Free parking in Co Cork towns for Christmas period

4th December 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Various towns across Co Cork have parking fee relaxations for the Christmas period. Confusingly each is different, conspiracy theorists will say this is purposeful by officials who will next year suggest a blanket County wide parking policy and will cite Christmas confusion as a reason. TheCork.ie has compiled […]

Cork groups prepare for Dublin water protest

3rd December 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With exactly one week to go before the December 10 anti water charges protest outside Dail Eireann, the We Won’t Pay campaign this morning claimed that the event has the potential not only to further undermine the charge but to shake an increasingly weak, discredited and unpopular Government. […]

EUR 292k Counterfeit Nike Runners seized in Cork

2nd December 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie As a result of routine profiling, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized a large consignment of over 2,000 pairs of counterfeit ‘Nike’ runners in Cork with an estimated retail value of over €292,000. The runners were discovered in a container which originated in China and are believed to […]

Lucky listeners of Cork’s Red FM win a new car

Lucky listeners of Cork’s Red FM win a new car

2nd December 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie It was RedFM’s Biggest Giveaway Ever. In association with Keary’s Motorworld, Cork’s no.1 radio station gave away a brand new 151 Nissan Juke The stations Patrollers were travelling up and down Cork city and county and leaving the car in different locations each day. Every day the KC […]

[Audio] Broad welcome for Pairc Ui Chaoimh redevelopment planning approval

[Audio] Broad welcome for Pairc Ui Chaoimh redevelopment planning approval

2nd December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There has been a broad welcome to the news that the Cork County GAA board has received planning permission to upgrade Pairc Ui Chaoimh   GAA comments Cork County GAA Board says it is delighted with An Bord Pleanala’s decision and the completion of the appeals process. This […]

Free Christmas Parking in Cobh

Free Christmas Parking in Cobh

2nd December 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has given in to pressure from local elected Councillors again. Officuals have already relaxed parking for Christmas in Douglas, Kinsale and Bandon and now Cobh. Cobh Municipal District Council has announced that there will be Free Parking in Cobh Town from Monday 8th December, 2014 […]

Camogie stars are Cork persons of month

Camogie stars are Cork persons of month

2nd December 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anna Geary, Captain of the Cork Senior Ladies Camogie Team and Briege Corkery, Captain of the Cork Senior Ladies Football Team received Cork Persons of the Month Awards to mark their All-Ireland wins this year. The girls’ names now go forward, together with the other Persons of Month […]

[Audio] Anti Water charges opposition continues in Cork

[Audio] Anti Water charges opposition continues in Cork

1st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Organisers of an anti-water charges protest which took place on Saturday are saying this morning that the majority of tax payers are still against water charges even after the Government revised the water charges package. More than 2-thousand people marched through the streets of Cork on Saturday in […]

[Audio] Maritime maps on display

1st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan People interested in the history of Cork City and Harbour have the chance to view historic maps, charts and plans this week. A free exhibition with rare maps from the 1700’s onwards has gone on display at the “Ivan Wolfe Gallery” in Monkstown. The exhibition includes rare plans […]