• Paul and Gary O'Donovan, arriving at Cork Airport.
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Pictured the Northside of the City, showing Shandon and the North Cathedral, brothers, Cian D'Arcy, living in Wilton and Morgan D'Arcy, living in Blackpool, showing some of the training they do, to help with their upcoming South Georgia Centenary Expedition.
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Paul and Gary O'Donovan, arriving at Cork Airport.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.EEjob 26/08/2016
Echo News.
Audrey Ellard Walsh request.
Pictured the Northside of the City, showing Shandon and the North Cathedral, brothers, Cian D'Arcy, living in Wilton and Morgan D'Arcy, living in Blackpool, showing some of the training they do, to help with their upcoming South Georgia Centenary Expedition.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.James Doyle of Clann O Dubh Ghaill, in costume as a medieval blacksmith, in the festival field.
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STHEAK AND SPUDS  OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALISTS PAUL AND GARY O'DONOVAN ARRIVE CORK AIRPORT
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Cork News

Video: Another view of the O’Donovan brothers’ ecstatic homecoming to Cork Airport

Paul and Gary O'Donovan, arriving at Cork Airport.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
Silver medal Olympic rowers, Paul and Gary O’Donovan’s homecoming in Cork airport. Video Eoghan Dinan MORE than 1,500 fans were at Cork Airport on Sunday to welcome home Silver Medal winners Gary and Paul O’Donovan. The pair have enthralled the...

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Family to follow in footsteps of Antarctic hero

Tom Crean
FEW figures in Irish history inspire the same air of adventure and perseverance as Tom Crean. The Kerry man took part...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 2:28pm Read More

Video and Pictures: Youghal goes medieval

Sisters Roisin and Aine Carson, from Youghal show off their painted masks.
Pic; Larry Cummins
The Youghal Medieval Festival. (left) County Councillor Mary Linehan Foley and (right) Catherine Desmond, from Youghal Heritage Committee. Video Larry...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 9:58am Read More

Hundreds of screaming fans welcome Olympic rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan

From left to right - Catherine O’Donovan, Gillian Daly, Caroline McCarthy, Ruth Carey and Maria Holmes, all from Skibbereen, pictured at Cork Airport for the homecoming of silver Olympic rowing medalists Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan. Picture: Kelly O'Brien
HUNDREDS of screaming fans descended upon Cork Airport last night to give the county’s newest sporting heroes the welcome they...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 2:33pm Read More

Anne in the driving seat to achieve her life goals

Anne Herlihy from Charleville with Martin Hennessy from U Drive Driving School.
AN INSPIRATIONAL Cork woman, who has been diagnosed with incurable and inoperable ovarian cancer, ticked off another life goal this...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 2:23pm Read More

Cork Sport

Airtricity League round-up: Title race gains momentum as Cork close the gap

The League of Ireland title race has been given some fresh momentum after wins tonight for both Cork City and Derry City. Cork have now moved to within a point of Dundalk at the top of the table after a...

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Here are the incredible scenes in Skibbereen to welcome home the O’Donovan brothers

Ireland’s Olympic silver medal winning rowers have returned home to a crowd of thousands. Green, yellow and blue Brazil flags...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 10:23pm Read More

Watch the O’Donovan brothers enjoy ‘breathtaking’ return to Cork

By Noel Baker and Eoin English You can imagine the type of conversation between the blue and green channels in...

Sunday, 28/08/16 - 11:22pm Read More

Put an extension onto Skibbereen for the homecoming, says Paul O’Donovan

Ireland’s Olympic medallist and latest world champion Paul O’Donovan is looking forward to partying in his native Skibbereen in Co...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 6:39pm Read More

Sonia: ‘Pull like a dog’ could be in the dictionary soon!

Former Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan has joked that the phrase “pull like a dog” will end up in the dictionary. The...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 6:13pm Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

Idlewild
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

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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

Catalogue of errors ‘played part in stillbirth at Derry hospital’

A catalogue of failures contributed to the stillbirth of a baby girl at a hospital in the North, a landmark inquest has heard. The Northern Health and Social Care Trust apologised for the death of baby Cara Rocks in June...

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Fresh searches in the North following arrest of Royal Marine

Police in the North are conducting fresh searches as part of a terrorism investigation which prompted the arrest of a...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 6:17pm Read More

Revenue seize cigarettes and alcohol in Dublin Port

Revenue officers have seized 445 litres of alcohol and 2,680 cigarettes at Dublin Port. The contraband was discovered on Saturday...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 5:21pm Read More

Eighteen quit Sinn Féin party following McKay resignation

Sinn Féin has said it is disappointed after a councillor and 17 activists quit the party. The North Antrim members...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 4:21pm Read More

Gardaí hunt gang who beat elderly man in burglary; Five arrested in other burglary investigations

By David Raleigh Gardaí are hunting a three-man gang who beat and robbed an elderly man in his home in...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 5:13pm Read More

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Life

Summer 2016: one West Cork will not forget

This summer West Cork has been blazing a trail through the national psyche, says businessman and former senator JOHN MINIHAN, who has a house in Lisheen, the home of the O’Donovans. ON Saturday last I stood and looked at the...

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Making memories of childhood summer holidays

Children enjoying the summer. Picture Stock.
In her weekly column, The Reluctant Emigrant, Denise Hession, reflects on the summer gone by. FACING into the last weekend...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 2:52pm Read More

The most important life lesson for little ones? Learn to say No

WOMAN School Gate 2
In her weekly column, Colette Sheridan looks at what today’s kids really need to learn as they head back to...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 2:42pm Read More

WOW

Cork helps Aoife on her journey to recovery

Kathryn Crowley Author
A woman returned to her alma mater in Cork this month, to read from her new collection of stories and to help raise funds for her cousin’s daughter, Aoife Beary, who survived the horrific balcony collapse in Berkeley last year....

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I made a pact in my 20s to only follow my heart and my dreams

Sian Brown.
Cork singer-songwriter and vegan baker, Sian Brown, talks to MARTINA O’DONOGHUE about her €2-a-day ‘Live Below The Line’ challenge, her...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 2:52pm Read More

16 countries in one year

Aimee Horgan in Italy.
SHE travelled to 16 countries in 12 months and now she’s working at two jobs to save some money and...

Monday, 22/08/16 - 1:49pm Read More

Debs day is for Mammies too!

Cartoon by Maeve O'Keeffe
As debs season gets underway MAEVE O’KEEFFE talks about the trials and tribulations … and the joy of shopping for...

Friday, 19/08/16 - 10:46am Read More

Songbird Terrie will sing like never before

Songbird Terrie-May McNulty.
Prepare to be entertained this weekend, if you are heading to the Irish Redhead Convention, in Crosshaven. Entertainment includes ginger,...

Friday, 19/08/16 - 10:41am Read More

Video

Video: Another view of the O’Donovan brothers’ ecstatic homecoming to Cork Airport

Paul and Gary O'Donovan, arriving at Cork Airport.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
Silver medal Olympic rowers, Paul and Gary O’Donovan’s homecoming in Cork airport. Video Eoghan Dinan MORE than 1,500 fans were at Cork Airport on Sunday to welcome home Silver Medal winners Gary and Paul O’Donovan. The pair have enthralled the...

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Video and Pictures: Youghal goes medieval

Sisters Roisin and Aine Carson, from Youghal show off their painted masks.
Pic; Larry Cummins
The Youghal Medieval Festival. (left) County Councillor Mary Linehan Foley and (right) Catherine Desmond, from Youghal Heritage Committee. Video Larry...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 9:58am Read More

Video and Pictures: Ballinlough Family Festival

Locals Megan Dunlea-O'Brien, Emily Hutton, Laura Comerford and Stephanie O'Shea, enjoying the Ballinlough Youth Club Summer Festival at Ballinlough Community Park.
Picture: David Keane.
THE Ballinlough Youth Club Summer Festival returned at the weekend with a full line-up of events. Ballinlough Youth Club Summer...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 3:47pm Read More

National Sport

Jeff Hendrick set to become Burnley’s record signing

Irish international Jeff Hendrick is closing-in on a move to Burnley. The Derby midfielder was initially expected to join Hull City before the close of the transfer window, but Burnley have tabled a bid of £10.5 million for the 24-year-old,...

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Rangers and Hibs charged over damage caused after Scottish Cup final

Rangers and Hibernian have been charged by the Scottish Football Association after fans from both sides invaded the pitch and...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 9:34pm Read More

Kevin Magnussen fit for Italian Grand Prix after this 290kph crash

Renault have confirmed Kevin Magnussen is set to compete in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix after walking away from a terrifying...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 9:28pm Read More

Jack Wilshere could join rival Premier League side on loan

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere could be loaned to another Premier League club before Wednesday’s close of the summer transfer window,...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 9:53pm Read More

German international Mustafi signs for Arsenal

Arsenal have announced the signing of defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia. He’s moved for a fee reported to be £35million....

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 9:07pm Read More