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Students attending UCC from September will have the opportunity to avail of alcohol-free accommodation for the first time as part of a pilot programme by the UCC Health Matters initiative and UCC Campus Accommodation.

While subject to demand, good uptake is expected and spaces will be limited. The new alcohol-free rules will come into effect at Victoria Lodge, which is owned and managed...

A survey by online bookings website lastminute.com has shown that most people sacrifice almost two days of their holiday time to their smartphones, tablets and laptops, clocking up four hours of browsing, social networking and e-mailing into what ought to be their time away from it all. 

The need for technology-based entertainment and sharing abroad is also directing holidaymakers...

John O’Doherty AIB, Tony Brauders, Cork City Council, Siobhan Finn, Cork Innovates, Jonathan Healy, Newstalk, Karen O’Donoghue, Conor Healy, Cork Chamber and Anthony O’Mara at the launch of the Cork Innovates €30,000 Bursary 2013. Picture: Gerard McCarthy

Cork innovates, an initiative driving entrepreneurship in the Region, has announced an...

Recent figures have shown that the cruise liner industry is worth more than €40 million to the Cork economy every year, with cruise traffic to the Port of Cork leading to an increase in tourism and commercial activity which benefits the whole region.

The past twelve months has seen a significant increase in the numbers visiting Cork as part of a cruise package, with passenger...

The Baltimore RNLI inshore lifeboat went to the assistance four people and two dogs who were on motor cruiser whose engine failed near Horse Island in West Cork this week. 

The alarm was raised at 15:05 last Tuesday.  Helm John Kearney and his crew proceeded through the islands of Roaring Water Bay to rendezvous with the stricken vessel, which had anchored between Horse Island...

Rachel Allen at the launch of Bewley’s Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning, which takes place on Thursday 19th September. Picture: Neil Danton.

Chef and author Rachel Allen is Marymount Hospice's secret ingredient for this year's coffee morning, which is talking place on September 19th.

Rachel has come on board to make this year's coffee morning a...

A new book about Puck Fair, held in Killorglin, County Kerry, has just been published by Seán Moraghan, a researcher with the Cork Folklore Project in Farranferris.

The book, published by History Press Ireland, is the first new book about the fair for almost 15 years.

"There are several mentions of Puck in the audio archives of the Cork Folklore Project", Se...

President Michael D Higgins has been named as the patron of the national suicide prevention and bereavement charity Console, which has a full-time base in Cork.

“President Higgins has a deep interest and awareness of mental health issues and their impact on society and we are honoured that has agreed to become our patron,” said Console’s Chief Executive and founder...

Cork Institute of Technology, which incorporates CIT Cork School of Music, CIT Crawford College of Art & Design and the National Maritime College of Ireland, will hold its registration and open evenings for continuing education programmes during the first week of September.

For CIT, Continuing Education and Continuing Professional Development are vital and growing areas of the total...

The Cork Senior Hurling Team were at the top of their game when they overcame a fancied Dublin team in a thrilling and exciting encounter in the All-Ireland semi-final to reach the All-Ireland Hurling Final on Sunday, September 8th 2013. In addition, both our Ladies Senior Football and Camogie Teams as also well on their way to all Ireland senior titles and we hope they will be successful in...

Cherrifaye Grahame is the creative eye behind the art installations at Arthur Mayne's and BDSM. The 35-year-old hostess lives on the Model Farm Road with her mother, Gilda.

“I’m the daytime lover of Arthur Mayne's, which means I’m an early riser. I’d like to say I’m up at 7am, but that’d be a lie, it’s more like 7.20am. I’m definitely an...

One in three cases of elder abuse reported to the Health Service Executive last year occurred in the South, with sons and daughters cited as the alleged perpetrators in nearly half of cases.

The HSE South, comprised of Cork, Kerry, South Tipperary, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and Waterford, saw 902 referrals last year, the highest of any region across the country. In total, there were 2,...

A review of employment structures for junior doctors, which could end 36-hour continuous shifts worked by medics in Cork, is to be completed by October. 

Minister for Health James Reilly, who has commissioned a report on a review of employment and training structures for Non-Consultant Hospital Doctors (NCHDs), said his Department was "presiding over a perversity". Under...

A proposal by Health Minister James Reilly to make Ireland smoke free by 2025 has been labelled as “nonsense” by a Cork smokers’ rights campaigner.

Mayfield man John Mallon, who is a spokesman for Forest (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco) Éireann, stated the war on smoking declared by Minister Reilly yesterday, Thursday will mean the...

Midleton householders and shopkeepers are once again counting the cost of flood damage after a torrential deluge hit the town in the early hours of Thursday morning.

The eastern end of Main Street was worst hit, along with houses in Ballincurra village just outside Midleton.

Midleton Town Councillor, Ted Murphy said that flooding caused by such downpours is in the “laps of...

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