Well known Cork pub ‘Souths’ renamed

Well known Cork pub ‘Souths’ renamed

22 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The bar formerly known as ‘Souths’ is gone, but fear not it’s just been renamed, and redesigned. The landmark drinking establishment of the Imperial Hotel on the South Mall has been rebranded ‘76 On The Mall’, and the interior has changed. Whats happening? Almost €1 million has been […]

“Too sick to work, but had to work”

“Too sick to work, but had to work”

21 July 2015 BY David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 69% of Irish workers surveyed went into work even when sick at some stage in the last year according to Atomik Research who surveyed 1000 workers nationwide in a study commissioned by gift card company One4all. The results, published in this morning’s IRISH INDEPENDENT, also showed 25% worked […]

Congratulations to crew of Cork based L.É. Eithne

Congratulations to crew of Cork based L.É. Eithne

19 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has congratulated the crew of the L.É. Eithne on their return home from deployment assisting in the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean. “I want to congratulate and welcome home the crew of the L.É. Eithne after the successful completion of […]

Vision Centre on North Main Street to host Texaco Children’s Art Competition

Vision Centre on North Main Street to host Texaco Children’s Art Competition

19 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Do you know where your nearest Texaco service station is? The brand used to be popular, but in recent years a large number of forecourts have rebranded, mostly as Maxol and Topaz. Nevertheless Texaco remains a household name, and one of their most famous events is The Texaco […]

Round-Ireland charity swim passed West Cork

17 July 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Two seasoned Irish adventurers continue to pass along the West Cork coastline this week, as they embark on the second leg of the longest endurance swim ever undertaken in Ireland. David Burns and Maghnus Collins Smith are attempting to make history by becoming the first swimmers to ever […]

Cork Anti Austerity Cllr calls on Sinn Fein and Right to Water coalition to clarify their positions

Cork Anti Austerity Cllr calls on Sinn Fein and Right to Water coalition to clarify their positions

17 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City councillor Mick Barry this morning called on both Sinn Fein and the Right to Water coalition to issue a call to the public for a mass nationwide boycott of the second round of Irish Water bills. Councillor Barry said: “If 57% non-payment of […]

Dara Murphy welcomes ‘Living City’ extension

Dara Murphy welcomes ‘Living City’ extension

15 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy, Minister for European Affairs, has welcomed Cork City Council proposals to extend the boundaries for the government ‘Living City’ (Urban Regeneration) Initiative, to re-develop older residential buildings across a wider area of St. Luke’s and Blackpool, as well as, modernising commercial premises in Cork city centre. […]

New manager for City Women’s FC

New manager for City Women’s FC

15 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The club are excited to have secured the services of one of the country’s top young managers Niall O’Regan comes to the club with a proven track record in both the female and male game and just recently guided the Cork Schoolboys League under 16’s to back to […]

32 extra Special Needs Assistant posts for Cork

32 extra Special Needs Assistant posts for Cork

15 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has said that the decision to over 600 additional Special Needs Assistant (SNA) posts nationally from September 2015 reflects the government’s commitment to ensure that every child with an assessed need has access to a SNA. “This announcement means […]

Cycle the Wild Atlantic Way for charity

Cycle the Wild Atlantic Way for charity

15 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week 7 cyclists of all shapes and ages will take on a 675km challenge through the Wild Atlantic Way from Galway to Cork to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). One of the riders, London-born Ryan Willmott (who is married to Karen McSweeney from Montenotte Cork), […]