Cork News

Delays on incinerator decision is causing worry and stress for Cork Harbour residents

HARBOUR residents have reported ‘overwhelming worry and stress’ on the back of the postponement of a decision on the planned waste incinerator in Ringaskiddy. An Bord Pleanála this week opted to push out their decision on the controversial amenity for...

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Nursing home beds are so scarce that people are checking death columns to try to find a bed

BEDS are so scarce in Cork nursing homes that families are keeping an eye on the newspaper death columns in...

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1,500 maintenance requests yet to be done on city roads

THERE were more than 1,500 outstanding road maintenance requests in Cork city at the end of 2016. This accounts for...

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Boat builders want to make Cork city a maritime mecca by 2020

A major new riverside development complete with boat building stations, retail outlets and ‘turn up and try’ rowing and sailing...

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And the Cork Person of the Year Award goes to … the O’Donovan Brothers

SKIBBEREEN’S most famous brothers can add yet another trophy to their mantlepiece, having yesterday scooped the prestigious title of Cork...

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Cork Sport

Tommy O’Donnell returns for Munster against Racing

Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made three changes to the Munster side for tomorrow’s Champions Cup clash against Racing 92 at Thomond Park. Tommy O’Donnell, James Cronin and Ronan O’Mahony come into the starting XV as Munster target the...

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Horgan: The Cork hurlers have the best facilities they can get

THE only way is up for the Cork hurlers after a hugely disappointing 2016 campaign according to marquee forward Patrick...

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VIDEO: Beating the Harty Cup holders made victory extra special for Midleton CBS

John Horgan Hurling BEDLAM reigned all around him after the replay win over Ardscoil Rís, and as players and supporters...

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Kavanagh hoping to recharge his career with Cork City

IRISH U21 international and Cork City defender, John Kavanagh has signed a new contract for the Leesiders. The 22-year-old from...

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McMenamin and Corkery believe coaches must put faith in their players

Éamonn Murphy GAA WITH Briege Corkery and Ryan McMenamin on the stage, the Ladies Football Association couldn’t have chosen a...

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Gaeilge

Downtown

Triskel pays tribute to ECM

Triskel Christchurch is set to host its second ECM Weekend. Don O’Mahony talks to Triskel’s artistic director Tony Sheehan about what’s involved in celebrating the prestigious label. IT IS said that the motto of the Munich-based label ECM Records is...

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Singing with emotion

Annette Buckley tells Don O’Mahony about her involvement with the Americana-influenced SomeRiseSomeFall collective and why she prefers singing live to...

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Eclectic line-up gets city in the swing

With gigs and events happening throughout the Jazz Weekend, Mike McGrath-Bryan takes a look at the highlights THE Cork Jazz...

Friday, 28/10/16 - 4:02pm Read More

National News

Gerry Adams: Brexit will ‘destroy’ Good Friday Agreement

Taking Northern Ireland out of the EU will “destroy” the Good Friday Agreement peace deal, Gerry Adams said. He claimed fundamental human rights enshrined in the 1998 accord to end violence could be undermined. The top legal adviser to Stormont...

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Former DUP Health Minister reveals four family members run boilers under RHI scheme

A senior Democratic Unionist has revealed that four family members run boilers under the controversial green energy scheme at the...

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Gardaí: €37.5m cannabis seizure ‘a great result’

The seizure of a €37.5m cannabis haul at Dublin Port is a great result, Gardaí say. The drugs are understood...

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Man arrested in connection with Irene White murder charged

A man in his 30’s is due in court this afternoon, charged in connection with the murder of Irene White...

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Gardaí investigating after security guard stabbed in Dublin

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a security guard in his 20’s received stab wounds in Dublin. The incident happened...

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Life

The voice of an angel, soul of a poet, heart of a lion — our friend Hugh

An award winning musical will be performed next month, writes LINDA KENNY, in memory of a very special Cork singer and actor READING over the lyrics of the classic Impossible Dream, the best-known song from the award-winning musical Man Of...

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Fighting Words project in Cork

  Free story-telling workshops are to take place in Cork for primary schoolchildren, writes MARY ROSE MCCARTHY, as Graffiti Theatre...

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Trim back inter county ‘weed’ to halt GAA’s step on slippery slope

By John Arnold I AM genuinely worried about the future of the GAA. When I first got involved in the...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 2:53pm Read More

WOW

Finding where happiness lives

Swap the weight of having it all, to having more with less… that’s the mantra of Annemarie O’Connor’s new book, writes EMMA CONNOLLY WE expected Christmas to be exhausting — and we were right. What we had forgotten was how...

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The family-friendly jobs match maker

A mum of two has set up a recruitment agency aimed at parents who wish to work flexible hours or...

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Going behind prison walls for film dream

    As the film Young Offenders continues to break boxoffice records, another movie filmed in Cork city, Maze, is one...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 2:59pm Read More

The rise of the ‘Serial Dieter’ in modern life

There’s a new form of eating disorder, ‘Serial Dieting’ says Cork psychotherapist Emma Murphy. She talks to MARTINA O’DONOGHUE about...

Saturday, 14/01/17 - 2:51pm Read More

Cancer campaign is ‘too close to the bone’ says Cara

By Colette Sheridan For soprano Cara O’Sullivan, a cancer survivor, the Irish Cancer Society’s provocative advertisement campaign is “a bit...

Thursday, 12/01/17 - 1:56pm Read More

Video

VIDEO: Beating the Harty Cup holders made victory extra special for Midleton CBS

John Horgan Hurling BEDLAM reigned all around him after the replay win over Ardscoil Rís, and as players and supporters celebrated Midleton CBS selector Tim Collins reflected on the achievement. The East Cork school had been due to make their...

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Outgoing UCC President calls for major changes in the Irish health system

UCC president Dr Michael Murphy has called for major changes in the Irish health system in an effort to retain...

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Over 60’s talent competition launched in Cork

The biggest social event for senior citizens in Ireland was launched in Cork yesterday. The Over 60s competition is now...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 3:09pm Read More

National Sport

Ronnie O’Sullivan recovers from faulty cue to book final spot

Ronnie O’Sullivan recovered from a faulty cue tip to beat Marco Fu 6-4 at Alexandra Palace in London and reach the Masters final for the 12th time in his career. O’Sullivan was allowed to take an early interval as he...

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Wayne Rooney has just become United’s all-time leading scorer with this screamer

Manchester United were a goal down to Stoke City at the Bet365 Stadium from the 20th minute of the Premier...

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Jurgen Klopp: Our defending was very disappointing today

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who saw his side suffer their first home league defeat in over a year, was unimpressed...

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Chapecoense are set to play Palmeiras in their first game since the tragic plane crash

Chapecoense, the football team who lost most of their players in a plane crash in Colombia, are set to play...

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Shock result: Swansea defeat Liverpool at Anfield

Liverpool 2 Swansea 3 Struggling Swansea’s first league win at Anfield blew a huge hole in Liverpool’s title ambitions as...

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