Anti Austerity Alliance select Fiona Ryan as General Election candidate for Cork South Central

Anti Austerity Alliance select Fiona Ryan as General Election candidate for Cork South Central

30 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Anti Austerity Alliance has selected Fiona Ryan to represent it at the General Election in Cork South Central. The decision was made after the AAA’s original candidate Rose Leadbetter stepped back from the candidacy for person reasons. Fiona Ryan is a well-known women’s rights and pro-choice campaigner in […]

Christmas lights switched on in Kinsale

Christmas lights switched on in Kinsale

30 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lights on! Last night, Santa Claus arrived by Fire Engine and joined Tómas O’Brien, Chairman of the Kinsale Chamber of Tourism & Business as they turned on the Christmas lights to officially launch ‘Kinsale Christmas’. This was followed by a mini disco in Actons Hotel with DJ Denis […]

No need to travel to City Centre! Suburban Cork Shopping Centre has its own ‘Remembrance Tree’

30 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Remember loved ones this Christmas at Douglas Court Shopping Centre’s Remembrance Tree Christmas is special at Douglas Court Shopping Centre, and in particular the Remembrance Tree which offers people the opportunity to remember their loved ones in a simple yet poignant way in the midst of the Christmas […]

Cork Green Party candidate marches with hundreds of Cork residents demanding action on climate change

Cork Green Party candidate marches with hundreds of Cork residents demanding action on climate change

29 November 2015, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Green Party candidate for Cork North Central, Oliver Moran, marched this afternoon with hundreds of Cork residents at the People’s Climate Change March in Cork. Speaking after the march, Moran said: “It’s great that so many Cork citizens turned out to demonstrate on a rainy day. And […]

Cork Minister Simon Coveney leads Ireland’s largest trade mission to West Africa

Cork Minister Simon Coveney leads Ireland’s largest trade mission to West Africa

29 November 2015, 9am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan “Africa a Key Trading Partner for Ireland” The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Simon Coveney TD, departs today (Sunday 29th) on a weeklong trade mission to West Africa. Speaking before his departure, Minister Coveney said: “This Trade Mission provides a key foundation on which […]

West Cork Government TD says “economic recovery continues”

West Cork Government TD says “economic recovery continues”

28 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Fine Gael’s plan to keep the economic recovery going will bring significant benefits to Cork” according to Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington. “The increase in people returning to work means the Government has more revenue to invest in better services here in Cork. It also […]

Cork City Fire Brigade promo vehicle has been revamped

Cork City Fire Brigade promo vehicle has been revamped

28 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Fire Department is re-launching their Community Fire Safety vehicle on Monday November 30th 2015 outside the Cork City Council Civic Offices at 11.00am. Modifications have been done to the vehicle to improve its capacity to deliver Community Fire Safety Messages. The addition of a digital screen […]

Suicide prevention services are underfunded in Ireland – says East Cork Sinn Fein Cllr

Suicide prevention services are underfunded in Ireland – says East Cork Sinn Fein Cllr

28 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Pat Buckley warned the government that it must address its chronic underfunding of suicide prevention services. Above: Cllr Pat Buckley Councillor Buckley was speaking following a suicide prevention event in Youghal this week in which local man Nigel Kirby decorated his house, […]

Bus Éireann makes statement following Capwell Garage death

Bus Éireann makes statement following Capwell Garage death

28 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann have made a statement following an accident earlier this week in one of their sites. “Bus Éireann would like to extend its deepest sympathies and condolences to the family, extended family and friends of the Contractor who died following an incident at the Bus Éireann Capwell […]

Cork Sinn Féin to hold protest on health crisis this afternoon

Cork Sinn Féin to hold protest on health crisis this afternoon

28 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin will be holding a demonstration today to highlight the growing crisis in the A&E system, increasing numbers on trolleys and the pressure on Healthcare Staff. Sinn Féin members will be at the Mercy Hospital at 12 midday, and will hold a short demonstration, before proceeding to […]