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Sanita Pušpure (39), who won the Women’s Single Sculls World Championship in Plovdiv in Bulgaria in 2018 and successfully defended her title in Ottensheim in Austria in 2019, has admitted she was surprised to be chosen as Cork Person of the Year for 2020.

Double World and European Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure has been given a timely boost as she prepares for the delayed Olympics in Tokyo by being chos(...)

Cork City Hall: the Lord Mayor said he was glad the city council was supporting the book. Photograph: iStock

Nine men who survived 94 days on hunger strike as part of the fight for Irish independence have been recognised in a new book telling their story. L(...)

Reopening of Daly’s Bridge (the Shakey Bridge) over the River Lee. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

One of Cork’s most beloved landmarks, “Shakey Bridge”, is set to reopen to the public this weekend after a €1.7 million refurbishment in preparation f(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘Let us summon the courage and resilience of the past to meet the challenges of now, to build a better future for tomorrow.’ Photograph: Francisco Seco/Pool/EPA

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has urged Irish people to view the events of the past through “the measured eye of the discipline of history” as a means towa(...)

The developments will include among other amenities, homes, schools and medical and social services, according to Cork City Council. File photograph: The Irish Times

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has hailed the establishment of a new office to oversee the development of the Cork docklands. Mr Martin said the move is a (...)

Joe Murphy, from Pouladuff on Cork’s southside, died on October 25th, 1920 on the 76th day of his hunger strike protest.

The family of an Irish volunteer, who died on hunger strike in Cork a century ago, have spoken of their pride at him making the ultimate sacrifice for(...)

Cathal MacSwiney Brugha: ‘I’m delighted with the decision to go ahead with the conference using Zoom because it means that the conference will get to parts of the world where Terence MacSwiney had a huge impact like India, Vietnam and South America.’  Above, with a bust of his grandfather Terence MacSwiney.

The family of Cork’s martyred lord mayor, Terence Mac Swiney have welcomed an initiative by University College Cork and Cork City Council to mark the (...)

E-bike ambassadors Stevie G (centre) and Deirdre O’Shaughnessy (second left), partners in the Cork We-Bike campaign, at the launch of the new wE-Bike campaign, promoting the use of e-bikes across Cork city and county. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Cork may well be a city of hills, but a new campaign aimed at promoting the use of e-bikes is hoping “to flatten the curve” for many would-be Leeside (...)

 Minister of State for the OPW Patrick O’Donovan said: ‘You have to allow people to object...  but there also has to be an end game’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Climate change is occurring at such a fast rate that the Government will have to look at ways of speeding up the delivery of major flood relief projec(...)

Princes Street was recently pedestrianised as part of the Re-imagining Cork City programme. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Cork City Council has unveiled a €5 million Covid-19 package to encourage cycling in the city and support the hospitality sector with temporary pedest(...)

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