Award for Cork Cyberbullying poster

Award for Cork Cyberbullying poster

Fuzion Communications located on South Mall in Cork’s City Centre were crowned winners of the Excellence in Communication Award, at last night’s Chamber Ireland Corporate Responsibility Awards 2013. Beating off some strong competition from big brands including the Dublin Airport Authority, O2 and Ulster Bank, the reputable PR Company won the award based on their […]

Ballincollig beats Cork City as location for Referendum Count

Ballincollig beats Cork City as location for Referendum Count

6th September 2013, Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Votes for the three Cork county Constituencies of Cork East, Cork South West, Cork North West will not be counted in the Neptune Stadium Cork City or St Finbarre’s Hurling and Football Club also Togher, also Cork City as was expected. Instead the referendum count for Cork […]

3 Cork companies hire train to Dublin Web Summit

6th September 2013, Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie We first reported on TrustEv back in February of this year. They were a small startup just moving into their ground floor offices in the Redbrick Bessboro Business Park. Back then – on Valentines Day – they had a novel competition, and now they have another. Europe’s […]

Rebel Rising – Cork culture to take over Dublin in Oct?

Rebel Rising – Cork culture to take over Dublin in Oct?

4th September 2013 By Richard Quinn richard@TheCork.ie Not content with claims to be the ‘Real Capital’, an army of rebellious Corkonians showed their true colours by embarking on a ‘Rebel Rising – Dublin Takeover’ on Tuesday 3rd September. In anticipation for the upcoming Cork Rebel Week, which takes place from October 14th – 20th, the […]

7,500 on City Housing List

By City Council Reporter news@TheCork.ie Cork City Council committees meet today after the summer break in advance of the first full Council meeting of the autumn scheduled for Mon, Sept 9. The Housing Committee will be told that at the end of August there were 7487 eligible applicants on the city’s social housing waiting lists […]

[Audio interviews] Educate Together opens Rochestown School, and plans more

[Audio interviews] Educate Together opens Rochestown School, and plans more

  By David O’Sullivan, david@TheCork.ie http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A new “Educate Together” national school has opened in Rochestown this morning [9am], with an intake of 20 junior infants. It becomes the 67th school under the patronage of Educate Together nationwide, and the 5th in Cork. Educate Together runs multi-demoninational schools, which are NOT connected the the Catholic […]

[Audio] 2013 Beal na mBlath Commeneration today

25th August 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@thecork.ie WELL, is it that time of year already? The annual Michael Collins Commemoration will take place at Beal na mBlath today. It was hardly a concern in the 1920s but something that will be mentioned by todays crowds it the lack of a 3G signals at the site […]

[Audio] Old Cobh dockyard opens for tours today

25th August 2013, Sunday, 6am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan THE history of the Verolme Dockyard in Rushbrooke, Cobh is being remembered again today. Various events have been taking place since Thursday. At its prime there were over 12-hundred people working in the Dockyard which closed in 1984. This morning at 10 am there will be […]

Sinéad Doherty is “Cork Person of the Month”

23rd August 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month, for August 2013, has been named Dr. Sinéad B. Doherty recently won the Bank of Ireland/IGNITE Business of the Year 2013 and the Outstanding Young Person of the Year from Junior Chamber International, Cork. She has now received a Cork Person of […]

[Audio] Steve Redmond’s Wexford-Wales swim abandoned over hypothermia fears

23rd August 2013 By David O’Sullivan David@TheCork.ie THE attempt by record breaking swimmer Steve Redmond to swim from Ireland to Wales ended early yesterday morning (Thursday) on the advice of his support team. The West Cork man was raising funds for the RNLI by crossing from Wexford to Wales. As is normal in crossings a […]