[Audio] Be safe on Bonfire night

23rd June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@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] Labour hustings takes place in Rochestown Park Hotel

20th June 2014, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Labour party is continuing the process of electing a new Leader and Deputy Leader, it follows the resignation of Eamon Gilmore. In Cork, 100 grass-roots members of the party attended a hustings last evening in the Rochestown Park Hotel. It was one of 7 taking place […]

[Audio] Don’t light bonfires!

18th June 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie (Copyright 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 […]

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 […]

[Audio] Mizen Primary Health care centre opened by Minister

14th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A “primary health care centre” has been officially opened in Schull. Minister of State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Primary Care Alex White TD, travelled to West Cork yesterday afternoon. The Centre covers the Mizen Peninsula spanning Goleen, Crookhaven, Schull, Ballydehob, and Durrus. The centre […]

[Audio] Cork Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference

12th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Annual Conference of Cork Chamber of Commerce takes place this morning. Seven speakers will tell the delegates about “Sales” and how skills can be taught and implemented in any business. From the background research to the first phone-call organisers say it’s about perfecting the skills that turn […]

[Audio] Cork supports Govt’s Pay per job scheme

12th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Airport are now supporting “ConnectIreland” with it’s marketing drive. It’s a Government initiative announced in 2012. It rewards people who can find foreign companies which are thinking of expanding, and encourage them to open branches in Ireland instead of elsewhere. The IDA handles negotiations. If and when […]

[Audio] Ringaskiddy-Carrigaline needs Motorway to City

12th June 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A strategic motorway has to be built between Ringaskiddy-Carrigaline and the City. That’s the message from Cork Chamber of Commerce who are trying to convince the Government to invest 135 million euro in upgrading the N28. They’ve just released a report this week from Indecon consultants. The Port […]