• An Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at the fromer Beamish & Crawford brewery. Picture: Provision
  • Echo   News   Picture 10 /02/2016   Attending  a debate   organised by Age Action  focusing on older peoples issues ahead of the General Election at the Imperial Hotel, Cork.
.Picture:Des Barry
  • No Repro FeeÊ É.Ê 11-2-16É.. Pictured at the TV3 LeadersÕ Election Debate in association with Newstalk were Ê Taoiseach Enda Kenny , Fianna Fail Leader Michael Martin , TanaisteÊ Joan Burton and Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams along with Pat Kenny and Colette Fitzpatrick. The first live Leaders Debate of Election 2016 was moderated by NewstalkÕs Pat Kenny and TV3Õs Colette Fitzpatrick and was broadcast live on radio, television and online.     Pic MaxwellÕs - No Repro Fee Ê 11-2-16.
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Jonathan O'Brien, Sinn Fein candidate in the forthcoming local election 
Pic: Brian Lougheed
  • Gary O'Sullivan and Darragh Murphy 11/2/2016
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at the fromer Beamish & Crawford brewery. Picture: ProvisionEcho   News   Picture 10 /02/2016   Attending  a debate   organised by Age Action  focusing on older peoples issues ahead of the General Election at the Imperial Hotel, Cork.
.Picture:Des BarryNo Repro FeeÊ É.Ê 11-2-16É.. Pictured at the TV3 LeadersÕ Election Debate in association with Newstalk were Ê Taoiseach Enda Kenny , Fianna Fail Leader Michael Martin , TanaisteÊ Joan Burton and Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams along with Pat Kenny and Colette Fitzpatrick. The first live Leaders Debate of Election 2016 was moderated by NewstalkÕs Pat Kenny and TV3Õs Colette Fitzpatrick and was broadcast live on radio, television and online.     Pic MaxwellÕs - No Repro Fee Ê 11-2-16.Echo News
Jonathan O'Brien, Sinn Fein candidate in the forthcoming local election 
Pic: Brian LougheedGary O'Sullivan and Darragh Murphy 11/2/2016

Cork News

Cork Events Centre to be complete by summer 2018

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Tániste Joan Burton and  Theo Cullinane BAM    at the official sod turning for the new Events Centre. Picture: Des Barry
A HALF a million people will visit Cork city each year to attend the 200 concerts, shows, exhibitions and conferences at the new Cork Events Centre that was launched today. Entertainment company Live Nation, who operate the Three Arena and...

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Enda announces 50 jobs and turns sod on two major city projects

AN TAOISEACH Enda Kenny announced 50 new jobs at a Cork company today and turned the sod on two of...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 11:29am Read More

Conference hears A&E “worse than Gambia”

Echo   News   Picture 10 /02/2016   At a debate   organised by Age Action  focusing on older peoples issues ahead of the General Election at the Imperial Hotel, Cork, were;  Justin Moran Age Action,  Susan Shaw  ,Nationa;l Development Officer  Active Retirement Ireland and Eamon Timmins ,CEO Age Action.
.Picture:Des Barry
HEALTHCARE and pensions were the main talking points at a debate focusing on the needs of elderly voters. The gathering,...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 12:58pm Read More

Lift off at Cork Airport – passenger numbers on the rise in 2016

CORK Airport is reporting an increase in passenger numbers as people seek to escape the January blues. Officials at the...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 11:49am Read More

Micheál comes out top in first TV debate – but only just

No Repro FeeÊ É.Ê 11-2-16É.. Pictured at the TV3 LeadersÕ Election Debate in association with Newstalk were Ê Taoiseach Enda Kenny , Fianna Fail Leader Michael Martin , TanaisteÊ Joan Burton and Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams along with Pat Kenny and Colette Fitzpatrick. The first live Leaders Debate of Election 2016 was moderated by NewstalkÕs Pat Kenny and TV3Õs Colette Fitzpatrick and was broadcast live on radio, television and online.     Pic MaxwellÕs - No Repro Fee Ê 11-2-16.
STRIKE one to Micheál Martin — but only just. The first leader’s debate on TV3 brought robust exchanges between the...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 11:43am Read More

Cork Sport

Three Leesiders left standing in the Sigerson

Gary O'Sullivan and Darragh Murphy 11/2/2016
John Horgan Football THERE will be no Cork team in the knockout stages of the Sigerson Cup after UCC’s defeat to a very impressive UCD at the Mardyke, but a few players from the county are still on the trail...

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Cork rivals on course to meet in Munster Schools Junior Cup final

Jazz Pendejito and Fergal Conway 11/2/2016
Mark Woods Rugby CORK rivals CBC and PBC avoided each other in the Munster Schools Junior Cup semi-final draw.  ...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 7:44am Read More

Slick UCD deny UCC a Sigerson Cup date with destiny

UCC main pic
Éamonn Murphy GAA UCC 1-9 UCD 3-11 UCC WOULD have been forgiven for having a sense of destiny heading into this...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 7:25pm Read More

Kingston’s hurlers have their sights on league quarter-final spot

Shane Golden and Mark Ellis 3/1/2016
John Horgan  Hurling HOLDING on to their Division 1A status and qualification for the knockout stages are prioritised by new...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 12:46pm Read More

Guy Noves makes changes in pack for Ireland game in Paris

France head coach Guy Noves has rebuilt his pack for the task of stopping Ireland after it proved a weak...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 1:06pm Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Music night is pure vintage

Antique shop Records and Relics is to host a regular acoustic music night
Tuesday sees the debut of music night Mind Your Head. Mike McGrath-Bryan hears what it’s all about NEXT Tuesday sees the debut of Mind Your Head, a new non-profit music night beginning in city-centre antique shop UrbanRemains. New music nights...

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One man with all this power

Chris Power
As part of our ongoing series on new artists in Cork, and ahead of his support slot for hip-hop royalty,...

Thursday, 28/01/16 - 3:28pm Read More

Sister act as the Wainwright girls perform in Cork

Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche.
DON O’MAHONY talks to Martha Wainwright about her collaboration with half-sister Lucy MARTHA Wainwright’s laugh is like a brief explosion,...

Thursday, 21/01/16 - 5:03pm Read More

National News

Party leaders decline to say whether they won TV debate

By Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Political Reporter Almost one in five adults in Ireland tuned in to watch the first leaders debate of the General Election campaign, which saw all four of the contenders decline to say whether they won or...

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There was no winner in leaders debate, says Joan Burton

The Tánaiste said today that she doesn’t think there was any winner in last night’s leaders debate. Some commentators have...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 4:56pm Read More

Gardaí close section of Kildare road after blaze

Part of the Stradbally Road in Athy, Co Kildare is closed this afternoon due to a fire. The blaze broke...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 4:43pm Read More

Micheál Martin condemns threats to crime reporters

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said today that any threat made to journalists is an attack on us all. The...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 4:25pm Read More

Ceann Comharlie not seeking reappointment

The Ceann Comharlie will not be seeking reappointment, it was confirmed today. As the outgoing holder of the office, Sean...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 3:23pm Read More

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Life

A new ‘battle’ for the future of Cork Harbour is underway

One of the signs in Ringaskiddy opposing Indaver's plans for a waster incinerator.
“Behold the turtle who makes progress, but only when it sticks its neck out.” It is time to stick the neck out in regard to what is happening to “the second most beautiful natural harbour in the world,” which is...

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He serenaded me to Moonlight and Roses and we fell madly in love

Mary Conway  with her son Kevin and daughter Nuala Walshe at her home in  Coolowen, Blarney
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
With St Valentine’s Day looming, CHRIS DUNNE speaks to a Cork woman about the love of her own life —...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 2:46pm Read More

Organisation is shining a light for Cork youngsters with autism, and their families

Luke McCarthy at the Shine Centre in Carrigaline
A Valentine’s Day Ball takes place this weekend in aid of Shine, a charity which supports more than 80 children...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 12:46pm Read More

WOW

A global success, but Cork is always home

Joan Walsh Picture Darragh Kane
Network Cork President Joan Walsh shares her ambitions for the year ahead and reflects on growing her business, ambitions of doing the Lee Swim and finding a work life balance Where are you from? Born and bred in Cork, between...

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Music keeps our love alive

Michael and Roisin Herlihy
A couple who will perform in a Valentine’s Day concert at Cork City Hall talk to Jane McNamara about reigniting...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 12:11pm Read More

Choices, chances and change for our young women

I WISH Ambassador Anna McKenna from Scoil Mhuire Wellington Rd with I WISH founders Gillian Keating, Caroline O'Driscoll and Ruth Buckley. Picture Darragh Kane
Three dynamic Cork women have founded I WISH, to encourage young girls to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 2:07pm Read More

Writing poetry on the school run

Doireann Ní Ghríofa
Mum of four Doireann Ní Ghríofa talks to Pam Ryan about discovering her poetic passion and the exciting projects she’s...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 10:24am Read More

Celebrate equality with me, dance in the street

CATHY WALSH 2
A Douglas woman has issued a call to everyone to gather, march, dance, wake the feminists and shake Cork from...

Thursday, 04/02/16 - 3:26pm Read More

Video

Video: Meet the Candidate

In the latest of  our ‘Meet the Candidate’ videos ahead of the General Election, Minister Dara Murphy Fine Gael  candidate for Cork North Central talks superhero powers, teenage daughters and Cork humour in his favourite Cork haunt – the English Market. Discover...

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Video: Know Your Candidate

IE LIVE NEWS   06/06/2014 ... 
The annual meeting of Cork County Council.
Cllr. Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Naked encounters and pure Cork class are some of the topics discussed by Sinn Féin Councillor Donnchadh O’Laoghaire in the...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Video: What do you know about election candidate Mick Barry?

Mick Barry
Video: Audrey Ellard Walsh & Liz Dunphy COUNCILLOR Mick Barry, General Election candidate for Cork North Central with the Anti-Austerity...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 4:52pm Read More

National Sport

Munster make four changes for Valentine visit of Ospreys

Munster head coach Anthony Foley has named his starting XV for this Sunday’s PRO12 clash with Ospreys and made four changes to the side that defeated Zebre. Three of those changes are in the pack with Dave Kilcoyne and Mike...

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Starstruck mascot gets to interview hero Wayne Rooney

Young Tomas from Wales became a viral sensation last summer, because of his stunned reaction to seeing Wayne Rooney in...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 4:30pm Read More

Jurgen Klopp says struggling Liverpool striker Christian Benteke must not hide

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has backed striker Christian Benteke to end his current slump but admits there is “no hiding...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 3:12pm Read More

Former Sunderland winger Adam Johnson ‘abused revered position with girl fan’

Former Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson “abused his revered position in society” when he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old fan...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 4:05pm Read More

Diego Costa set to play in mask after breaking nose in training

Striker Diego Costa is expected to play in a protective face mask when Chelsea play Newcastle in the Premier League...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 2:38pm Read More