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 talks to experts and to one Cork student who is an escort to an older man THE Director of Cork...

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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 I think that just about sums up the response in this country to the newly-elected (yes, elected) President of the...

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I marched against politics of fear and division

Cork woman MICHELLE MOORE was among the thousands who marched in protest at new US President Donald Trump at the...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 3:34pm Read More

Cervical cancer: Screening saves lives

An average of 300 women are diagnosed every year in Ireland with cervical cancer — one tenth of these are in...

Monday, 16/01/17 - 2:14pm Read More

I wouldn’t watch Trump in Mamma Mia, why should I heed an actress’s political sermon?

By John Dolan HE’S gone and torn it now — and he hasn’t even parked his ample backside in the...

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I’m alive… but not living as I wait for transplant

She has spent 14 years on the waiting list for a double lung and heart transplant. Bishopstown woman Isabel Terry,...

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Resolve to fix those finances in 2017!

Need advice on how to get a grip on your finances in 2017? CAROL BRICK of CWM Wealth Management, who...

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A piece of the puzzle to tackle mental health

Jigsaw, which provides free, confidential, mental health supports for young people aged 12 to 25, is to open in Cork...

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Intelligent people continue to text, call and take selfies when driving

BY MICHAEL PATTWELL IN THE lead-in to Christmas, I came to the conclusion that curmudgeonly comments about the topics of...

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Lose the beard, Roy, get off the stage, Enda: my wishes for 2017

By John Dolan I FEEL like 2017 has got off to a bad start personally already — and through no...

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We voted for a fabulous public service, not for fabulously-paid public servants

By John Dolan THERE we were, thinking the threats to our fragile economic recovery were all external. The uncertainty over...

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Let Trump’s success this week be a lesson to our government

By Ailin Quinlan ON Wednesday morning, a lot of people woke up, listened to the early headlines and felt sick...

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Fifty years on, Lynch is worthy of lauding as leader

Fifty years ago today, Jack Lynch became Cork’s first — and only — Taoiseach. Dermot Keogh, Emeritus Professor of History...

Thursday, 10/11/16 - 2:33pm Read More

A wake-up call for US elites who ignored millions

The world woke up to a political earthquake today. PADRAIG HOARE, a self-confessed US political obsessive, says Donald Trump is...

Wednesday, 09/11/16 - 2:16pm Read More

There Is An Isle could be new national anthem for Ireland

By Michael Patwell IN years gone by, if somebody else had written what I intend to write here about our...

Tuesday, 01/11/16 - 4:01pm Read More

New group to support those with special needs

A new advocacy group has been formed in Cork, called Is Mise. Its founder, JESSICA NÍ MHAOLÁIN, says they hope...

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New thinking is needed on housing crisis

Ahead of a meeting tonight on public housing, DR TOM O’CONNOR, lecturer in Economics and Social Policy at CIT looks...

Tuesday, 01/11/16 - 2:08pm Read More

Climate change challenge is for all of us

Key climate challenges in the food and agricultural sector in Cork and globally will be discussed this week, at Cork...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 3:44pm Read More

Homeless people deserve so much better

Nearly 500 people in Cork have nowhere to call home. Ahead of a major fundraising initiative this month, Focus Ireland...

Monday, 17/10/16 - 2:33pm Read More

Put the wheels in motion… let’s pay motor tax at the petrol pump

By Michael Patwell WHEN one looks around at how the ordinary people are treated, when it comes to paying one’s...

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