Thu, 30 Apr, 2020
For Corkman Jerry Ahern, there was an unbroken family link to industrial life at the Marina from the opening of the Ford plant in 1919 to its closure in the mid-1980s.
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
The current reality of Cork football is that they take the wins as and when they come.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
Attempts to give Henry Ford the Freedom of Cork failed to materialise, but Thomas Grimes reveals how UCC finally honoured the man after some persuasion.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
The Ford operation in Cork nearly came a cropper just two years after the production line began operating, says Kevin O'Brien.
When Cork-based Ford dealer William Slattery II paid a visit to the company’s HQ in the US in 1955, he decided to bring a little piece of Ireland over with him.
After 67 years as an anchor employer at the Marina, a perfect storm of mounting losses, a hard recession, and the ending of tariffs on car assembly, meant the Irish plant had to close in 1984.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
The Ford factory in Cork really got into its stride in the 1920s, at it stopped producing tractors and made cars, writes John Dolan.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017
A man whose roots were from deep Cork farming stock, it is apt that Henry Ford’s new Irish factory became synonymous with tractor production during its first 15 years, writes John Dolan.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2017
The name of this house along Cork city’s lovely and leafy Marina promenade works on two levels.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Plans for a massive public park in Cork City, which will wrap around the Páirc Uí Chaoimh, are skewed in favour of the GAA, residents have claimed.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012
A GRIEVING son who lost his mother to cancer and a young woman whose baby died when he was just a day old were among the 10,000 participants in the four-mile Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon in Cork yesterday.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2010
Glencove Marina made a big splash in the ante-post markets on the Cheltenham Festival after running out a deeply impressive winner of the Paddy Fitzpatrick Memorial Novice Chase at Leopardstown.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2008
KAZAL, one of the toughest horses in training, took his score for the season to six victories from seven races with a typically gutsy performance in the valuable Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2007
A WOMAN who died after falling overboard from a boat berthed at Malahide Marina survived for an hour in the lethally cold waters before rescuers located her.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2003
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