Woman dies in car accident near Fermoy

Woman dies in car accident near Fermoy

18 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan davod@TheCork.ie Gardaí in Fermoy are investigating a road traffic collision in which a woman in her 30s was killed. The collision occurred on the R628, Castlelyons to Conna (South East of Fermoy) road at approximately 8:30am this morning when a car collided with an SUV. The woman driver of […]

Munster Rugby helping with Internet safety

Munster Rugby helping with Internet safety

18 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Munster Rugby team are lining-out behind Trend Micro and tackling internet safety by supporting their 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition. The competition will award up to €7,000 in prizes to young movie-makers and artists who share their learnings with those going online for the […]

Malwarebytes chooses Cork for EMEA HQ

18 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton T.D., today announced that Malwarebytes, the company founded to protect people and businesses from next-generation cyberthreats, has chosen Cork as the site for its EMEA HQ, creating 50 new jobs over 3 years. The investment is supported by the Department […]

Simon Coveney in Italy to promote Irish Tourism

Simon Coveney in Italy to promote Irish Tourism

18 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, was in Italy this week, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick’s Day – helping to promote tourism to Ireland in 2015. The visit by Minister Coveney coincided with the ‘greening’ of the Colosseum in […]

65,000 spectators at Cork City Patricks Parade

18 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork St. Patrick’s Festival 2015 has come to a close, culminating in the spectacular festival parade and award ceremony. Some 65,000 spectators took to the city’s streets to cheer on more than 60 groups and 3000 parade participants who were taking part. Best Overall Entry was awarded […]

Drugs seized at Toll Plaza bust

17 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie As part of an ongoing operation involving the Cork City Divisional Drug Unit and the Garda National Drug Unit/Organised Crime Unit into the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Cork area Gardaí have seized heroin and cocaine. Gardai stopped a car this afternoon at the […]

Yes Equality Cork campaign

15 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This morning a group of mammies, daddies, siblings, sons and daughters and one very awesome 85 year old granny of LGBT citizens gathered in the offices of Yes Equality Cork to celebrate Mother’s Day.  Many of the group had never met each other before but they all had […]

Cork clubs can apply for Sports Capital Programme

Cork clubs can apply for Sports Capital Programme

14 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Sports clubs in Cork should apply now for Sports Capital funding,” says Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Jim Daly. Deputy Daly was speaking after confirmation from the Minister for Sport, Michael Ring TD,that an extra €40 million has been secured for Sports Capital Programme in 2015. “It […]

Fatal road traffic collision outside Bandon

Fatal road traffic collision outside Bandon

14 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Coolfadda, Bandon, County Cork last night The two vehicle collision occurred on the R586 at Coolfadda shortly before 6pm. A man, 30 years, driver of one of the cars, suffered fatal injuries. He was taken to Cork […]