Junior Health Minister congratulates RTE Radio Broadcaster for frankness over depression

5th November 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Mental Health says Radio Presenter John Murray deserves to be “congratulated” for speaking so frankly about his depression. 49 year old Murray returned to his daily slot on RTE Radio 1 only yesterday after a 6 month hiatus. In the opening minutes […]

Cork City appoint John Caulfield as manager

5th Novermber 2013 By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie Cork City Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of John Caulfield as the club’s first team manager. Caulfield, who is the club’s joint-record goal scorer and also holds the club record for appearances, has signed a two year deal with the club. Speaking to CorkCityFC.ie on the […]

Is the Toyota logo on Cork Opera House helping sales Leeside?

5th November 2013 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Why is there a Toyota Logo and Sign on top of Cork Opera House? Ask anyone in Cork and no one will know why? Most will guess that the Japaneses car giant donated money to the Opera House in the past. For a time it was called “Toyota […]

Lord Mayor says OAP conference was success

Lord Mayor says OAP conference was success

5th November 2012, Tuesday By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Catherine Clancy today thanked Cork’s older citizens for attending the Cork -Towards an Age-Friendly city conference held yesterday (Monday November 4th) in such unprecedented numbers. Speaking after yesterday’s event which was attended by close to 500 people the Lord Mayor stated: […]

Gay Marriage Referendum welcomed by Cork TD

Gay Marriage Referendum welcomed by Cork TD

5th November 2013 By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chair of the Party’s LGBT Group, Jerry Buttimer, has this evening (Tuesday) said that the decision of Government to hold a referendum on marriage equality during the first half 2015 is a momentous step towards a truly inclusive, diverse and equal […]

FG Selects Fermoy Area County Council candidate

FG Selects Fermoy Area County Council candidate

5th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Charleville local Aileen Browne was selected by Fine Gael to contest next year’s Local Elections for the Fermoy area  last Sunday. Aileen Browne is a strong Community activist in the Charleville Area. She is Secretary to both the Tidy Towns and the Charleville Community Forum and has played a […]

Number seeking Council housing in City continues to rise

5th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie There has been an increase of nearly 1000 in applicants on the Cork City Housing list in the last ten months according to Sinn Fein Cllr Mick Nugent. The figures obtained this week show a figure of 7727 eligible applicants on the housing list at the start of October […]

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

4th Novermber 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Micheál Martin, has said it is completely unacceptable that Cork homeowners are receiving letters asking them to pay next year’s property tax up-front before the end of the month. Deputy Martin said the letters are extremely confusing, sometimes incorrect, and they fail […]

Gardai seeking witnesses to RTC in Cobh

3rd November 2013, Sunday, 3.10pm By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Gardai in Cobh Co Cork are investigation a serious RTC which occurred in Cobh on the morning of the 3rd November 2013. The collison occurred at approximately 8.30pm on Ballynoe Hill, Cobh close to the jct of Ballynoe hill and the Tay Rd. A female pedestrian 52yrs […]

Corkman updates “Olde Cork” book

Corkman updates “Olde Cork” book

2nd November 2013, Saturday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie It is almost 40 years since Cork native and Galway resident Dr. Chris Coughlan first wrote and published the book ‘Olde Cork’, it is now being republished in an enlarged updated version, with additional chapters. The book was first published in 1975 when he was a teenager and […]