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Cork News

Cork Airport is celebrating with new twice-weekly Ibiza flight

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A new twice-weekly flight from Cork to Ibiza begins in June. Czech Airlines is operating the new route which will add 8,000 seats to Cork Airport’s schedule. The service begins on June 11 and runs until September 21. The Ibiza route...

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Mayfield in shock at death of teenager

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  MAYFIELD teenager Eric Stanton who died tragically over the weekend was a talented boxer due to compete in the...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 3:12pm Read More

2,5000 saddle up for new Cork Bike sharing scheme

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MORE than 2,500 people have already signed up for the Cork bike sharing scheme making more than 11,700 journeys. The...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 1:48pm Read More

Claudia Rose so delighted to still be in The Voice

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IT’S onwards and upwards for Cork singing sensation Claudia Rose, right, following Saturday’s nail-biting knockout round of The Voice UK....

Monday, 02/03/15 - 1:26pm Read More

Irish Water announces 350 temporary jobs in Cork

Up to 350 new temporary jobs are being announced at Irish Water in Cork.The positions are being rolled out at...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 12:58pm Read More

Life

Last year of Alisha’s life was “magical”

Alisha Savage with one of her favourite characters from ‘Frozen’.
THE heartbroken mum of four-year-old Alisha Savage, who passed away last month, says she is waiting for a sign from her little girl so the family can start rebuilding their lives. John and Michelle Savage from Glanmire have been staying...

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Green for go: Cork sisters’ cafe growing organically

Hannah and Rachel Dare who run Organico Cafe in Bantry
From food miles to fluoride-free water, from eco-friendly nappies to solar panels — those are among the things that earned...

Tuesday, 17/02/15 - 1:43pm Read More

Let’s go flipping crazy!

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Di Curtin wants us to go flipping crazy for Pancake Tuesday with three great recipes FLIPPING heck! Time to toss...

Tuesday, 17/02/15 - 9:12am Read More

Downtown

Reeling in the river

Angler Alan Nolan fishing on the River Lee in a scene from River Runner.
Gareth Naughton talks to film-maker Declan O’Mahony, whose new documentary River Runner highlights the damage done to the Lee by the hydro dams   VISUAL artist and film-maker Declan O’Mahony is passionate about the River Lee and he thinks you should be...

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John Legend announced for Live at the Marquee

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GRAMMY-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter John Legend will play his first ever Live at the Marquee gig  on June 23. The All...

Wednesday, 18/02/15 - 10:28am Read More

Boyband to Vamp it up at Marquee in June

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UP and coming boyband The Vamps are to play at Live at the Marquee this summer. The British band —...

Wednesday, 18/02/15 - 9:00am Read More

National News

Dublin officials and HSE announce ambulance call out changes

A shake-up of ambulance call out system has been announced for Dublin.It follows the recent controversy over a patient who was forced to wait three and a half hours for paramedics to arrive.In the wake of the controversy over ambulance...

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Court hears statement from former partner of man accused of 1997 double murder

A jury has heard evidence in the form of two statements from the former partner of a man on trial...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 7:01pm Read More

Men jailed after bodies found in Kerry boghole appeal against murder convictions

Two men jailed for life for the murder of a man whose body was discovered in a boghole outside Listowel,...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 6:53pm Read More

Accused said she couldn’t have forged DPP letter, garda supervisor tells court

The supervisor of a garda accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions has told her trial...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 6:51pm Read More

No jail for man who had ‘daft idea’ of printing €3.3m in fake notes

A printer who had a €2m property judgement against him has avoided jail for production of 49 boxes of counterfeit...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 6:28pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Hands up if you think Ireland can beat England

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Eoin Gubbins analyses where the showdown between Ireland and England will be won and lost JUST two teams are still standing in pursuit of a Grand Slam, and they’ll clash on Sunday in the Aviva. Ireland and England could only...

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Devastated CIT fall short in semi

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  By John Horgan Hurling Waterford IT 1-20 Cork IT 0-19 (after extra time) IT took 80 minutes to drag...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 8:07am Read More

Another late, late show from Cork

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Mary White reports Cork 1-14 Galway 3-7 BEWARE the Ides of March, for Galway will be a different animal come...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 8:02am Read More

UCC complete Collingwood-Harding double

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UCC were today celebrating their first Collingwood Cup triumph in five years. The college were simply too sharp for Trinity,...

Friday, 27/02/15 - 12:40pm Read More

Spike delivers in Boston

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By Bernard O’Neill GARY ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan improved to 19 wins from 20 outings (12 KOs) following a two-round demolition job...

Friday, 27/02/15 - 12:38pm Read More

WOW

Putting homegrown beauty on the cover

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In the first of a new series, SARAH HORGAN puts the spotlight on Cork’s Emer O’Hea, as a crack team of beauty professionals transform the radio personality into a Dior cover girl FORGET Vogue or Marie Claire, the real glamour this...

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Knowledge is power

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Health and fitness expert Dan Sweeney says knowledge is crucial when it comes to adopting healthy lifestyle WE LIVE in a...

Wednesday, 18/02/15 - 1:43pm Read More

Step one to meeting someone: Tell yourself that you’re a ride!

Author of Go Get Him Avril Mulcahy
With Valentines Day around the corner, love is in the air. JANE MC NAMARA chats to author and modern day...

Friday, 13/02/15 - 11:09am Read More

Wondering what to get your loved one for Valentine’s Day? Check out our gift guide

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LOVE is most definitely in the air now in the run up to St Valentine’s Day.  Restaurant tables are being booked,...

Monday, 09/02/15 - 11:03am Read More

Keep it healthy with quick and easy on the go snacks

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Health and fitness expert Dan Sweeney has some delicious recipes for healthy snack options to beat the sugar cravings WE...

Friday, 23/01/15 - 8:36am Read More

National Sport

Adam Johnson bailed after arrest ‘on suspicion of sexual activity with girl’

England footballer Adam Johnson has been released on bail after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16.The Sunderland winger was questioned by police today following the allegation involving a girl who is believed to...

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Relief for Padraig Harrington as winless run ends in Florida

Padraig Harrington won his first PGA Tour event since the 2008 US PGA Championship with a play-off victory over Daniel...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 6:12pm Read More

Premier League footballer Adam Johnson ‘arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with girl’

Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16, sources have said.The...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 5:49pm Read More

Padraig Harrington wins the Honda Classic

Padraig Harrington has won the Honda Classic in Florida this afternoon - his first win on the PGA Tour since...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 5:43pm Read More

WATCH: Highlights of some of the best moments in the England game

Robbie Henshaw's try, a monster tackle from Jonathan Sexton and a clash of heads between Cian Healy and Dan Cole...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 4:20pm Read More