Golden discs to open in old HMV on Pana

Golden discs to open in old HMV on Pana

Golden Discs will open the doors to its new flagship store in the iconic 5,000 square foot building on Patrick Street (in the Old HMV shop) The new branch, which will be the biggest of the 15 Golden Discs stores in Ireland, has created 18 full time jobs. Managing Director Stephen Fitzgerald said today “Our […]

Drugs found in in South County Cork

Two men have been arrested and a quantity of cannabis seized following a Garda operation in Cork this afternoon 19th June 2013. Gardaí stopped a car close to an area known as Halfway, Ballinhassig, which is about 8km outside Cork city. When the car was searched Gardaí recovered 25kg of cannabis resin with an estimated […]

Cantillon solicitors raise over 8k for charity

The team of thirteen from Ernest J Cantillon solicitors, who ran in the recent Cork City Marathon today presented their chosen charity L’Arche Cork with a cheque for €8,686.  In total €4,343 was raised through direct donations from friends, associates and colleagues. This amount was significantly added to with a donation by Managing Partner, Ernest […]

Cork Govt Senator angry with HSE

By David O’Sullivan A Cork Fine Gael Senator says the HSE is “guilty of recklessly undermining the capacity of the Irish hospital system” Colm Burke is the party’s spokesman on Health in the Seanad and he’s referring to how the HSE gives Irish trained Junior Doctors only 6 month contracts. That is pushing many to […]

Freedom of Cork City 2013

The Freedom of Cork City has been awarded to three people, all from the theatre. They were Frank Duggan and Michael Twomey – a.k.a. Cha and Miah – who are best known for appearing on Halls Pictorial Weekly, the third recipient was entertainer Billa O’Connell. The custom of awarding the freedom of the City dates […]

Final Mayor of Cobh elected

By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Town Council’s across County Cork and the rest of the Country are electing their final Mayor’s this month. It’s because under “local government reform” Minister Phil Hogan will abolish all of Ireland’s 82 town councils next Summer. Town Council’s are the lowest rung of democracy, and there are 12 in County […]

Fatal RTC Youghal

Fatal RTC Youghal

Gardaí at Youghal, Co. Cork are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Kennelworth, Youghal in the early hours of this morning 18th June, 2013. The collision occurred between 00.30am and 3.20am this morning when the car left the road and hit a ditch. The driver (male 27yrs) of the car […]

Cork County Council gets 60k for West Cork Greenway

Cork County Council gets 60k for West Cork Greenway

Westport to Achill Greenway now contributing €1m to local economy annually signalling good news for tourism in West Cork Fine Gael Cork South West Deputy, Jim Daly, has said the provision of €60,000 in total for the development of a cycle greenway from Cork to Kinsale is great news for the area in terms of […]

EMC creates 200 jobs with Mahon expansion

EMC creates 200 jobs with Mahon expansion

ICT business EMC is to create 100 new jobs over the next two years in Cork. The company is also opening a new EMC office as part of a €100 million investment in Ireland.Deirdre Clune, Seanad spokesperson on Jobs, Innovation and Research is welcoming the news. “This investment is a real vote of confidence in […]

New prison for Cork

13th June 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Mr. Alan Shatter T.D. has welcomed the support given to him by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality for the decision on the development of a new prison in Cork. Speaking at the Joint Oireachtas Committee debate on […]