Daffodil Day March 25th 2011

Daffodil Day March 25th 2011

Today, the Irish Cancer Society and Dell announced details of a three year partnership agreement which will see Dell becoming the lead partner for Daffodil Day until 2013. The Irish Cancer Society also reminded people in Cork to save the date for Daffodil Day activities this coming March 25th 2011. Dell will come on board […]

Cork Girl is runner up at National Leadership Awards

Cork Girl is runner up at National Leadership Awards

Cork girl, Deirdre Healy made it to the final six of the Macra na Feirme Bank of Ireland National Leadership Awards, however, she was pipped at the post as she came runner up to the three winners of this year’s awards. The three winners of this year’s Macra na Feirme National Leadership Awards, sponsored by […]

Public Bike Scheme in City

Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn (FF)has welcomed the decision by Cork City Council that a project team be established to fund public amenity projects such as a Public Bike Scheme. The idea of a Public Bike Scheme was one that Councillor O’Flynn brought to the attention of the Council last year and he is enthusiastic that the […]

Main drainage scheme in Bandon to be prioritised – O’Sullivan

The main drainage scheme in Bandon is to be prioritised and done in conjunction with the local flood relief works, Cork South West Fianna Fáil TD Christy O’Sullivan has learned.  Deputy O’Sullivan was informed that the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government will be hoping to put both projects in place over the coming […]

100 new jobs at Cork Medical Centre

The new private hospital, the Cork Medical Centre, has announced it is recruiting for 100 new clinical staff as part of the second stage of it’s recruitment drive in the run up to opening their operating theatres for in-patients on 14th March. In order to support this they are hosting a Clinical Recruitment Day this […]

House Prices Falling but Mortgages increasing

Socialist Party Cork City Councillor Mick Barry this morning called for mortgages to be cut in line with falling house prices in the wake of the latest Permanent TSB/ESRI report showing major falls in house prices last year. The report showed house prices to have fallen by an average 10.8% last year following on from […]

Kathleen Lynch pays tribute to Bernard Allen

Statement from Kathleen Lynch follows: I would like to pay tribute to Deputy Bernard Allen who today announced that he will not be seeking re-election. Bernard has been one of the most hardworking constituency politicians in the Dail, and I have always found him to be kind, courteous and polite. His tenure as Minister for […]

First Cork FAI Award for Women’s Soccer Coverage

First Cork FAI Award for Women’s Soccer Coverage

LifeFM 93.1 is the first radio station in Cork to receive an FAI award for unrivaled coverage of Women’s soccer in Cork. LifeFM received the award from the Football Association Of Ireland for their commitment to reporting women’s soccer. As well as regular show’s dedicated to the game locally, the station also sent reporters to […]

Lord Mayor praises Bernard Allen on the announcement of his retirement

Lord Mayor praises contribution made by Deputy Bernard Allen on the announcement of his retirement from public office The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Michael O’ Connell today (Wednesday 18th January) praised the contribution made by Deputy Bernard Allen ( F.G.) who announced his intention not to seek re-election in the forthcoming General Election. “In […]

Bernard Allen TD announces retirement from politics

Speaking today (Tuesday) Bernard Allen TD, Fine Gael Cork North Central TD and Chairman of the PAC, said: ‘Having consulted with my family and friends, I have decided not to contest the next General Election. It is with great reluctance that I have reached this decision especially at a time when I am convinced that […]