[Audio] Wild Atlantic Way threatened by lack of verge cutting

13th July 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Failte Ireland Wild Atlantic Way driving route is in jeopardy in Cork That’s the warning from a West Cork County Councillor Cllr Michael Collins, from the Mizen Peninsula says overgrown verges and hedges are putting off foreign tourists who are driving rented cars. The Wild Atlantic […]

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

12th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork City has been elected chairman of the HSE South Regional Health Forum. The forum is a place where elected Councillors from across Munster have the chance to put questions to HSE officials. Many topical issues are raised throughout the year including: progress […]

[Audio] Former Cork Cllr, TD and Minister of state passes away

8th July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tributes have been paid to a former Fianna Fail Cork politician. 78 year old Denis Lyons passed away peacefully yesterday (Monday) after a short illness. Living in Coolflugh, Tower, near Blarney Mr Lyons had a long political career. Serving as a County Councillor from1974, TD from 1981 to […]

[Audio] Bing Crosby on way to West Cork, Ireland

7th July 2014, 3pm By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire will soon arrive in West Cork! Plans are developing to place sculptures of the American Icons – who have Irish connections – along the Wild Atlantic Way near Schull Bing Crosby’s great grand father came from Schull Parish, and nephew Harry […]

[Video] Alan Kelly unveils design for new Coca-Cola public bikes in Cork

2 July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The first viewing of the new, specially-designed bike for the regional cities’ Coca-Cola Zero Bikes scheme took place in Cork’s City Hall this morning, where Minister Alan Kelly TD and the National Transport Authority were joined by the Lord Mayor of Cork, scheme sponsors Coca-Cola Zero and operators […]

[Audio] Locals must be consulted about N28 says Carrigaline Cllr

1st July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The planning process for the Port of Cork’s proposed move to Ringakiddy has been criticised as being unfairly weighted against the local community. The Port wants to leave Tivoli and move all traffic to Ringaskiddy where the deeper water can accommodate modern larger ships. But in order to […]