BBC Top Gear invited to the Wild Atlantic Way

BBC Top Gear invited to the Wild Atlantic Way

27th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Here is an example of a headline grabbing political press release we wish we’d thought of! and a positive piece for a Labour Oireachtas member. West Cork Labour T.D. Michael McCarthy has invited ‘Top Gear’ to tour the

Bandon Main Drainage Scheme must continue says local Cllr

Bandon Main Drainage Scheme must continue says local Cllr

27th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie An emergency motion calling on Irish Water to proceed with the main drainage in Bandon was passed by Cork County Council this week. The motion was introduced by Bandon based Sinn Féin Cllr Rachel McCarthy following news last week,following a cost benefit analysis,that Irish Water were not going […]

Soccer – Match Preview – CCWFC v UCD Waves

Soccer – Match Preview – CCWFC v UCD Waves

27th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The game will be on 1st February 2015. UCD Waves will be the visitors to Bishopstown Stadium this Sunday with a 2pm kick off. Cork City looking to bounce back from their heavy defeat in Wexford. The Leesiders were hard hit last week after conceding ten goals against […]

Government Called on to Safeguard Cork’s Critical Business Infrastructure

27th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber has today strongly urged Government to oppose the sale of Aer Lingus in light of growing concerns regarding the absence of guarantees around the safe-guarding of the Cork-Heathrow slots or any other information relating to International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) longer-terms plans for the airline. This […]

New passport card will mean efficient travel for business people – Collins

26th January 2015 BY Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Here at TheCork.ie we are a tad concerned about this new “Passport Card” that was announced today. Is it essentally Ireland’s version of a National ID card? Most other EU countries have such cards, but Ireland and the UK – along with most other English speaking countries – […]

Basketball: U18 Men’s National Cup Final: Fr. Mathew’s 64, St. Vincent’s 63

25th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie U18 Men’s National Cup Final Fr. Mathew’s 64, St. Vincent’s 63 Cork side Fr. Mathew’s claimed their first men’s Under 18 cup title in dramatic circumstances with a 64-63 win over St. Vincent’s of Dublin. The outcome hung on the final possession of the game as St. Vincent’s […]

Basketball: C&S UCC Demons 91 beat UCD Marian 65

24th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Men’s National Cup Final: C&S UCC Demons 91, UCD Marian 65 C&S UCC Demons proved too strong for UCD Marian in an entertaining final at a sold out National Basketball Arena, Tallaght tonight. Marian were strong and defiant throughout, but ultimately Shane Coughlan was given the chance to […]

Basketball: Victory for Cork Ladies: Team Montenotte Hotel 62-36 Killester

24th January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Women’s National Cup Final Team Montenotte Hotel 62, Pyrobel Killester 36 Team Montenotte toughed out their fifth Women’s National Cup victory with a 62-36 win over Killester. Killester were in their first Cup final in nine years while Team Montenotte had the experience and an aggressive defence to […]

Dutch Storytelling Expert comes to Cork

Dutch Storytelling Expert comes to Cork

23rd January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Helen Kuyper of 24/7 Storytelling, a world leader in building persuasive and memorable stories, will host 2 workshops in the art of storytelling in Cork in February. The way you tell a business story is very different, and should be, from the way you tell a story at […]

Time for energy companies to pass on reduced prices – Buttimer

23rd January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has called on energy suppliers to follow the lead of Bord Gais in reducing prices. “It is long overdue for energy companies to reduce the cost of gas and electricity for consumers. The decision by Bord Gais to reduce prices […]

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