[Audio] Main West Cork road needs investment says County Mayor

24th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Pressure continues on the Government to invest in the main West Cork Road, with the Mayor of the County Cork seeking an urgent meeting with the new Transport Minister. The N71 is the main link between Cork City and Bandon, Clonakilty, Rosscarbery, Skibbereen, and Bantry But in the […]

[Audio] Pavillion music venue closes

22nd July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The well known Cork venue The Pavilion has closed. Over the years the Carey’s lane pub hosted gigs by Franz Ferdinand and Mike Scott and many others but yesterday the “Pav” suddenly announced on twitter they were closing with immediate effect. No reason was given but venue managers […]

[Audio] US Tech company opens on Wellington Road

22nd July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An American technology multinational in Cork says it will employ 40 people in the coming year. AlienVault already has 12 staff and is recruiting more. The California Company provides Unified Security Management solutions, and crowd-sourced threat intelligence It has chosen Wellington Road, in Cork City as the location […]

[Audio] Report published into Tall Ship sinking

22nd July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An interim report has been published into the sinking of a tall-ship off the Cork coast almost one year ago. The Astrid sank after being grounded on July 24th 2013 near the Sovereign Islands to the west of Kinsale. Today’s report from the “The Marine Casualty Investigation Board” […]

[Audio] Kingsley Hotel reopens

21st July 2014, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The @KingsleyHotel in #Cork reopens today pic.twitter.com/1F9GK4yE1X — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) July 21, 2014 It’s located on the south side of Cork’s River Lee: the 4-star 131-bedroomed Kingsley re-opens today.The Hotel was flooded in 2009 and guests had to be evacuated, since that time adjacent Apartments re-opened […]

[Audio] South Main Street looking likely as Events Centre site

18th July 2014, Friday, 11am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Reports today from informed sources suggest that the likelihood of Cork’s event centre being built on the old Beamish Brewery site on South Main Street are one step closer. Backers of that site – Heineken Ireland and Bam contactors – were the only group to submit […]

[Audio] Cork politician speaks about her own experiences in Bessboro Mother and Baby home

16th July 2014, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork politician has spoken publicly for the first time about how SHE was born in a mother and baby home, and then visited the same institution 17 years later when SHE became pregnant Yoghal County Cllr Mary Linehan-Foley spoke about her own experiences during a debate […]

[Audio] Travel the Wild Atlantic Way…. by Bus? Yes you can!

16th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bus Eireann is promoting the bus as a means of traveling the Wild Atlantic Way. The 2,500 kilometre tourist route stretches from Kinsale to Donegal, and already Failte Ireland are promoting it as a driving route for tourists who have their own, or rented cars. Now, Bus Eireann […]