AUDIO: Taoiseach makes 1st official visit to @UCC Campus

AUDIO: Taoiseach makes 1st official visit to @UCC Campus

31 January 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, marked his first official visit to the University College Cork campus today by delivering a major speech on public sector reform and the importance of public service. He was speaking at the 15th Annual Philip Monahan Memorial Lecture following an invitation by the […]

Cork City FC sign Mark O’Sullivan.

31st Janaury 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City are pleased to announce the signing of Mark O’Sullivan. The 30 year old, who had a brief spell with City in 2010, has enjoyed much success with Avondale United, winning four FAI Intermediate Cups. O’Sullivan has also been capped at amateur level by the Republic of […]

EAST CORK NEWS: Ballycotton RNLI gala dinner

EAST CORK NEWS: Ballycotton RNLI gala dinner

31 January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ballycotton RNLI fundraising branch continue a long and successful tradition in holding a fundraising gala dinner at Ballymaloe House tonight. This year sees the Allen family celebrate 50 years in business at Ballymaloe House and the association is made even more special as Mrs Myrtle Allen first […]

[Audio] Filling Empty units is priority of Cork Business Association

29th January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Copyright TheCork.ie Ernest Cantillon – from the Electric Bar and Restaurant on the South Mall – has been re-elected as President of the Cork Business Association for another year. Established in 1957 to represent traders in the City the C-B-A has held it’s Annual General Meeting President […]

Global Reviews to create 30 jobs in Cork

29th January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Global Reviews sets up European Headquarters Global Reviews, an online customer experience intelligence and digital research company, today announced the opening of its European headquarters in Cork with the creation of 30 jobs over the next two years. The company will be seeking experienced professionals to join […]

[Audio] Cork’s Famous Fishmonger is “Person of Month”

[Audio] Cork’s Famous Fishmonger is “Person of Month”

29th January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth Follow me on twitter bryan@TheCork.ie Everyone has seen that iconic photograph of Pat O’Connell Fishmonger with Queen Elizabeth 11 during her historic visit to Cork. That image alone has helped promote the best of Cork around Ireland and around the world. Pat was also named January Cork Person […]

UCC study on Ireland’s natural heritage published

29th January 2014, 9am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new study examining the history of iconic places in Ireland, identified as potential nature reserves by conservationist Charles Rothschild 100 years ago, illustrates the considerable pressures that have been endured by Irish wildlife and landscapes. The Rothschild Reserves in Ireland 1914-2014, published today, was compiled by […]

SF City Council candidate angry with Lab TD

SF City Council candidate angry with Lab TD

28th Janaury 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has criticised the record of Labour TD Ciarán Lynch on the issue of Money Lenders Interest Rates. The Sinn Féin candidate for Ballincollig-Carrigaline LEA, was responding to comments made by Ciarán Lynch on Newstalk this morning (Tuesday). Deputy Lynch, was speaking ahead of […]

Cork woman collects share of Saturdays 3.5m Jackpot

28th January 2014, 4pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie It may be a cold, wet January day today in Dublin [yes that is true – Editor!] but it certainly brightened up when a lucky Co. Cork woman popped into the National Lottery offices to collect her cheque for EURO 588,144. The happy winner won her prize […]

Blackwater Motors help out loyal VW commercial driver

Blackwater Motors help out loyal VW commercial driver

28th January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Corkman Padraic Corcoran had a simple and direct approach to selling his beloved Volkswagen Transporter Van on popular website DoneDeal.ie. “She’s in great running order but ‘The Man’ says I need some paperwork to put her on the road. She needs a bit of love to get […]

Future of small schools discussed in Bantry

Future of small schools discussed in Bantry

By Bryan T. Smyth 28th January 2014 bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil will hold a public meeting this Wednesday in Bantry over concerns about the future of small schools in West Cork following Government cuts in the budget. Fianna Fáil Education Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue will address the meeting and outline how increases in pupil teacher ratios could […]

Crosshaven RNLI amongst busiest stations in Ireland

28th January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie RNLI lifeboats in Ireland launched 1,087 times in 2013 bringing 1,278 people to safety. The figures released by the charity today are based on returns of service from all 44 lifeboat stations in Ireland. The statistics show that the majority of last year’s call outs were to […]

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