[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] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

11th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork has faired badly in today’s Cabinet reshuffle. There are 5 new ministers: Paschal Donohoe, Heather Humphreys, Alan Kelly, Jan O’Sullivan and Alex White but none are based in Cork TheCork.ie has been speaking with Fianna Fail Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath. Carrigaline based Fianna Fail TD […]

[Audio] Carrigaline Esate joins anti water metre installation protest

10th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It’s called Droim and Oir and becomes the first Estate in Carrigline to oppose water metre installations. and morning another housing estate in Co Cork has come on board opposing the installation of water metres, Wrenville is also on the Upper Kilmoney Road in Carrigaline meanwhile opposition continues […]

[Audio] Will anti water metre protestors have a high cost to pay?

10th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As the number of protests against the installation of water meters increase throughout the country Irish Water could be set to take drastic action against householders who prevent water metres being installed at their homes Reporter David O’Sullivan has the details 0710-IRISH-WATER-01-vcr-from-david-on-punishment-for-blocking-installation.mp3

[Audio] Superb Kathleen Lynch should be promoted says Labour stalwart

8th July 2014, 8pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sources are indicating this evening indicating that Cork looks set to a be a winner in the cabinet re-shuffle. Taoiseach Enda Kenny along with newly elected labour leader Joan Burton are putting the finishing touches to their Government this evening; deciding which TD’s will be Ministers and […]

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

8th July 2014, 8am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie Back in April TheCork.ie reported on protests against the installation of Water Metres near to Cork City well now opposition has spread into County Cork. The first large scale protest against the installation of water metres in the County started yesterday (Monday) in Passage West at […]

[Audio] Volvo Cork Week begins today

8th July 2014, Tuesday, 7am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s bi-annual sailing regatta Volvo Cork Week begins today with boats leaving Crosshaven for the first of four days racing in, and around, Cork Harbour. Over 100 boats will be taking part. Yesterday (Monday) was a practice day David O’Sullivan reports 0707-CORK-WEEK-05-vcr-from-david-osullivan-CONTAINS-EDDIE-ENGLISH-x2-.mp3

[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] Corkman swims to UK

7th July 2014, 3pm By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie A Ballincollig man successfully has swam the 35 kilometres from Northern Ireland to Scotland! Finbarr Hedderman from Ballincollig managed the feat in 12 hours and 24 minutes over the weekend, and raised money for the Childline charity. He becomes the 20th person to manage the amazing […]