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County mayor offers to act as honest broker in talks

The Mayor of County Cork has offered to act as an honest broker to ensure the GAA holds the Liam Miller memorial fundraiser in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy said he would also request his counterpart in the city, Lord Mayor Cllr Michael Finn, to join in any likely talks to persuade the GAA to open up its […]

Pressure on GAA to host Miller memorial match continues to rise

Public pressure continued to mount on the GAA yesterday with more public figures from the world of sport, politics, and beyond calling on the organisation to allow a tribute match to the late Liam Miller take place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. The 36-year-old former Manchester United, Celtic, and Cork City player died following a battle with cancer earlier this year. […]

Dream comes true for Cork jockey Graham Atkinson

Riding the favourite in the famous colours of JP McManus and on a Joseph O’Brien-trained gelding at the Curragh is a dream challenge for most jockeys. But for amateur Graham Atkinson, first past the post at the famed Kildare racecourse on Sunday last was “a million dreams come true”. The emotional Co Cork man said: “I’m speechless,” but added: “For 20, […]

Planning row over car park use by supermarket shoppers

A fresh planning row has broken out over the use of a public car park by customers of a supermarket in Bantry. An appeal has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála against the recent decision of Cork Co Council to grant retention planning permission to changes made to the original, approved development of O’Keeffe’s Super Valu store in the West […]

Cancer victim‘s dying wish: ‘Give our daughter Ali the life she deserves’

A man whose wife died in April 2017 after a cancer misdiagnosis has recalled her last days and outlined how difficult he found being told she was wrongly given the all-clear from a smear test. Paul Dingivan yesterday said be briefly considered taking his own life when he was told his wife Julie was going to die. An audit of […]