Penny Dinners

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Darragh Doyle of Foodcloud delivering items to Paula Mahon of Jobstown Against Drug Dependency. Photograph: Dave Meehan

At the cosy kitchen of the supported housing agency Sophia Housing, breakfast is over and an English resident named Robbie is sitting with a cup of te(...)

Caitriona Twomey of Cork charity Penny Dinners. “The budget doesn’t seem to be about bringing hope, which is what it should be.” Photograph: Provision

Two people who have been fed daily by the Cork charity, Penny Dinners have died in the last week. One more is in a coma. Four died during one week in (...)

Timothy Hourihane, who is in his early fifties and a trained chef, said he was grateful to sit alongside his fellow diners for a meal provided by the River Lee Hotel in Cork city.

A homeless man in his fifties who had his Christmas dinner at the Penny Dinners charitable service in Cork this morning said it was his best Christmas(...)

A queue outside the Capuchin Centre in Dublin last December. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government has been criticised over its contribution to the work of the Capuchin Centre in Dublin, which provides 300 breakfasts and 700 dinners t(...)

About a dozen anti-austerity campaigners held a peaceful protest outside the Imperial Hotel on Friday morning where Dara Murphy, a TD for Cork North Central, was hosting the fundraising breakfast which was addressed by Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

Anti-austerity protestors have strongly criticised Minister of State Dara Murphy of Fine Gael for hosting an €85 euro fundraising breakfast in Cork th(...)

Gary Coleman’s Facebook page highlighting his protest over water charges.

A 28-year-old man on hunger strike in protest over water charges has said he has been heartened and encouraged by the messages of support he has recei(...)

Jeremy Irons with his wife  Sinead Cusack. The actor is to be  bestowed with the  title of honorary Corkman  at the Cork Person of the Year awards. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons is to be made an ‘honorary’ Cork man at a ceremony in the city this week. Irons (65) is known for his contribution (...)

Lizzie Lee pictured kissing her mother Mary Lee of Bishopstown after winning the women’s event in the Cork City Half Marathon. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Polish athlete Bartosz Mazerski took just under two and a half hours to become the first person over the finish line at the Cork City Marathon yesterd(...)

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