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A young woman who stopped to give a young man directions in Cork was attacked and dragged up a lane. He ordered her to kiss him as he prised her legs apart and she feared she was about to be raped and murdered.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
In Summer Bay, Ray Meagher is one of the hardest working actors on hit Australian soap, making his character - Alf Stewart - a house-hold-name across the world.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
For many of us, Paddy’s Day is a time to cut loose and act out a little. And Cork pub Sober Lane decided to "help" people remember their good time - by recording video clips of the occasion.
Thu, 26 Mar, 2015
Four years after it opened in a bright blue blaze, and in the teeth of recession, Cork city centre’s Electric Bar and Fish Restaurant is to close its doors.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Cork City Council has allowed retention permission for the use of an old city-centre schoolyard as an ancillary to a pub.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
When it comes to the pub trade, the ‘real capital’ is clearly elbowing its way to the counter in the nation’s capital.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2014
Tear up your CV and cover letter — the right Snapchat could land you a job in one of Dublin’s newest pubs.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2014
A new Dublin venue has decided to adopt a unique way of hiring staff.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
A Londonbridge address comes with a Dublin 4 pub buy — bought this week by a Cork-based publican, restaurateur and nightclub owner.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
THE owner of a string of bars and a nightclub in Cork City that have boomed through the recession puts his success down to customer engagement.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2013
The new president of the Cork Business Association (CBA), entrepreneur Ernest Cantillon, says that co-operation will be the theme of his presidency.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
Sunshine and fine food made last night’s launch of the Irish Examiner Food Festival a recipe for success.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
The weather may have scuppered thousands of back-garden barbecue plans but one of the country’s top food festivals is going ahead this weekend come hail, rain or shine.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2012
The beautiful Fitzgerald Park on Cork's Mardyke will be transformed this 19th - 22nd July into an exceptionalculinary experience as top chefs, restaurants and food & wine specialists from Cork and its environs vie with each other to tempt you with their best and most popular dishes
Sat, 14 Jul, 2012
A feast of food from some of the country’s leading chefs, restaurants, and producers will be served up during a revamped food festival in a city park next month.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2012
CORK city is preparing for an action packed weekend as the Decades Festival hits town tonight and tomorrow.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2009
IF YOU don’t know your Sober Lane from your Elbow Lane then help is on the way.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2008
CHRISTIAN SCULLY died two years ago, aged 28, nine months after a vicious street attack left him in a coma. But yesterday, his family and friends gave a new lease of life to other serious brain injury sufferers.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2004
Two Cork men accused of beating a man, who died nine months later, into a coma were today found guilty of his murder at the Central Criminal Court and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Thu, 20 May, 2004
The jury in the trial of two Cork men accused of beating a man into a coma who died nine months later were today sent out to begin their deliberations at the Central Criminal Court.
Wed, 19 May, 2004
Two Cork men accused of beating a man into a coma who died nine months later were "conscious and intelligent about what they were doing", a murder trial heard during closing speeches today.
Tue, 18 May, 2004
A Corkman co-accused of beating a man into a coma who died nine months later today admitted to his assault while his co-accused claimed gardaí fabricated his statements, a murder trial heard.
Mon, 17 May, 2004
A Corkman who was left in a coma after an attack died from a cardiac arrest nine months later "due to head injuries caused by blunt force trauma", the State Pathologist told a murder trial today.
Fri, 14 May, 2004
A 21-year old man co-accused of beating a man, who later died, into a coma admitted to gardaí that himself and his friend "just beat him to death".
Thu, 13 May, 2004
A Cork man co-accused of beating a man into a coma who died nine months later admitted to gardaí that he and his friend "just beat him to death", a court heard today.
Thu, 13 May, 2004
A Corkman who was left in a coma after an attack and died nine months later was in a "deeply comatose" state, a murder trial at the Central Criminal Court heard today.
Wed, 12 May, 2004
A Cork man was beaten, stamped upon and dropped on the ground in a vicious assault which eventually killed him, a court heard today.
Tue, 11 May, 2004
A Cork man who was assaulted in Cork was left in "a continuing vegetative state" until he "suffered a cardiac arrest and died" nine months later, a court heard today.
Mon, 10 May, 2004
Two men were arrested and charged today with the murder of Christian Scully at Sober Lane, Sullivan’s Quay, Cork, last year.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2003
Catherine Shanahan plumbs a family’s grief over lost son
Fri, 18 Oct, 2002