New busses for popular Mahon Point route

New busses for popular Mahon Point route

25 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann officially launched its sleek new double decker buses in Mahon Point last week with the help of local employees, and local school children. This year, the company has increased its Cork fleet to 154 – which includes fifteen new double deck buses, five new commuter coaches, […]

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

25 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What has happened? Kearys was today unveiled as the exclusive agent in Munster to supply and support BMW’s range of electric vehicles, the award-winning BMW i models. Were any famous people involved? Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., an avid electric vehicle supporter […]

Who will be elected in Cork South West – candidates prepare for general election

Who will be elected in Cork South West – candidates prepare for general election

25 August 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie TheCork.ie Opinion Piece When you see press releases from politicians that don’t relate to local issues you know there must be an election nearby. We refer to General Election 2015, or will it be Election 2016?! Cork South West is a three seater constituency. The incumbent TDs are: […]

Cork Cllr unhappy with Irish Water payment reminder texts

Cork Cllr unhappy with Irish Water payment reminder texts

25 August 2015 By David O’Sulivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that feedback on the ground indicates a “real possibility” that boycott levels on the 2nd round of Irish Water bills can exceed the 57% level of non-payment on the first bills. His comments came as huge numbers […]

Motorcyclist dies in Kilworth crash

Motorcyclist dies in Kilworth crash

23 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Fermoy are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occured yesterday afternoon, Saturday 22nd August 2015 at 4 p.m. A male motorcyclist (41 years) was fatally injured when his motorcycle collided with a car. The collision occurred at Ballinrush, Kilworth, Co. Cork. The motorcyclist was pronounced […]

Irish Redhead Convention underway in Crosshaven

Irish Redhead Convention underway in Crosshaven

22 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The sixth annual Irish Redhead Convention got off to a fiery start yesterday afternoon! Hosted in the coastal village of Crosshaven, crowds of gingers from all over the globe arrived, some with their redhead-appreciating friends, to enjoy the weekend red fest. Highlights of the Convention so far include […]

We need to plan ahead for our ageing population – says Cork Senator

We need to plan ahead for our ageing population – says Cork Senator

21 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has said that “we need to plan ahead for our ageing population” and that there is an urgent need to develop and grow professional home care services. The number of people aged over […]

Thousands of fresh West Cork mussels recalled due to high toxins

Thousands of fresh West Cork mussels recalled due to high toxins

21 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It’s rare to see something negative about West Cork – the scenic tourist friendly section of Co Cork – but alas today word reached us that the The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) advises of a food recall of fresh mussels supplied from Roaringwater Bay. The affected […]

Whitechurch Macra mark 55th year

Whitechurch Macra mark 55th year

21 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Whitechurch Macra na Feirme club is this year celebrating it’s 55th year. To celebrate this milestone, a dinner dance is being held in the Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Cork on 17th October 2015. The event is open to all. Tickets E35, will be soon available through Whitechurch Macra […]