Garda Operation Focus will reduce road deaths

Since 2005 the numbers of people being killed on Ireland’s roads has been decreasing year by year culminating in less than 200 people losing their lives in 2011, the lowest figure since records began in 1959. An Garda Síochána want to acknowledge the change in road user behaviour that has brought this trend about but […]

National Spring Clean Campaign hits halfway mark in Cork

An Taisce’s National Spring Clean campaign is still going strong in County Cork and this week will see the campaign hit the halfway mark. Hundreds of clean up events have already taken place in Cork and there are still plenty more to come! The National Spring Clean campaign is Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative organised by […]

Regatta to draw thousands to Cork as rowing league kicks off

A one-day regatta, one of the largest ever held in Ireland, is expected to draw thousands of spectators and crew-members to the* National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood* this *Sunday, 15 April beginning at 8am* with races taking place throughout the day. **** ** ** The Skibbereen Regatta, sponsored by eFlow, will attract 560 crews from […]

Clooney not in Cobh

Clooney not in Cobh

There have been no sightings of actor George clooney in cobh… despite rumours on social networks in recent days We asked these people on the streets if they had seen the Hollywood star 2012-04-11_12-59.wav

Bandon Councillors concerned about Drinking Water

A motion at Bandon Town Council inviting Mr Declan Waugh to attend the May Town Council Meeting was passed at the April meeting. Declan Waugh will present the findings of his recent report titled “Human Toxicity, Environmental Impact and Legal Implications of Water Fluoridation” on May 8th 2012, at 6.30pm at the Council Chamber. The […]

West Cork roads “falling apart”

Councillors in West Cork insist they are doing all they can to improve the N71. The national road is the main artery to the City from Bandon, Clonakilty, Rosscarbery, Skibbereen, and Bantry However, Cork County Council and Town Councils say their “hands are tied” and that the “N-R-A” are responsible for funding National Roads. Mayor […]

Cork City Team News v Monaghan United

Cork City will be looking to get their first league win of the season tomorrow night as they face Monaghan United at Turner’s Cross.**** Monaghan are bottom of the table, level on points with City, going into the game, and City manager Tommy Dunne told *CorkCityFC.net* that his side will have to do the basics […]

Cork Person of the Month is Mary O’Donovan

Cork Person of the Month is Mary O’Donovan

26th March 2012 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mary O’Donovan who co-founded Scoil Mhuire, Wellington Road, Cork, sixty years ago, was presented with a Cork Person of the Month award to mark her unique contribution to education in Cork. At 88 years of age, she is still involved with Scoil Mhuire which must make her the […]

Cork City Council opposes sale of state assets

Cork City Council has passed a motion opposing sale of state assets. The Government hopes to raise 3 billion euro by selling parts of the ESB, Bord Gais, and other assets. A third of the money raised would go towards job creation, and the remaining 2 billion will be used to pay back European debt. […]