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  • Locals Jannah and Elijah Henry, looking colourful at the Ballinlough Youth Club Summer Festival at Ballinlough Community Park.
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Picture: David Keane.One of the tweets posted by @TwoWomenTravel.Councillor Ger Keohane by a burnt out car on Nash's Boreen in Cork.

Cork News

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 Festival at Ballinlough Community Park. Video by David Keane Now in its eighth year, the family fun community day was...

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Pro-choice group praise duo’s bravery

One of the tweets posted by @TwoWomenTravel.
A CORK pro-choice group has praised the bravery of two women who live tweeted their journey to an abortion clinic...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 3:15pm Read More

Pedestrianise Nash’s Boreen

Councillor Ger Keohane by a burnt out car on Nash's Boreen in Cork.
CONCERNS about joyriding have sparked calls to pedestrianise or reduce vehicle access to Nash’s Boreen. Recently, a young mother and...

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

CORK GETS ITS FIRST PUBLIC DEFIBRILLATOR

Corks first 24/7 Public Access Defibrillator (AED) launched by the Cork Lions Club, installed with the support of Pennys, on Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork.
John McCarthy, Manager Pennys, Brian Daly, President Cork Lions Club and Sergeant John O'Connor, Community Policing. Picture: Jim Coughlan.
CORK City’s first public defibrillator available 24 hours a day was launched by Cork Lions Club yesterday. The Automatic External...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 3:01pm Read More

€1m city parking fines to be issued this year

CORK City Council is set to collect more than €1 million in parking fines this year. Figures, released under the...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 3:00pm Read More

Cork Sport

Leesiders face trip to Tallaght Stadium in FAI Cup quarters

The quarter-final draw for the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup has thrown Cork City against Shamrock Rovers. The Leesiders sit in third place in the Airtricity League Premier Division, just above Shamrock Rovers who now have a home tie to...

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Great rivals Brian Dillon’s and Mayfield set up city hurling showdown

Bishopstown's Michael Power racing onto the ball from    Duhallow's  Brendan Weathers.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
John Horgan  GAA A MASSIVE crowd in expected at Ballinlough on Sunday for the meeting of local rivals Mayfield and...

Monday, 22/08/16 - 11:24am Read More

Cork athletes did Rebel county proud at the Olympics

Gary O'Donovan (right) and Paul O'Donovan (left) celebrate winning silver in the Lightweight Men's Double Sculls Final at The Lagoa Stadium. Picture: MIke Egerton/PA Wire.
Mary White Olympics WITH the Rio Olympics closing ceremony upon us on Monday, we reflect on how Cork’s athletes fared...

Monday, 22/08/16 - 10:37am Read More

Gary O’Donovan will be Ireland’s flag bearer for Olympics closing ceremony

Gary O’Donovan has been selected as Ireland’s flag bearer for the closing ceremony at the Rio Olympic Games. The Olympic...

Saturday, 20/08/16 - 8:23pm Read More

Cavan fail to stop Cork’s Ladies in their quest for sixth Football title in a row

Cork 3-17 Cavan 1-3 Cork’s quest for a sixth successive TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC title remains on track after a...

Saturday, 20/08/16 - 2:20pm Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

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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

Pensioner dies in Meath traffic accident

A 91-year-old man has died after a road crash in Co Meath yesterday. He was the sole occupant in a car that collided with a truck on the R147 at Pace, Dunboyne at 12.55pm in the afternoon. The man was...

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TUI: We need to know when teachers’ allowances will be restored

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland says the Government needs to provide a time-scale for when allowances for newly qualified teachers...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 8:13am Read More

Teenager dies after traffic accident

A 13-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a collision on Saturday has died as a result of his injuries....

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 7:30am Read More

Gardaí thwart ‘up to 12 feud killings’ between Kinahan and Hutch families

Gardaí believe they have prevented up to 12 murder attempts in the Kinahan-Hutch feud, which has claimed at least eight...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 7:11am Read More

Mortgage rules have created ‘lost generation’ as rents rise

The Central Bank is being urged slash the deposit requirements for new mortgages, as rental prices continue to rise. The...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 6:16am Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

Niall’s landscape art brings good tidings

Foamy Tide At Garryvoe Beach by Niall McCarthy, this artwork got him through to the TV art competition with Sky Arts, 'Landscape Artist of the Year 2016'.
Cork artist Niall McCarthy tells CHRIS DUNNE about his attempts to win a prestigious art competition… and how he draws inspiration from his local landscape. IT was more a stroke of genius rather than a stroke of luck that saw...

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Talk to those who know your fears and pain

Ann Downey Spillane, The Girls Club with Conor O'Shea, The Loungeman and Liam Sheehan, Magican and Mentalist at a recent fundraiser.
Picture: Jim Coughlan
As Breast Cancer Awareness month takes place in August, MICHEÁL O’MATHÚNA talks to the Head Researcher at the Irish Cancer...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 2:11pm Read More

From couch-surfing to 12 in a house: Cork’s student accommodation crisis

Ruth O'Leary, Vice President Welfare of CIT SU.
Picture: Denis Scannell
With a significant housing shortage in Cork, coupled with soaring rents, PAM RYAN looks at the challenges facing college-goers ahead...

Friday, 19/08/16 - 10:58am Read More

WOW

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 see more of the world, writes Alex Quill. Blarney native Aimee Horgan, aged 28, has truly been bitten by the...

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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

Artist paints the town red for ginger festival

Kerry Collins
ARTIST Kerry Collins is exhibiting a new collection of red hair-inspired pieces as part of this year’s Irish Redhead Convention....

Thursday, 18/08/16 - 2:50pm Read More

Empowering women to live healthy

Miriam Byrne
When she became widowed at 35, Miriam Byrne decided to assess her own health, after years of gut problems, a...

Wednesday, 17/08/16 - 3:05pm Read More

Video

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 Festival at Ballinlough Community Park. Video by David Keane Now in its eighth year, the family fun community day was...

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Pokémon Go is game changer

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Emma and Jessie Sheehan, Ballincollig and Mitchelstown, attending the launch of the Pokemon Go release party at Fitzgerald's Park, Cork.
Picture: David Keane.
WHILE most video games mean sitting alone at home in front of a TV screen, the latest craze sweeping the...

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 12:15pm Read More

Video: Boxing Board blasts Government on centre

Mick O'Brien, president, Cork County Boxing Board, and Pat Ryan, president, Irish Athletic Boxing Association, visiting Bishop Lucey Park to see the Olympic plaque honouring Cork's boxing olympians since 1924.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
THE Government has been blasted by the President of Cork County Boxing Board for failing to provide the support it...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:13pm Read More

National Sport

County Board agrees to postpone club games to help Mayo prepare for All-Ireland final

The Mayo County Board have acceded to a request by senior manager Stephen Rochford to postpone club championship games fixed for this weekend until the week after the September 18 All-Ireland final, writes John Fogarty of the Irish Examiner. In...

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Emre Can injury not serious, says Jurgen Klopp

An injury to Emre Can threatened to sour Liverpool’s evening following a comprehensive EFL Cup win at Burton but Reds...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 7:40am Read More

Mutakayyef in line for Irish Champion Stakes

Mutakayyef could be supplemented for the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 10. The five-year-old gelding has looked...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 7:06am Read More

Hillsborough disaster inquiry police seek 19 fans seen on CCTV footage

Detectives leading a criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster have appealed for 19 people seen in CCTV footage at the...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 6:43am Read More

Joe Hart has a chance to play against Steaua, says Pep

Joe Hart could return for Manchester City as his long-term replacement looks on at the Etihad Stadium tonight. City boss...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 6:28am Read More