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  • Cork's Heather O'Brien in action during a training session with Ireland ahead of their opening World Cup game against USA on Friday in Paris. Picture: Inpho
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  • Michael and Marie McNamara feature, Little Island, Co. Cork. Picture Jim Coughlan
  • Miss Universe Cork Nicola Meldrum from Monkstown. Picture: Darragh Kane
kellyCork's Heather O'Brien in action during a training session with Ireland ahead of their opening World Cup game against USA on Friday in Paris. Picture: InphoTo be captioned by Picture DeskMichael and Marie McNamara feature, Little Island, Co. Cork. Picture Jim CoughlanMiss Universe Cork Nicola Meldrum from Monkstown. Picture: Darragh Kane

Cork News

Berehaven Credit Union customers begin to receive compensation

Customers of the collapsed Berehaven Credit Union in Cork have begun to receive compensation payments.The Central Bank says payments totalling €10m have been sent to more than 3,100 members of the credit union.The bank says 85% of savers have now...

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Two arrested after Cork tobacco haul

Revenue officials have seized 41,000 cigarettes and 27 kilos of tobacco in Cork.The haul has a retail value of €32,000...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 9:23am Read More

Rules on N-plates for novice drivers come into force tomorrow

  DRIVERS receiving their first full licence will have to display N-plates on their cars for two years starting tomorrow....

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 8:57am Read More

Muslims gather in Cork to mark end of Ramadan

Members of the Southern Muslim Society gathering to celebrate, Eid al-Fitr (festival of breaking of the fast) at the end of Ramadan in  Ballincollig. Picture: Jim Coughlan.
  MORE than 1,000 members of the Southern Muslim Society gathered at Supernova in Ballincollig yesterday to celebrate the end...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 9:55am Read More

90% of Cork private rental accommodation fails council inspections

four local authorities showed a 100% failure rate in  minimum requirements required by the local authority
INSPECTIONS of private rental accommodations by Cork County Council showed a 90% failure rate to meet the suitable minimum requirements...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 3:17pm Read More


“I’ve literally rocked around the clock, morning to night”

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As he prepares to once again grace our TV screens, Cork radio personality John Creedon tells DONAL O’KEEFFE  about his career and outlook on life THE deaths of four close friends in the past year have left Cork broadcaster John...

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‘Maturity is a wonderful thing…if we had met at age of 20, there would be skin and hair flying!’

Michael and Marie McNamara feature, Little Island, Co. Cork. Picture Jim Coughlan
HE late afternoon sun casts a shadow over the colourful flowers and cheerful birdsong. The love-seat, a French design, is...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 3:36pm Read More

Miss Universe Cork Nicola Meldrum parts with crown

Miss Universe Cork Nicola Meldrum from Monkstown. Picture: Darragh Kane
THE reigning Miss Universe Cork has been forced to part with her crown due to college commitments taking her overseas....

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 9:59am Read More

National News

Cannabis worth €96k seized in Cavan

Cannabis plants with an estimated value of €96,000 were seized in woodland in Co Cavan, gardaí said.The plants and associated paraphernalia were found on Tuesday during a planned search of a wooded area at Drumgill.No arrests have been made and...

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Flanagan: No plans to expel Israeli ambassador

The Foreign Affairs minister Charlie Flanagan has said he has no plans to expel Israel's ambassadorto Ireland.Minister Flanagan said Ireland's...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:51pm Read More

Ireland accused over women’s rights

The Government has been accused of allowing Ireland to fall even further behind European nations in defending women's rights and...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:48pm Read More

No sense asking people to pay for water they can’t drink: FF

There has been criticism of plans to charge people for water they can't drink.The energy regulator has published its proposals...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 5:56pm Read More

Air corps crew capture impressive antics of two fin whales off Cork coast

One of the rarest and most impressive sights in the natural world has been captured off the coast of Ireland.Two...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 5:00pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Hurling committee needed to revive underage hurling in Cork

Éamonn Murphy Underage hurling THERE was never any chance of Cork travelling to Ennis last night and pulling off an upset. The bookies had the home side as 1-7 favourites with reason. Shane O’Donnell hit a hat-trick last September, while...

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Caulfield urges fans to come out in strength

John Caulfield
Noel Spillane CORK City boss John Caulfield is hoping his team can break the 6,000 attendance mark for tomorrow night’s...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 12:48pm Read More

Cuthbert: Stop knocking dual players

 Éamonn Murphy FOOTBALL manager Brian Cuthbert believes the county’s dual stars should be praised rather than criticised for serving Cork...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 12:45pm Read More

Underage famine continues for Cork hurling after heavy defeat

Colm Galvin, Clare, in action against Cillian Burke in last night's  Munster U21 Hurling Championship Final in  Ennis. Picture: Sportsfile
CORK’S dismal underage run continued at Cusack Park last night, as Clare recorded their first provincial final over the Rebels...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 9:04am Read More

Glory blades

The Irish men's coxed four, of AJ Rawlinson, David Brett, Cillian Dunne and Karl Kavanagh in action at the home international rowing regatta at the National Rowing Centre, Inniscarra, Co Cork.   
Picture: Dan Linehan
A FANTASTIC day of international rowing took place last weekend at the National Rowing Centre. Taking part in the competition...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 4:06pm Read More


Living la vegan loca!

Chris Dunne speaks to vegan Louise Kelly, who set up her own vegetarian stall at Ladysbridge market BUDDY the dog likes the odd lettuce leaf or cucumber stick, which is hardly surprising since his owner is a vegan. “Often, when...

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Hundreds of redheads to descend on Crosshaven for convention

Sarah Mullens, Queen of the Red Heads 2013/2014 and Laura McNally, Care to Drive, Irish Cancer Society. Picture: Jason Clarke Photography
RED will be the colour for the village of Crosshaven next month as it again hosts the Irish Redhead Convention....

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 9:11am Read More

2014 Evening Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon launched

At the launch of the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, in association with Keary’s Mini, Little Island, (associate sponsor), were:  Eileen Buckley, St Finbarr’s AC and mini marathon committee;  Karen Twomey, Leevale AC; Shane O’Maille, Mini sales manager, Keary’s; Paddy Buckley, race director; Amy Meehan, marketing manager of Keary’s Group, and Ray Lougheed, Evening Echo brand manager. Picture: David Keane
LADIES all over Cork are in training for this year’s Evening Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon which will raise thousands of euro...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 12:11pm Read More

How to get that haute couture make-up look

WITH smokey eyes at Zuhair Murad, winged liner at Armani Prive and blood red lips at Jean Paul Gaultier, the...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 11:01am Read More

Kate: My book is like a support group for expectant mums

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MAEVE O’KEEFFE chats with author Kate Carbery about new book Becoming Mum, How To Survive Childbirth And The Early Months...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 11:24am Read More

National Sport

Steady return for McIlroy

Newly-crowned Open champion Rory McIlroy had to settle for an opening 69 on his return to action in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron today.Playing his first event since claiming his third major title at Royal Liverpool, McIlroy played his opening...

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No doubting Thomas at Galway

JP McManus claimed another significant landmark in an esteemed racing career when Thomas Edison gave the powerful owner a first...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 8:33pm Read More

Dunne calls time on international career

Republic of Ireland defender Richard Dunne has announced his retirement from international football.The 34-year-old QPR player made his debut for...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 8:21pm Read More

Rose signs long-term Spurs deal

Tottenham left-back Danny Rose has signed a new five-year contract with the club.Rose, who moved to Spurs from Leeds in...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:50pm Read More

Mourinho: Torres going nowhere

Jose Mourinho insists Fernando Torres is to remain at Chelsea next season as one of the club's three strikers.Torres has...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:48pm Read More