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Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Final Replay, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Kerry 18/7/2015 
Kerry vs Cork
Cork manager Brian Cuthbert
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonanfree pic no repro fee
Jim O'Donovan Director of Services  Cork City Council,  Ann Doherty City Manager , Cllr Chris O'Leary lord mayor of Cork  ,Harry Canning Bon Secours Hospital and Andrew McCarthy Bon Secours Hospital  pictured as Cork City Council and Bon Secours Hospital Cork announce the reopening of the new redeveloped Fitzgerald Park Playground this coming Friday.  Supported by Bon Secours Hospital Cork through its Community Initiative programme’pictures Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228
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Cork News

Vandals push bridge parapet onto Blackrock walkway

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SECTIONS of an old bridge crossing the Blackrock amenity walk were vandalised over the weekend, with large pieces of the stone pushed from the parapet onto the walkway below. It has led to calls for the bridge to be closed,...

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Igbo people to showcase their culture in City Hall festival

Owulu Buego, Ifeanyi Oragui and Paul Nnotum of the IGBO Union Cork.
Picture: David Keane.
THE people of Cork are invited to celebrate one of the most important festival dates for the city’s Nigerian community....

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:45pm Read More

Wetherspoons still plan to open bar in Douglas

UK pub chain, JD Wetherspoons, still plans to open a new bar in Douglas despite withdrawing its planning application for...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 9:18am Read More

Drug yacht attracts worldwide auction interest

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THE sale of a yacht used to transport drugs across the Atlantic but which was detected off Mizen Head last...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 8:55am Read More

Revamped Fitzgerald’s Park playground opens ahead of time

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THE revamped playground in Fitzgerald Park will open to the public on Friday, four weeks ahead of schedule. The Lord...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 9:25am Read More

Cork Sport

Brian Cuthbert statement

Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Final Replay, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Kerry 18/7/2015 
Kerry vs Cork
Cork manager Brian Cuthbert
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
Brian Cuthbert has spoken for the first time since Cork’s defeat to Kildare on Saturday night and confirms that he will not be seeking reappointment as Cork football manager. “I have decided not to seek reappointment to the position of...

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Kissane: ‘I know the hurt these lads are feeling’

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The Paudie Kissane Column  DESPITE not winning the Munster championship recently, I still felt this Cork team was showing consistency and...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 1:15pm Read More

Minor upturn would have a major impact

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Éamonn Murphy  WE can often get too caught up in underage results. Everyone remembers the cautionary tale of the Limerick...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 12:48pm Read More

Cork GAA: Frank Murphy, County Board, JBM, Cuthbert and the blame-game

By Peter McNamaraThe ‘devastation’ knows no bounds, it seems.The collateral damage is extensive.Message boards, radio phone-ins, Facebook and Twitter are...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 7:29pm Read More

CORK HURLING IS FLATLINING

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Éamonn Murphy  WE should be used to it by now, horrifically disappointing trips to Tipp and beyond, but it doesn’t...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 8:56am Read More

Downtown

Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

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Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching people. AN affable Mancunian, performance poet, Mike Garry, is set to headline the spoken-word stage at Indiependence in Cork. “I’ve...

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Review: Inside Out – A classic, I dare you not to weep

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Downtown’s new film critic Cara O’Doherty reviews the latest Disney animation, Inside Out. WE all have little voices in our...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:17pm Read More

So wit it… Comedy Club’s Brian keeps Cork laughing

Brian Coughlan of City Limits Comedy Club.
You get top laughs first at City Limits Comedy Club, like Michael McIntyre and Tommy Tiernan…proprietor Brian Coughlan tells Don...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 4:38pm Read More

National News

Banking Inquiry’s final report may be delayed by internal review

The Banking Inquiry's final report may be delayed because of an internal investigation into its own operations.The final report was due to be issued in November but may be pushed back, depending on the findings of an internal review by...

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TD Naughten: I contacted the Gardaí after anonymous threats

Independent TD Denis Naughten has revealed he has gone to the Gardaí over anonymous threats.He was responding to the news...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:25am Read More

Central Bank raises economic forecast; says no new fiscal policies needed to boost activity

The Central Bank has changed its forecast for growth in the economy, saying it now expects it to outperform what...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:03am Read More

Huge jump in numbers contacting Console’s suicide helpline

There was a 49% increase in the number of people texting the suicide helpline run by Console in the first...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 10:16am Read More

DPP raises new concerns over publication of Drumm statement

There are fresh concerns from the Director of Public Prosecutions over the planned publication of David Drumm's written statement to...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 10:00am Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

A celebration of Cork craftwork

Luke Sisk's tea bowls which showcase as part of Cork Craft Month
Craftsmen and women tell Colette Sheridan about their work ahead of Cork Craft Month, which starts next week CORK can lay claim to being Ireland’s craftiest county, with a talented line-up of arts and crafts workers exhibiting and selling the...

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Music is there for us all, no matter our age or disability, says Eva

Eva McMullen UCC Music Lecturer
UCC music lecturer Eva McMullen is dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired students have more accessibility to music. She...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:22pm Read More

Yoga is for you … for me – for everybody

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Yoga teacher Anne O’Sullivan talks to Colette Sheridan about choosing to work with people with special needs Yoga teacher Anne...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 3:32pm Read More

WOW

“I love my life – but it’s not all sunshine and lollipops”

Jessica Ní Mhaolain
UCC student Jessica Ni Mhaloláin suffers from a rare genetic eye disorder and is sharing her experience with others on her blog Beyond the Blonde, writes Elaine Duggan SHE loves her life, her family her friends, the course she studies in...

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Stop exporting our young teachers

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After a year teaching abroad gaining an abundance of experience and extra qualifications, Frankfield woman Hannah Lynch finds herself back...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:28pm Read More

Anna raises the bar on cocktail making

27/5/15 ***NO REPRO FEE*** Picture are David Smith and AnnMarie Phillips from Diageo with Winner Anna Walsh as CORK NATIVE ANNA WALSH FROM POPULAR DUBLIN BAR MVP WINS COVETED TITLE OF WORLD CLASS IRISH BARTENDER OF THE YEAR 2015. Cork native Anna Walsh from popular Dublin bar MVP was announced as the winner of the coveted title of World Class Irish Bartender of the Year 2015 at No. 10 Ormond Quay in Dublin’s city centre. Following an intense year-long competition, six finalists representing some of the top cocktail bars across the country were put to the test, challenged on all aspects of bartending and judged by some of the most revered names in the industry; Spike Marchant, Tom Jones and Max La Rocca. Chef and food writer Gizzi Erskine was also on hand to put the contestants through their paces and judge them on their creativity, their ability to balance flavours and their presentation skills. Anna will go on to represent Ireland at the World Class Global Final in South Africa in August Pic: Marc O'Sullivan
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  A Cork woman will be among 50 of the best bartenders from all over the globe competing to be...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 2:00pm Read More

I’m running 12 marathons in honour of the hospital heroes who saved my husband’s life

Brenda Doody and Mr Tom Murphy, Consultant in General and Oesophagogastric Surgery, Mercy University Hospital Cork.Brenda will complete 12 marathons in the next eight months
Mum of two Brenda Doody tells Chris Dunne about her plan to run 12 marathons for the Mercy Hospital after...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 9:46am Read More

Get me to the church on time!

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She had all her sacraments at St Vincent’s Church in Sundays Well, so when Regina O’Donoghue got engaged there was...

Wednesday, 08/07/15 - 12:23pm Read More

Video

VIDEO: King of the Hill Triathlon, Kinsale

The King of the Hill triathlon took place in Kinsale on Saturday, July 25, 2015.Video and pictures by Des BarryKinsale's 17th sprint distance triathlon, 'King of the Hill', took place on Saturday, July 25, 2015. The course is a National...

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Skibbereen Arts Festival

The Opening of the Skibbereen Arts FestivalVideo and Pictures by Denis Scannell Family fun, music, literature, exhibitions and a spectacular...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 5:41pm Read More

Video: Cork’s young filmmakers put through their paces in Mallow

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At the Cork Young Filmmakers summer film week at the Big Blue Cube, Mallow, was Kia O’Connell ready on the...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:47pm Read More

National Sport

Cuthbert ‘stepping down with immediate effect’ as Cork senior football manager

Brian Cuthbert has announced this morning that he is leaving his position as Cork football boss with immediate effect. It had been that he would do so following nine points in Thurles last Saturday night, just a week after losing...

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Brian Cuthbert statement

Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Final Replay, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Kerry 18/7/2015 
Kerry vs Cork
Cork manager Brian Cuthbert
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
Brian Cuthbert has spoken for the first time since Cork’s defeat to Kildare on Saturday night and confirms that he...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 10:59am Read More

Joseph Duffy confirmed as headliner for UFC Dublin in October

Irish UFC fighter Joseph Duffy will take on the highly rated Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier in Dublin in October. Duffy...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 10:58am Read More

VIDEO: Gold rush in LA as Team Ireland win 11 medals at Special Olympics

Team Ireland has taken its first gold medals at the Special Olympics Summer Games in LA.21-year-old gymnast Kirsty Devlin from...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 9:38am Read More

Clare Camogie: Coin toss shows ‘utter contempt and disdain for every player’

Clare Camogie PRO Bríd McNamara has slammed the Camogie association for their insistence on a drawing of lots to decide...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 9:02am Read More