UCC staff receive Papal honour

31st October 2013 By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie Three University College Cork (UCC) academics have been conferred with the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St Gregory the Great for their services to the Holy See, joining the likes of Irish comedian and philanthropist Frank Carson, boxer Sir Henry Cooper, Alfred O’Rahilly, former President of UCC and TD for […]

[Audio] Bus Eireann Manager to meet City Cllrs over Glen bus cutbacks

31st October 2013, Thursday By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie The Area Manager of Bus Eireann will meet with City Councillors early next week, to explain why services to the Glen were cut back. The number of busses passing through the Glen was drastically reduced at the end of August campaighers say the new service – […]

Drinking to improve in Conna

31st October 2013, 11.30am By Roger Glynn news@thecork.ie Drinking of water that is! Phil Hogan, The Minister for the Environment, and Local Government has announced that he has approved the necessary funding to allow Cork County Council award the €0.61m contract to provide a new reservoir and upgraded distribution system to serve Conna Village from […]

Dara Murphy leads 1st meeting of backbench TDs and Troika

Dara Murphy leads 1st meeting of backbench TDs and Troika

31st October 2013, Thursday By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD and Chair of Fine Gael’s Internal European Affairs Committee, Dara Murphy, will today (9.30am) lead a delegation of Government TDs in their first ever meeting with Troika officials. The meeting, which is being held in the Department of Finance, is the first […]

AUDIO: Garda Commissioner comments on Roma Children controversy

30th October 2013, Wednesday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie The Garda Commissioner says he won’t preempt the findings of a HSE and Garda inquiry into the taking of Roma children from their families. The two state agencies are currently compiling reports, which will be given to the Children’s Ombudsman for consideration. They focus on how a 7-year-old […]

AUDIO: Garda Commissioner comments on Love Hate Actor

30 October 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Garda Commissioner has said that members of the force are allowed to be act in local “dramatic societies”, but he wouldn’t comment on whether or not a member who played the role of a Garda in a TV Series may have over-stepped the mark Earlier this […]

Jobs announcement reaffirms Cork’s IT hub status – Buttimer

Jobs announcement reaffirms Cork’s IT hub status – Buttimer

30th October 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Wednesday) said that the decision of StorageCraft Technology Corporation to establish its international headquarters in Cork reaffirms the city’s status as an IT hub. Deputy Buttimer was commenting after the announcement that StorageCraft is to create 30 new jobs […]

AUDIO: Garda Commissioner opens Crime Prevention Day in Cork

30 October 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Garda Commissioner – Martin Callinan – is in Cork this morning to launch a “Crime Prevention Day” An exhibition is taking place in City Hall from 11am to 6pm It will focus on all aspects of Crime Prevention and will include exhibitors from the security industry […]

[Audio] County Councillors call on Minister to overhaul rates system

29th October 2013, Tuesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “The method of calculating rates for businesses needs to be reformed” That’s the consensus of Cork County Councillors who today agreed to write to the Minister asking for an overhaul of the system. Business rates are collected by a local authorities but their method of calculation […]

Skibb Man Breaks World Record for Bras

Skibb Man Breaks World Record for Bras

29th October 2013, Tuesday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie A Skibbereen retailer has broken the world record for unclasping the most bras ever in 60 seconds! Sean Murray of Sean Murray Fashions, Skibbereen succeeded in unclasping 91 bras in his shop on Saturday afternoon as part of his fundraising drive for Get the Girls, the Irish Cancer […]

[Audio] Cork Technorati take chartered train to Dublin Web Summit

29th October 2013, Tuesday, 7am By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The biggest Technology event in Europe will start in Dublin TOMORROW and….in advance… almost 200 entrepreneurs from Cork will travel to the Capital today on an unusual chartered train. Three Cork tech companies – VoxPro, PCH International and TrustEv – are paying to bring 180 […]

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