John Sheehan

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Dr John Sheehan: ‘We got a big bump about ten days ago when the first schools starting going back and then it quietened but the last few days we’ve seen a bit of an increase.’

Doctors in Cork have noticed a major surge in the number of people presenting for Covid-19 testing since the re-opening of schools but say that the in(...)

Protesters demonstrate over the death of George Floyd on Thursday, June 4th, in New York. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

Cork City Council has opened a digital book of condolence for the people of Leeside to express their sympathies to the family of George Floyd who died(...)

A day out on Cork’s Marina. File photograph: Clare Keogh/Cork City Council

The pedestrianisation of a section of Cork’s Marina as part of measures to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic has been warmly welcomed by the city’s lord ma(...)

The ruins of Cork city centre after the burning of the city by British forces in 1920. Photograph: FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A new exhibition on the burning of Cork by British forces in 1920 will help people understand why so many people were prepared to fight and die for an(...)

Terence MacSwiney

Cork City Council honoured its martyred Lord Mayors, Tomás MacCurtain and Terence MacSwiney this week at a special meeting to mark the 100th anniversa(...)

Bassist and vocalist Paul Linehan described the song as “a celebration of life and the value of relationships even when they have their ups and downs”. Photograph:  Jon Lusk/Redferns

It may never actually mention Cork but The Frank and Walters’ hit single After All has been voted Cork’s Favourite Song, seeing off other famous Leesi(...)

Terence MacSwiney was sentenced to two years in jail on August 16th 1920 for possession of ‘seditious documents’.

The international impact that Lord Mayor of Cork Terence MacSwiney had when he died in hunger strike in 1920 in Ireland’s struggle for freedom will be(...)

Stephen Teap, Cork Person of the Year 2019, with award. Also in picture, from left, Tim Lucey CEO Cork County Council, Ann Doherty, CEO Cork City Council and Tom Fitzpatrick, editor Irish Examiner. Photograph: Martin Collins

Cervical smear test campaigner Stephen Teap has won Cork Person of the Year for 2019 and he dedicated the award to his late wife, Irene Teap and all t(...)

Cork Lord Mayor John Sheehan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr John Sheehan has appealed to all descendants of councillors elected to the 1920 Cork Corporation to contact Cork City Cou(...)

Damage done to the Donovan family grave at St Catherine’s Cemetery in Kilcully, Co Cork. Photograph: Laura Donovan

Families who have seen the graves of their loved ones vandalised in a Cork graveyard have called on Cork City Council to install CCTV cameras in the c(...)

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