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Woman reading bookRachel IrelandKate Leneghan and Lisa and Aideen Lynch, in Cork ladies minor football team training session at Eire Og GAA grounds of their upcoming All-Ireland final. 	Picture: David KeaneEEXXjob 29/07/2015
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Cork News

New Washington Street bar to create 11 jobs

The new bar takes its name from the historic plaque on James Street.
ANOTHER vacant Cork premises will be brought back into use shortly to create a new bar on Washington Street linked to the popular Bailey venue. Pat Murray and John Gaffney, owners of The Bailey on Courthouse Street, are currently renovating...

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Hero Anthony saves girl found in pool

Anthony O'Donoghue
A CORKMAN is being hailed a hero after helping to save the life of a young English girl from a...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 10:01am Read More

Corkman completes 217km ultra marathon

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A CORK man has become the first Irish man to finish the world’s toughest race, the 217km Badwater 135 ultra...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 9:20am Read More

Demolition work almost done at the Pairc

EEXX news 29/07/2015.
Site works for the main stand, part of the Pairc Ui Chaoimh redevelopment- The uncovered stand (at rear) and main stand have now both been demolished.
View from the southern side of stadium.
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DEMOLITION work on Páirc Uí Chaoimh stadium will finish shortly with the removal of both spectator stands leaving just the...

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Stage is set for 10th Indiependence Festival

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Echo News.
Indiependence Festival preparations, Deer Park, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork.
Festival Organiers, John Finn and Michael Maher, in the Pod Pads area.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
A TEAM of up to 100 people are busy putting the final touches in place for the start of the...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 10:50am Read More

Cork Sport

Attitude not underage is the root of Cork’s hurling woes

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The Tony Considine Column THERE has been far too much bull in the last few days about issues behind the scenes in Cork GAA and not enough focus about the players and the terrible performance up in Thurles last Sunday....

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Can Scally rally team to a win?

Kate Leneghan and Lisa and Aideen Lynch, in Cork ladies minor football team training session at Eire Og GAA grounds of their upcoming All-Ireland final. 	Picture: David Keane
2014 senior final goal heroine Eimear Scally will captain the Cork minors in Monday’s All-Ireland showdown with Galway. She gives her first in-depth...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 2:35pm Read More

Do we focus on training or coaching?

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The Paudie Kissane column WITH Cork’s exit from the championship last week, there was no quarter-final to preview this week....

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 8:06am Read More

City host Bohs with Dundalk in their sights

Dundalk v Cork City - SSE Airtricity League Premier Division
NOEL SPILLANE Soccer  CORK CITY will bring a 49-day hiatus to an end when they meet fifth placed Bohemians in...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 7:28am Read More

FAMILY INSPIRATION SEES DENNEHY’S SOAR

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Pádraig Hoare  With a US Presidential election just over a year away, the 20-plus candidates are busy scrambling around the...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 10:34am Read More

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Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

Mike Gary
Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching people. AN affable Mancunian, performance poet, Mike Garry, is set to headline the spoken-word stage at Indiependence in Cork. “I’ve...

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Review: Inside Out – A classic, I dare you not to weep

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Downtown’s new film critic Cara O’Doherty reviews the latest Disney animation, Inside Out. WE all have little voices in our...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:17pm Read More

So wit it… Comedy Club’s Brian keeps Cork laughing

Brian Coughlan of City Limits Comedy Club.
You get top laughs first at City Limits Comedy Club, like Michael McIntyre and Tommy Tiernan…proprietor Brian Coughlan tells Don...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 4:38pm Read More

National News

Dublin man found guilty of manslaughter

A Dublin man has today been found not guilty of murder but guilty of the manslaughter of a man in Shankill in 2013. Wayne Kennedy (aged 34) with an address at Rathsallagh Park in Shankill, Co Dublin was charged with...

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Anglo trial: Anglo staff praised for ‘integrity’ for refusing to delete accounts

Judge Patrick McCartan has said the actions of Tiarnan O’Mahoney, Bernard Daly and Aoife Maguire represented a “significant and deliberate...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 7:03pm Read More

Knock flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after smoke in cockpit

By Pat Flynn A flight from Knock to Manchester has made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport. Flybe flight 664...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 8:44pm Read More

Sean FitzPatrick’s lawyers ask for his trial to be adjourned

Lawyers for former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have lodged a request to adjourn his upcoming trial due to...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 6:46pm Read More

Gerry Adams ‘understands distress’ over Frankie Boyle show

Gerry Adams has said he understands the hurt and distress caused by Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle’s appearance in west Belfast....

Friday, 31/07/15 - 4:52pm Read More

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Life

Tips on overcoming Bank Holiday blues

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We’ve arrived at the final Bank Holiday weekend of the summer, but for many people, like NICOLA DEPUIS, it can be an obstacle rather than a ‘time out’. Here, she comes up with tips to get you through it. THE...

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A celebration of Cork craftwork

Luke Sisk's tea bowls which showcase as part of Cork Craft Month
Craftsmen and women tell Colette Sheridan about their work ahead of Cork Craft Month, which starts next week CORK can...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:33pm Read More

Music is there for us all, no matter our age or disability, says Eva

Eva McMullen UCC Music Lecturer
UCC music lecturer Eva McMullen is dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired students have more accessibility to music. She...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:22pm Read More

WOW

My quest for a holistic cancer centre in my mother’s memory

Rachel Ireland
Inspired by the death of her mother, Douglas-based Rachel Ireland plans to open a holistic centre so that cancer patients can be supported and treated as a ‘whole person’. MARTINA O’DONOGHUE talks to her about her dream to see patients...

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My dream when my boys start school

Angie and husband Azzadine, with Hassan and Hussein
IT has been her “ultimate dream” since the boys were separated, to see them walk hand in hand into primary...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:33pm Read More

Juggling comedy and motherhood

Laura O'Mahony, Polly and husband Shane
Sarah Horgan talks to rising comedian Laura O’Mahony about her life as a new mum and her plans for the...

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“I love my life – but it’s not all sunshine and lollipops”

Jessica Ní Mhaolain
UCC student Jessica Ni Mhaloláin suffers from a rare genetic eye disorder and is sharing her experience with others on her...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:33pm Read More

Stop exporting our young teachers

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After a year teaching abroad gaining an abundance of experience and extra qualifications, Frankfield woman Hannah Lynch finds herself back...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:28pm Read More

Video

VIDEO: Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s

Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s is Cork’s first outdoor cinema series. Video / Images David Keane Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s is Cork’s first outdoor cinema series. Six favourite classic films will be shown on the big screen...

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VIDEO: King of the Hill Triathlon, Kinsale

The King of the Hill triathlon took place in Kinsale on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Video and pictures by Des...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 5:40pm Read More

VIDEO AND PICTURES: Skibbereen Arts Festival

The Opening of the Skibbereen Arts Festival Video and Pictures by Denis Scannell Family fun, music, literature, exhibitions and a...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 5:41pm Read More

National Sport

Michael Murphy to miss Donegal’s clash with Galway, says Brendan Devenney

By Stephen Barry Michael Murphy is set to miss out on Donegal’s Round 4 Qualifier with Galway, according to former Donegal forward Brendan Devenney. “Murphy’s out, 100%,” said Devenney during UTV’s Friday Night Sport. “They’re keeping him back for the...

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Unchanged Dublin bid to continue Championship cruise

By Stephen Barry They have a combined 59-point winning margin from their three games until now, so why change anything?...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 10:54pm Read More

GAA Team News: Anthony Thompson takes over at centre-back for Donegal

By Stephen Barry Anthony Thompson comes into a Donegal side hoping to return to form against Galway in their Round...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 9:07pm Read More

WATCH: Your weekend of sporting action starts here

The bank holiday weather is , so the good news is there’s plenty of sport to watch this weekend as...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 5:14pm Read More

Cech expected to start for Gunners

Arsenal’s £10m summer signing Petr Cech is expected to start in goal against former club Chelsea in Sunday’s Community Shield....

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