[Photos] Has the famous Crowley’s Music Centre on McCurtain St closed?

[Photos] Has the famous Crowley’s Music Centre on McCurtain St closed?

By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivannews@thecork.ie Yesterday on Facebook it was said that Crowley’s Music Centre, in McCurtain Street, Cork City had closed. Local businesses were unable to confirm the news. If true it would be a loss to the heritage of Cork, as Rory Gallagher was known to frequent the shop. But today I visited the store […]

[Audio] Cork’s Friendliest Business is named

By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/David_OSullivan news@TheCork.ie A Food Company has been named as “Cork’s Friendliest Business” for 2013 C.L. Meats – based in the Kinsale Road Industrial Estate – were awarded the title by “JCI Cork – The JUNIOR Chamber of Commerce” The annual awards recognise businesses that “go the extra mile” in providing outstanding customer […]

[Audio] Cork remembers Japan Atomic Bombs

By David O’Sullivan david@thecork.ie The 68th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be marked in Cork City this evening. The Workers Party – which is calling for nuclear disarmament – will hold a brief ceremony at the “Peace Park” – located between the South Mall […]

[Audio] Corkman opens Ireland’s first private vault company

9th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@thecork.ie Increased crime in urban and rural areas, the cost of house insurance and the loss of faith in the Irish banking system is driving people in Ireland to put their valuables in safety deposit boxes, but banks are moving out of that business. So stepping in to […]

E-Centres call for social enterprises

E-Centres call for social enterprises

A recent policy document by Forfás states that the Action Plan for Jobs recognises that all parts of society and community can share in and contribute to, economic renewal and recovery. In particular, the action plan notes that there is a strong social enterprise base in Ireland, which could be further examined with a view […]

[Audio] Bring your Conference to Cork – says Bureau

By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan International Conferences were worth more than 7-point-2 million euro to Cork last year. The figure comes from the first annual report of the “Cork Convention Bureau”. The Bureau is a public-private partnership which promotes Leeside as a destination for business meetings and conferences. By working with organisers the Bureau brought more […]

[Audio] Cork must keep 24h Airport says Govt TD

By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A Cork TD has told the Minister for Transport that Cork Airport “must maintain it’s 24 hour status”, The Irish Aviation Authority – which provides air traffic control across the country – is considering “limited restrictions” to controller services at night, because of low levels of traffic. The Minister for Transport […]

Soccer – Cork City Team v Kilbarrack Utd

Managerless Cork City FC take on Kilbarrack United in the FAI Cup at Turner’s Cross today (Bank Holiday Monday) kick off 5pm. The game will be Stuart Ashton’s first in charge, and speaking following training this morning, the caretaker manager told CorkCityFC.ie: “It is a potential banana skin, but it is up to us, it’s […]

[Audio] LGBT Parade takes place in Cork City

8th May 2013 By David O’Sullivan twitter.com/david_osullivan Around 2-thousand people attended the 8th Annual “Cork Pride Parade” on Sunday in the City. It marks the end of a week long L-G-B-T festival which was worth an estimated “half million euro” to the local economy. Organizers say “diversity in society is something to be celebrated”, and […]

Revenue Seize Cannabis in Cork Airport

By Tony Hawkins tony@thecork.ie Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service at Cork Airport, yesterday (04/08/2013), seized approximately 1 kilogram of cannabis with a street value of €10,000, made up of pellets that had been ingested by a man in his forties who was stopped on foot of routine profiling. Revenue’s sniffer dog Max, gave a positive […]