[Audio] Speed limit review for Co Cork

[Audio] Speed limit review for Co Cork

16th April 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is to review inappropriate speed limits, and a target will be SOME rural roads where the default 80 kilometres is too fast. The Department of Transport’s “Speed limit review Body” published a NATIONAL report last November, and here in Cork… the County Council is set […]

[Audio] New Cork Prison – too noisy says City Councillor

16th April 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The construction of a new prison on the Rathmore Road remains controversial. Cork CIty Councillors have agreed to install a monitoring system in Council homes near to the construction site. They want to make sure that vibrations from machinery do not cause cracks or subsidence to other buildings. […]

[Audio] Irish President Higgins to receive freedom of Cork City

16th April 2014 Copyright Bryan Smyth david@TheCork.ie I’ve met Michael D Higgins on a number of occasions in Cork. The date for this years Freedom of the City ceremony has been confirmed by the Lord Mayor President Michael D Higgins – who only last week made an historic first official visit to the United Kingdom […]

[Audio] Shakey bridge needs a lick of paint!

[Audio] Shakey bridge needs a lick of paint!

15th April 2014 Copyright David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Concern has again been been raised over the status and appearance of iconic “Shakey Bridge” off the Mardyke, to the West of Cork City. The 160 foot white structure is important gateway for tourists walking from Fitzgerald’s Park to the old City Gaol in Sunday’s Well. But there […]

[Audio] Cork Rugby fans travelling to Heineken Cup

15th April 2014, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Excitement is building for the Heineken Cup Semi Final on Sunday the 27th in Marseille, Toulon versus Munster. Cork Airport is operating extra charter and scheduled flights to the French City for Munster fans. Dawson Travel, Lee Travel and Killester Travel are operating charterered flight and accomodation […]

[Audio] Potholes threaten Wild Atlantic Way in West Cork

14th April 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan, http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie A West Cork County Councillor says the Failte Ireland “Wild Atlantic Way” driving route is in jeopardy because of the poor state of roads. The route is designed to encourage visitors into the small towns and villages in scenic areas from Kinsale to Donegal. Last month […]

[Audio] NAMA should be subject to Freedom of Information – Cork County Councillors

14th April 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Councillors have formally agreed to call on the Government to “open up” the National Asset Management Agency by making it subject to the Freedom of Information Act. At today’s local authority meeting in COUNTY Hall a number of elected representatives said they were reaching “brick […]

[Audio] US Navy ship docks in Cobh on goodwill visit

14th April 2014, Monday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A U-S Navy Ship on a goodwill tour will remain docked in Cobh until Friday. The US- Leyte Gulf arrived over the weekend. The US Embassy says the port visit is designed to “strengthen maritime partnerships” between the US and European nations The ship is based in […]