• An Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at the fromer Beamish & Crawford brewery. Picture: Provision
  • David McInerney and Seamus Harnedy 11/7/2015
  • Sportsfile Best of 2015
  • 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.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at the fromer Beamish & Crawford brewery. Picture: ProvisionDavid McInerney and Seamus Harnedy 11/7/2015Sportsfile Best of 2015Echo   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.

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

Cork hurling fans are entitled to dream this time of year

Paudie
Éamonn Murphy Hurling THIS is the time of year when a season of endless possibilities stretches out ahead. Granted the dominance of Kilkenny has cast a shadow, but Clare’s shock All-Ireland in 2013, Wexford’s qualifier run in ’14, and Waterford’s...

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Joyce and Egan to man central roles for hurlers on Sunday

Éamonn Murphy Hurling THE returning Christopher Joyce and William Egan will man the key positions in the Cork defence against...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 9:14pm Read More

Video: BallTalk team preview the Allianz National Hurling League

Peter McNamara teases out the opinions of Evening Echo GAA writers Rory Noonan and Éamonn Murphy as the trio look...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 6:33pm Read More

After civil war the Tribe have it all to prove again

Jason Flynn and Kieran Joyce 6/9/2015
Denis Hurley GAA WE’RE fully in tune with topical issues here, and the weekend’s fixture lists allow for a handy...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 1:25pm Read More

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...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 7:56am 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

€90k worth of drugs found in Kildare

Drugs with an estimated street value of €90,000 have been seized in Kildare. The planned searches under Operation Thor uncovered heroin, cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis resin from 13 premises in the Newbridge area. It was part of a two day...

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UCD investigation finds revenge porn allegations were based on ‘hearsay’

UCD has said it is not found evidence of a revenge porn campaign on its campus. The university launched an...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 9:19pm Read More

Man in hospital after serious accident

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash in north county Louth. The single vehicle...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 11:06pm Read More

Cork prison shuts its doors

The doors have been closed on the old Cork Prison for the last time today. All 163 prisoners have been...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 7:40pm Read More

Grand Canal murder accused told gardaí ‘I am responsible for killing Kenneth’, court hears

A 48-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of Kenneth O’Brien whose dismembered body was found...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 6:44pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

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

Names new and old among the tries as Leinster destroy Zebre

Leinster 52 Zebre 0 Leinster ran in eight tries to maintain their push for a PRO12 play-off place with a 52-0 victory over Zebre at the RDS. New Zealander Hayden Triggs and academy player Adam Byrne claimed their first tries...

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Ulster go top of Pro12 by slaying Warriors

Ulster 13 Glasgow Warriors 10 Ulster notched up their third consecutive PRO12 win to keep them set for a top-four...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 10:13pm Read More

Brian Cody keeps 12 of All-Ireland winning-side for League opener

Brian Cody has named twelve of his All Ireland-winning side for Kilkenny’s Division 1A Allianz Hurling League opener with Waterford...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 10:00pm Read More

Christopher Joyce returns from cruciate injury to start at full-back for Cork

Christopher Joyce and William Egan are back in the Cork defence for their Division 1A Allianz Hurling League opener against...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 9:40pm Read More

France ready to ‘bleed for the shirt’ against Ireland

France have vowed to restore their famed “spiked helmet” ferocity against Ireland in Paris on Saturday. Lock Paul Jedrasiak has...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 9:38pm Read More