• UCC main pic
  • 13th October 2015...... Overgrown green area  at The Meadows, Knocknacullen
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
  • EE LIVE NEWS   09/02/2016  (re audrey ellard walsh) ... 
Cllr. Mick Barry, Anti-Austerity Alliance candidate in the General Election in Cork North Central constituency.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.
  • Mary and Kevin Conway  with 11 of 13 children
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UCC main pic13th October 2015...... Overgrown green area  at The Meadows, Knocknacullen
Picture: Eddie O'HareEE LIVE NEWS   09/02/2016  (re audrey ellard walsh) ... 
Cllr. Mick Barry, Anti-Austerity Alliance candidate in the General Election in Cork North Central constituency.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.Mary and Kevin Conway  with 11 of 13 children131214

Cork News

It has taken ten years but works are finally to begin on northside estate

13th October 2015...... Overgrown green area  at The Meadows, Knocknacullen
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
WORK is set to begin on what city councillors have described as Cork’s ‘forgotten housing estate’ — a decade after its residents moved in. Cork City Council confirmed that works are expected to begin on the multi-million euro development in...

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Northsiders feel “betrayed” by Government parties

EE LIVE NEWS   09/02/2016  (re audrey ellard walsh) ... 
Cllr. Mick Barry, Anti-Austerity Alliance candidate in the General Election in Cork North Central constituency.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.
SHANDON locals say that the recovery spoken of by Government TDs has not come to the northside, with many saying...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 2:49pm Read More

Cork Simon question high refusal rate for social housing

HOMELESS charity Cork Simon has questioned why 48% of social housing stock has been refused by applicants in recent years....

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 2:37pm Read More

Inside One Albert Quay, Ireland’s ‘smartest’ building

Kelly O'Brien at Tyco at One Albert Quay.
Interior space with natural daylight flooding in.
Pic; Larry Cummins
AS THE smartest building in the country, you’d expect One Albert Quay to be at least at little bit of...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 1:07pm Read More

Cork ‘attractive destination’ for international businesses

Kelly O'Brien at Tyco at One Albert Quay.
Denis Sullivan with city in background.
Pic; Larry Cummins
AN ever-increasing number of international businesses are waking up to the fact that Cork city is an extremely attractive destination...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 11:37am Read More

Cork Sport

Slick UCD deny UCC a Sigerson Cup date with destiny

UCC main pic
Éamonn Murphy GAA UCC 1-9 UCD 3-11 UCC WOULD have been forgiven for having a sense of destiny heading into this year’s Sigerson Cup. Two former College selectors, Eric Philpott and John Corcoran, passed away in recent months. That duo helped...

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Kingston’s hurlers have their sights on league quarter-final spot

Shane Golden and Mark Ellis 3/1/2016
John Horgan  Hurling HOLDING on to their Division 1A status and qualification for the knockout stages are prioritised by new...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 12:46pm Read More

Guy Noves makes changes in pack for Ireland game in Paris

France head coach Guy Noves has rebuilt his pack for the task of stopping Ireland after it proved a weak...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 1:06pm Read More

Mannion insists Galway have moved on from management row: ‘It’s just another year’

By Daragh Small All-Star Cathal Mannion said that Galway are looking ahead and that issues over team management have been...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 1:05pm Read More

Fermoy mourns the passing of soccer legend Pats Noonan

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Pats Noonan, a player synonymous with Fermoy soccer, died peacefully in his 89th year at the Amberley Nursing Home on...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 12:27pm Read More



Music night is pure vintage

Antique shop Records and Relics is to host a regular acoustic music night
Tuesday sees the debut of music night Mind Your Head. Mike McGrath-Bryan hears what it’s all about NEXT Tuesday sees the debut of Mind Your Head, a new non-profit music night beginning in city-centre antique shop UrbanRemains. New music nights...

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One man with all this power

Chris Power
As part of our ongoing series on new artists in Cork, and ahead of his support slot for hip-hop royalty,...

Thursday, 28/01/16 - 3:28pm Read More

Sister act as the Wainwright girls perform in Cork

Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche.
DON O’MAHONY talks to Martha Wainwright about her collaboration with half-sister Lucy MARTHA Wainwright’s laugh is like a brief explosion,...

Thursday, 21/01/16 - 5:03pm Read More

National News

Alan Kelly calls for more ‘incredible’ rapid-build houses

The Labour party say they’ll invest a further €35m to tackle long term homelessness if re-elected. Launching the party’s housing policy earlier Minister Alan Kelly called for more rapid-build houses. He called for local authorities to support them, saying there’s...

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Fianna Fáil launch manifesto ‘offering an alternative’

Daniel McConnell Political Editor at Irish Examiner Fianna Fáil’s giveaway manifesto, which was launched today, was aimed at offering an...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 8:00pm Read More

Group of friends collect €66m Euromillions jackpot

A group of friends have collected the latest Irish EuroMillions jackpot share of more than €66m. They halved a €132m...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 6:23pm Read More

Bomb squad defuse device outside house in Monaghan

The bomb squad has made safe a device found outside a house in Co. Monaghan this evening. What is being...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 5:51pm Read More

Gardaí warn INM journalists of threats from criminal gangs in Dublin

A number of reporters attached to Independent News and Media have been told by Gardaí that their safety is at...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 7:32pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


A new ‘battle’ for the future of Cork Harbour is underway

One of the signs in Ringaskiddy opposing Indaver's plans for a waster incinerator.
“Behold the turtle who makes progress, but only when it sticks its neck out.” It is time to stick the neck out in regard to what is happening to “the second most beautiful natural harbour in the world,” which is...

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He serenaded me to Moonlight and Roses and we fell madly in love

Mary Conway  with her son Kevin and daughter Nuala Walshe at her home in  Coolowen, Blarney
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
With St Valentine’s Day looming, CHRIS DUNNE speaks to a Cork woman about the love of her own life —...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 2:46pm Read More

Organisation is shining a light for Cork youngsters with autism, and their families

Luke McCarthy at the Shine Centre in Carrigaline
A Valentine’s Day Ball takes place this weekend in aid of Shine, a charity which supports more than 80 children...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 12:46pm Read More


A global success, but Cork is always home

Joan Walsh Picture Darragh Kane
Network Cork President Joan Walsh shares her ambitions for the year ahead and reflects on growing her business, ambitions of doing the Lee Swim and finding a work life balance Where are you from? Born and bred in Cork, between...

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Music keeps our love alive

Michael and Roisin Herlihy
A couple who will perform in a Valentine’s Day concert at Cork City Hall talk to Jane McNamara about reigniting...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 12:11pm Read More

Choices, chances and change for our young women

I WISH Ambassador Anna McKenna from Scoil Mhuire Wellington Rd with I WISH founders Gillian Keating, Caroline O'Driscoll and Ruth Buckley. Picture Darragh Kane
Three dynamic Cork women have founded I WISH, to encourage young girls to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 2:07pm Read More

Writing poetry on the school run

Doireann Ní Ghríofa
Mum of four Doireann Ní Ghríofa talks to Pam Ryan about discovering her poetic passion and the exciting projects she’s...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 10:24am Read More

Celebrate equality with me, dance in the street

A Douglas woman has issued a call to everyone to gather, march, dance, wake the feminists and shake Cork from...

Thursday, 04/02/16 - 3:26pm Read More


Video: Meet the Candidate

In the latest of  our ‘Meet the Candidate’ videos ahead of the General Election, Minister Dara Murphy Fine Gael  candidate for Cork North Central talks superhero powers, teenage daughters and Cork humour in his favourite Cork haunt – the English Market. Discover...

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Video: Know Your Candidate

IE LIVE NEWS   06/06/2014 ... 
The annual meeting of Cork County Council.
Cllr. Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Naked encounters and pure Cork class are some of the topics discussed by Sinn Féin Councillor Donnchadh O’Laoghaire in the...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Video: What do you know about election candidate Mick Barry?

Mick Barry
Video: Audrey Ellard Walsh & Liz Dunphy COUNCILLOR Mick Barry, General Election candidate for Cork North Central with the Anti-Austerity...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 4:52pm Read More

National Sport

Sexton raring to play but warns France ‘are never beaten, it’s a tough place to go’

Joe Schmidt has admitted his latest ever Ireland team selection has proved “unsettling and frustrating” after Simon Zebo failed a last-ditch fitness test ahead of Saturday’s match against France. Fergus McFadden has been drafted onto Ireland’s bench for the RBS...

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Will Ferrell: I’m responsible for Jose Mourinho sacking

Comedian Will Ferrell believes he may be partially responsible for Jose Mourinho leaving Chelsea in December. The Anchorman star is...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 4:04pm Read More

Adam Johnson to miss Sunderland’s game against Manchester United

Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson will not be involved in Saturday’s Barclays Premier League clash with Manchester United, it is understood....

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 3:07pm Read More

Joe Schmidt warns of French danger ahead of Paris clash

By Brendan O’Brien Joe Schmidt has warned that Ireland will be facing a much-improved French side at the Stade de...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 2:41pm Read More

Cian Healy and Mike Ross both to line out for Leinster

Leinster Rugby head coach Leo Cullen has made five changes to the team that lost out to the Dragons last...

Thursday, 11/02/16 - 1:39pm Read More