Deirdre Clune begins MEP election campaign in Cork, with former Tanaiste

Deirdre Clune begins MEP election campaign in Cork, with former Tanaiste

4th March 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael candidate for Ireland South, Deirdre Clune, has officially begun her European Election campaign with a visit to Beal na mBlath with her father, former Tanaiste and founder of Barry’s Tea, Peter Barry. “The next few months will be challenging but I have never shied away from […]

[Audio] Sinn Fein unhappy at UCC honoring “EU Austerity figure”

3rd March 2013, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Opposition continues to mount over UCC’s decision to give the EC President an Honorary Doctorate. José Manuel Barroso is considered the most powerful figure in the European Union and will visit UCC on Wednesday night to make a 30 minte speech and collect the honour. UCC president […]

[Audio] Local residents now slightly happier about Prison Extension

3rd March 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Irish Prison Service and PJ Hegarty Builders have kept open dialogue with residents living near the 35 million euro extension to Cork prison. The current facility at Rathmore Road is being extended by 150 cells, and is on schedule to open in late 2015. The extension was […]

[Audio] Ballyhea says “yes” for local MEP hopeful

3rd March 2014 By Elaine Murphy & David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The man behind the anti-austerity “Ballyhea says no” bank bondholder protests is to run for a seat in the European Parliament. Yesterday morning marked the third anniversary of the weekly march in Ballyhea, North County Cork, near the Cork-Limerick Border. His decision to run was […]

[Video + Audio] March to save Mon Primary School in City Centre

[Video + Audio] March to save Mon Primary School in City Centre

1st March 2013, Saturday, 2.15pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 800 parents, students and supporters of the North Mon Primary School marched in Cork City Centre this afternoon to stop their school being amalgamated with another. The aim was to send a message to the Dublin based Edmund Rice Schools Trust that the North Mon primary […]

[Video] The night of the floods

1st March 2014 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie February is over, and what a month it was. Flooding in Cork, a visit by President Michael D Higgins to inspect the aftermath, and more. Here’s a look back at the night of the floods on 4th February 2014 by Local Freelance TV and Radio Reporter David O’Sullivan

[Audio] City Council flats “unsafe” according to Engineer

1st March 2014 By Elaine Murphy & David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie An Engineer and Solicitor have warned that conditions in a City Council housing complex present a “clear and imminent danger” Nineteen residents of Mount Farran Place in Blackpool, are frustrated with the Councils failure to maintain their three-storey complex, AND also that the building doesn’t […]

[Video] Wheelchair user walks in Cork thanks to EksoSkeleton

[Video] Wheelchair user walks in Cork thanks to EksoSkeleton

1st March 2014, Saturday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A device that allows wheelchair users to walk has been demonstrated in Cork. More than 300 stroke survivors, doctors, therapists and allied health professionals and students attended a Conference in Cork on Rehabilitation and Recovery from Stoke yesterday (Friday) Organised by Saint Finbarr’s Hospital Stroke Rehabilitation […]

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