Lab computer system crashes again at Cork University Hospital

23rd January 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher TD expressed his annoyance that the computer system in the laboratory in Cork University Hospital has crashed again. Speaking today, Deputy Kelleher said, ‘‘my office has received several calls today from angry constituents who have been informed by their GP’s that no […]

Ballincollig Winter Music Festival launched

Ballincollig Winter Music Festival launched

23rd January 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The 6th Annual Ballincollig Winter Music Festival, running from Thursday 29th January to Monday 2nd February, will see over 70 musicians descend on the town for what promises to be a five day celebration of music featuring the very best of national and international talent. Headline acts confirmed […]

Match Preview: Cork City WFC v Wexford Youths WFC

23rd January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Leesiders take on Wexford Youths in Ferrycarrig Park this Sunday 25th January 2015 at two o’clock in another Continental Tires Women’s National League game. The Women’s National League resumes this weekend for Cork City after an extended Christmas break, the Leesiders will be glad to get back […]

FF Health spokesman Billy Kelleher accuses Health Minister of “another PR campaign”

FF Health spokesman Billy Kelleher accuses Health Minister of “another PR campaign”

23rd January 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has accused the Health Minister of launching another PR campaign rather than coming up with tangible measures to tackle the real problems facing our health service. On the very morning when we learn that the HSE has launched an investigation into […]

100 new IDA jobs in Fermoy

14th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 100 new IDA jobs in Fermoy to add to the 4,562 created in Cork over the past three years – Stanton US Company ABEC Inc. announces expansion of global operations to Cork “The news that US company ABEC Inc. plans to expand its global operations in Fermoy, Co. […]

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

14th January 2015 Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie To mark the 21st Anniversary of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, RTE’s Nationwide has been meeting some of the past winners of awards. A special Cork programme will air in a fortnight on this evening Jan 14th on RTE1 at 7.00pm. Announcing the special programme were […]

Slash Gas and Electricity Prices says Cork City Cllr

12th January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Anti Austerity Alliance Councillor Mick Barry this morning claimed that a “privatisation agenda” was preventing massive cuts in heating and lighting prices for households around the country. Councillor Barry said that the price of crude oil has fallen by more than 50% in recent months and […]

Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

11 January 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie This Friday (16 January 2015) the Cork Person of the Year will be chosen, at a glittering gala awards lunch at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Michael Flatley will also be made Honorary Corkman at the event and the presentation will be made by last year’s recipient Jeremy […]

Live Register down by 24% in Co Cork says West Cork Govt TD

11th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Live Register Figures show that unemployment has been dropping for 30 months in a row and that in Co. Cork, there has been a fall of 24%.. This is very much to be welcomed” says Noel Harrington, Fine Gael TD for Cork South West. “Another drop in the […]

Cork County Cllr is Cathaoirleach of new Southern Regional Assembly

Cork County Cllr is Cathaoirleach of new Southern Regional Assembly

11th January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What is the Southern Regional Assembly? We tried for a year to attend a meeting of its predecessor, but they take place in Waterford, alas we are in Cork. Plus there always seemed to be something else more Newsworthy on the day of the meetings. Well the Inaugural […]