[Audio] Asylum seekers protest at Cork Centre

15th September 2014, 1pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 40 refugees and asylum seekers are continuing to blockade the entrance of their accommodation in Cork by standing outside Protest by residents of Kinsale Rd (Airport Hill) Direct Provision centre #cork residents unhappy with conditions pic.twitter.com/KqxwGQ25zH — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) September 15, 2014 The Kinsale […]

[Audio] Cork Senator breaks Govt silence on water metering

13th August 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A war of words has erupted between two Cork politicians over water charges. Independent County Councillor Marcia D’alton, and Labour Senator John GIlroy Cllr Maria Dalton wrote a letter to Irish Water saying her family would NOT be paying water charges, that letter was published in Yesterday’s Evening […]

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

11th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork has faired badly in today’s Cabinet reshuffle. There are 5 new ministers: Paschal Donohoe, Heather Humphreys, Alan Kelly, Jan O’Sullivan and Alex White but none are based in Cork TheCork.ie has been speaking with Fianna Fail Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath. Carrigaline based Fianna Fail TD […]

[Audio] Superb Kathleen Lynch should be promoted says Labour stalwart

8th July 2014, 8pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sources are indicating this evening indicating that Cork looks set to a be a winner in the cabinet re-shuffle. Taoiseach Enda Kenny along with newly elected labour leader Joan Burton are putting the finishing touches to their Government this evening; deciding which TD’s will be Ministers and […]

[Video] Alan Kelly unveils design for new Coca-Cola public bikes in Cork

2 July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The first viewing of the new, specially-designed bike for the regional cities’ Coca-Cola Zero Bikes scheme took place in Cork’s City Hall this morning, where Minister Alan Kelly TD and the National Transport Authority were joined by the Lord Mayor of Cork, scheme sponsors Coca-Cola Zero and operators […]

[Audio] Mizen Primary Health care centre opened by Minister

14th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A “primary health care centre” has been officially opened in Schull. Minister of State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Primary Care Alex White TD, travelled to West Cork yesterday afternoon. The Centre covers the Mizen Peninsula spanning Goleen, Crookhaven, Schull, Ballydehob, and Durrus. The centre […]

[Video] Fianna Fail’s Mary Shields is new Cork City Lord Mayor

6th June 2014, 10.00pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie There is a new Lord Mayor of Cork City Fianna Fail Cllr Mary Shields has been elected this evening, beating Anti Austerity Alliance candidate Lil O’Donnell by 26 votes to 4, with 1 abstention. Mary Shields received the chain of office from outgoing Lord Mayor Catherine Clancy […]

Sherlock fans speculation about Labour role

29th May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Was Seán Sherlock in Cork today? yes he was. The Junior Minister made a swift visit to Ringaskiddy. Mr Sherlock could be the next Deputy Labour Leader. The Minister of state officiated at an event to formally switch on Johnson & Johnson’s two wind turbines in Cork’s lower […]