Perfect pancakes

By Mercy Fenton It’s that time of year again! For some people the only time pancakes are cooked is Shrove Tuesday — in our house they are an occasional weekend treat with maple syrup. Thicker, fluffy pancakes work for us,...

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Is MacCurtain Street set to be the most deaf accessible place in the country?

An ambitious project is underway by Cork Deaf Society, to encourage traders along MacCurtain Street to make their businesses more accessible to deaf and hard of hearing persons. ELLIE O’BYRNE finds out more “YOU can start with yourself, and you...

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I’m still busy living, says Anne, as she battles on

Almost two and a half years ago, Anne Herlihy was diagnosed with terminal cancer. She tells CHRIS DUNNE about her...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 1:59pm Read More

New stories — in a Cork accent

Writer Roddy Doyle visited Blackpool recently to launch Fighting Words Cork. MARY ROSE MCCARTHY chatted to him about the discipline...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:48pm Read More

Mother’s Lyme disease ordeal

Cork woman Julie Farrelly tells LOUISE MCCARTHY how her health was affected for a long time before a blood test finally...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 2:30pm Read More

Stella smiling again after horrific fall

After breaking her back and suffering brain injuries in a fall from her horse three months ago, Stella McGrath attended...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 2:44pm Read More

Schoolgirl Millie chops her lovely locks to help charity… in memory of her dad

A young girl from Midleton, who lost her dad to cancer, has chopped off her locks to raise funds for...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 3:17pm Read More

Our love has helped us climb mountains after big battle with cancer

As couples celebrate Valentine’s Day, CHRIS DUNNE talks to a husband and wife about how love pulled them through tough...

Tuesday, 14/02/17 - 3:35pm Read More

The lure of the relationship…

In our quest to find the perfect relationship, we can forget that the most important relationship is the one with...

Monday, 13/02/17 - 3:03pm Read More

Students united against cancer

The annual Relay For Life event at UCC is a celebration of life and a chance for the college and...

Friday, 10/02/17 - 2:31pm Read More

Edible flower business that’s coming up roses

The O’Riordan family went from having a small city garden, to running a farm, growing edible flowers, writes CHRIS DUNNE...

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“It is brilliant we have each other in this cruel industry…we root for each other”

Sisters Eileen and Catherine Walsh star alongside each other in Corcadorca’s latest play, at the old Cork Prison. COLETTE SHERIDAN...

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How to keep your child safe from harm online

ELLIE O’BYRNE seeks advice on keeping children safe from online bullying, sexting and more MICHEL Colaci is sharing some very...

Thursday, 09/02/17 - 2:39pm Read More

Students warned on ‘sugar daddy’ websites

Are female college students using escort websites to help fund their studies? The figures suggest it is happening. LOUISE McCARTHY...

Thursday, 09/02/17 - 2:22pm Read More

Festival brings theatre to all

The Fit Up Theatre Festival, featuring 18 productions at seven venues around Cork county, is underway. COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to...

Monday, 06/02/17 - 1:13pm Read More

Oh, get a grip! Trump isn’t the anti-Christ, and of course Enda should visit him

By John Dolan MY copy of the Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘hysteria’ as ‘Exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement’ and...

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Learning to live with epilepsy

      Around 37,000 people in Ireland have epilepsy. COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to a Corkman about how he has...

Friday, 03/02/17 - 2:13pm Read More

I’m thankful for all the happy times as the big Six-O looms!

By John Arnold WHEN I wrote my first column of a Thursday for the Cork Evening Echo, I was in...

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Cobh man who puts in endless hours volunteering in Cobh is up for national award

Cobh man Hendrick Verway has been short-listed for his outstanding contribution to his community, at a national awards ceremony. CHRIS DUNNE...

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Life changed forever in just a split second

A fundraiser is set to take place for Cork postman Richie Kiely, who was paralysed by a motorbike accident, writes...

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