The Corkman: Our story

With over half a century of tradition, The Corkman is the only newspaper serving all of North Cork, Muskerry and Avondhu. A weekly publication based out of offices in Mallow, it features the latest in news & entertainment, sports and local notes.

With dedicated pages in areas such as Mallow, Kanturk, Millstreet, Newmarket, Mitchelstown and Macroom, The Corkman is proud to highlight the stories that matter, reporting from the heart of local communities.

Formerly an Independent News and Media owned newspaper, The Corkman is now under the Mediahuis Ireland umbrella.

Our people:

Kevin Hughes, Group Editor

Starting out in journalism in his native County Antrim, Kevin’s career path took him to London where he trained as a history and politics teacher and in 1998 became head of department in a large East London secondary school. Kevin went back to journalism on his return to Ireland, before joining The Kerryman and The Corkman in 2004 as a sub-editor in news and sports. He became the publication’s Killarney & South Kerry reporter in 2006 and was appointed Group Editor of The Kerryman and The Corkman newspapers in 2015.

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Siobhán Murphy, General Manager

Siobhán has worked at the Kerryman since 1979. She was appointed the first female General Manager of The Kerryman Group in March 2019 and before that she was the Group Advertising & Marketing Manager. Siobhán is a native of Tralee and lives in Tralee.


Our policies:

This title supports the work of the Press Council of Ireland and the office of the Press Ombudsman, and our staff operate within the Code of Practice for journalists in Ireland which can be viewed here.

Complaints – We take great pride in the quality of our journalism and always want to hear the views of our readers. Complaints are treated seriously and we aim to resolve them in an efficient and prompt manner. If you wish to make a complaint or request a correction or clarification, please contact Editor Kevin Hughes Once verified, any corrections will be made as soon as possible and, where appropriate, noted on the updated story.

Article removal - While all of our titles comply with GDPR regulations, we are not automatically obliged to grant ‘right to be forgotten’ requests. Such requests are dealt with on a case-by-case basis and will only be considered in exceptional circumstances or where a significant error can be established. Our full policy in relation to article removal requests can be viewed here. If you wish to submit an article removal request you can do so here.

Get in touch:

1. General queries

Address: The Corkman, The Spa, Mallow, County Cork

Email: Telephone: 022 42394

2. Contact our newsroom

Email: Telephone: 022 42394

Letters to the Editor should be sent to

3. Advertising

For family announcements and classified ads, contact

For all other advertising opportunities, contact