SALE OF FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Cork TD calls for Department of Children to intervene in the sale of ‘Bessborough’

SALE OF FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Cork TD calls for Department of Children to intervene in the sale of ‘Bessborough’

18 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South-Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called for the Department of Children to intervene in the sale of Bessborough, which is sometimes spelled as Bessboro The lands are being sold by the Sister of the Sacred Heart of Jesus & Mary, however, the site may contain important information […]

VIDEO: Official opening of ‘Leevale Athletics High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’

VIDEO: Official opening of ‘Leevale Athletics High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’

17 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Leevale Athletic Club mark 50th Anniversary by officialy opening new ‘Leevale High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’ On the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the club, Leevale AC’s International heros cut the tape to Open Club’s High Performance centre, on Saturday July 15th, 2017. Seven of Leevale’s […]

PICTURES: Laya City Spectacular at Fitzgerald Park, Cork City

PICTURES: Laya City Spectacular at Fitzgerald Park, Cork City

17 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular Where: Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork Supported by: Cork City Council and Fáilte Ireland When: Saturday July 15 & Sunday July 16, 2017 Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular returned to Dublin’s Merrion Square and to Cork’s Fitzgerald Park over the weekend. The festival which is sponsored […]

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v Bray Wanderers

16 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City FC will be looking to return to winning ways as they make a Sunday afternoon trip to the Carlisle Grounds to face Bray Wanderers. City suffered their first defeat of the season on Thursday as they were edged out 1-0 by AEK Larnaca at Turner’s Cross; […]

VIDEO: Cork’s RedFM Launch New Online Travel YouTube series

VIDEO: Cork’s RedFM Launch New Online Travel YouTube series

15 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork’s RedFM have partnered with award winning travel website OnTheQT.ie to launch a brand new tv series for online called Red Travel. Red Travel presented by Stephanie Lynch of OnTheQT.ie will be a weekly tv show for online that will feature a unique look at tourism destinations both in Ireland and Overseas. […]

HOMELESSNESS: Cork City Council NEEDS City Boundary expansion to tackle HOUSING CRISIS

HOMELESSNESS: Cork City Council NEEDS City Boundary expansion to tackle HOUSING CRISIS

14 July 2017, Friday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City Council Deputy Chief Executive, Pat Ledwidge has expressed concerns that the local authority’s ability to meet housing demand could be hampered unless the city boundary is extended. Commenting on the housing challenges facing the City, Mr Ledwidge said: “Historically, a third of all of the […]

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v AEK Larnaca

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v AEK Larnaca

13 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie European football returns to Turner’s Cross, as Cork City welcome AEK Larnaca to Leeside tonight City come into the game on the back of a 1-0 league win over St. Pat’s last Sunday, and last Thursday, they recorded a 4-2 win over Levadia Tallinn to set up the […]

FISH: ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves Fish – Inland Fisheries Ireland begins Cork based conservation campaign

FISH: ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves Fish – Inland Fisheries Ireland begins Cork based conservation campaign

13 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie ‘Catch, Photo, Release’ saves fish according to Inland Fisheries Ireland at the launch of a new campaign in Cork to highlight angling and the importance of conservation. The hashtag #CPRsavesfish has been placed on a couple of high profile bridges in Cork to engage the public around the pursuit of […]

CONCERNS: Ed Sheeran concerts will cause traffic mayhem – traffic management plan needed

CONCERNS: Ed Sheeran concerts will cause traffic mayhem – traffic management plan needed

13 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative[*1] in Cork South Central Peter Horgan has called for a comprehensive traffic management plan for the Blackrock and Ballintemple areas of Cork ahead of three Ed Sheeran concerts next May. “The latest addition of a third concert is no doubt welcomed by fans across […]

CORK CHAMBER: continues to push Government for M20 Cork Limerick Motorway

CORK CHAMBER: continues to push Government for M20 Cork Limerick Motorway

12 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The increase in capital spending on infrastructure by €500m annually to 2021, as announced today by Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe, must make room for progressing the long awaited delivery of the M20, Cork and Limerick Chambers have stated. The Chambers were commenting […]