Cork launches electric car initiative in aim to become European Green Capital

The increasing popularity of electric cars is set to have a major effect on transportation in Ireland, according to the Evening Echo. Cork wants to be at the forefront of the adoption of electric cars in Ireland, helping the region...

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Gardaí hunt for man after two stabbed in Cork

Two men have been stabbed after a fight with a third man broke out on the grounds of Cork University Hospital within the past hour.The two injured parties are receiving treatment at the hospital, but their injuries are not thought...

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Support for Cork man injured in Lanzarote

Carrigaline man Denis Bouge
Cork is rallying around a Carrigaline man and his family after he suffered a devastating head injury while on holiday in...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:15am Read More

The mission behind enemy lines to secure League decider tickets

Cork City FC fan Cian O'Callaghan from Churchfield  who travelled to Dundalk this week to secure his tickets.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Two die-hard Cork City FC fans embarked on mission behind ‘enemy lines’ to secure tickets for tomorrow’s league decider. With...

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Ryanair confirms Cork passenger reductions

The number of Ryanair passengers travelling through Cork Airport will fall by 6% this year the airline has confirmed. Ryanair has...

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Cork kids undergo life-changing surgery

Katie Byrne, with her suitcase, prior to leaving for America, at her home in Cobh.
Picture: Jim Coughlan
  A BRAVE Cork girl is undergoing life changing surgery in the US today in the hope that it will...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:32am Read More

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Country’s first publicly owned ski slope set to open in Cork

Snowboard instructors Martina Schwarz and Rob Mitchell putting on their snowboards on the ski slope at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork, on the first day of bookings being taken for the ski slope which will open on Nov. 24th.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
  FINISHING touches are being put on the country’s first publicly owned ski slope in the Glen Resource and Sports...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:22am Read More

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‘No evidence on Forde social housing claim’

AN immigrant support organisation has said there was no evidence that foreign nationals are more likely to get social housing...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:33pm Read More

Larger cruise liners set to visit Cobh

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SOME of the world’s largest cruise liners are set to become regular visitors to Cobh in the coming years. The...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:54pm Read More

Cork public urged to go green for City FC decider

Cork City FC mascot, Corky, joins staff of SoHo and supporters as they prepare for a ‘green day’ and breakfast special ahead of Friday’s league clash against Dundalk FC. Picture: Eddie O’Hare
ALL of Cork is being urged to wear green this Friday to show their support for Cork City FC in...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 9:47am Read More

Wilton house fire victim Evan to be laid to rest

A LARGE crowd is expected to attend the funeral of Wilton teenager Evan Kidney, who died tragically in a fire...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:49am Read More

Puppy may find his own way out of mineshaft, say rescuers

Efforts to rescue a puppy from a mineshaft in Co Cork will resume this afternoon.On Sunday, a dog owner got...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 2:02pm Read More

Officials call for lights at Carrigaline roundabout

COUNTY Hall officials have insisted that traffic lights are required on the Shannonpark Roundabout outside Carrigaline because a full upgrade...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 12:40pm Read More

Tributes flood in for beloved Evan

TRIBUTES have poured in for popular teenager Evan Kidney who was killed tragically in a chip pan fire in his...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 12:37pm Read More

Have more kids to get council house

CORK County Council’s housing allocation policy is sending a message to mothers — “have as many children as you can...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 9:40am Read More

Chief Supt: Community must react to heroin use in Cork

HEROIN use has taken a foothold in Cork and requires a response from the entire community to stop it, the...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 8:56am Read More

Delays on the South Ring Road

Gardaí were at the scene of a traffic accident this morning which saw a vehicle overturn in the South Ring...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 8:45am Read More

VIDEO: A seven-hour armed siege ends peacefully in Cork

A near seven-hour armed siege has ended peacefully after an 89-year-old man walked out of his home, after a shot...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 7:54am Read More

Beagle puppy stuck down Cork mine shaft; three siblings rescued

Efforts are expected to resume soon in Cork to rescue a beagle puppy that fell down a mine shaft.The puppy...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 7:43am Read More

Accused repeatedly rang 999 for an hour

  EMERGENCY calls to the 999 number were made repeatedly for an hour by a Carrigaline man — and when...

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