Mairead McGuinness im Cork Sunday

Mairead McGuinness, Ireland East Fine Gael MEP who is seeking her party’s nomination for the Presidency will be in Cork on Sunday. At 12 noon the MEP will be in Ballincollig for the Cork Summer Show, now in its 170th year, and she will meet Fine Gael public representatives and members.

One-off grant for Cork to mark Civic Responsibility Week and the State visits

Mr. Phil Hogan T.D, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, today (5/5/2011) called on everyone to work together to ensure Cork is presented in the best possible light during the upcoming State visits. To celebrate Civic Responsibility Week which runs from 9 May to 15 May the Minister is offering Cork a one-off […]

Cork City Team News v Longford Town

Cork City captain Greg O’Halloran and goalkeeper Mark McNulty look set to miss tomorrow night’s game against Longford Town at Turner’s Cross. McNulty is suspended following his sending off in the 5-1 win over Salthill Devon while O’Halloran is struggling with a knee injury, and City boss Tommy Dunne says he is very unlikely to […]

Cork Seanad candidate emphasises role of Renewable energy

NUI Seanad candidate Regina O’Connor emphasises the role of Renewable Energy in the turn around in Cork’s economy and the creation of Cork jobs Regina was a member of the EU negotiation team which formulated the EU renewable energy package for Ireland and all other EU member states. Regina will attend today’s Cork Energy workshop organized by […]

Sporting success for Cork Husband and Wife

A husband and wife duo have become the latest recipients of the ‘Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month’ Awards. Marian Heffernan was recognised with the February award, while her husband Robert was given the prize for March. The scheme is backed by local radio sations Cork’s 96FM and C103, The River Lee Hotel and The […]


Congratulations to Cork’s Kay O’Carroll who won the Ladies’ Open Singles title with a 4 – 3 victory over Linda Harte from Kilkenny at the Tramore Spring Festival over the weekend. The Cork ladies’ team were unlucky to lose to the eventual winners Wexford in the semi-finals of the Ladies’ Inter-Counties Challenge competition.

Michael Martin has party eye on upper house

Securing seats in the Seanad will be an important part of Fianna Fails efforts to rebuild its numbers in the Oireachtas That’s the message from party leader, and Corkman Michael Martin He believes its important to have Fianna Fail figures involved in the legislative process 110320-MM-03-SEANAD.mp3

St Patrick’s Day Parade Mallow was a success

Cllr. Noel O C onnor, Chairman of the Committee, spoke to the press after the Parade and said,”A crowd of nearly 15000, yes fifteen thousand people, lined the streets of Mallow to see this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. It was a nice bright Spring day which enhanced the amount of conviviality that engulfed Mallow […]

Agriculture Comes to Life for over 400 Cork Students

Over 400 Leaving Cert Agricultural Science students from Cork closed the textbooks and opened their minds last Friday at Agri Aware’s Farm Walk ‘n Talks. Taking place at Clonakilty Agricultural College, this was just one practical day in a week of Farm Walk ‘n Talks which took place in seven locations across the country.  The day […]

Gormey to step down as Green leader

Former Minister and TD John Gormley will step down as leader of the Greens, saying the party needs new leadership. The party suffered heavy losses in the general election, losing all their seats in the Dail. However Cork Senator Dan Boyle remains in the Seanad until its elections are held. An email – seen by […]