The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival got into full swing last night on a weekend which will see almost 1,000 musicians from 18 countries performing in various venues around the city.


Dundalk win the League of Ireland

Second half strikes from Stephen O'Donnell and Brian Gartland proved decisive as Dundalk seen off Cork City at Oriel Park last night to secure their tenth SSE Airtricity League Premier Division title.


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Don Weiss, a doctor with the New York City Health Department, speaks to the media outside The Gutter bowling alley as it remains closed in the Williamsburg neighborhood of New York, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.



Water charges botched because the Government’s drowning in incompetence

YOU ALL remember that famous election poster, don’t you? It appeared in the 24 hours before polling began in both the 2002 and 2007 general elections. It was believed to be a clincher.


Amongst women of strength, Gerry Adams falters

THE women victims of Republican violence seem to haunt Gerry Adams the most. Unlike murdered mother-of- 10, Jean McConville, rape survivor Maíria Cahill cannot be tossed into a shallow grave and forgotten about.



Ebola scare spreads as US governors order mandatory quarantines

Alarmed governors of New Jersey and New York have ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly Ebola disease in west Africa.


PTSB may need €600m

KKR and Colony Capital are the most likely investors in Permanent TSB when it raises capital following the results of the stress tests, according to a source.

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Is this Britain’s Most Dangerous Man?By Robert Chalmers

Fashion & Beauty

Oscar de la Renta: Tributes to the man who styled first ladies, socialites, and stars

Food & Drink

Ballymaloe Halloween BarmbrackBy Darina Allen

Health & Life

More and more Irish women going in search of Kim and J-Lo style curves!By Lynne Kelleher

Home & Interiors

Bask in reflected glory with a quality mirrorBy Carol O’Callaghan


Walt Disney made dreams come true for south-west tourismBy Donal Hickey

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Filmaker Leigh has it down to a fine artby Alan O’Riordan


Walk of the Week: Stepping out in the footsteps of Finbarr at Gougane Barra, Co Cork