From running venues to managing festivals, numerous women are front and centre in the cultural life of the Rebel county. Ellie O’Byrne spoke to some them about progress and challenges
Three Cork urbanists tell Catherine Shanahan how the city can put its best square foot forward.
As the Zurich Portrait Prize comes to Cork for the first time, Ellie O’Byrne hears how our definition of the genre has expanded in the modern age
The prestigious Zurich Portrait Prize exhibition is leaving the capital for the first time to be showcased in Cork.
Marjorie Brennan looks back on the year that was and selects her highlights of 2018.
The hugely successful ‘Naked Truth’ exhibition at Cork’s Crawford Gallery is about to get a whole lot more naked — thanks to a nude tour of the artworks.
As the new director of the Cork gallery, Mary McCarthy will oversee a €22m extension, and also hopes to rejuvenate public interest in the city-centre facility, writes Ellie O’Byrne.
You may scoff at their tight jeans and waistcoats, waxed beards and analysis of craft beers and coffees, but hipsters could help trigger regeneration in Irish cities.
The Crawford Art Gallery in Cork has appointed Mary McCarthy as its new director.
Irish horse breeders and producers deserve commendation for their continued success in the sport of eventing, writes Stephen Cadogan.
The victim of a night club glass attack carried out by the ex-partner of murderer, John Dundon, Ciara Killeen (aged 32) has said that the Limerick woman should have got jail for the attack.
Mary McCarthy, CEO of Anew family support services, has revealed that so far this year, 26 homeless women have been referred, but they can only accommodate four at a time.
The couple who became the latest to die on one of the country’s most notorious roads have been remembered as active members of their community.
A husband and wife were killed in a head-on collision in Cork yesterday evening.
A judge who said he does not like presiding over assault cases involving bottles or glasses has refused to hear a case of a woman who was allegedly glassed in the face by another woman at a night-club.
University College Cork (UCC) and the Irish Examiner are teaming up to host a live online CAO options clinic on Wednesday 27 January, 3-5pm.
Cork show jumper Billy Twomey won the grand prix in stunning fashion at the inaugural Liverpool International Horse Show last night.
The State has pardoned a man who was hanged 74 years ago for the murder of a woman.
Mary McCarthy is from Whitehall, near Skibbereen, Co Cork. She is director of the National Sculpture Factory in Cork and also chair of Culture Ireland.
To coincide with the Crawford’s new book showcasing its collection, Alan O’Riordan asked a number of art lovers to select their most cherished work from the Cork gallery
A youth club which was facing closure is celebrating a windfall after selling a Banksy artwork painted on a public wall.
Support for policies targeting obesity is much higher in Ireland than in other European countries, research has found.
FIFTY years ago Mary McCarthy’s novel shed light on http://exa.mn/mv. It shocked readers then, but today it seems almost tame.
United States of Europe exhibition explores notions of citizenship and the freedom of expression, says Tina Darb O’Sullivan
Set up 24 years ago as a haven for artists, the NSF is integral to Cork culture, says Tina O’Sullivan
The mother of a day-old girl who died in September spoke yesterday of her heartbreak that five teddy bears she had placed on her grave had been stolen.
Animal rights activists have called for Cork City’s dog pound service to be removed from the under-fire Cork Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (CSPCA) and put out to public tender.
Cork colours did well at last Sunday’s Clonakilty Show — with a red and white Holstein winning a top championship.
They say two out of three ain’t bad, and for 80-year-old Mary McCarthy, a birthday gift from her grandchildren meant fulfilling two of three ambitions.
An embattled dogs’ home at the centre of serious animal welfare allegations has defended its operation and said it has nothing to hide.
The work of 23 emerging experimental composers from Ireland is showcased on an album released this month, writes Don O’Mahony
PIGS in space is a concept we’re familiar with, but a Cow Up A Tree is a new one on me.
Stephen Cadogan reports from the National Dairy Show at Millstreet.
A showdown between bailiffs and residents promises tense and angry scenes today as scores of families are evicted from the UK’s biggest illegal travellers’ site.
Concerns have emerged over the cases of 25 people who were examined at the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit at Letterkenny General Hospital following an administrative error by the HSE.
FINANCE Ministers have agreed to a list of new rules for national budgets that will herald what Minister of State, Martin Mansergh, described as a “new era” for economic policy.
CORK Leaving Certificate student Anthony Leahy is today overcoming the heartache of deja vu, after losing the Thomas Crosbie Holdings All Ireland Schools quiz final by the exact same score for the second year running.
THERE were smiling faces all round yesterday as delighted collectors of coins, photographs and other priceless memorabilia left Waterford City Archives.
A CORONER warned motorists yesterday of the potentially lethal dangers of driving the morning after a night of drinking alcohol.
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