Students enjoy day at the races

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CIT students Edel Hanafin, Erika Mackey, Kieran O’Sullivan, Jesca Vickery and Susan O’Donoghue, having fun at the Cork’s Red FM Student Raceday at Cork Racecourse, Mallow.

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Twenty-five repossession orders a month in Cork courts

THERE was a 115% rise in the number of home repossession cases at Cork Circuit Court last year as the mainstream banks continue their get-tough approach to deal with people in arrears. An average of 25 final possession orders were...

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Life Long Learning Festival underway

The Life Long Learning festival begins today, with a week-long schedule of hundreds of free events on offer.One of the...

Monday, 23/03/15 - 12:41pm Read More

Saved by my smile

A WOMAN whose partner was given the option of switching off her life support machine after a brain surgery complication,...

Saturday, 21/03/15 - 11:08am Read More

Lifelong Learning Festival to kick off on Monday

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The Life Long Learning Festival will kick off next Monday. With more than 500 free events taking places across the...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 5:29pm Read More

A birthday to remember

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  WOW! columnist JULIE O’LEARY celebrates a milestone birthday with her family and friends I TURNED 30 years old yesterday. I...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 12:34pm Read More

Planning granted for €10m tourist attraction at South Presentation site

RTE's Mary Kennedy and Sr Mary Deane pictured at the launch of ‘Nano Nagle Place’ at The South Presentation Centre, Douglas Street last year.
Pic: Ger McCarthy
PLANNING permission has been granted for a 10m tourist attraction in Cork to preserve the memory of Nano Nagle. The...

Friday, 20/02/15 - 10:38am Read More

Burglars ransack Cork writer’s Bishopstown home

Pictured is Jim McKeon, in his bedroom after intruders entered and robber his belongings, in Halldene, Bishopstown, Cork.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
  A WELL-known Cork writer is in a state of shock after his home was ransacked by burglars who took...

Saturday, 14/02/15 - 9:52am Read More

Ruiséal’s gives Catechism book out free with Stephen Fry book

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LIAM RUISÉAL on Oliver Plunkett Street is offering a free copy of Bishop Lucey’s Catechism with every copy of Stephen...

Wednesday, 04/02/15 - 8:55am Read More

Little Lance wants it all to just go away

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John Roycroft believes Lance Armstrong’s BBC interview shows he has no idea of remorse “THE fallout’s been heavy, heavier than...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Shane steps up to four marathon challenge

Shane O’Callaghan,Turner’s Cross, warming up at the UCC Mardyke track for his upcoming marathons.
Rookie runner takes on task for Breakthrough Cancer Research HE MAY be a complete rookie when it comes to distance...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 12:51pm Read More

Irish Rail apologises as passengers delayed on Dublin train

IRISH Rail customers were left seeing red yesterday as a breakdown outside Newbridge saw passengers on 12 inter-city trains delayed...

Thursday, 15/01/15 - 2:12pm Read More

Capitol redevelopment to create 300 jobs with work to begin this year

WORK could begin before the end of the year on exciting new plans for the half-acre site around the former...

Thursday, 15/01/15 - 8:41am Read More

Your pictures of the Cork snow

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@CorksRedFM @Corks96FM @CorkEveningEcho fresh morning in Rochestown #fresh #sunrise #snow pic.twitter.com/lozhSTKCiP — Edwin Mccarthy (@edwinmac) January 14, 2015 Watergrasshill this...

Wednesday, 14/01/15 - 11:38am Read More

Look what vandals did to kids’ skate ramp

Part of the skate park in Tory Top road closed because of fire damage 
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
VANDALISM which resulted in €5,000 worth of damage to a Ballyphehane park has been condemned as “mindless” by a local city councillor....

Tuesday, 13/01/15 - 3:25pm Read More

Cork’s budding young scientists

Kevin Carew, Midleton College: Looking at edible insects.
A total of 22 Cork schools are at the BT Young Scientist Competition. Reporter Kevin O’Neill looks at their work....

Thursday, 08/01/15 - 2:45pm Read More

Bandon bride-to-be on a mission to have Gary Barlow sing at wedding

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A BANDON bride-to-be is tweeting up a storm in the hopes of bringing Gary Barlow to her wedding. Maureen Crean...

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 12:32pm Read More

Crackdown on social welfare ‘tourists’ saves state €1.3 million

A SUM of €1.3 million has been saved by the State in a clampdown on “social welfare tourism” through Cork...

Friday, 02/01/15 - 10:44am Read More

Christmas Day joy for mum Rachel after roadside delivery

Rachel Harte, Rosscarbery,   with her  daughter,  Sienna Cheung,  born on the roadside at Bandon. 
Picture: Eddie O’Hare
A BABY on Christmas Day is always a pleasant surprise for families but mum Rachel Harte received an even greater...

Saturday, 27/12/14 - 9:53am Read More

Shoppers queue from early hours to grab St Stephen’s Day bargains

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SHOPPERS eyeing a bargain wasted no time yesterday hitting the streets early to secure a deal in the St Stephen’s...

Saturday, 27/12/14 - 9:50am Read More