Cork Convention Bureau holds first Business Tourism Event

27th September 2013, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth 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 […]

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 Bryan T. Smyth 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 […]

“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 […]

Talks to take place on Glen Bus Route

Talks to take place on Glen Bus Route

24th September 2013, Tuesday By Council Reporter Talks get underway at 12 noon today between representatives of residents in the Glen and Bus Eireann management on the contentious issue of bus services in the Northside estate. Bus Eireann axed the number 12 service at the end of August halving bus runs from the Glen […]

Baltimore RNLI conduct MedEvac from Cape Clear

24th September 2013, Tuesday By Marine Correspondent The all weather lifeboat was launched to carry out a medical evacuation from Cape Clear Island in West Cork this evening. The call for assistance was made at 10:04pm on Monday 23rd Sept when a 15 year old youth required urgent medical attention. The all weather lifeboat Alan […]

Preview of tomorrows Cork City v Drogheda United game

Monday, 23rd September 2013 By Sports Reporter The battle for sixth place continues in Drogheda tomorrow night, as Cork City travel to face Drogheda United. The home side go into the game ahead of City in sixth place on goal difference, with previous meetings between the sides this season resulting in a win for each […]

Cork Socialist Party Cllr wants to abolish Seanad

Cork City Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry this morning called for a YES vote in the Seanad referendum scheduled for October 4. The Socialist Party launched a postering blitz this weekend which highlights the undemocratic and elitist nature of the Seanad. One poster reads “Seanad Electorate: Rochestown 340 Ballyvolane 77 Make Your First Vote on […]