Park for free in East Cork Train Stations

10th Janaury 2014 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann has extended the free parking promotion on Cork Commuter routes into 2014 – Glounthaune and Littleisland Stations as well as Midleton and Carrigtwohil all offer free parking to rail customers. Cork – Cobh and Cork – Midleton commuter services offer a frequent, efficient, reliable and cost effective […]

Cork lady wins EUR 100k in LottoChristmas Millionaire Draw

9th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It was all smiles at National Lottery HQ this afternoon, when a lucky Cork Lady collected her cheque for €100,000 she won the fantastic prize in the Christmas Millionaire Raffle draw on Tuesday 31 December 2013. “My daughter purchased the ticket for me as a Christmas present.” “On […]

New Captain for Cork City FC

8th January 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City manager John Caulfield has confirmed the appointment of John Dunleavy as Cork City captain for the 2014 season. Discussing the appointment, Caulfield explained that he believes Dunleavy’s personality is ideally suited to the role: “He is a fantastic leader, he has a great attitude and he […]

Cork has poor record for workplace accidents

Cork has poor record for workplace accidents

7th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie More than a quarter of all workplace fatalities in the State last year occurred in Cork according to the Health and Safety Authority report for 2013 (12 of a total 46). Three times as many deaths from workplace accidents took place in Cork (12) than any other county […]

Do we need a “.cork” domain extension?

7th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A former Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork has led calls for the region to begin steps to create its own unique internet domain in an effort to help local business and strengthen online branding. Cllr Emmet O’Halloran (FG) who was originally behind the idea of International Cork Day […]

UCC student appointed FF “Women’s Rapporteur”

7th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie UCC student, Jessica Ní Mhaoláin, has been elected as the new Women’s Rapporteur for Ógra Fianna Fáil. The 22-year-old student is in her final year of a degree in Public Health at UCC and was elected to the position at a recent meeting of Ógra Fianna Fáil’s National […]

HSE and GAA tackle stress together

7th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The HSE South and the GAA join forces to help tackle stress – a first in Ireland Minister of State, Kathleen Lynch, is to launch a HSE South and GAA joint initiative to help people deal with stress in their lives on Wednesday, 8th January 2014 at Páirc […]

Mallow Town Council passes final budget

7th January 2014 By Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie Mallow Town Council (North County Cork) last night passed its annual budget despite the reduction in funding from the local government fund. Eight councillors voted in favour of the budget with only the Sinn Fein representative Melissa Mullane descenting. Speaking after the meeting Ms Mullane said; “I am […]

[Audio] Litter survey says Cork City is clean

6th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan All Cork areas surveyed in Irish Business Against Litter’s Anti-Litter League for 2013 have been deemed clean, with Fermoy the only town to reach the status of ‘Cleaner than European norms’. Shandon/Blackpool and Midleton were in 20th and 31st positions respectively in the table of 42 towns and […]

Locals to have more input into Cork Airport via “Development Council”

6th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has announced that a “Development Council for Cork Airport” will be established. It will act as a forum for all key stakeholders who have an interest in the development of Cork Airport to engage with management and contribute to the further growth of […]

EU Funding Endorses Port of Cork Plans for Development

6th January 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Following a successful funding procedure, the Port of Cork has been awarded funding by the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The Port of Cork, described as a future Core Network port by TEN-T, plays a key strategic role in the movement of goods to and from the UK and […]