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  • Chris Cullen of EPIC Productions with short film director Sarah Horgan
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Cork News

Katie set for operation as donations hit €60k target

A MOTHER of four is making her little girl’s dream of walking a reality, thanks to the people of Cork. Cobh-based Antoinette McLoughlin was battling to secure funds for her seven-year-old daughter Katie Byrne’s surgery at a Missouri hospital in...

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UCC mummy in no rush back to Egypt

The 2,300-year-old Egyptian mummy at UCC.
  UNIVERSITY College Cork’s mummy could be staying here a little longer, as political unrest hits Egypt. The university is...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 8:27am Read More

Cork County Council inundated ahead of NPPR deadline tomorrow

CORK County Council has been inundated by a “huge increase in the number of people” contacting it about the Non...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 8:15am Read More

Midleton fund-raiser for Dunlea family after fire

THE community in Midleton will come together tomorrow to help a family devastated by a house fire last month. Midleton...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 7:35am Read More

Jonathan’s tribute to his dad

Jonathan O'Brien and his father Martin.
A CORK TD paid tribute to his late father with an ice bucket challenge, following his death from motor neurone...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 12:01pm Read More


All aboard for Hollywood

Chris Cullen of EPIC Productions with short film director Sarah Horgan
Up-and-coming film-maker SARAH HORGAN explains how she made her dreams of directing a thriller come true Interrogating unsuspecting passengers on Cork city buses was not the way I envisioned my future as a little girl who dreamed of becoming a...

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Mairead showing how to embrace life to the full…

Mairead Twomey busy at work at  Origin Hair Design, Drawbridge Street. 
Picture: David Keane
MAIREAD TWOMEY  brews a great cup of coffee. And when you visit the Cork city hairdressers where she works, you...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 9:14pm Read More

Just get me to the fort on time!

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A Cork couple enjoyed a wedding day with a difference when they tied the knot at a famous Kinsale landmark....

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 4:08pm Read More

National News

Woman in hospital after tent catches fire at Electric Picnic

A woman whose sleeping bag reportedly caught fire while she camped at the Electric Picnic festival is being treated for burn injuries in hospital.Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.It is understood the fire broke out at around 5am...

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€40,000 worth of cannabis herb seized in Dublin

Some €40,000 worth of cannabis herb has been seized by gardaí following a search of a premises in Dublin.A 45-year-old...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 11:28am Read More

Limerick gears up for Pride Parade

The Limerick Pride Parade is taking place this afternoon.Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan are among the main...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 11:04am Read More

Rail talks taking place as three more days of disruption loom

Talks are to take place at the Labour Relations Commission today, aimed at averting more strikes at Irish Rail.Management and...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 10:29am Read More

Garda reported to have sent text message to paramilitary

Gardaí are preparing a report for the Justice Minister after it was reported a member of the force sent a...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 9:54am Read More

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Cork Sport

Cork U16s bid for All-Ireland title against Dublin

The Cork U16 ladies football management team. Picture: Anois Photography
TODAY All-Ireland U16 final Cork V Dublin Templemore, 1pm THE Cork U16s will bid to win the All-Ireland today, but rivals Dublin start in their way. Templemore will host the showdown, which will boast some of the best rising young...

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Caulfield disappointed after losing lead twice

  CORK City boss John Caulfield was disappointed at the outcome in Athlone, but he still believes his team can...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 7:48am Read More

Forwards need to up ante for Cork to win

Cork's Pamela Mackey in action against Wexford last week. Picture: Sportsfile
TOMORROW Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-final replay: Cork v Wexford, Walsh Park, Waterford, 2.30pm CORK’S All-Ireland semi-final replay...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:57am Read More

Hearing set after brawl

  GLEN ROVERS and Bishopstown will appear before the Cork County Board tomorrow night in the wake of the incidents...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 9:55am Read More

Hurley recovery is Haven sent

YOUNG Castlehaven star Michael Hurley has made what’s being described as a near miraculous recovery from a leg injury sustained while...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 9:30am Read More


“A wise bride will make it her goal never to allow her husband to see her unclothed body…”

COLETTE SHERIDAN chats to Mary Curtin, director of The Many Faces of Eve, a new play which was inspired by an article written by a rector’s wife back in the late 1800s called Instruction And Advice For The Young Bride....

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Forget calorie counting, focus on wholesome food

Health and fitness expert DAN SWEENEY says: Read product ingredients and put the focus on benefits of food rather than calorie...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 8:21am Read More

Juice those toxins out of your system

Una Farrell reveals how she got on following a three-day Juice Detox EVER felt sluggish, lacking energy and tired? Feel...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 8:49am Read More

Four hours sleep? Dream on!

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Forget eight hours a night — according to scientists, some of us need only half that amount. So what other...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 3:35pm Read More

Change your make-up when you change your hair colour

LAST week we looked at changing hair colour from dark to light and this week we’re going from brunettte to...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 12:21pm Read More

National Sport

Still no Premier League win for United

Burnley 0 Manchester United 0 Louis van Gaal's problems mounted at Turf Moor as Angel di Maria hobbled off injured in Manchester United's uninspiring 0-0 draw with Burnley.Van Gaal, who watched his team get hammered by MK Dons in midweek,...

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Forget Paul the octopus, meet the psychic GAA cat

We have a new addition to the illustrious list of psychic animals who predict the outcomes of sporting events. Now...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 1:14pm Read More

Lots of jokes as the Premier League says farewell to Fernando

Twitter was quick to react after Chelsea announced that hapless striker Fernando Torres was leaving for AC Milan.We rounded up...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 11:38am Read More

Mayo and Kerry prepare to go again in Limerick

Keegan's return sharpens Kerry and Mayo focus as venue furore fades into the background.Having coined the phrase "To Hell or...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 11:37am Read More

Pellegrini: No concerns over Toure

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini does not think Yaya Toure will have a problem returning to CSKA Moscow this season.City's...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 11:10am Read More