[Audio] Protestors stop Water Metre installation

24th April 2014, Thursday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Protesters against the installation of Water Metres yesterday (Wednesday) stopped Irish Water Contractors from entering a housing estate in Cork. It’s was day 2 of a blockade of Ashbrook Heights, Lehanaghamore, Togher where many residents were supporting an anti-austerity group stopping the digging of footpaths. The white […]

Free money (for worthy Cork causes)

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 […]

[Audio] Premature Electioneering

22nd April 2014, Tuesday, 3pm By David O’Sullivan david@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, which […]

[Video] Sinn Fein in “strong position” for Elections – says Ferris in Cork

20th April 2014, Easter Sunday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin say their party is in a “strong position” for the Local and European elections. Sinn Féin spokesman for Agriculture and Fisheries Martin Ferris TD was in Cork City this afternoon delivering an main oration at the parties annual “Easter Rising commemoration” In a speech […]

Baltimore RNLI help grounded yacht

Baltimore RNLI help grounded yacht

20th April 2014, Easter Sunday By Tom O’Sullivan 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 […]

[Audio] Everyman Theatre Company celebrates 50 Years

20th April 2014, (Easter) Sunday Copyright David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Everyman Theatre Company is marking it’s 50th anniversary. A Civic Reception was held by the Lord Mayor this week in Cork City Hall to mark the occasion. The Everyman started in small room on Caste Street 1964, before moving to the Father Matthew Hall,and finally […]

[Audio] Cork based Newspaper company sheds 50 jobs

[Audio] Cork based Newspaper company sheds 50 jobs

17th April 2014, 7am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More meetings will take place today about the shedding of 50 jobs in the company which publishes the Irish Examiner “Landmark Media” is also behind the Evening Echo and several regional newspapers It employs 560 people but says investment in new editorial production, advertising and finance systems […]

[Audio] New Garda Community Bus for Northside area

16th April 2014 Copyright David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie A new 17 seater Garda Community vehicle has been unveiled for the Northside of the City. Its called the “Gurranabraher Garda Community Bus” and is the third vehicle since the initiative started in the 1990’s The vehicle is officially part of the Garda fleet, and will be […]

[Audio] Garda Commissioner in Cork on goodwill visit

[Audio] Garda Commissioner in Cork on goodwill visit

16th April 2014 Copyright David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie The Acting Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan says she is “very confident” that people trust in the force can be rebuilt. Commissioner O’Sullivan was speaking in Cork today where she visited a number of community initiatives on the Northside of the City in Knocknaheeney and Gurranabraher She admitted […]