Tag: Cork Lives
almost 2 years ago
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Cork city shopkeeper gets emotional send-off as he closes up on his final shift

One of the articles I wrote for Cork Beo as a freelancer last year. This story was about a local shopkeeper retiring ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Cork's youngest priest ordained at 27 after turning down medicine for the church

Fr Ronan Sheehan is already ministering to the Parish of Ballinlough

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about 2 years ago
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Cork restaurateur retires after 44 years as esteemed gastropub gets new owners

Finin O' Sullivan has run an enormously successful restaurant and bar in Midleton for decades and now he has decided ...

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about 2 years ago
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New Miss Cork is ED care assistant Saoirse from Coachford

The 22-year-old works with rescue horses in Cobh in her spare time

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about 2 years ago
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Heartbroken Cork hotel staff pay tribute to manager who passed after illness

John Peters is mourned by his wife and their little boy, and many across Cork will miss his warm personality and the ...

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over 2 years ago
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Young Ed Sheeran fan to miss big gig as he’s in hospital after shock accident

Locals have set up a birthday card appeal to show Kevin O' Callaghan how many people are thinking of him on his 12th ...

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over 2 years ago
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Beloved Cork concierge overwhelmed by lifetime achievement

John is one of the best-known figures in Cork hospitality and today his talents have been formally recognised

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over 2 years ago
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Mayor of Lough who recently lost wife relieved pet shop will re-open after scare

Leesiders were devastated when they tought the Lough Pet shop was closing

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over 2 years ago
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Cork bar raises over €4000 to cover funeral costs for 'brave boy Conor'

Staff donated their wages to support the family of Conor, a three-year-old who passed away a brain cancer diagnosis

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over 2 years ago
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Cork city council worker who passed away suddenly named person of the month

The late Tony Power and his colleague Graham Clifford are Persons of the Month for their work with the Sanctuary Runners

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over 2 years ago
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Former Cork priest who became homeless and protested dereliction gets own house

The 65-year-old Cork man is finally spending Christmas in his own home after becoming homeless in 2019

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over 2 years ago
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Cork family who turned old bus into fab Airbnb to make 125 acre farm tourist hub

The McCarthy siblings converted an old bus into a tiny home after losing their dad to suicide - now they are expandin...

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almost 3 years ago
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Stuttering awareness group send video to President Biden in hope to meet him

President Biden has become a hero for those who stutter

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almost 3 years ago
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'She was with us in spirit' - Cork couple after ill mum missed wedding by days

The Northside couple had a beautiful day as two families came together to celebrate their love and remember the bride...

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almost 3 years ago
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Cork brain tumour survivor releases inspirational book

Katie has been through a number of surgeries and treatments in the last six years

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almost 3 years ago
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'He changed my life' - Watch Passage teen's emotional tribute to Fr Con

18-year-old Clodagh has put the grief and gratitude so many are feeling into poetry and song

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almost 3 years ago
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Emergency delivery of 100 burgers and chips to sailor's stuck off Cork coast

Weary ship crews unable to come on land during Covid have gotten vital support and supplies from the chaplain of Cork...

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about 3 years ago
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Young man beats the odds and turns 21 after being diagnosed with terminal cancer

Aaron was diagnosed with terminal cancer of the skull when he was 16

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about 3 years ago
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Vera Twomey and family celebrate landmark funding win by ordering in a Chinese

Vera looks back at 7 years of medicinal cannabis activism, and her fight to save daughter Ava's life

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about 3 years ago
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Cork bar manager reunites with grandad who hasn't left Limerick home for 2 years

Before Covid Thady stayed with his grandson in Cork every few months since his wife passed away in 2017

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about 3 years ago
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'We did it' - Vera Twomey celebrates funding victory for daughter's treatment

Vera and her family have had to pay advances of almost €10,000 to have cannabis medication imported from the Netherlands

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about 3 years ago
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Meet Cork woman who quit hairdressing to open wig boutique for cancer patients

The Blarney woman says that working with cancer patients has been 'the most rewarding experience' of her life

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about 3 years ago
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Son of Cork man who passed away in London has been found

They had not been in contact, but now Con's son will attend his funeral and hear of neighbour's 'fond memories'

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about 3 years ago
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Bantry mum creates magical teepees for kids that are hand made in West Cork

The teepees come in a variety of colourful designs

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about 3 years ago
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Child dancers with scoliosis make gorgeous video to raise awareness of condition

The stunning video was shot at a number of locations including Fota House and Bells Field

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about 3 years ago
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Cork man 'beyond grateful' for huge response to cancer treatment fundraising

Barrie has spent his life helping others as a youth worker, now he is reaching out for help

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about 3 years ago
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Broadcast and author John Creedon named June's Cork Person of the Month

John's name will now go forward to the Cork Person of the Year awards

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about 3 years ago
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Watch as we follow the first ever team swim around Cork city

Five friends braved the currents and weirs of Cork city's waters to complete the first team swim around the island

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about 3 years ago
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Three Cork women launch eco friendly period product subscription service

Riley was started by the all female founding team from West Cork

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about 3 years ago
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Fab video sees Cork woman reunited with elderly parents after two years apart

Judy lives in London and hadn't seen her parents for nearly two years due to covid restrictions

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about 3 years ago
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Cobh mother and daughter's gorgeous lockdown home interior business takes off

The business has grown from a cabin in their back garden to a stall at the Marina Market

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about 3 years ago
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Cork mother making cycling accessible for every child with specialised bikes

Jill is making it easier for kids with additional needs to enjoy cycling with their families

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about 3 years ago
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Special Olympian Denis is back to walk 137th marathon

He's raising vital funds for Special Olympics Ireland who support over 7,000 living with disabilities

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about 3 years ago
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Cork man to cycle Ireland in memory of brave boy

Ger's gruelling non-stop journey from Cork to Donegal will raise vital funds for CUH

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about 3 years ago
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Cork family 'overwhelmed' by response to fundraiser for daughter starting chemo

Ruby is currently in Crumlin receiving cancer treatment with her mam and dad at her side

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about 3 years ago
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Cork woman's fab new book takes readers on journey through the natural world

Kate has released a book about her adventures to show people the beauty of the natural world

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over 3 years ago
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Meet the East Cork family who's farm produce is filling shelves nationwide

Just a few years ago Norma Dinneen was an electrical engineer for a multi-national company but now she is producing c...

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over 3 years ago
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Cork amputee continues to inspire with triathlon fundraiser for new leg

Sean had his leg amputated in 2018 and now needs a new prosthetic so he can keep his life moving

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over 3 years ago
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Cork comedian goes viral with brilliant video explaining Brexit and N. Ireland

Tadhg says the response to the video has been 'mad' but not everyone is happy with it

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