• 29/07/2015 Chairman of the Banking Inquiry Ciaran Lynch TD arrives at the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis at Leinster House, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
  • Scenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.
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  • My Job is Dr Michael Murphy, President UCC

FREE IMAGE-NO REPRO FEE. Dr. Michael Murphy, President, University College Cork. Photo by Tomas Tyner, UCC.
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29/07/2015 Chairman of the Banking Inquiry Ciaran Lynch TD arrives at the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis at Leinster House, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney CollinsScenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.Garda-Station_panoMy Job is Dr Michael Murphy, President UCC

FREE IMAGE-NO REPRO FEE. Dr. Michael Murphy, President, University College Cork. Photo by Tomas Tyner, UCC.Leigh Arundel

Cork News

Army detonates old grenade found on Cork farm

The army bomb disposal team has carried out a controlled explosion in Mallow in Cork after an historic grenade was found on a farm. The explosive, which could date back to the War of Independence, was discovered by chance by...

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Housing crisis is the “scandal of our times”

THE housing crisis will be viewed as the scandal of our times, Lord Mayor Chris O’Leary has predicted, who has...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 10:10am Read More

Advice on avoiding student accommodation scams

BE on the watch out for rental scams. That is the warning from gardaí who are urging renters to be...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:55am Read More

Thousands of Corkonians joining national march against water charges

Scenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.
Seven busloads of protesters from Cork are among up to 2000 people headed for  Dublin today to take part in...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:40am Read More

Mahon man may have been dead in his home for three weeks

A MAN found dead in his home in Cork city is believed to have been dead for up to three...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:36am Read More

Cork Sport

Jimmy Barry-Murphy steps down as Cork hurling manager

Cork hurling manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy has stepped down from his position tonight. The Cork County Board confirmed the news of his resignation in a statement on their website, ending a four year term as the county’s hurling boss. In his...

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Rebelettes storm into 10th All-Ireland final in 11 years

By Jackie Cahill at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick Cork 4-14 Kerry 0-13 Eamonn Ryan’s remarkable Cork are through to a...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 7:46pm Read More

Kerry’s adapatibility makes them hard to stop

Paul Murphy with Ronan McNabb 23/8/2015
The Paudie Kissane column MORE teams than ever before are now using some form of blanket defence, so with more...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 12:31pm Read More

Love of soccer guides Ring out of the darkness

Echo  Features  21/08/15  Cork City FC player Eileen Ring. Picture:Des Barry
“It’s a dark hole. It’s nothing.  I can’t even describe it. It’s an emptiness and a darkness.” Eileen Ring of...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 1:08pm Read More

Tony Considine reveals what it’s like to prepare for an All-Ireland final

Richie Hogan 2/9/2014
The Tony Considine column THE countdown to next Sunday week’s All-Ireland hurling final is now well and truly underway for...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 11:07am Read More


Meitheal oibre do phlean teanga Mhúscraí


Plenty of faults in Paper Towns

File photo of Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne at a screening of Paper Towns in Los Angeles, on 18/07/15.  See PA Feature FILM Delevingne. Picture credit should read: DAVID CROTTY/PatrickMcMullan.com/PA Photos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Delevingne. UK REGIONAL PAPERS AND MAGAZINES, PLEASE REMOVE FROM ALL COMPUTERS AND ARCHIVES BY 25/08/15
Cara O’Doherty’s review of Paper Towns: Release date August 21, Cert 12a, rating: ** THE Fault in Our Stars reduced thousands of movie-goers to tears. Based on a book of the same name, it raked in more than €300 million at...

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Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

Mike Gary
Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:34pm Read More

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

Undated Film Still Handout from Inside Out. See PA Feature FILM Poehler. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Disney-Pixar. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Poehler.
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

National News

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth €4,250,974. The numbers drawn were: 10, 14, 22, 24, 26 and 44. The bonus number was 12. More than 32,576 players won prizes in tonight’s draw, including two winners of €25,000....

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President signs Marriage Equality into law

President Michael D Higgins has signed Marriage Equality into law. It means the Government can now bring forward legislation to...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:11pm Read More

UUP votes to withdraw from government

Senior members of the Ulster Unionist Party have voted to withdraw from the North’s power-sharing government over claims the Provisional...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:44pm Read More

UUP debates government exit over Provisional IRA claims

A crunch meeting where senior members of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) will vote on whether to walk away from...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 6:52pm Read More

Tens of thousands protest water charges in Dublin

Tens of thousands of anti-water charge protesters have taken to the streets of Dublin in the fifth major demonstration against...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 6:18pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


Is it time to legalise prostitution?

Prostitution has become one of the big issues of our age: Do we legalise some of it, all or none… why not ask the people to decide, says JOHN DOLAN TWO questions: One humorous, the other serious. First, if prostitution...

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Born 100 years ago today, Cork artist Patrick Hennessy

One of Cork’s greatest ever painters, Patrick Hennessy, was born 100 years ago today. COLETTE SHERIDAN finds out about a...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 12:12pm Read More

Gudge cake delight

EE features 21/08/2015.
Mercy Fenton Wicked Desserts.
Chester cake.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
In her weekly Evening Echo column ‘Baking with Mercy’, Mercy Fenton shares her delicious recipe for Gudge Cake Recently, I...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 3:42pm Read More


Designer of our rebel Rose dress

Cork; Aoife Murphy; pictured on stage with Daithi O'Se during the Live Rose of Tralee TV show held in the dome . 
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She has been called one of Ireland’s hottest new designers… we talk to Valerie O’Shea,who designed the Cork Rose’s dress for The Dome SHE recalls watching the Rose of Tralee with her granny when she was small, bedazzled by all...

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I want to show women that there is nothing a girl from Cork can’t do

From a farm in Co Cork to Silicon Valley, Margaret Burgraff is now a high-flying working mum in California. She...

Thursday, 13/08/15 - 12:24pm Read More

We’ll remember our sister Ger with every step of the marathon

EEjob 27/07/2015 NEWS   Maria Barry of Youghal, is running in the Echo Mini marathon in memory of her Sister Geraldine, pictured here with her daughter Alice and her sister Irene Hennessy.
Picture: Denis Scannell
As the family of Ger Swayne prepare to run the Evening Echo mini-marathon this September, in memory of their sister,...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 12:49pm Read More

My quest for a holistic cancer centre in my mother’s memory

Rachel Ireland
Inspired by the death of her mother, Douglas-based Rachel Ireland plans to open a holistic centre so that cancer patients...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 4:27pm Read More

My dream when my boys start school

Angie and husband Azzadine, with Hassan and Hussein
IT has been her “ultimate dream” since the boys were separated, to see them walk hand in hand into primary...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:33pm Read More


VIDEO: Rosscarbery Horse Fair 2015

    The town of Rosscarbery came to life with the arrival of numerous stalls and dozens of horses and ponies to its streets.    Video / Pictures Dan Linehan Irish Examiner   The Rosscarbery Horse Fair has been taking...

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Video: Cork City Rocked with New Decades Festival

Cork City publicans celebrated the popular Decades Festival again this year which took place on Friday the 21st  and Saturday...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 10:54am Read More

Camden Fort military re-enactments

Camden Fort Meagher, Crosshaven hosted the “Irish Military Living History” Re-enactment Group  at the weekend. IMLH Group are dedicated to bringing history...

Monday, 24/08/15 - 12:41pm Read More

National Sport

Mario Balotelli unused as Milan brush aside Empoli

Mario Balotelli watched on as goals from fellow forwards Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano earned AC Milan their first win of the new Serie A season – 2-1 against Empoli. Italy international Balotelli rejoined the Rossoneri on a season-long loan...

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Mayo to shade epic Croker clash with Dublin

By Peter McNamara All-Ireland SFC semi-final, Dublin v Mayo – 3.30pm, Sunday, Croke Park Live on RTÉ and Sky Sports...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:56pm Read More

VIDEO: Wales outsmarted us at the breakdown, says Murphy

Ireland’s back row forward, Jordi Murphy, has said that Wales were “not letting go of players” at the breakdown in...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 8:48pm Read More

Howard gives Everton point at White Hart Lane

Tottenham 0 Everton 0 Tim Howard denied Tottenham their first Barclays Premier League win of the season with a string...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 7:48pm Read More

How the players rated in today’s Ireland v Wales Test

Here’s how we rated the Irish and Welsh players out on the Aviva pitch today. ROB KEARNEY: Solid defence but...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 7:18pm Read More