• Cork City FC fan Cian O'Callaghan from Churchfield  who travelled to Dundalk this week to secure his tickets.
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Cork City FC fan Cian O'Callaghan from Churchfield  who travelled to Dundalk this week to secure his tickets.
Picture: Eddie O'HareSnowboard instructors Martina Schwarz and Rob Mitchell putting on their snowboards on the ski slope at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork, on the first day of bookings being taken for the ski slope which will open on Nov. 24th.  
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Cork News

Cork launches electric car initiative in aim to become European Green Capital

The increasing popularity of electric cars is set to have a major effect on transportation in Ireland, according to the Evening Echo. Cork wants to be at the forefront of the adoption of electric cars in Ireland, helping the region...

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Gardaí hunt for man after two stabbed in Cork

Two men have been stabbed after a fight with a third man broke out on the grounds of Cork University...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 2:48pm Read More

Support for Cork man injured in Lanzarote

Carrigaline man Denis Bouge
Cork is rallying around a Carrigaline man and his family after he suffered a devastating head injury while on holiday in...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:15am Read More

The mission behind enemy lines to secure League decider tickets

Cork City FC fan Cian O'Callaghan from Churchfield  who travelled to Dundalk this week to secure his tickets.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Two die-hard Cork City FC fans embarked on mission behind ‘enemy lines’ to secure tickets for tomorrow’s league decider. With...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 10:52am Read More

Ryanair confirms Cork passenger reductions

The number of Ryanair passengers travelling through Cork Airport will fall by 6% this year the airline has confirmed. Ryanair has...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 10:45am Read More


VIDEO: Is this cute new arrival the smallest horse in Ireland?

Donal Leahy with a 2-day old Falabella foal, which stands at just 19 inches in height, at Leahy’s Open Farm, Dungourney, Co Cork. Donal thinks, at this height, he may be the smallest horse in Ireland. What do think would...

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Party on, Cork

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The annual Christmas bash is back on the agenda as venues report a surge in company bookings in pre-holiday season...

Friday, 17/10/14 - 3:35pm Read More

You’re playing Russian Roulette with your health

Tony Martin.
Personal trainer’s warning to young people of Cork over surge in use of steriods to ‘beef up’ their bodies… THE...

Friday, 17/10/14 - 2:59pm Read More


UCC graduates show just how ‘Happy’ they are

New graduates from Drama & Theatre Studies UCC surprise and delight fellow students, staff, family and friends with an impromptu performance at the end of their conferring ceremony. Picture:  Tomas Tyner
FAMILY, friends and fellow students attending UCC autumn conferrings yesterday were entertained by a group of Drama and Theatre Studies graduates who showed just how happy they really were. The new graduates surprised onlookers by breaking into a high-energy dance...

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Here’s our lowdown on what’s happening in Cork this weekend

'The Nightmare Realm' opens tonight at Albert Quay. Picture: Denis Minihane
GET your weekend off to a literary start today with a free event at UCC. Author John Banville will be taking...

Friday, 03/10/14 - 11:58am Read More

Guinness Amplify turns up the volume on Cork music scene

Ben Reel
From tonight until Sunday the Guinness Amplify series of free gigs come to Cork, their goal is to bring original...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 3:16pm Read More

National News

Concerns raised about lavish spending at State-funded group over a year ago

It has emerged that an official complaint was made about spending at Hepatitis lobby group Positive Action more than a year ago.In September 2013, officers at Pearse Street Garda station were asked to investigate the alleged misuse of public money...

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Garda Ombudsman to investigate fatal crash during high-speed chase

The Garda Ombudsman Commission is Iinvestigating after a high-speed car chase on the M7 last night claimed the life of...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 7:09am Read More

Woman dead and several injured from multi-car crash after gardaí chase in Kildare

A woman has died after being caught up in a high speed car chase on the M7. The victim, who...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:56pm Read More

Number of injuries in serious Kildare crash involving garda car

A serious road traffic collision has occurred on the M7 near Kildare.The crash occurred at approximately 8.45pm just past the...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:42pm Read More

McDonald attacks blog post on Máiria Cahill

Sinn Féin's deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has criticised a blog post which described Máiria Cahill's relationship with her alleged...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 7:54pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Cork’s Keohane gets sevens rugby contract with IRFU

Munster's Claire Keohane and Jenny Murphy of Leinster. Picture: Inpho
  CORK’S Claire Keohane has been given the nod for a contract with the IRFU. The Killagh woman was named yesterday as one of 19 players who are now centrally contracted  with the Ireland Women’s Sevens High Performance Programme. The...

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Munster have 11 named in Ireland panel

Munster's Ian Keatley training in UL. Picture: Inpho
  MUNSTER players Ian Keatley and Dave Foley got a timely boost ahead of their European Champions Cup game against...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:41pm Read More

Kenny blasts O’Rourke in GPA defence

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TOM KENNY has launched a staunch defence of the GPA following Colm O’Rourke’s controversial musings in his Sunday Independent column...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:44am Read More

Full details of the arbitration that removed the MSL Premier Division title from Avondale

AVONDALE UNITED have had their Munster Senior League Premier Division title stripped off them after an arbitration hearing ruled that...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:21am Read More

There is light at end of tunnel for Blackrock

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  TAKING the process to the next stage is now the imperative for Blackrock after they inscribed their name again...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 12:52pm Read More


Losing five stone saved my life

  Carrigaline mum Dolores Mahony recently appeared with her family on TV3’s Doctor In The House, in a bid to improve their health. After losing an incredible five stone, she chats to Jane Mc Namara about the issues she believes...

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A real zinger!

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This is a lovely cake that can be used as a dessert or as a teatime cake. Delicious on its...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 3:41pm Read More

Elaine has beauty and brains

Jane Mc Namara chats to medical student and Miss Bikini Ireland contestant Elaine O’Connor about what she hopes to bring...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 2:41pm Read More

It’s fashion week, darling!

Busi Zulu with fashion designer and Cork Fashion Week judge Claire Garvey
Cork fashion blogger and stylist Busi Zulu says Cork Fashion Week presents the perfect opportunity to the fashion-conscious men and...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 3:42pm Read More

How do you tell your parents you’re a stripper?

Kate McGrew
When your mum is a college professor and your father is a vet, a career in stripping may not be...

Wednesday, 24/09/14 - 12:34pm Read More

National Sport

Stunning Lamela goal lights up easy Spurs win

Tottenham 5 Asteras Tripolis 1Erik Lamela scored one of the finest goals ever seen at White Hart Lane on a night in which Tottenham's hat-trick hero Harry Kane ended the thrashing of Asteras Tripolis in goal.This Europa League encounter was...

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Celtic struggle to home win

Celtic 2 Astra Giurgiu 1Stefan Scepovic scored his first goal for Celtic as the Hoops made hard work of beating...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:13pm Read More

Everton grab a point in France

Lille 0 Everton 0Everton remain top of Europa League Group H after playing out a 0-0 stalemate at Lille in...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:30pm Read More

Police probe alleged threatening behaviour by Balotelli

Police are investigating reports footballer Mario Balotelli threatened a woman said to have taken photographs of his Ferrari vehicle.The Liverpool...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 8:25pm Read More

Groves added to Cleverly-Bellew undercard

George Groves has been added to the bumper undercard of the Nathan Cleverly-Tony Bellew rematch in Liverpool next month as...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 6:38pm Read More