Cork Govt senator congratulates Govt

29 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central, Colm Burke has said that “the Government’s Spring Economic Statement shows a real vision to spread the recovery to all corners of Ireland, including Cork.” “The economic recovery is gaining momentum and the Government has a plan to spread its benefits […]

ETB reacts to Comptroller report

29 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth The newly formed Cork Education & Training Board (Cork ETB) welcomes the publication of The Special Report by the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG) into the Internal Control of County Cork Vocational Education Committee in 2011. A number of issues of concern were highlighted in this Report relating […]

Want to run in the Cork City Marathon? then get your skates on!

29 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan Tomorrow is the closing date for general marathon entries, Thursday 30th of April. There is still time to submit a late entry (with small penalty) through May 8th. The marathon is a major destination event, attracting participants from all over the world to Cork City. The 8,000 runners […]

Cork suffering from ‘Food poverty’ says Cllr

28 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that the Government’s Spring Statement would paint a rosy picture of economic recovery but that facts presented to last night’s meeting of Cork City Council showed that recovery is not touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of ordinary […]

Two Cork reps elected to Fianna Fáil Executive Committee

Two Cork reps elected to Fianna Fáil Executive Committee

28 April 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan Two representatives from Cork have been elected at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis as the voice of party members on the party’s Ard Chomhairle (National Executive). Brig Ryan from Cork South-Central and Gearóid Murphy from Cork North-West will serve on the new ‘Committee of 15.’ (pictures attached) The […]

Douglas school seeks 50 year old artefacts

28 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan 50 years ago, in a simple suburban house on the Douglas Road called “Sunview”, Christ King Girls Secondary was founded to answer the educational needs of the local community. To mark this significant anniversary the school have planned a number of events that will run throughout the next […]

Bus strike would damage Cork tourism

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan Ireland South MEP and member of the European Parliaments Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has appealed to bus unions to call off their planned strike action beginning on the May Bank holiday weekend. MEP Clune has said the planned strike will hurt our fragile tourist industry which is in […]

Cork firms ‘get energized’ about increasing efficiency

Cork firms ‘get energized’ about increasing efficiency

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan Cork businesses have been finding out about the latest ways to cut their energy costs at a special energy efficiency briefing held by competitive energy provider Energia. The briefings held with the Cork Chamber of Commerce are designed to educate businesses about energy efficiency, allowing them to further […]

Clonakilty man survives earthquake

27 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy Clonakilty born Declan Murphy, who founded the just-one charity (, 11 years ago which works to promote educational opportunities for disadvantaged and marginalised chiildren in Nepal at community level, has expressed his shock and sadness at the devastation caused by the earthquake there at the weekend. Declan who […]

Roy Keane meets Cork Guide Dog Owners

Roy Keane meets Cork Guide Dog Owners

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan To mark the launch of Guide Dog Day which takes place on 1st May, Cork natives John Shanahan and his Guide Dog Vasco and Donnacha McCarthy and his Guide Dog Holy met with Roy Keane at Irish Guide Dogs headquarters. John is a local-based Midleton man and Donnacha […]

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