[Audio] Cork celebrates it’s fine food

29th June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Final preparations are being made for major showcase of Cork’s artisan food producers which takes place tomorrow in the City. It will feature a celebrity chef, several local food producers, a handful of food start-ups, add a “sprinkling” of major retailers! The Cork & Kerry Food Forum […]

AUDIO: Ban Bonfires in Cork – says Mahon Cllr

25 June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There have been calls for a total banon bonfires in Cork City. Mahon based City Cllr Chris O’Leary says again last night many green areas were destroyed by illegal fires. The Sinn Fein representative says bonfires were used to dispose of rubbish with piles mounting over the […]

[Audio] Gateway scheme tantamount to slave labour – says Anti Austerity Cllr

23rd June 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A protest will take place outside Cork City Hall from 4.45pm today, just before the 2-weekly ordinary Council meeting begins. It’s being organised by the “Anti Austerity Alliance” to show opposition to the “Gateway employment scheme” The scheme is similar to JobBridge, but with Gateway people on the […]

[Audio] Religions Freewoman of Cork City passes away

23rd June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A religious figure who received the Freedom of the City 5-years-ago has passed away. Sister Eucharia Buckley of Cork and Ballinora received the Cities Highest honour in 2009 jointly “for selfless dedication to the service of others”. She passed away on Saturday peacefully at Darraglynn Nursing Home. […]

[Audio] Be safe on Bonfire night

23rd June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tonight is Bonfire Night, or Saint Johns Eve It’s expected to be the busiest night of the year for the fire services is tonight Last year there were almost 70 fire service call-outs and fire-fighters put out 37 illegal fires Sinn Fein Cllr Chris O’Leary says rubbish, […]

[Audio] Cork heatwave continues for weekend!

20th June 2014, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The mini heat wave is set to continue for at least another few days with temperatures in Cork to stay well over 20 degrees today. The sunshine has brought a “feel good factor” to the Cork City and County with reports of many taking a half day […]

AUDIO: Don’t light bonfires

18th June 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Next Monday – June 23rd – will be Bonfire Night, or “Bonna”. It’s the busiest night of the year for the Fire Services, and last year Cork City Fire Brigade was called out almost 70 times. There are unsupervised bonfires, and often the emergency services are attacked by […]

Garda Drug seizure Blackpool

Garda Drug seizure Blackpool

14th June 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As a result of an ongoing operation targetting the sale and supply of Cocaine on the northside of Cork city, Gardai from the Cork City Divisional Drug Unit stopped and searched a car in Blackpool, Cork City on the evening of the 13th June 2014. During the search […]