[Audio] Some Garda station calls are recorded in Cork City

31st March 2014, Monday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City’s most senior Garda has moved to allay fears among the public about the recording of phone calls in stations, Chief Superintendent Mick Finn says the only station in the Cork City Division where phone calls are recorded is the Anglesea Street Headquarters, That station handles a […]

[Audio] Doctor who separated Benhaffaf twins receives Cork award

29th March 2014, Saturday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The surgeon who separated the conjoined Benhaffaff twins has been honoured in Cork. Doctor Edward Kiely is a Consultant Neo-natal and Paediatric Surgeon in London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital and flew back yesterday to collect the inaugural “Spirit of Cork” trophy. The Benhaffaf twins – now […]

[Audio] 1st annual ‘Spirit of Cork’ awards take place tonight

28th March 2014, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The surgeon who separated the conjoined Benhaffaff twins is being honoured in Cork tonight Doctor Edward Kiely was born in Cork, and has been a Consultant Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon in London for the past three decades at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. The […]

[Audio] Special Childrens Ambulance admired in UCC

[Audio] Special Childrens Ambulance admired in UCC

28th March 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Students in UCC yesterday had the chance to inspect a new ambulance designed specially for Children. It’s called BUMBLEance, which is a play on words because it’s painted bright yellow like a bumble bee. The idea if to make a child feel like a “queen bee” or […]

Musgrave Park renamed as Irish Independent Park

27th March 2014, Thursday Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Musgrave Park, the Cork home to Munster Rugby, is to be renamed Irish Independent Park, in a naming rights agreement with Independent News & Media. The partnership agreement which will come into effect next season is for a period of ten years. The naming rights sponsorship agreement will […]

Liadh Ni Riada visits UCC hall named after her Father

Liadh Ni Riada visits UCC hall named after her Father

27th March 2014, Thursday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Liadh Ní Riada visits hall in University College Cork named after her Father Sinn Féin EU candidate for Ireland South Liadh Ní Riada has spoken of the ‘poignancy’ of her visit to a hall in University College Cork’s Music Department that is named in honour of her […]

[Audio] 60th Anniversary of Cork Choral Festival

[Audio] 60th Anniversary of Cork Choral Festival

27th March 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The programme has been unveiled for this years Cork Choral Festival, which is celebrating it’s 60th anniversary Established in 1954 the festival is just over a month away, and will take place from a Wednesday to a Sunday; April 30th to Sunday May 4th. It will open […]

[Audio] What is “Cork Inc.”?

24th March 2014, Monday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County and City Councils have announced a partnership allowing the two separate local authority’s to “speak with one voice” on a number of issues. It’s called “Cork Inc.” and the goal is to attract business, tourism, investment and people. Over the past 12 months a […]

[Audio] Pope to visit Cork?

24th March 2014, Monday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Plans to invite the Pope to visit Cork have taken another step forward A Former Deputy Lord Mayor of the City proposed the invitation two weeks ago, and an internal committee – the corporate policy group – have now approved the idea in principal. Fine Gael […]

[Audio] Would DNA testing for dogs dirt solve the problem?

24th March 2014, Monday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Cork City Councillor has suggested the establishment of a DN- database for dogs! It’s to try and trace the owners of pets which are fouling pavements, and green areas. Under the Litter Pollution Act 1997 it is an offence to allow a dog under your […]

[Audio] Fundraiser for Cork Journalist

24th March 2014, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A fundraising concert for a well known Cork Journalist will take place in City Hall on Easter Sunday. 43 year old Deirdre O’Reilly reported for the Evening Echo but suffered a massive stroke in December and needs intensive rehabilitation. She’s been left with paralysis of the right […]

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