RTE partners with Cork Film Festival

RTE partners with Cork Film Festival

17 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Cork Film Festival has announced details of an extensive partnership with RTÉ, as it marks its 60th anniversary this year. This partnership is the biggest festival association between RTÉ and Cork City. As principal partner, RTÉ will work with the festival to raise its profile across RTÉ […]

EDITORIAL: Cork elects first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor in 90 years

EDITORIAL: Cork elects first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor in 90 years

14 June 2015, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie http://twitter.com/david_osullivan I remember well the negotiations last year (2014) over who would become Lord Mayor of Cork City. Talks, and more talks At the time – as a Journalist – I was contacted by many candidates looking to provide statesman like quotes in order to bolster their […]

New Carrigtwohill National School will be run by Cork ETB

New Carrigtwohill National School will be run by Cork ETB

11 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Cork Education and Training Board (previously known as the VEC) will be the patrons of a new primary school in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork. The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan T.D. made the announcement today. Opening in September it will be “multi-denominational Community National School”, and […]

Man dies in Glanworth tractor collision

Man dies in Glanworth tractor collision

11 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí in Fermoy are investigating a single vehicle fatal traffic collision which occurred shortly after midnight on the 11th June, 2015. Just after midnight a 25-year-old male was killed when the tractor he was driving struck a ditch. The incident occurred on the Glanworth to String Cross Road […]

Busy 24 hours for Union Hall Lifeboat

Busy 24 hours for Union Hall Lifeboat

9th June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie West Cork is indeed a scenic part of the world, but the ocean can also be dangerous. The volunteer lifeboat crew with Union Hall RNLI had their second callout in 24 hours this morning to search for a paddle boarder who had disappeared from view. The lifeboat was […]

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Above: File photo of Mick Hannigan The former CEO of Cork Film Festival has said he is pleased his unfair dismissal case against his former employer was settled yesterday. Mick Hannigan, was director of the festival from 1986, and CEO from 2009. However, in March 2013 Mick Hannigan […]

VIDEO: Preview of Cork City FC vs. Galway United

4 June 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City will be aiming to make it three consecutive away wins, as they travel to Eamonn Deacy Park to take on Galway United tomorrow. Watch Press Conference City, who are second in the Premier Division table, are unbeaten on the road this season, with five wins and […]

New Clonakilty Mayor takes office tonight

New Clonakilty Mayor takes office tonight

4 June 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Last week we wrote about RTE Radio Cork, after we discovered a 21 year old tape of an outside broadcast from Clonakilty. Today, we can fast forward to the present day more positive news for the scenic West Cork town. The people of Clonakilty, as well as any […]

VIDEO: Free child seat roadshow in Cork

VIDEO: Free child seat roadshow in Cork

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Parents in Cork are being urged to have their child’s car seat checked as research from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) indicates that as many as 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted. The RSA ‘Check it Fits’ service will be visiting ten locations across […]