The city’s thriving ‘foodie’ scene receives a mention, along with its pubs and live music scene.

Cork has topped a list of under-rated cities that tourists should see in their lifetime. In a list of ‘overlooked’ cities worth a visit, (...)

A file image of President Michael D Higgin with former president Mary Robinson at Aras an Uachtarain. Mr Higgins is likely to join Ms Robinson in being conferred with the freedom of Cork city. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins is set to be honoured with the Freedom of Cork city. City Lord Mayor, Cllr Catherine Clancy will next week ask coun(...)

Twins Ava and Holly Flood from Co Kildare with the Grand Marshal of Cork’s St Patrick’s Day parade Michael Flatley. Photograph:  Clare Keogh.

Lord of the Dance Michael Flatley jetted in from London to serve as Grand Marshal at the Cork city St Patrick’s Day parade. The Chicago n(...)

 Michael Flatley has been announced as this year’s grand marshal for Cork’s St Patrick’s Day Parade.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Star of Lord of the Dance and Riverdance, Michael Flatley, has been announced as this year’s grand marshal for Cork’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. (...)

President Michael D Higgins with Lisa and Jessica McNamara of King’s Island Limerick, victims of the recent flooding. Photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

The people of Cork hit by flooding last week deserve the best possible solution in the shortest possible time, President Michael D Higgins said today (...)

Participants Brendan Halpin as Sir George Carew (original fort builder) and Melissa Shiels as Queen Elizabeth pictured with visitor Gerry Crowley before a ceremony marking the official hand over Elizabeth Fort, Cork city by the OPW to Cork City Council. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A 400-year-old fort in Cork can become “the jewel in the crown” of the city’s developing tourism industry, Lord Mayor of Cork Catherine Clancy said y(...)

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Catherine Clancy and her husband David 
became very concerned and
called the West
doc out-of-hours GP services. The couple said they phoned several times but were 
‘
‘fobbed off’

The mother of a baby who died just seven days after his birth told an inquest yesterday how events seemed to “conspire” against her son.Catherine Clan(...)

Legendary drummer Billy Cobham & Spectrum 40 in action at the Everyman for the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Photograph: Patrick Hogan/Provision

The co-founder of seminal disco band Chic, Nile Rodgers, has paid tribute to fans in Cork for being among the first in Europe to champion the group in(...)

Ronan O’Gara and his wife Jessica  in Cork last night for the testimonial dinner.  Photograph: Brian McEvoy

  Former Munster, Ireland and Lions outhalf Ronan O’Gara last night said he was thrilled to be honoured in his home town when 900 gu(...)

Workers embroider the Kiswa, a silk cloth covering the Holy Kaaba, in the holy city of Mecca this week. The owner of a new Islamic Cultural Centre on Shandon Street in Cork city, which was officially opened yesterday, has pledged to make the facility a vibrant part of the wider community. Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

The owner of a new Islamic Cultural Centre on Shandon Street in Cork city, which was officially opened yesterday, has pledged to make the facility a v(...)

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