[Video] Exclusive – University College Cork drops motto from crest

[Video] Exclusive – University College Cork drops motto from crest

30th June 2014, Monday 7am By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie bryan@TheCork.ie Here at TheCork.ie we believe that University College Cork (UCC) is Ireland’s finest University! but concern has been expressed elsewhere that UCC is losing part of its history. The University – founded in 1845 – has long has had the motto of “Where Finbar […]

[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] Pay Parking for every town in Cork?

25th June 2014, Wednesday By Tom O’Sullivan & David O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie / bryan@TheCork.ie There are fears that pay parking could be introduced in 30 in County Cork Towns, where it’s currently free. It’s because of a technicality in the new Local Government Reform Act From County Hall, David O’Sullivan reports 0624-PAYPARK-01-vcr-from-david-explaining-situation-to-tee-up-concept-CORKCOCO.mp3

[Audio] City Manager/CEO appointment delayed

25th June 2014, Wednesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Councillors have taken an unprecedented decision to delay the appointment of the City’s new Chief Executive or City Manager Historically the elected Councillors would have rubber-stamped whatever name was recommended by by the Public Appointments Service but on Monday night Councillors instead voted for […]

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] West Cork Rapid Reponse Doctor named is Cork Person of the Month

24th June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A West Doctor has been named Cork Person of the month to mark his many years of voluntary life-saving work. Dr. Jason van der Velde is a Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine Physician working in the Emergency Department in Cork University Hospital but in his own time also mans a 4-wheel-drive 999/112 dispatched […]

[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. […]

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