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 […]

Over 12,000 Signing On in Cork East ? Stanton – Jobs Policy Needed

The number of people living in Cork East Constituency on the live register at the end of last year stood at 12080, says Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. “Cork East Constituency, which I represent in Dail Eireann, covers parts of East and North Cork including Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Fermoy, Mallow, Midleton, Mitchelstown and Youghal. The number […]

UCC Symposium celebrates appointment of First Woman Professor

UCC Symposium celebrates appointment of First Woman Professor

A symposium titled, “In the Presence of Ladies”: Women in Higher Education to be held on 22nd January 2011 at UCC celebrates the appointment of Mary Ryan, first woman professor appointed in an Irish University. Mary Ryan takes central place in the ranks of achieving Irish women as the first woman professor appointed in an […]

Fatal RTC Cork – Update

The 55 year old motorcyclist killed in todays collision at Cahermone has been named as John Cashman from St Marys Road, Midleton. The road has since been re-opened to traffic.

Missing arms Investigation in Haulbowline

Its expected that about 40 members of the Navy will be questioned by gardai and military police about the disappearance of arms from a navy patrol ship. Checks on the armoury of the LE Niamh found that a 9mm pistol, and rounds of ammunition were missing. The ship had been docked at Haulbowline Naval Base […]

Funeral to take place of women found in Kinsale Hotel

The funeral of Miriam Reidy is taking place in Limerick today. The 35 year old died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a hotel in Kinsale last weekend. She’d been attending a hen party in the West Cork tourist town. Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority continue to investigate the incident.

Cork receives 45 honours in Young Scientist 2011

15 year old Alexander Amini from Castleknock College, Dublin has taken home the overall prize for his project entitled, “Tennis sensor data analysis” with Cork receiving an outstanding forty-five honors. The announcement was made by Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills, Ms. Mary Coughlan, T.D and Graham Sutherland, CEO, BT Ireland, at the awards […]

Man appears in Court in relation to Youghal Death

A man in his late 20s will appear at a special sitting of Youghal District Court at 6.30pm on the 15th January 2011, charged in connection to the death of Michael O ‘Shea. Gardai arrested the man on the morning the 14th of January 2011 in the Cobh area of Cork. He was detained at […]

Cork sees upsurge in illegal cigarettes in six month period

14 January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The latest figures compiled by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers Advisory Committee (ITMAC) have shown that 25 million illegal cigarettes were seized in Cork between April and September last year. This was the third highest in the country with the North Eastern region of Louth / Armagh seeing seizures […]