Clonakilty man survives earthquake

27 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clonakilty born Declan Murphy, who founded the just-one charity (www.just-one.org), 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 david@TheCork.ie 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 […]

Cork Cllr wants Oireachtas pay freeze to remain

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City Cllr Mick Barry said this morning that wages for Ministers, TDs and Senators should be frozen after news broke that proposals are to be brought to Cabinet this week allowing for pay increases for politicians in next years Budget. Interviewed in this morning’s […]

Cork Minister promotes eCommerce

Cork Minister promotes eCommerce

24 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy TD, Minister of State for European Affairs and Data Protection, has called on small Irish businesses to gear up for e-commerce and embrace opportunities for innovation in the digital economy. Minister Murphy was speaking at the Smart Business Show in the RDS, which he opened today. […]

Cork City FC sign of Kevin O’Connor

24 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Wexford native joins the club having previously played for Waterford United, making 22 first team appearances for them in each of the last two seasons. The left back told CorkCityFC.ie that he is looking forward to the challenge of trying to nail down a place in the […]

Cork Mental Health Centre marks second anniversary

22 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The “MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing” in Cork City is marking its second year of providing fast, affordable and accessible mental health services for the community. Minister (of State) for Primary Care, Social Care and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch will speak at the event at the Gresham Metropole […]

New Cork Chamber of Commerce President elected

21 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Barrie O’Connell is the new President of Cork Chamber of Commerce. He will work alongside the Chamber’s permanent CEO for the coming year. Mr O’Connell’s day j0b is Partner in charge with KPMG. At todays AGM of Cork Chamber of Commerce – the 196th of the respected institution […]

Drink less alcohol says Cork Govt Senator

21 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “We need to fully implement existing alcohol legislation to protect our nation’s health” Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has today urged the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD, to ensure full implementation of Section 9 of the Intoxicating […]

RTE’s Marty Morrissey is Cork Person of the Month

RTE’s Marty Morrissey is Cork Person of the Month

16 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie RTE Sports Commentator and Broadcaster Marty Morrissey has been named April Cork Person of the Month, to mark his contribution to sport, especially GAA Sport, over the years. Marty, born in Mallow, told Brendan O’Connor on a recent Saturday Night Show ” I am very proud of my […]

‘Nationalise Whitegate Oil Refinery’ says Cork City Councillor

14 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan has called on the Fine Gael-Labour coalition government to “re-nationalise the Whitegate Refinery in the national interest” and to ensure Ireland retains the ability to refine oil products and keep a strategic reserve in case of future oil shortages which could […]