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Cork News

High speed car chase after shots fired in Cork city suburb

Two men have been arrested after shots were fired on the south side of Cork city earlier today. The incident occurred shortly after 2pm at a house on Noonan Road. Gardai responded to the incident but, when they arrived at the premises, two men...

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Gardaí arrest two after car chase ends outside GAA stadium surrounded by thousands of fans

By Eoin English Two men have been arrested in Cork this afternoon after a car, which was being pursued by...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 5:32pm Read More

Local athlete wins Evening Echo Mini Marathon which sees thousands run around the streets of Cork

The winner of this year’s Evening Echo Mini Marathon is Emma Murphy from Model Farm Road, writes Kelly O’Brien of...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 1:52pm Read More

The €4m question – Why is Cork City Council spending “a fortune” on consultants?

CORK City Council paid €3.3 million to external consultants last year and €1.1 million for the first half of 2016....

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 12:24pm Read More

Cork and Kerry TB rates above average

TB RATES in Cork and Kerry are above the national average, the HSE Regional Health Forum South learned this week....

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 12:21pm Read More

Cork Sport

CJ Stander’s leadership qualities shown by ‘player mic’ during win over Edinburgh

The rousing words of Munster captain CJ Stander were captured on video this weekend as Munster earned a bonus point victory over Edinburgh, writes Stephen Barry. The South African-born number 8 provides tactical nous and dynamic ball-carrying ability to the...

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VIDEO: The cup Fitz for Cork boss as Rebels celebrate six in a row

By Mary White Ladies Football THE last time Ephie Fitzgerald won an All-Ireland in Croke Park was with Nemo in...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 7:31pm Read More

Cork win sixth Ladies Football title in a row amid controversy over Dublin point

By John Fogarty Cork 1-7 Dublin 1-6 Classy Cork claimed a sixth consecutive All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football title with a...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 7:45pm Read More

Cork City fail to close gap on Dundalk after draw at Sligo

A scoreless draw at Sligo means Cork City lost their chance to close in on Dundalk last night. A win...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 10:18am Read More

Conor Murray double secures bonus-point win for Munster

Conor Murray’s brace of tries helped Munster emerge as 28-14 bonus-point winners over Edinburgh at Thomond Park. It was Munster’s...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 11:36am Read More



Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

Roddy Woomble, frontman of the Scottish punks, chats about Brexit and band history with Don O’Mahony ahead of their Mitchelstown gig “I CONSIDER myself to be a European; Scottish first, European second,” proclaims Roddy Woomble, frontman of melodic punk outfit...

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Fest diversifies into spoken word

John Cummins
Don O’Mahony talks to John Cummins, who is bringing his unique poetry to Indiependence 2016   But first up Sweden. Visualising...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:15pm Read More

REVIEW: 50 years on, still it hits the Spock

Star Trek Beyond, out now, Cert: 12a, **** STAR Trekkin’ across the universe for 50 years, Star Trek has become...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:09pm Read More

National News

Drivers urged to watch out for deer

With mornings and evenings getting darker, drivers across the country are being urged to watch out for deer. The National Parks and Wildlife service has teamed up with Mayo County Council to launch a DeerAware Campaign. Latest figures show there...

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Paedophile victims to sue State for ‘turning a blind eye’ to abuse

By Saoirse McGarrigle Victims of serial paedophile Bill Kenneally are to sue the State and have called for a Commission...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 3:32pm Read More

Unions agree to attend Dublin Bus talks at WRC ‘without precondition’

Unions have agreed to attend talks at the Workplace Relations Commission for exploratory talks on the Dublin Bus pay dispute....

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 4:18pm Read More

Belfast woman organises fashion show to raise funds for refugee children

An inspirational mother is hoping to use her sense of style to help thousands of refugee children. Diane Duffy, from...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 2:12pm Read More

Here are some of the cities around the world that joined in solidarity with the #repealthe8th march

Thousands took to the streets of Dublin yesterday in protest against the ban on abortion, which has been illegal since...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 12:36pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


Edith fears her charity might have to close

Edith Wilkins with Mother Teresa.
They are down to their last few thousand euro, according to the founder of the Edith Wilkins Street Children Foundation. The Cork woman talks to COLETTE SHERIDAN about the challenges facing them after a difficult year for the charity sector....

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From dark days… to lives filled with hope

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  As part of an Evening Echo eight-week journalism workshop, three women affected by homelessness were given the chance to...

Friday, 23/09/16 - 3:00pm Read More

VIDEOS: Bright, clever and determined, Hannah’s thriving thanks to Enable Ireland support

7 year old Hannah Morrissey with parents Katherina and David, brother Ben and sister Ava (on the slide).
Pic; Larry Cummins
As Enable Ireland turns the sod on its new €7 million state-of-the-art children’s centre, ELLIE O’BYRNE talks to one family...

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 1:03pm Read More


Let’s honour our unsung heroine

Mary Elms, left
A Cork woman who saved children from Nazi gas chambers, will finally be honoured in her home city next week, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN A REMARKABLE Cork woman, Mary Elmes, who saved hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazi gas chambers,...

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As Kate starts to walk… hundreds run to raise funds

Lisa and Kate Flynn. Picture Dan Linehan
As thousands of people prepare to take part this weekend in the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, SARAH HORGAN talks...

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 2:08pm Read More

Cork girl flies flag for Tipp in Miss Ireland

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Student nurse Sinéad Connery from Onslow Gardens in Cork takes part in Miss Ireland this Friday, as Miss Tipperary South....

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 2:02pm Read More

Yes, you shall go to the ball in a gown for less than €50

Dress €50 from Butterfly Boutique.
Ahead of college ball season, SARAH HORGAN outlines some budgetfriendly options for students — all for a good cause too....

Friday, 16/09/16 - 3:11pm Read More

I’m 60, but I’ve a lot to look forward to now…

Pat Walker. Picture by Kestutis Anuzi Photography.
Douglas model Pat Walker turned 60 this summer. MARTINA O’DONOGHUE talks to her about battling depression, anxiety and panic, her...

Wednesday, 14/09/16 - 11:19am Read More


VIDEO: The cup Fitz for Cork boss as Rebels celebrate six in a row

By Mary White Ladies Football THE last time Ephie Fitzgerald won an All-Ireland in Croke Park was with Nemo in 1993, but the feeling of securing his first county title at the hallowed ground almost eclipses the euphoria of 23...

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WATCH: Teams arrive in Croke Park for the Ladies All-Ireland Football Final between Cork and Dublin

Teams arrive in Croke Park for the Ladies All-Ireland Football Final between Cork and Dublin. Video by Eddie O’Hare Follow...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 8:00pm Read More

Watch: All the best moments from the Evening Echo mini marathon

Thousands of runners turned out in the Cork sunshine for the Evening Echo mini marathon. The winner of this year’s...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 8:00pm Read More

National Sport

Irish showjumping trio make history in Barcelona

In one of the most spectacular results in recent Irish showjumping history, Irish riders filled first, second and fourth places in today’s €150,000 five-star Longines Grand Prix of Barcelona, which featured a host of the world’s top riders who had...

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West Ham fans want to go back to Upton Park after latest loss at new home

West Ham’s move into the London Stadium is not going well. There was always likely to be some teething problems...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 7:40pm Read More

South Africa see off Ireland in one-day international

Temba Bavuma hit a century on his one-day international debut and JP Duminy took four wickets as South Africa recorded...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 7:09pm Read More

This half-time show at Derby County is probably the best you will ever see

Derby County might be languishing in the relegation zone of the Championship, but their half-time entertainment on Saturday was Champions...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 6:39pm Read More

Rangers ‘disgusted’ as team bus vandalised with references to stadium disaster

Rangers have said they are “disgusted and disappointed” after their team bus was vandalised in Aberdeen. Graffiti referring to the...

Sunday, 25/09/16 - 6:17pm Read More