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Roy Keane with Marymount hospice chief executive  Dr Sarah McCloskey,  switching  on the Christmas lights at Marymount, in Cork, on Sunday night.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A hospice consultant has paid tribute to Roy Keane and organisers of a special benefit game which raised some €250,000 for the hospice as Keane showed(...)

Lord Mayor Mick Finn suggested people should try and imagine what life was like for the generation of young Cork people who went to fight in battle.

Commemorating those who fell in the first World War will help Ireland and the world learn lessons on how to avoid such carnage and the futility of ano(...)

Boat-builders working on a currach in Meitheal Mara’s workshop in Cork.

It’s an image familiar to most Irish people – the sight of men carrying a currach on their heads as they walk down to the sea – but it was given a new(...)

Dave Langan in action for Ireland v Spain in 1985 in Cork, attendance 15,000. The Liam Miller match is set to top this

The Liam Miller tribute match, due to take place on Tuesday looks destined to comfortably exceed the existing record for the biggest ever attendance a(...)

Keen soccer fan: President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

President Michael D Higgins has accepted an invitation to attend the tribute match in honour of former Manchester United footballer Liam Miller in Cor(...)

Senator Joan Freeman says that if elected president her “personal conviction would have absolutely no impact” on her public duty. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Independent Senator Joan Freeman, who hopes to be a candidate in the presidential election next month, has said her faith was “absolutely responsible”(...)

Joan Freeman said she found trying to effect change in the Seanad very frustrating. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Senator Joan Freeman’s track record as a campaigner on mental health since was what prompted Fianna Fail councillors on Cork City Council to endorse h(...)

Condé Nast cited the city’s ‘picturesque, location’

Cork has been voted the third friendliest city in the world by Condé Nast Traveller in their August 2018 poll. The City by the Lee fended off competit(...)

Street Entertainment on Patrick Street, Cork, on the first day of the afternoon ban on cars. Photograph: Jim Coughlan

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, has urged shoppers to welcome the afternoon traffic ban in Patrick Street after a previous attempt to implemen(...)

A file image of Liam Miller playing for the Republic of Ireland against  Montenegro in a World Cup qualifier in 2009. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

The organisers of the Liam Miller tribute match have urged the Cork public to come out and support the event, saying an attendance of 30,000 plus will(...)

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