[Audio] José Manuel Barroso receives Honorary Doctorate from UCC

[Audio] José Manuel Barroso receives Honorary Doctorate from UCC

6th March 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The President of the European Commission now has something in common with half of Cork; a degree from UCC! Well to be correct it’s a Doctorate, and an Honorary on at that. José Manuel Durão Barroso was on the University College Cork campus yesterday. Protestors were expected, but […]

[Video] Cork City FC begin 30th Anniversary Season

6th March 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie St. Patrick’s Athletic v Turner’s Cross. Premier Division. 7th March 2014 (i.e. tomorrow). Kick-Off 7.45 pm Cork City FC will begin their 30th anniversary season with a repeat of the final game of last season, as they welcome the champions, St. Patrick’s Athletic, to Turner’s Cross. Watch the […]

Cobh Railway Station Renovation

6th March 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The building at Cobh Railway Station is currently undergoing renovation with the intention of opening the premises as a dual operation, offering tourism information on Cork City and County to visitors, in particularly cruise passengers, and as a vibrant exhibition space. A new company ‘Cobh Maritime Development Company […]

Sean Kelly says Cork should enjoy slice of EU 1.25bn fund

Sean Kelly says Cork should enjoy slice of EU 1.25bn fund

6th March 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Former GAA President, Sean Kelly, MEP, today encouraged Banks, Small Businesses, Researchers and Universities to collaborate closely to make Ireland a world leader in Innovation. Cork is ideally placed to nurture this global hub of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, with its strong academic foundations in UCC & CIT, along […]

Joan Hamilton is February Cork Person of the Month

Joan Hamilton is February Cork Person of the Month

By David O’Sullivan 5th March 2014 david@TheCork.ie Joan Hamilton of Slí Eile in North Cork was named Cork Person of the Month for her unique work and treatment for those suffering with mental health issues. Joan’s approach is based on the belief that people have the capacity to recover their mental health, and that given […]

Clune welcomes Live Register improvement

Clune welcomes Live Register improvement

5th March 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Deirdre Clune, has today (Wednesday ) welcomed the latest figures from the CSO, which show that the number of people on the Live Register has fallen for the last 20 months in a row. In Cork City, the number of people signing on has reduced […]

What is the Cork Airport Development Council?

What is the Cork Airport Development Council?

5th March 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Our Opinions We at TheCork.ie have mixed views about the Cork Airport Development Council which holds it’s meetings in Private. We are used to “Councils” being public. Perhaps they should have called it a “Commission” instead? It appears we will only hear what it does from press releases […]

36k cash found in Fairhill House

36k cash found in Fairhill House

4th March 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of an ongoing operation by the Divisional drug unit in Anglesea Street and local drug unit in Gurranabraher based in Cork into distribution of controlled substances (Drugs) and money laundering a private residence at Kerryhall Road, Fairhill, Cork City was searched today. The house was searched […]

Midleton Park Hotel sold

Midleton Park Hotel sold

4th March 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The four-star Talbot Hotel Group has announced the purchase of the Midleton Park Hotel in Cork and has announced details of plans to invest 1million in the property. The Wexford based hotel group, which comprises of the Talbot Hotel Wexford, The Talbot Hotel Carlow and the Stillorgan Park […]