Dan Boyle concerned with GAA funding

14th May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Green Party Cork City South East candidate Dan Boyle has stated that the government’s decision to announce a grant of €30 million for the development of Pairc Uí Chaoimh while the proposal remains in the planning process and there are contentious elements to what is being proposed, to […]

[Audio] Tech Summit takes place in Cork City Hall

14th May 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie More than 300 delegates from the IT industry have attended a conference in Cork City It was the second year of the European Technology Summit organised by IT @ Cork. The one day event heard speakers from the USA, Europe and Ireland. The Summit – now in its […]

[Audio] Ocean to City festival launched

14th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The programme for this years Ocean to City Maritime Festival has been launched. It’s the 10th anniversary. The five day event runs over the June Long weekend, from Wednesday 28th May to June 1st. Meitheal Mara: a training centre which produces currachs and replicas is behind the event. […]

Date confirmed for 2014 Cork Midsummer Festival

12th May 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Board of Cork Midsummer Festival is delighted to announce that this year’s Festival will take place from 19th – 23rd June 2014. This year’s Festival will bring us back to our roots, providing just a snapshot of some of the wonderful arts and cultural activity happening in […]

MEP Kelly welcomes Haulbowline cleanup progress

12th May 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP, Sean Kelly, has welcomed An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission to Cork County Council to completely transform the toxic Haulbowline site into a public park. “This news will come as an enormous relief to the people of Cobh who have quite rightly feared […]

[Audio] Review of Child Safeguarding in Cloyne Diocese

12th May 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Church child protection watchdog has recommended that an East Cork diocese rocked in the past by abuse allegations set up a special whistle-blowers policy. The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland has released a 42 page report looking at the Diocese […]

[Audio] Cork Internet Exchange Data Centre doubles capacity

12th May 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 10 new jobs are being created at the Cork Internet Exchange in Hollyhill, on the Northside of Cork City. It’s the only large data centre in Ireland outside of Dublin. Established in 2008, C-I-X – as it’s also known – runs a wholesale business where it operates […]