THE poignant sight of the two women who were closest to Connie Twomey in life, his wife Elber and Mother Julia, as they sat beside his coffin along with their families and friends, profoundly moved the large crowd attending Connie's funeral Mass in St Joseph's Church in his native Meelin on Tuesday.
THE death has taken place in Cork of former Taste bass player Eric Kitteringham who, along with drummer Norman Damery, was in the first incarnation of the band synonmous with Rory Gallagher.
FUNDING has been approved for the first phase of an ambitious €6.1 million programme to upgrade the sewage collection network in Mallow.
MALLOW Town Council has vowed to get tough on what has been described as the "serial dumping" of rubbish at blackspots in the town.
CORK sports broadcaster, Bill O'Herlihy has been chosen to give this year's address at the annual Michael Collins commemoration at Beal na mBlath in Mid-Cork in August.
AUTHORITIES have carried out a technical examination of the scene of Monday's fatal house fire as the community of Kilvoultra, outside Macroom, comes to term with the tragic blaze.
A CORK East TD has called on the Catholic Church to clarify its position on excommunicating politicians over abortion legislation, amidst claims that pro-life campaigners have distributed leaflets branding him a 'baby killer'.
A FARMER who has been convicted of drink driving has had his disqualification postponed to allow him to finish his summer's work.
A MAN who lost his two children in a horrific holiday crash in the UK 10 months ago finally succombed to his own injuries on Friday last.