[Audio] Finance Minster visits Cork and welcomes credit rating

[Audio] Finance Minster visits Cork and welcomes credit rating

20th May 2014, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Photo: Charleville, Co Cork Minister for Finance Michael Noonan canvasses with Senator Deirdre Clune who is running in the European Elections.  The Minister for Finance has welcomed an improvement in Ireland’s credit rating. Moody’s announced just before the weekend that it is moving the state up by […]

Northside GP concerned about Medical Card Cutbacks

Northside GP concerned about Medical Card Cutbacks

17th May 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil local election candidate in Cork City North Central, Dr John Sheehan – affectionately known locally as “The Doctor” – has expressed his shock at figures which reveal that since 2012 the number of discretionary medical cards or GP visit cards in Cork City North have dropped […]

[Audio] Taoiseach distances Govt from Shandon Clock repair bill

17th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork will not get any extra money from the Government to fix the famous Shandon Clock on the Northside of Cork City.. The Taoiseach says the responsibility for repairing it rests with the City Council The so called “four faced liar” named so because it’s clocks never agreed, […]

[Audio] Recruitment multinational adds 56 jobs in Cork

17th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 56 new jobs are being created in Cork City. Recruitment firm Oxford International is investing 16 million euro in its European Headquarters on Penrose Quay, bringing staff numbers up to 130. Oxford is a division of a multi-national called “On Assignment” which has offices in US, Canada, UK, […]

[Audio] Taoiseach agrees Medical card reviews are unacceptable

17th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Both the Taoiseach and Tansiate have acknowledged that a current review of discretionary medical cards by the HSE has been insensitive in some cases. Speaking in Killarney earlier yesterday, ahead of the IMPACT conference, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said for a person to receive three letters in the space […]

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Fitzgeralds Park

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Fitzgeralds Park

16th May 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The New and Improved Fitzgerald’s Park has opened A full programme of free entertainment will take place over the weekend. Public performance areas for theatrical and musical performances, the award winning Chelsea Garden, new planting, plazas and pathways as well as new play areas are amongst the many […]

[Audio] People power stops Irish Water says Election candidate

15th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A candidate for the “Anti Austerity Alliance” in Cork is calling on people on the Northside of the City to oppose the installation of water metres, just like people in a number of Togher estates have recently. Lil O’Donnell is running in Cork North central for seat on […]