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April 2014
30th April 2014, Wednesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Naval Service have taken delivery of a new vessel. The 50 million euro LE. Samuel Beckett is around 300 feet in length, and was built at a shipyard in Devon, England. She weighs almost 2-thousand tonnes, and can hold 54 people. The Samuel Beckett... Read More
26th April 2014 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Revenue Seizes Tobacco and Counterfeit Vodka in Cork In an intelligence led operation, Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized 56kgs of illegal tobacco and 20 cases of counterfeit vodka on the M8 near Fermoy last night (25/04/14 ). The seizure has a total retail value of approximately €27,500.... Read More
24th April 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic fund exclusively focused on the Cork region, have announced the availability of their second tranche of funding for enterprises in the city and county. They are calling for applications from businesses and community enterprises in Cork who need funding to expand, develop or... Read More
22nd April 2014, Tuesday, 3pm By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Elections posters are already up in PARTS of Cork City, and the local authority has received a number of complaints. Candidates running in the local and European elections are not legally allowed to erect their election posters on public property until the stroke of midnight,... Read More
20th April 2014, Easter Sunday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 4 people have been rescued off a yacht in West Cork this morning The 35 foot boat had grounded on rocks near Cunnamore Pier and Heir Island on a falling tide. Baltimore RNLI used both their inshore and all weather lifeboats in the rescue. The lifeboat... Read More