• Les Clague and the boys playing in the back of a VW van at last year’s International Guitar Festival in Clonakilty. This year’s festival opened today.
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  • ‘Lighting the Way North Cork' - An information resource for people bereaved through suicide’ was launched at Springfort Hall Hotel in Mallow by TD Kathleen Lynch, Minister of State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Mental Health. Also included are Brigie O'Brien, TNC; Bec Fahy, TNC; Niamh Power, Joanne McNamara, Garda Katherine Canty, Daniel McAuliffe, Brendan Schaill, HSE Community Worker, Stephen Murphy, HSE Community Health Worker, Catherine O'Sullivan, Le Chéile, Jacinta McCormack, Art Co-Ordinator, and Kate Lennon. Picture: Sheila Fitzgerald.
  • Residents of the Direct Provision Centre at 
Kinsale Road protest against the conditions in the centre and against the laws keeping them there. Many are Irish-born children who have never been allowed to live anywhere else.
Picture:  Daragh McSweeney
  • Aisling Redden  wearing Blue Bouche Coat €€110,  Floral Print Dress €€202, 
Carrie Ann Burton wearing Fluffy Teddy Coat €110 Cable Knit Co-Ord Skirt €€46,  Utility Skirt €€47.  Photo by  Anthony Woods
Les Clague and the boys playing in the back of a VW van at last year’s International Guitar Festival in Clonakilty. This year’s festival opened today.JCRachaelOSull02‘Lighting the Way North Cork' - An information resource for people bereaved through suicide’ was launched at Springfort Hall Hotel in Mallow by TD Kathleen Lynch, Minister of State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Mental Health. Also included are Brigie O'Brien, TNC; Bec Fahy, TNC; Niamh Power, Joanne McNamara, Garda Katherine Canty, Daniel McAuliffe, Brendan Schaill, HSE Community Worker, Stephen Murphy, HSE Community Health Worker, Catherine O'Sullivan, Le Chéile, Jacinta McCormack, Art Co-Ordinator, and Kate Lennon. Picture: Sheila Fitzgerald.Residents of the Direct Provision Centre at 
Kinsale Road protest against the conditions in the centre and against the laws keeping them there. Many are Irish-born children who have never been allowed to live anywhere else.
Picture:  Daragh McSweeneyAisling Redden  wearing Blue Bouche Coat €€110,  Floral Print Dress €€202, 
Carrie Ann Burton wearing Fluffy Teddy Coat €110 Cable Knit Co-Ord Skirt €€46,  Utility Skirt €€47.  Photo by  Anthony Woods

Cork News

Mercy reduced hours claim is dismissed

The Mercy Hospital.
THE CEO of the Mercy University Hospital has dismissed claims that the hospital is set to reduce its accident and emergency opening hours. Last week, a leaked report from the Department of Health named the Mercy’s A&E service as one...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash on N22

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GARDAÍ are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash on the N22 Macroom to Cork Road yesterday, as they try...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 10:56am Read More

Family want justice as search for Gussie’s killer goes on

A video grab of Gussie Hornibrook who was murdered at his home in Gurranabraher , Cork . Picture Dan Linehan
JUSTICE for Gussie — that was the appeal from his heartbroken family yesterday as an inquest went ahead into the...

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Kenny: Agreement on Cork event centre site is needed quickly

at the Dairygold site in Mallow Co Cork for the laying of the foundation stone for Dairygold’s €83.5 million ‘regeneration’ of its milk processing site are An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Bertie O'Leary, Chairman Dairygold, Simon Coveney , Minister for Agriculture & Defence,  Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovatio & ,Jim Woulfe,Chief Executive Dairygold. Photo O'Gorman Photography.
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny has again warned Cork to move quickly and pick a location for an event centre, saying it...

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CCTV plea for cabs after vicious attack

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CORK taxi drivers say they need better safety measures in their cars after a vicious attack on a driver in...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 10:03am Read More

Life

Douglas traders may get early Christmas ‘present’ from Council

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TRADERS in Douglas may get temporary reprieve from a controversial pay-parking regime for the Christmas shopping period. The local authority has agreed to examine a relaxation of the pay-parking rules for December after county councillors warned that businesses were struggling...

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Gallery in talks to buy Bantry House fixtures

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THE Crawford Gallery in Cork is in discussions over a possible purchase of the pictures and furniture of the historic...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 10:43am Read More

Mourning mum is on a mission to change drink driving law

Christina who is campaigning for safer roads after losing her son Brendan in a car crash some years ago.
Picture: Denis Scannell
EVERY fortnight, without fail, Christina Donnelly visits the spot in East Cork where her son was killed. Brendan died on...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 3:54pm Read More

Downtown

Expect lots of riffing, tapping, sliding…and pedals. Lots of pedals. It’s the Clonakilty International Guitar Festival!

Musicians Paul McHale and Matt Churchhill looking to catch the train to this years Clonakilty International Guitar festival 2014 which takes place this weekend.  Picture Dan Linehan
TREMBLING, nervous sweat drips from my brow as the deathblade draws closer. Wrists bound but fresh out of laser-watches, it appears this super-spy’s license to kill is set to expire (more like be torn in half) sharpish as the blood-thirsty...

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Coughlan’s is the place to be this weekend

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Ronan Leonard chats with Jerry Fish and Hank Wedel who will perform at Coughlans Live Festival A GOOD venue is...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 4:00pm Read More

Karen blooms despite her life of adversity

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Karen Underwood has endured a lot in her 51 years but here she speaks to John Kelly about resilience and...

Friday, 12/09/14 - 1:42pm Read More

National News

Greyhound management agree deal with striking staff over cost cuts

Striking Greyhound workers in Dublin and management at the company have struck a deal on new cost saving measures, which could bring to an end the 14-week-old dispute. Workers will now be balloted on these new proposals this Monday. More...

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Man in Dublin hospital after being shot in his garden by man on a bike

A 32-year-old man has been injured in a shooting in Dublin.Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating a shooting incident in...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 7:19pm Read More

Poll sees Labour support rise while SF slips

Labour is seeing its support increase in a new opinion poll. The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent shows...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 7:00pm Read More

Gardaí investigating Dublin carjacking make arrest

Gardaí have arrested a 31-year-old man following a carjacking incident in Palmerstown, Dublin.At around 1.30am this morning, a 58-year-old taxi...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 6:13pm Read More

Cooper ‘humbled’ by support after being stabbed in Dublin

Dublin senior footballer Jonny Cooper is out of hospital after he was stabbed early this morning.He was rushed to the...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 5:23pm Read More

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Cork Sport

City have the depth to cover missing pair

Billy Dennehy makes a timely return from injury  to the Cork City ranks, who are down a couple of players due to suspension.
TOMORROW SSE Airtricity League Premier Division: Limerick FC v Cork City, Thomond Park, 5.30pm City have the depth to cover missing pair CORK CITY, the third highest-scoring team in the league, are missing two key men for tomorrow’s Munster derby...

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Zebo shines in victory

Munster's Simon Zebo runs in for his third try   against Zebre during  last night's Guinness PRO12 clash at  Thomond Park, Limerick 
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Munster 31 Zebre 5 SIMON ZEBO stole the show last night with a hat-trick of tries as Munster overcame Zebre...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 9:52am Read More

Always ready to stand tall

The Cork team who defeated   Kilkenny in  the  Liberty Insurance  All Ireland camogie final at Croke Park.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Cork learned their lessons from the 2012 All-Ireland final loss. Combine  a professional management structure and determined, talented players, it...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 12:46pm Read More

Cork’s Dorgan scoops gold at games in Antwerp

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Stephen and Chris Dorgan with (front) gold medal  winner Pat Dorgan  after his win in the table tennis competition at the Special Olympics European Games in Antwerp.
  Cork’s Pat Dorgan won gold in table tennis at the Special Olympics European Games in Antwerp yesterday. The games...

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Missing Cork City duo give others a chance

  CORK CITY manager John Caulfield is hopeful the absence of Darren Dennehy and Garry Buckley from Sunday’s trip to...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 8:47am Read More

WOW

Business women to be kept on their feet

Barbara Moynihan
NETWORK Cork, the networking organisation for women, will host Barbara Moynihan, managing director of On Your Feet, at its next meeting. Ms Moynihan specialises in coaching in the areas of presentation and pitching skills, and will address Network Cork members...

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How meditation can be a modern mother’s valium

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Rachael O’Sullivan, a teacher of Mindful Pilates and owner of Coretonomy.ie, says after struggling to adapt to life as a...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 3:07pm Read More

Warehouse launch their new season collection

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NEW season collections are coming fast and furious now with Warehouse the latest high street favourite to launch their autumn/winter...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 8:10am Read More

Yoga helped me to beat my eating disorder

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Louise McCarthy chats with mum-of-two Louise George who, after crediting yoga with her recovery from anorexia, now teaches Hatha yoga...

Friday, 12/09/14 - 9:29am Read More

Julie: I feel like the luckiest girl in the world!

Julie and David
PLACE the ring on the third finger of your left hand. Twist it three times towards your heart without touching...

Thursday, 11/09/14 - 8:29am Read More

National Sport

Player breaks record by scoring from edge of his own box

Paderborn midfielder Moritz Stoppelkamp scored a stunning goal from the edge of his own area as his side beat Hanover 96 2-0 today. At 83 metres it takes the record for the longest distance goal ever scored in the Bundesliga....

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West Ham win Liverpool face-off

West Ham 3 Liverpool 1An exquisite lob from Diafra Sakho earned West Ham just a second Premier League win of...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 8:14pm Read More

St Gall’s win sixth FBD Kilmacud Crokes All-Ireland football 7s title

By Daragh Ó Conchúir St Gall's (Antrim) 1-11 Bryansford (Down) 1-10 St Gall's just edged out Bryansford to claim their...

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Pardew’s saviour Cisse not supposed to have played

Alan Pardew admitted saviour Papiss Cisse should not have played after coming off the bench to snatch a vital draw...

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Real run riot against Deportivo

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick while Gareth Bale and Javier Hernandez both scored twice as Real Madrid ran riot against...

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