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Smash and grab on Opera Lane

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of the incident between 4-4.30am to contact them.

Michael Olney


Gardaí at Anglesea Street are appealing for any information in relation to the burglary of an electronics store on Opera ...

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8th Amendment protest due to take place during WW1 commemoration

The anti-abortion protest will take place on Sunday during a WW1 memiorial event.

A banner with the words: '1918 – end of war in Europe, 2018 – start of war in Ireland on the unborn children' will be brandished during a ceremony on Leeside marking the ...

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Cork Film Festival opens with 'Float Like a Butterfly'

Float Like a Butterfly opens the Cork Film Festival tonight. Photo: Martin Maguire

Lights, camera, action! Grab some popcorn and settle yourself in for this year’s Cork Film Festival, starting tonight with its opening gala. 

The 63rd Cork Film Festival runs until 18 ...

2018-11-09 14:01 open_in_new
Big weekend in Munster

Senior football St Finbarr’s vs Dr Crokes Intermediate football Fermoy vs Moyne-Templetouhy Junior football Dromtarriffe vs Kildimo-Pallaskenry Camogie double-header County Championship All-Stars

In all, five Cork clubs are involved in the AIB Munster Club Championship in football ...

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Senator Black to give Palestine public talk

Broadcaster Mike Murphy, Senator Frances Black and writer Dervla Murphy in Cork last September. Senator Black will return this month to give another public talk on Palestine and her Occupied Territories Bill 2018. Photo: Darragh Kane

Independent Senator Frances Black will visit Cork next ...

2018-11-08 10:43 open_in_new
Coca-Cola site is the fizz-ness!

An artist’s computer generated impression of how the completed former cola factory student accommodation scheme will look once completed in 2021.

A former Coca-Cola bottling plant in Cork city is to become a 600 bed student accommodation complex by 2021.

The premises, which lies on ...

2018-11-08 10:43 open_in_new
Third win for Cork Independent

Comperes PJ Coogan and Patricia Messinger presenting the Rémy Martin Cork Publication of the Year to Jarlath Feeney and Niamh Aine Ryan of the Cork Independent. Photos: Little Island Photography

The Cork Independent is celebrating three in a row this week after it secured another win at ...

2018-11-08 10:43 open_in_new
Courage award for Tom Tom

Tom Cahill after his last readiation treatment.

“He was pricked like a pin cushion. He had bloods taken from nearly every vein in his hands, and even at one stage from his ankle, but being the little superhero he is, he always pulled through.”

Those are the harrowing ...

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90 tour Crawford the nude!

The Crawford Art Gallery hosted several nude tours of the exhibition Naked Truth in the gallery recently. Photo: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Up to 90 people recently visited the Crawford Art Gallery in the nip!

As part the Naked Truth exhibition, the gallery arranged for three group ...

2018-11-08 10:43 open_in_new
Cruise season worth €12m to Cork

The 2018 cruise season provided a total of over €12 million to the Cork economy.

The 2018 cruise season provided a €12 million windfall to the Cork economy, it has been revealed.

The announcement was made this week by the Port of Cork, who praised the “significant ...

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1,000 days since events centre sod-turning

Public representatives have criticised the continued delay over the Cork events centre on the 1,000 day-mark since the sod was turned on the project.


Public representatives have criticised the continued delay over the Cork events centre on the 1,000 day mark ...

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Cork communities take Pride of Place

Four hard-working Cork communities are preparing for the prestigious Pride of Place Awards later this month at City Hall.

Four hard-working Cork communities are preparing for the prestigious Pride of Place Awards later this month.

The all-island Pride of Place Awards ...

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Cannabis seizures over the weekend

Gardaí seized cannabis in two seperate

There were two cannabis busts over the weekend in Cork, gardaí confirmed this morning.  In one incident, gardaí in Mallow seized suspected cannabis plants and cannabis herb with an estimated value of €5,900 following a ...

2018-11-05 13:19 open_in_new
Frank Murphy's successor has been chosen

Frank Murphy’s successor was revealed last night. Photo: Piaras Ó Mídheach / SPORTSFILE

Cork GAA veteran Frank Murphy’s successor has been revealed. 

Kevin O’Donovan succeeds Frank Murphy, who is retiring after 45 years of distinguished service as County Board ...

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Nurses strike ‘very likely’

Fears of a nurses’ strike were ramped up this week as hospital overcrowding hit its worst October levels on record.

Fears of a nurses’ strike were ramped up this week as hospital overcrowding hit its worst October levels on record.

The possibility of full-scale industrial ...

2018-11-01 12:43 open_in_new
Taser disguised as phone

The weapons seized by gardaí in Kanturk recently.

A taser disguised as a mobile phone was one of the finds during a search of a North Cork property recently.  Gardaí seized 13 weapons in total and one suspected cannabis plant following the search at a house in Kanturk 27 ...

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Sinn Féin ‘proud’ of Ní Riada

Local Sinn Féin representatives have failed to blame presidential candidate Liadh Ni Riada, front row centre, for her low finish at last week’s presidential election.Photo: Mike Engl

Local Sinn Féin representatives have refused to blame presidential candidate Liadh Ní ...

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WWI memorial to be unveiled in Blackpool

Eileen Jones, niece of Denis Jones who died in WWI, with secretary of the Blackpool Historical Society, Mark Cronin, receiving trees from members of the National Forests Office in France with other relatives from Blackpool.

A memorial dedicated to over 140 men from Blackpool who died in ...

2018-11-01 11:40 open_in_new
City and Dundalk final face-off...again

Cork City FC manager John Caulfield ahead of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final on Sunday. Photo: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

This Sunday, John Caulfield finds himself in familiar territory on the sideline in the Aviva Stadium. It's Cork City's fourth FAI Cup Final in a row and Dundalk ...

2018-11-01 11:40 open_in_new
Focus turns to Munster club championships


With all bar the county under 21 championships complete, the attention will now switch to the Munster club championships and the completion of the various hurling and football leagues.

Munster Intermediate Football

Fermoy vs Galbally

This could very well be ...

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Hobbs: Trump ‘will set us back decades’

Eddie Hobbs has added lyricist to his ever growing CV with his new anti-Trump protest song, released earlier this week.

Well-known Cork financial advisor, television presenter and author Eddie Hobbs has taken the fight to Donald Trump this week through song.

The song, ...

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