• At the launch of the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, in association with Keary’s Mini, Little Island, (associate sponsor), were:  Eileen Buckley, St Finbarr’s AC and mini marathon committee;  Karen Twomey, Leevale AC; Shane O’Maille, Mini sales manager, Keary’s; Paddy Buckley, race director; Amy Meehan, marketing manager of Keary’s Group, and Ray Lougheed, Evening Echo brand manager. Picture: David Keane
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  • Aerial Manx, one of 12 of the world's best street performers who will take part in the Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular. Picture: Photocall Ireland
At the launch of the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, in association with Keary’s Mini, Little Island, (associate sponsor), were:  Eileen Buckley, St Finbarr’s AC and mini marathon committee;  Karen Twomey, Leevale AC; Shane O’Maille, Mini sales manager, Keary’s; Paddy Buckley, race director; Amy Meehan, marketing manager of Keary’s Group, and Ray Lougheed, Evening Echo brand manager. Picture: David KeaneTo be captioned by Picture Deskcourtmiss ireland  2014 12Aerial Manx, one of 12 of the world's best street performers who will take part in the Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular. Picture: Photocall Ireland

Cork News

Food rules at Direct Provision centres slammed as ‘degrading’

The kitchen at the Kinsale Road Accommodation Centre where meals are at fixed
times. Residents are not allowed to prepare their own food for themselves or their children. Picture: Richard Mills
Direct Provision centres deny people the right to prepare food for themselves and their children. Ann Murphy looks at an issue faced every day by asylum seekers in Ireland. FOR food writer and Bridgestone Guide publisher John McKenna, food is...

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CUMH to record patient records electronically

An aerial view of CUMH in Wilton. Picture: Richard Mills
CORK University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) is to become one of the first maternity hospitals in the country to record patient...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 10:33am Read More

1,000 complaints made to Cork County Council about littering

Some of the rubbish dumped on the airport hill which is viewed by tourists before their arrival to Cork city. Picture: David Keane
THE public has made almost 1,000 complaints to Cork County Council about littering in the first six months of the...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 10:06am Read More

Cork-born author long-listed for Man Booker prize

Author Joseph O'Neill.
A CORK-BORN author has been long-listed for the prestigious Man Booker prize. The Dog by Joseph O’Neill is among the...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 10:02am Read More

High Court winds up Berehaven Credit Union

A credit union in County Cork has been wound up by order of the High Court.Berehaven Credit Union in Castletownbere...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 2:38pm Read More

Life

Seaweed diet could stave off illness

Posed by model.
In this series, A Closer Look At Science, every Tuesday we will highlight the work of the finalists in the recent UCC Science For All competition, which aims to explain often complex work in a manner that can be easily...

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Cork to welcome world’s best street performers for weekend of fun

Aerial Manx, one of 12 of the world's best street performers who will take part in the Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular. Picture: Photocall Ireland
  IT’S a weekend to get out and about, with plenty of festivals and celebrations taking place across the city...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 12:38pm Read More

Therapeutic riding is child’s play

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Using horses as a form of therapy is proving popular in West Cork, as CAMMY HARLEY discovers THERAPEUTIC riding and...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 12:37pm Read More

National News

Boy, 13, dies in Co Louth

A 13-year-old boy has died in Co Louth.Gardaí said that his body had been recovered from a tank at a water treatment plant at Rosehall in Drogheda.A search and rescue operation was launched after the boy was reported missing shortly...

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Gardaí search for teenager missing for four days

A teenage girl has gone missing from her home in Co Kildare.Gardaí are searching for 14-year-old Teigan Mellor, who went...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 6:34pm Read More

Flanagan defends abstention in UN vote

Ireland's refusal to support a United Nations inquiry into allegations of war crimes in Gaza is a dereliction of the...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 6:19pm Read More

Search and rescue operation launched for missing teenager

A search and rescue operation is underway in Co. Louth.A teenage boy was reported missing in the Rosehall area of...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 6:00pm Read More

Judge jails Dublin man who wanted to scare female workmate as part of ‘rape fantasy’

A Dublin man who posted a picture of a dismembered doll to a former workmate as part of his "rape...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 5:36pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Teddy Mac: Hurlers shouldn’t fear anyone

Lehane
Rebel legend Teddy McCarthy tells Peter McNamara why Cork are now poised to lift Liam McCarthy WITH absolute conviction in his tone, Teddy McCarthy expresses the opinion Cork can win the All-Ireland SHC title this year while discussing the topic...

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Cork girls can shine for Ireland U19s

Shine
  CLARE SHINE backed herself and her fellow Rebels to do the business tonight in their Uefa U19 semi-final clash...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:09pm Read More

Kick-out woes a serious concern

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  Barry O’Donovan examines Cork’s misfiring midfield and explains why the absence of a powerhouse like Nick Murphy isn’t enough...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:07pm Read More

Rico: Managers being fired too quickly

Cork City FC
AS Dundalk, Cork City, St Pat’s and Shamrock Rovers chase the league title, they have already opened up a sizeable...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:06pm Read More

Kickboxer Lily is Evening Echo Ladies Sport Star of the Month

Kickboxer Lily de la Cour, all smiles after receiving the Evening Echo sports star of the month award for June, at a function in the Rochestown Park Hotel. Picture: David Keane
  THE June Evening Echo Ladies Sport Star of the Month winner, kicked her way to the judges’ attention with...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:02pm Read More

WOW

2014 Evening Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon launched

At the launch of the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, in association with Keary’s Mini, Little Island, (associate sponsor), were:  Eileen Buckley, St Finbarr’s AC and mini marathon committee;  Karen Twomey, Leevale AC; Shane O’Maille, Mini sales manager, Keary’s; Paddy Buckley, race director; Amy Meehan, marketing manager of Keary’s Group, and Ray Lougheed, Evening Echo brand manager. Picture: David Keane
LADIES all over Cork are in training for this year’s Evening Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon which will raise thousands of euro for charities throughout the city and county. The event, which was launched at the Keary’s BMW showroom in Eastgate in Little...

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How to get that haute couture make-up look

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WITH smokey eyes at Zuhair Murad, winged liner at Armani Prive and blood red lips at Jean Paul Gaultier, the...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 11:01am Read More

Kate: My book is like a support group for expectant mums

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MAEVE O’KEEFFE chats with author Kate Carbery about new book Becoming Mum, How To Survive Childbirth And The Early Months...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 11:24am Read More

Can women and men ever be just friends?

When Harry Met Sally
CAN women and men be just friends? This very question was posed by Billy Crystal in that famous 1989 movie...

Wednesday, 09/07/14 - 3:17pm Read More

Why we should practise safe sun…

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CLARE O’CONNOR, Boots UK sun care expert, came to Cork recently. We caught up with her to ask her to...

Wednesday, 09/07/14 - 10:13am Read More

National Sport

European adventure over for Sligo, Derry and Dundalk

Mike Jensen broke Sligo hearts tonight as Rosenborg hit back to book their place in the third qualifying round of the Europa League.The Airtricity League side led 3-1 on aggregate at the Showgrounds when Danny North fired them into a...

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Hammers hit by Carroll blow

West Ham's pre-season preparations have been thrown into turmoil after striker Andy Carroll announced he is to undergo surgery on...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 9:50pm Read More

Ireland girls miss out on place in U19 European final

Republic of Ireland 0 Netherlands 4The Republic of Ireland Women's Under 19 team missed out on a place in the...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 8:01pm Read More

Lampard signs for New York City

Frank Lampard has signed for New York City FC, the Major League Soccer franchise have announced.The 36-year-old left Chelsea at...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:47pm Read More

CAS set appeal date for Suarez

Luis Suarez, Barcelona and the Uruguayan FA have lodged a joint appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:13pm Read More