Sinn Féin announce nominees for Cork Lord Mayor

20 March 2015 BY David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has announced Cllr Chris O’Leary and Cllr Mick Nugent as the party’s nominees for the positions of Ard Mhéara Chathair Chorcaí and Leas Ard Mhéara Chathair Chorcaí respectively. The nominations were ratified by the party’s Cork City Officer Board last night. On accepting the nomination, Cllr […]

Former Mountjoy governor to speak in Cork this weekend

20 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A major national volunteering conference will take place this weekend (March 20-22) in Cork. The ‘Nurturing Young People’s Potential – the Volunteer’s Role’ has been organised by Foróige, Ireland’s leading youth organisation. Keynote speaker is former Mountjoy Prison governor and former Foróige member John Lonergan, who will speak […]

Ó Laoghaire welcomes Douglas pay parking changes

19 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has welcomed the decision to introduce 30 free minutes for on street parking in Douglas. “We have been pushing for quite some time to get some relief as regards pay parking for Douglas. Despite the support of the local Councillors on the Municipal District, […]

Cork Fertility Centre to host free fertility advice seminar

Cork Fertility Centre to host free fertility advice seminar

19 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Fertility Centre is to host a free information seminar on Saturday at the Kingsley Hotel at 10am. A team of consultant gynaecologists, scientists and fertility nurse specialists will deliver talks on maximising chance of conception and will explain different treatment options and techniques available. The seminar will […]

Rural areas needs GP’s

19 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) has said the Government’s failure to act on the escalating crisis in GP recruitment has left more than 30 rural communities without a vital primary healthcare service. Deputy Kelleher has called on the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar […]

KBC Bank have a branch in Cork

18 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie We must admit here at TheCork.ie that we don’t know much about KBC Bank. Honestly, if you asked us to name banks we would have said. AIB Bank of Ireland Permament TSB and then stopped! But KBC Bank, in fairness, do have a branch in the City Centre, […]

Dublin getting lions share of new jobs

Dublin getting lions share of new jobs

19 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that the just-released Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI) quarterly bulletin provides information and analysis that should ring alarm bells in Cork. The trade union-based institute are claiming that 94% of last year’s newly-created 29,000 jobs were based in the […]

Woman dies in car accident near Fermoy

Woman dies in car accident near Fermoy

18 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan davod@TheCork.ie Gardaí in Fermoy are investigating a road traffic collision in which a woman in her 30s was killed. The collision occurred on the R628, Castlelyons to Conna (South East of Fermoy) road at approximately 8:30am this morning when a car collided with an SUV. The woman driver of […]