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Cork News

Cork flights to Heathrow, Paris and Amsterdam are secure IAG say

THE Government has agreed to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG. As part of the deal IAG said Aer Lingus will continue to operate its current daily winter and summer scheduled frequencies between London Heathrow and Dublin, Cork...

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Don’t panic: Lot can be done in your last week

Practice makes perfect when it comes to Project Maths. That’s according to Mark McGinn, maths teacher and owner of McGinn...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 3:39pm Read More

Party activist leaves FF in Cork

Cork Fianna Fáil activist, Ken Curtin, has announced he is resigning from the party.It comes a day after Senator Averil...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 10:47am Read More

Cork pays tribute to its son Bill

Bill O'Herlihy in 1974.
A LEGENDARY broadcaster, a great patriot, and one of the warmest and most generous men you could ever meet. Those...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 10:09am Read More

Micheál ramps up war of words

Averil Power
MICHEÁL Martin came out fighting today and insisted he had the full support of his party after the shock departure...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 10:03am Read More


The little marvel who was told she would never walk

UNITED IN LOVE AND COURAGE: Alicja with parents Aniaand Radek Nowicki.
Despite being born with more than a dozen ‘defects’, six-year-old Cork girl Alicja has battled bravely to defy doctors. CHRIS DUNNE meets her proud parents. IT’S not often that a girl gets to have two birthday parties; but Alicja Nowicki...

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Corkman’s plea: Vote for my girl at Eurovision

Gearoid Maguire and Bianca Nicholas
  IRELAND may not have a song in the Eurovision final tonight — but a Corkman is still hoping for...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 9:42am Read More

From dancing to tea… how to cut cancer risk

young woman holding a cup of tea garnished with mint leaves and lemon wedges
Eating healthily, exercising and not smoking are all known to reduce risk, but the cancer-preventing buck doesn’t stop there, says...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 3:21pm Read More


Brilliant chaos in new Triskel film

Film review by Gareth Naughton Wild Tales, Triskel, May 24-27, Cert: 15A **** ARGENTINIAN director Damian Szifron’s collection of darkly comic vignettes earned an Oscar nomination earlier this year and it is not difficult to see why. Although there are...

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It’s just The Minutes, no quiz

The Minutes
Don O’Mahony talks to the forthright Dublin trio about their Cork fanbase and their just-do-it attitude THERE are, I suppose,...

Thursday, 09/04/15 - 3:00pm Read More

By the moon and the stars and my mum

Jenn Grant. Photo by Dee Dee Morris
Mark McAvoy chats with Canadian folk singer songwriter Jenn Grant about her latest album and tour NOMINATED for two Juno...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 10:52am Read More

National News

Stormont votes down welfare reforms

The North’s faltering power-sharing Executive has lurched towards another crisis after the Assembly voted down a bid to implement welfare reforms in the region.The fall of the already long-delayed proposed legislation, prompted by Sinn Féin and SDLP opposition, leaves the...

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Government reveals details of proposed Aer Lingus takeover after IAG agreement

International Airlines Group (IAG) looks set to take over Aer Lingus after the Government gave the green light to a...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 9:06pm Read More

Government agrees to IAG proposal for State’s stake in Aer Lingus

The Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has confirmed the Government has agreed to a proposal from IAG to purchase the...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 8:05pm Read More

Gardaí appeal for help finding Wexford man

Gardaí are appealing for help in tracing a missing Wexford man. 30-year-old Karl O'Toole was last seen in the Friary...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 7:31pm Read More

Noise pollution could increase obesity risk

If you live in an area where there is excessive noise from traffic, aircraft or trains you could be more...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 6:38pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Brian Murphy returns to Cork panel

By Stephen BarryJimmy Barry-Murphy has bolstered the Cork defence with the readdition of Brian Murphy to the panel.Murphy will add depth to a panel which has been shorn of the talents of Christopher Joyce and Lorcán McLoughlin due to injuries....

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COMMENT: Munster’s Ian Keatley is not up to it

23 May 2015; Munster's Ian Keatley kicks a first half penalty. Guinness PRO12 Play-Off, Munster v Ospreys. Thomond Park, Limerick.  Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
By David Corkery Whoever would have thought it? Munster playing in the semi-final of a major competition in Thomond Park...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 11:47am Read More

Archer stepped up and took aim when it mattered

Stephen Archer 16/5/2015
LOST is all the commotion about Paul O’Connell’s final game at Thomond Park and Munster qualifying for the PRO12 League...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 10:00am Read More

VIDEO: Kevin Murphy talks training horses with Michael Winters

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Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 9:37am Read More

VIDEO: Sports editor John McHale and soccer reporter Noel Spillane discuss last Friday night’s Airtricity Premier League game between Cork City and Shamrock Rovers.

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Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 9:16am Read More


Dedication, group hugs, hard work and an extra pint of the black stuff: How Cork drama group’s Mary won the big award

Local actress Mary Colbert with a homemade pint
CHRIS DUNNE chats with Mary Colbert of award-winning drama group The Palace Players, who won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of Missus in Conversations On A Homecoming at the recent All-Ireland Drama Festival – the Oscars...

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My plea from the heart: Please vote ‘Yes’ to a better society

ACCEPT US: Shay Smyth and Ger O’Keeffe are body painted in Dublin as part of a ‘Yes’ referendum campaign called ‘No More Hiding’
Mary Smithwick reaches out to those who still haven’t made up their minds on how they will vote in the...

Tuesday, 19/05/15 - 2:03pm Read More

Depression can be as life-threatening as cancer

Nicola Depuis
In this frank personal account, NICOLA DEPUIS reflects on her battles with depression, and outlines her coping mechanisms I HAVE...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 4:24pm Read More

Controversial? Not at all, knitting map was a success

EEjob 30/03/2015.
Echo News.
The Knitting Map, being laid out, at the Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork.
Artist, Jools Gilson, with the Knitting Map.
Picture. Jim Coughlan.
There were rumours it had been ‘lost’. There were claims it was a waste of money. Now the City of...

Wednesday, 13/05/15 - 2:07pm Read More

Cork author a hit as raunchy writer

Chloe Walsh
Young Bandon woman Chloe Walsh has overcome depression, OCD and agoraphobia to top online bestseller lists with her raunchy romances....

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 1:59pm Read More

National Sport

John Delaney calls for Sepp Blatter resignation

By Stephen BarryCEO of the FAI John Delaney has called for Sepp Blatter to step down and insists Ireland won’t vote for Fifa President in Friday’s election.Delaney contrasted the positive image that Uefa has with Fifa’s “incredibly bad brand image”...

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Eugenie Bouchard crashes out as Serena Williams progresses

Sixth seed Eugenie Bouchard crashed out of the French Open in the first round on Tuesday but Serena Williams and...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 9:28pm Read More

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic advance at French Open

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic moved one step closer to a mouth-watering French Open quarter-final on Tuesday after both players...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 9:07pm Read More

Player to make it up to young fan after woman appears to grab shirt from boy’s hands

Preston North End player Jermaine Beckford will sign his spare match shirt for a young fan after the boy appeared...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 5:52pm Read More

VIDEO: Temple St kids wish our golfers luck at the Irish Open

The Irish Open takes place in Down this weekend, and the young patients in Temple Street Children’s Hospital put together...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 4:51pm Read More