Cork Cinema to show GAA game live on big screen

21st September 2013 By Omniplex, Ireland’s largest cinema chain, will screen next week’s Cork vs Clare All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final Replay for free on the big screen at the Cork Omniplex cinema in Mahon. It been made possible by the move to digital projection, so live TV can be shown on the screen. […]

GSK opens new €30m manufacturing facility at Curabinny

27th September 2013, Friday By Reporter GSK Cork today opened its new state of the art manufacturing facility at its site in Curabinny, Co Cork. The building which created around 100 jobs during its construction phase, is expected to create up to 20 full-time new roles once it reaches full capacity. The new […]

Cork Convention Bureau holds first Business Tourism Event

27th September 2013, Friday By David O’Sullivan The English Market was the venue for Cork’s inaugural Business Tourism event on Thursday evening 26 September, organised by Cork Convention Bureau (CCB). CCB played host to over 120 guests from a wide selection of Cork companies such as EMC, Stryker, Merck Sharp & Dohme and Pepsico, […]

Ecowell conference takes place in Cork City

26th September 2013, Thursday By Reporter Fianna Fail Cork City Cllr Tony Fitzgerald, a member of the healthy city network in Cork said that the ecowell conference in Cork City Hall today is another positive step in promoting cork as a healthy city and a European leader on healthy living initiates for all […]

Joanne O’Riordan “No Limbs No Limits” film opens next weekend

27th September 2013, Friday By Reporter The world premiere of No Limbs No Limits the Joanne O’ Riordan story is set to be shown at the Cork Opera House on Sunday, October 6 at 2pm. No Limbs No Limits has been two years in the making, and it charts the incredible life story of […]

International Snooker comes to Youghal

27th September 2013, Friday By Sports Reporter Play starts today in Youghal Co. Cork in the International Snooker Challenge Cup between the Republic of Ireland, France and Northern Ireland. This will be the first major International Amateur Snooker event to be held in Cork and there is sure to be some fascinating match ups […]

Sean Kelly MEP welcomes new electoral boundaries

Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly has welcomed five new counties to his Ireland South constituency, as revealed by the Constituency Commission report on the new European electoral boundaries, published today (September 25th). “I am happy that the newly extended South constituency will still cover Kerry, Cork, Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford. “In addition, the revised Ireland […]

Blueshirts on Fianna Fail Councillors?

24th September 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan The “Blue September” campaign to tackle mens cancer is winding down this week. It’s part of an international movement encouraging men to discuss health concerns with family, friends and their GP. 1 in 3 men in Ireland will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, but men […]

“Bitter Disappointment” at Glen Bus Offer

“Bitter Disappointment” at Glen Bus Offer

By Council Reporter Residents leaders from the Glen have expressed themselves “bitterly disappointed” with the “totally unsatisfactory” result of talks held with representatives of Bus Eireann management this lunchtime. The residents’ delegation was told that Bus Eireann hope to make one change to their new timetable: they plan to seek permission from the National […]

Cork-man wins “quarter-of-a-million” in Lotto Plus

24th September 2013 By Reporter A Co Cork man and his wife had a glass of champagne and toasted “a very lucky year” at National Lottery offices today as they collected a cheque for €250,000. The lucky winner, who wishes to remain private, matched the six numbers in the Lotto Plus 2 draw […]