man City to secure group-stage progression

Juventus 1 Manchester City 0 Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal as Juventus leapfrogged Manchester City in Champions League Group...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 10:01pm Read More