EUR 292k Counterfeit Nike Runners seized in Cork

2nd December 2014 By Tom Collins 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 Collins 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 […]

Free Christmas Parking in Cobh

2nd December 2014 By Tom Collins 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: Maritime maps on display

1st December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 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 […]

Cork businessman elected to prestigious European board

29th November 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Who? Mr Noel Clehane, Chairman of the Brussels Branch of European Movement (EM) Ireland, was elected today to the Board of the prestigious European Movement International organisation. A Cork native, Mr Clehane, works with BDO International and has led the Brussels branch of EM Ireland in a voluntary […]

VIDEO: Taoiseach attracts water protestors in Cork #Well

21 November 2014, Friday 3pm By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Taoiseach was in Cork today for a number of official engagements for positive announcements In the morning our reporter had the details of the Taoiseach’s busy schedule The Taoiseach started off in the Clarion Hotel where he turned the sod (across the river) on […]

[Audio] Cork Councils to co-operate in Tourism drive

18th November 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s two separate Councils; the County Council and the City Council have today announced they are joining forces with Failte Ireland to establish a “high level Tourism Strategy Group” It will develop a “vision” and “action plan” for the future growth of tourism across Cork. The group will […]

[Audio] Cork life in the 1960s

10th November 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new book featuring historic photographs of Cork City taken by the man who built up “Barry’s Tea” has been published. The late Anthony Barry had a successful business and political career; serving as a TD, Senator, and City Councillor including a term as Lord Mayor. Every […]

[Audio] UCC President says “town and gown” have symbiotic relationship

5th November 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork has received with the quarterly Cork Business Association award sponsored by O’Callaghan Properties. At a presentation ceremony UCC were praised for their important role in the Cork Business Community. The College is a direct employer, and also boosts the economy by bringing 20-thousand students […]

[Audio] Dragon of Shandon tonight

31st October 2014, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Excitement is building around Shandon, where a cultural tradition of Halloween will be seen in the coming hours. The annual Dragon of Shandon Parade is the culmination and highlight of of the new Dragon of Shandon FESTIVAL. Almost 300 costumed performers will escort a 36 foot […]