[Audio] “Floods Minister” invited to Cork

5th August 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Business Association says it supports the idea of inviting the Minister responsible for flooding to visit Cork. Earlier today Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer officially wrote to the Minister of State for the OPW Simon Harris The Government and the Office of Public Works have committed […]

[Audio] Tattoo studio opens in Cork City Centre

5th August 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new Tattoo studio has opened in Cork City, and some of the world’s top tattoo artists have visited. Called the “Love Hate Social Club” it’s located on French Church Street, in the Huguenot quarter. Love Hate Tattoo studio had official opening in #Cork City over weekend pic.twitter.com/Y8vXKeqlFj […]

[Audio] 1st award for 10 day old Kingsley

31st July 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The New Kingsley Hotel has won an award.Flooded in 2009 it re-opened 10 days ago employing more than 100 people.It’s part of the Fota Collection which also includes the Fota Island Resort, and Jacques Restaurant. https://twitter.com/TheCork_ie/status/491143548243566593/photo/1 A few days ago we visited the Kinglsey Hotel and had a tour […]

Revenue Seizes Cigarettes and Tobacco in Cork City

31st July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaime@TheCork.ie In an intelligence-led operation, code-named “Church”, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service, backed up by An Garda Síochána, seized 41,000 cigarettes and 27kgs of tobacco with a retail value of €32,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €25,000 on the north side of Cork city last night The ‘MG’, ‘Golden […]

[Audio] Kingsley Hotel reopens

21st July 2014, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The @KingsleyHotel in #Cork reopens today pic.twitter.com/1F9GK4yE1X — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) July 21, 2014 It’s located on the south side of Cork’s River Lee: the 4-star 131-bedroomed Kingsley re-opens today.The Hotel was flooded in 2009 and guests had to be evacuated, since that time adjacent Apartments re-opened […]

[Audio] Cork politician speaks about her own experiences in Bessboro Mother and Baby home

16th July 2014, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork politician has spoken publicly for the first time about how SHE was born in a mother and baby home, and then visited the same institution 17 years later when SHE became pregnant Yoghal County Cllr Mary Linehan-Foley spoke about her own experiences during a debate […]

[Audio] Travel the Wild Atlantic Way…. by Bus? Yes you can!

16th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bus Eireann is promoting the bus as a means of traveling the Wild Atlantic Way. The 2,500 kilometre tourist route stretches from Kinsale to Donegal, and already Failte Ireland are promoting it as a driving route for tourists who have their own, or rented cars. Now, Bus Eireann […]

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

15th July 2014, Tuesday, 5.45am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Investigations continue into an aggravated burglary during which a pensioner was attacked with an iron bar. It happened around 3am on Monday morning on Rathpeacon Road, Farranree, on the northside of Cork City An intruder entered the house of a 75 year old man through a window and demanded […]

Drive by shooting on Northside last night

Drive by shooting on Northside last night

15th July 2014, Tuesday, 5.30am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardai are investigating a drive-by shooting on the northside of Cork City last night. It happened in the Courtown Avenue area of Knocknaheeny just after 9pm. Two men on a motorbike pulled into the cul-de-sac, and one opened fire on the victim who was a man in his […]

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

12th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork City has been elected chairman of the HSE South Regional Health Forum. The forum is a place where elected Councillors from across Munster have the chance to put questions to HSE officials. Many topical issues are raised throughout the year including: progress […]