Cork Screen Commission contributes to Film Festival

9th November 2013, Saturday By We previously spoke with the Cork Screen Commissioner now the Commission is back in the News. As part of its commitment to building the indigenous Screen Industries in Cork and promoting the City & County as a prime filming destination, Cork Screen Commission is holding a series of […]

City and County Councils abandoned by Minister

8th October 2013 By Cork City Cllr Seán Martin (who is a brother of Micheal Martin) has accused the Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan of abandoning local councils as many face huge liabilities in Property Tax and loan repayments. Cllr Martin was speaking as Cork City Council faces liabilities of over €3 […]

Buttimer welcomes €70m in additional funding for school improvements

8th November 2013, 2.45pm By Buttimer welcomes €70m in additional funding for school improvements Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement that an additional €70 million is being provided to carry out building works and improvements at schools around the country. The funding has been announced […]

HR professionals meet in Cork City

8th November 2013 By More than 110 HR professionals and business people in the Cork region attended the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) Southern Region briefing at The Clarion Hotel, sponsored by Fastnet Recruitment and chaired by Liam Linehan, Honorary Chairman (South Region). VMware Vice President of Global Technical support, John […]

UCC History School hosts conference on Pope John Paul II

9th November 2013, Friday By David O’Sullivan The School of History, University College Cork, is hosting a major international conference on the life of Pope John Paul II on tomorrow (Saturday), in the Boole 4 lecture theatre. A range of expert speakers from Ireland and Poland will address various aspects of the late Pope’s […]

FF selects candidates for City Council SW

FF selects candidates for City Council SW

5th November 2013 By Fianna Fáil has selected Cllr Mary Shields and Fergal Dennehy to contest next year’s local elections in the Cork City South West ward. The candidates were chosen by Fianna Fáil members at a convention held in the Rochestown Park Hotel last night. Cllr Shields has been a member of […]

Government Art Works on display in Cork City

8th November 2013, Friday By Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) yesterday officially opened ‘Encounters’ – the annual joint touring exhibition of artworks from the collections of the OPW in the Republic of Ireland and the Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) […]

Buy Irish – says Govt TD

8th November 2013, Friday By Following the publication of the annual Deloitte Consumer Survey on Christmas spending, Labour TD for Cork South West, Michael McCarthy, has urged consumers to buy Irish this Christmas. The annual report published this week indicated that Irish people will spend approximately €1.5bn this Christmas. The average spend in […]

Annual County Cork Youth Council meets today

7th November 2013 By David O’Sullivan On Thursday November 7th over 100 young people from across Cork county will meet at the Clarion Hotel to attend the annual Co.Cork Youth Council, Comhairle na nOg. The theme for this year is “The World We Want” – it will explore how this generation can address the […]

Junior Health Minister congratulates RTE Radio Broadcaster for frankness over depression

5th November 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan The Minister of State for Mental Health says Radio Presenter John Murray deserves to be “congratulated” for speaking so frankly about his depression. 49 year old Murray returned to his daily slot on RTE Radio 1 only yesterday after a 6 month hiatus. In the opening minutes […]

Cork City appoint John Caulfield as manager

5th Novermber 2013 By Cork City Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of John Caulfield as the club’s first team manager. Caulfield, who is the club’s joint-record goal scorer and also holds the club record for appearances, has signed a two year deal with the club. Speaking to on the […]

Is the Toyota logo on Cork Opera House helping sales Leeside?

5th November 2013 By David O’Sullivan Why is there a Toyota Logo and Sign on top of Cork Opera House? Ask anyone in Cork and no one will know why? Most will guess that the Japaneses car giant donated money to the Opera House in the past. For a time it was called “Toyota […]