[Audio] Cork gets another Junior Minister

15th July 2014, 5pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork has a new Junior Minister Fine Gael Cork North Central TD Dara Murphy has been promoted to be Minister of State for European Affairs It means Cork now has 3 Junior Ministers, and that’s in addition the 1 Senior Minister who was retained last week. Our […]

[Audio] New CEO for Cork City Council

15th July 2014, 10am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has a new CEO, a role which has replaced the old title of City Manager, and for the first time in the history of Cork the job is being taken up by a woman.- Ann Doherty, Last night was the last ordinary City Council […]

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

15th July 2014, Tuesday, 5.45am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Investigations continue into an aggravated burglary during which a pensioner was attacked with an iron bar. It happened around 3am on Monday morning on Rathpeacon Road, Farranree, on the northside of Cork City An intruder entered the house of a 75 year old man through a window and demanded […]

Drive by shooting on Northside last night

Drive by shooting on Northside last night

15th July 2014, Tuesday, 5.30am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardai are investigating a drive-by shooting on the northside of Cork City last night. It happened in the Courtown Avenue area of Knocknaheeny just after 9pm. Two men on a motorbike pulled into the cul-de-sac, and one opened fire on the victim who was a man in his […]

[Audio] Events centre to be discussed at tonights Council meeting

14th July 2014, 4pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The ongoing saga of a future events centre for Cork continues Tenders received for the “six million euro” of council funding are set to be discussed at this evenings cork city council meeting. Only one tender was received looking for the council kick start fund by the […]

[Audio] Offshore Ballycotton Lighthouse opens to Tourists

13th July 2014, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie East Cork has a new Tourist Attaction! The landmark Ballycotton lighthouse has opened to visitors. Built in the mid-1800s it’s situated on a small island about 10 minutes off Ballycotton and until now was only visited by the Commissioners of Irish Lights staff and their families. Now… […]

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

13th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@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 Way […]

[Audio] Impressive Ballincollig man takes part in Lee Swim

12th July 2014, 1pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A Corkman who last weekend swam from Northern Ireland to Scotland will today take part in the Lee Swim Hundreds of competitors expected to take part in what is the 10th year of Lee Swim, the event was revived in 2005 when Cork was the European Capital […]