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John Sheehy The Voice and Pat O'Connell English Market fight it out in th top 3  pictured as Cork was hot to trot on Friday afternoon as 30 brave men ventured out in heels in aid of Cork cancer services. After a challenge by listener Paul Connolly to 96fm Opinion Line presenter PJ Coogan to walk down ‘Pana’ in heels, a movement was born! Collecting a €1000 cheque from MyFertilityCheck.ie, Coogan passed go in a fetching pair of baby pink kitten heels. With the support of Cork Chamber, Voxpro, Electric, Smarttech, Fuzion and even some local politicians, the event raised thousands for the Cork’s 96fm Giving for Living Radiothon charities Marymount Hospice, Mercy Hospital Foundation, CUH Foundation, ARC House Cancer Support and Breakthrough Cancer Research.
pictures Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228
more info contact Deirdre 083-1533360 or Brenda on 087-9447671
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John Sheehy The Voice and Pat O'Connell English Market fight it out in th top 3  pictured as Cork was hot to trot on Friday afternoon as 30 brave men ventured out in heels in aid of Cork cancer services. After a challenge by listener Paul Connolly to 96fm Opinion Line presenter PJ Coogan to walk down ‘Pana’ in heels, a movement was born! Collecting a €1000 cheque from MyFertilityCheck.ie, Coogan passed go in a fetching pair of baby pink kitten heels. With the support of Cork Chamber, Voxpro, Electric, Smarttech, Fuzion and even some local politicians, the event raised thousands for the Cork’s 96fm Giving for Living Radiothon charities Marymount Hospice, Mercy Hospital Foundation, CUH Foundation, ARC House Cancer Support and Breakthrough Cancer Research.
pictures Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228
more info contact Deirdre 083-1533360 or Brenda on 087-9447671

Cork News

Woman airlifted off Carrauntwohil with neck and back injuries

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in Cork after suffering head and back injuries in a fall on Ireland's highest mountain this afternoon.The woman in her 50s fell on the higher reaches of O'Shea's gully around 3pm as she...

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And that’s official – Ireland votes for marriage equality

Ireland has now - officially - voted to enshrine marriage equality in the Constitution.The country voted by a 2:1 majority...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 7:19pm Read More

One-year-old dies in West Cork tragedy

The toddler airlifted to Cork University Hospital after an accident in West Cork has died. The one-year old suffered serious injuries...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 7:17pm Read More

VIDEO: Our wedding will go ahead

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Shanakiel couple Evan Murphy and Michael Keogh have their wedding booked for July 2016. Today’s historic vote means their big...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 3:13pm Read More

VIDEO: Emotional scenes as Cork votes Yes for marriage equality

CORK city has said a resounding “Yes” to marriage equality. There were emotional scenes at the count centre in City...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 6:56pm Read More

Life

Corkman’s plea: Vote for my girl at Eurovision

Gearoid Maguire and Bianca Nicholas
  IRELAND may not have a song in the Eurovision final tonight — but a Corkman is still hoping for a victorious night in Vienna. Gearoid Maguire’s fiancee Bianca Nicholas (pictured together above) is representing the UK in the glamorous...

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From dancing to tea… how to cut cancer risk

young woman holding a cup of tea garnished with mint leaves and lemon wedges
Eating healthily, exercising and not smoking are all known to reduce risk, but the cancer-preventing buck doesn’t stop there, says...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 3:21pm Read More

Brilliant chaos in new Triskel film

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Film review by Gareth Naughton Wild Tales, Triskel, May 24-27, Cert: 15A **** ARGENTINIAN director Damian Szifron’s collection of darkly...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 3:28pm Read More

Downtown

Brilliant chaos in new Triskel film

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Film review by Gareth Naughton Wild Tales, Triskel, May 24-27, Cert: 15A **** ARGENTINIAN director Damian Szifron’s collection of darkly comic vignettes earned an Oscar nomination earlier this year and it is not difficult to see why. Although there are...

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It’s just The Minutes, no quiz

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Don O’Mahony talks to the forthright Dublin trio about their Cork fanbase and their just-do-it attitude THERE are, I suppose,...

Thursday, 09/04/15 - 3:00pm Read More

By the moon and the stars and my mum

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Mark McAvoy chats with Canadian folk singer songwriter Jenn Grant about her latest album and tour NOMINATED for two Juno...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 10:52am Read More

National News

Country missed chance to remove ‘constitutional barring order’ in Presidential Age vote

A charity that works with young people says it is extremely disappointed that Ireland voted against lowering the age of Presidential candidates. Future Voices says it was a missed opportunity to scrap a negative stereotype about an entire group of...

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Yes group claims Church ‘contributed to a muddying’ of #MarRef issues

The Yes Equality campaign says it is disappointed in how the Catholic Church participated in the Marriage Equality Referendum debate....

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 2:14pm Read More

Gardaí ask for help in finding man missing for three days

Gardaí are appealing for the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of missing 26-year-old Eanna Flannery.Eanna, originally from Thurles, Co....

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 1:29pm Read More

Waters: Referendum result ‘catastrophic’ for Ireland

John Waters of First Families First, says the result of the Marriage Equality Referendum is "catastrophic" for Irish society.The journalist,...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 12:47pm Read More

Dublin Gardaí launch murder inquiry as victim is named

A murder inquiry has been launched after the discovery of a man's body in Dublin in the early hours of...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 12:10pm Read More

Cork Sport

Ballincollig school competes in French tournament

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BY THE time you read this, a group of soccer players from Ballincollig Community School will have already begun their quest for success in the Eurofoot Soccer competition in Vigneux de Bretagne in north-west France.  Since 1990, the school has...

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Soccer soccer would clash with GAA schedule

Skibbereen celebrate winning the 2014 SuperValu West Cork Schoolboys U14 Shield.
Ger McCarthy ONE OF the key points to be discussed at this year’s West Cork Schoolboys and Schoolgirls League annual...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 9:00am Read More

Cork Harlequins Club will be attempting to break both a cricket and a hockey world record

THIS weekend one Cork sports club will be trying to break two Guinness world records over one weekend. Members of...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 7:42am Read More

Skibb steeled for derby showdown

4th May 2015... O'Donovan Rossa's Rob Long is tackled by Bishopstowns Diarmuid Lester during the Cork County  SFC at Clonakilty yesterday 
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Denis Hurley Football LAST year, O’Donovan Rossa lost their county SFC first-round tie to Clyda Rovers, but got back on...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 7:37am Read More

West Cork native to line out for London against Rossies

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Éamonn Murphy GAA CORK might not start their campaign until June, but one Leeside footballer will be in championship action...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 12:35pm Read More

WOW

Dedication, group hugs, hard work and an extra pint of the black stuff: How Cork drama group’s Mary won the big award

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CHRIS DUNNE chats with Mary Colbert of award-winning drama group The Palace Players, who won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of Missus in Conversations On A Homecoming at the recent All-Ireland Drama Festival – the Oscars...

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My plea from the heart: Please vote ‘Yes’ to a better society

ACCEPT US: Shay Smyth and Ger O’Keeffe are body painted in Dublin as part of a ‘Yes’ referendum campaign called ‘No More Hiding’
Mary Smithwick reaches out to those who still haven’t made up their minds on how they will vote in the...

Tuesday, 19/05/15 - 2:03pm Read More

Depression can be as life-threatening as cancer

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In this frank personal account, NICOLA DEPUIS reflects on her battles with depression, and outlines her coping mechanisms I HAVE...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 4:24pm Read More

Controversial? Not at all, knitting map was a success

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The Knitting Map, being laid out, at the Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork.
Artist, Jools Gilson, with the Knitting Map.
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There were rumours it had been ‘lost’. There were claims it was a waste of money. Now the City of...

Wednesday, 13/05/15 - 2:07pm Read More

Cork author a hit as raunchy writer

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Young Bandon woman Chloe Walsh has overcome depression, OCD and agoraphobia to top online bestseller lists with her raunchy romances....

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 1:59pm Read More

National Sport

Ashley: No sale until we win silverware

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has said he will not sell the club until they win a trophy or qualify for the Champions League.The Sports Direct tycoon has often been criticised by sections of the Magpies support for putting profit ahead...

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Bad call costs Hamilton

A terrible error of judgement by his Mercedes team cost Lewis Hamilton victory at the Monaco Grand Prix and handed...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 3:07pm Read More

No start for Sterling, Valdes takes De Gea’s place for Utd

All of today's team news for the final games in the Premier League.ARSENAL V WEST BROMTheo Walcott and Jack Wilshere...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 2:42pm Read More

Drogba calls time on Chelsea career

Didier Drogba has announced that this afternoon’s home clash with Sunderland will be his last for the Barclays Premier League...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 1:28pm Read More

Fitzgerald’s Banner need O’Donnell to perform

Munster SHC quarter-finalClare v Limerick, 4pm, Thurles (Live on RTÉ)The famed Munster hurling championship begins this afternoon in Semple Stadium...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 12:55pm Read More