Local player signs deal with Premier League outfit

31st August 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Football Club have confirmed that Brian Lenihan has signed for English Premier League side Hull City. Lenihan made 21 league appearances for the club this season, and his excellent form led to a call up for the Republic of Ireland Under 21 squad in May. Commenting […]

[Audio] Shorter Summer holidays are damaging Cork Tourism industry

31st August 2014, Sunday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Tourism and Community interests in County Cork have expressed concern at earlier school commencement dates: where schools “seem” to to be starting back after the Summer break earlier every year. By law: a primary school must be open for tuition for at least 183 days per year, […]

[Audio] New public stage damaged by Graffiti

31st August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There are calls to stop the sale of spray paint cans to people under 18 in Cork City. It’s after the new stage Fitzgerald’s Park was defaced with Graffiti. The white canopy was installed during the revamp of Fitzgerald’s Park which was judicially opened just 3 months ago, […]

[Audio] Cork University Hospital catching up on blood test backlog following IT system failure

29th August 2014, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some patients who underwent blood testing at Cork University Hospital in the past fortnight could be re-tested. It follows the failure of an IT computer system used in the Hospitals Laboratory. The system is working today (Friday), but it will take weeks for all Departments to ascertain […]

[Audio] Gluten free food popular in Cork

28th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The market for Gluten Free products is growing. An estimated 45,000Irish people are now coeliac: meaning they must avoid wheat in the diet. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, and weight loss. To cater for the increasing market many companies have been introducing gluten free foods. Today in […]

[Audio] Calls for County Council to open Bottlehill landfill

[Audio] Calls for County Council to open Bottlehill landfill

28th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The so-called Bottlehill “Superdump” in North County Cork might open sooner than many anticipated. In recent days protests on the Northside of Cork City at the Country Clean waste facility escalated. However management of Country clean have now entered into “constructive dialogue” with the protest group. The Mayor […]

[Special Audio Report] National Food Centre would be ‘Capitol’ idea for Cork

28th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan News that Minister for Food Simon Coveney is backing a National Food Centre for Cork City has been welcomed by businesses on the Grand Parade. The former Capitol Cineplex cinema has a strategic location on the Grand Parade, facing towards Washington Street, but it’s been vacant since 2005. […]

[Audio] 2014 Adult Education and Training Exhibition

28th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The program for this years Adult Education and Training Exhibition has been launched. It will take place on Wednesday and Thursday of next week. (3rd and 4th September 2014) It’s backed by the Cork Education and Training Board and is supported by Cork City Council. Deputy Lord Mayor […]

[Audio] Bottlehill “Superdump” could open sooner than expected

28th August 2014, Thursday 6pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The so-called Bottlehill “Superdump” in County Cork might open sooner than many anticipated. In recent days protests on the Northside of Cork City at the Country Clean waste facility escalated. However management of Country clean have now entered into “constructive dialogue” with the protest group. The […]

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