Outgoing UCC President calls for major changes in the Irish health system

UCC president Dr Michael Murphy has called for major changes in the Irish health system in an effort to retain graduates. Speaking to the Evening Echo, Dr Murphy, a former Head of UCC’s College of Medicine and a former board...

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Over 60’s talent competition launched in Cork

The biggest social event for senior citizens in Ireland was launched in Cork yesterday. The Over 60s competition is now in its 41st year. It was launched at The Clayton Hotel yesterday. The competition began with humble beginnings in 1977....

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Video & Pictures: Ballyphehane’s 1916 – 2016 closing ceremony

Ballyphehane closed out their 1916 centenary celebrations today with music, dance and reenactments at the local community centre. Ballyphehane 1916-2016...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 8:52am Read More

Heading up the queue for U2 concert tickets

DIE-HARD U2 fans queued in the cold at Merchant’s Quay overnight in an effort to secure tickets to the band’s...

Monday, 16/01/17 - 6:40pm Read More

VIDEO: Sophie Toscan du Plantiers son vows to continue fight for justice until ‘last breath’

The son of murdered French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has vowed to continue his family’s quest for justice...

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Cork firefighters scaled the heights for sick children

ALMOST 150 sick Cork children have been given the opportunity of a trip of a lifetime after a group of...

Saturday, 14/01/17 - 12:02pm Read More

Cork women to be celebrated in lights

THE lives of eight illustrious Cork women are to be celebrated by projecting their images onto Cork County Council buildings...

Tuesday, 10/01/17 - 2:16pm Read More

WATCH: Next time you’re out and about in Cork city, remember to look up

2017 is here and it has brought with it some very clear weather patterns which has made the skyline of...

Thursday, 05/01/17 - 11:00pm Read More

We’ll buy 11 tonnes of spiced beef this Christmas

AS any Cork person will tell you, it’s not Christmas until you smell the spiced beef — and this year,...

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WATCH: Spiced beef was the order of the day in Cork’s English Market

Nothing says Christmas in Cork like spiced beef. It is a true Cork tradition that is spreading to the rest...

Thursday, 22/12/16 - 11:00pm Read More

Video: The Holly Bough hears the Christmas memories from the people of Cork

A Christmas tradition for Cork households for decades. The Holly Bough goes on sale in November and is a permanent...

Tuesday, 20/12/16 - 4:13pm Read More

Heroes’ welcome for Samuel Beckett crew

CHRISTMAS came early at the naval base in Haulbowline yesterday when families were reunited with the crew of the LE...

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Video & Pictures: Schools provide entertainment for Christmas Market

Scoil Padre Pio Churchfield 3rd to 6th class choir and Sunday’s Well GNS at the Parochial Hall, Gurranabraher Christmas Market. Video...

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Video & Pictures: Cork’s Teen Idols

Video: Larry Cummins Cork teenagers took part in the Teen Idol finals at Firkin Crane recently. This year the competition...

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Video & Pictures: A Christmas Celebration at The Lough Church

Video: Larry Cummins  A CHRISTMAS carol service took place at The Lough to raise funds for a Cork hospital. A...

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WATCH: Scenes from the start line at the 2016 Kinsale ‘Santa Dash’

Santas and Elves took the streets of Kinsale for the Kinsale Triathalon Club’s 5k Santa Dash this morning. All proceeds...

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WATCH: This video of the Lough at Christmas will make you feel so relaxed

There’s nowhere like Cork at Christmas, as this video proves. Denis Minihane took a trip to the Lough to check...

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Straight Ahead for a worthy medical charity

ONE of Cork’s largest gathering of Santa’s pedalled their way through the streets of Cork at the weekend to raise...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:07pm Read More

Husband and wife transform home into a ‘church’

A MARRIED couple who describe themselves as a bishop and vicar have are bringing religious devotion to new heights after...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:02pm Read More

WATCH: Cork Santa cycle in aid of children on hospital waiting lists

Hundreds of Santas turned up in full red kit for the inaugural Cork Santa Cycle which took place on Sunday...

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