First Cork FAI Award for Women’s Soccer Coverage

First Cork FAI Award for Women’s Soccer Coverage

LifeFM 93.1 is the first radio station in Cork to receive an FAI award for unrivaled coverage of Women’s soccer in Cork. LifeFM received the award from the Football Association Of Ireland for their commitment to reporting women’s soccer. As well as regular show’s dedicated to the game locally, the station also sent reporters to […]

Lord Mayor praises Bernard Allen on the announcement of his retirement

Lord Mayor praises contribution made by Deputy Bernard Allen on the announcement of his retirement from public office The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Michael O’ Connell today (Wednesday 18th January) praised the contribution made by Deputy Bernard Allen ( F.G.) who announced his intention not to seek re-election in the forthcoming General Election. “In […]

Bernard Allen TD announces retirement from politics

Speaking today (Tuesday) Bernard Allen TD, Fine Gael Cork North Central TD and Chairman of the PAC, said: ‘Having consulted with my family and friends, I have decided not to contest the next General Election. It is with great reluctance that I have reached this decision especially at a time when I am convinced that […]

Sugar market poses employment opportunities – Sean Kelly MEP

Sean Kelly MEP is to meet Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos to discuss solutions to the botched reform of the Irish sugar sector.  Mr Kelly, who has been in talks with numerous stakeholders in Mallow and beyond, wrote to the Commissioner in December to request the meeting. Mr Kelly would like other Irish MEPs, public representatives, […]

Port of Cork traffic increased in 2010

While all sectors at the Port of Cork experienced a challenging period during 2010, the end of year total trade traffic shows an increase. Total trade in 2010 through the Port of Cork amounted to 8.8 million tonnes, an increase of 8.6% compared to 2009. One area of increase which has a very positive effect […]

Recycling Mayfield

Deputy Noel O’Flynn T.D. has welcomed the announcement by Cork City Council that a pilot scheme is to be introduced shortly in Mayfield, where by a set of bottle banks (3×1100 litres wheel bins fixed in place) would be placed in three different locations in the Mayfield area from 10am to 4pm on Saturdays. The […]

Cork Airport adds new service to Turkey

Specialist Turkey holiday operator, WINGS ABROAD recently announced a new summer holiday service from Cork to Izmir beginning in May 2011. The new direct service will operate each Sunday from May to October this year and will feature an excellent selection of hotels and apartments from 3 star to 5 star accommodation, catering for all […]

Billy Twomey’s Run off Good Form Continues!

Billy Twomey’s tremendous run of good form continued at the weekend in Geneva. The highlight of the 5* international show was the Grand Prix with €70,000 on offer to the winner. Billy has been knocking on the door for the last few weeks, with major placings at all the biggest shows around the world but […]

Cork’s Billy Twomey collects prize money

Cork’s Billy Twomey snatched the 70,000 euro first prize in yesterday afternoon’s (Sunday) Grand Prix in Basel, Switzerland, beating German challenger Marcus Ehning by just three-tenths of a second. The 33 year-old show jumper, currently ranked seventh in the World Jumping Rankings, piloted the 14 year-old mare ‘Tinka’s Serenade’, which he owns jointly with Sue […]