• Loreto choir
  • UCC Demons  v Bord Gais Neptune - 2013 Basketball Ireland Men's Superleague National Cup Semi-Final
  • Saoirse McCabe, Cliona McCabe, Shane Murphy and Judy Wilkins of Rising Sons Microbrewery on Cornmarket Street.
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  • IFA Deputy President Tim O'Leary alongside Acting General Secretary Bryan Barry.
Picture:  Finbarr O'Rourke
Loreto choirCAILIN MOREUCC Demons  v Bord Gais Neptune - 2013 Basketball Ireland Men's Superleague National Cup Semi-FinalSaoirse McCabe, Cliona McCabe, Shane Murphy and Judy Wilkins of Rising Sons Microbrewery on Cornmarket Street.
pictures Gerard McCarthyIFA Deputy President Tim O'Leary alongside Acting General Secretary Bryan Barry.
Picture:  Finbarr O'Rourke

Cork News

Man gets jail for storing bags of excrement and bottles of urine at his flat in Cork

A man who stored his own excrement in an apartment for months, causing €15,000 worth of damage, has been jailed for a year. The court heard the smell and the damage was so severe that the owner of the Cork...

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Patrick Street gears up for business reshuffle

PATRICK Street is gearing up for a retail reshuffle as final negotiations take place with major retailers ahead of new...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 12:55pm Read More

Cork’s Mi Daza stout heading for the US

Saoirse McCabe, Cliona McCabe, Shane Murphy and Judy Wilkins of Rising Sons Microbrewery on Cornmarket Street.
pictures Gerard McCarthy
POPULAR Cork stout Mi Daza could soon be enjoyed by thousands of American customers under a deal to be announced...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 12:50pm Read More

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....

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 11:50am Read More

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

Cork Sport

Scannell is appointed Irish women’s basketball coach

UCC Demons  v Bord Gais Neptune - 2013 Basketball Ireland Men's Superleague National Cup Semi-Final
CORK’S Mark Scannell has been appointed head coach of the Ireland Women’s Basketball team, after a six-year hiatus.  The Leesider was at the helm when Ireland were last active in 2009 and will oversee participation in the European Championship for Small...

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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...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 11:40am Read More

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


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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

IFA claim ‘Pat Smith demanded €2m and is now trying to cover it up’

The former General secretary of the IFA says he wants the association to pay his multi-million euro severance package to charity. Pat Smith has released a statement this evening to say he is disappointed he has left the Irish Farmers...

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Shots fired at officers in West Belfast

Police are treating a gun attack on two officers in West Belfast as attempted murder. Up to eight shots were...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 10:07pm Read More

Man arrested as part of Dissident Republican crackdown

A man has been arrested as part of a crackdown on Dissident Republicanism in the border regions. Gardaí say the...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 8:05pm Read More

Overcrowding at Mater Hospital Dublin eases

Nurses at the Mater Hospital in Dublin say overcrowding in their emergency department has eased this evening. There were calls...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 7:30pm Read More

Judgement reserved in ex-Paras Bloody Sunday court action

The High Court in London has reserved its judgment on whether seven former paratroopers who are facing questioning over Bloody...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 5:48pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


We’re going to be Toy Show stars!

Late Late Toy Show, Katie and Voiceworks group.
One and a half million of us will take our seats for the annual Late Late Toy Show performance tomorrow (Friday) night. COLETTE SHERIDAN spoke to some of the Cork children who passed the tough auditions and will be in...

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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...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 2:19pm Read More

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


Miss Universe Ireland competition is about empowering women

Cailin 3
As Cork hosts the Miss Universe Ireland final this Friday, Elaine Duggan talks to Cobh woman Cailín Áine Ní Tobín, who is hoping to keep the title in Leeside SOME of the country’s most beautiful women will descend on Cork...

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‘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...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 2:05pm Read More

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


VIDEO: The Big Christmas Rescue, an RNLI festive story

Kieran Coniry, volunteer crew member, reading the childrens book, The Big Christmas Rescue, an RNLI festive story, during a visit by pupils from three primary schools to Crosshaven lifeboat station. Also present was Rookie the reindeer. All profits from book...

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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

Thursday, 19/11/15 - 2:57pm Read More

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

National Sport

Liverpool beat Bordeaux qualifying for knockout stages with a match to spare

Christian Benteke’s brilliant strike saw Liverpool beat Bordeaux 2-1 to qualify for the knockout stages of the Europa League with a match to spare. The Belgium international’s goal in first-half added time proved decisive after James Milner’s earlier penalty had...

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Celtic’s Europa League hopes ended by Ajax

Celtic’s Europa League hopes were ended for the season as Ajax substitute Vaclav Cerny scored a late winner for the...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 10:20pm Read More

Tottenham’s Harry Kane scores winning goal against Qarabag

Harry Kane fired Tottenham into the knockout stages of the Europa League as they finally overcame stubborn Group J minnows...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 8:17pm Read More

IAAF president Sebastian Coe steps down as Nike ambassador

IAAF president Sebastian Coe has quit his role as an ambassador for Nike. The head of world athletics’ governing body...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 6:45pm Read More

Ireland suffer second home defeat in quest to qualify for Women’s Euros

Republic of Ireland 0 Spain 3 Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the 2017 Women’s European championship have suffered a heavy...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 4:45pm Read More