Preview of tomorrows Cork City v Drogheda United game

Monday, 23rd September 2013 By Sports Reporter The battle for sixth place continues in Drogheda tomorrow night, as Cork City travel to face Drogheda United. The home side go into the game ahead of City in sixth place on goal difference, with previous meetings between the sides this season resulting in a win for each […]

Cork Socialist Party Cllr wants to abolish Seanad

Cork City Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry this morning called for a YES vote in the Seanad referendum scheduled for October 4. The Socialist Party launched a postering blitz this weekend which highlights the undemocratic and elitist nature of the Seanad. One poster reads “Seanad Electorate: Rochestown 340 Ballyvolane 77 Make Your First Vote on […]

[Audio] Medical Cards for Down Syndrome Children

Thursday, 19th September 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie A Fine Gael Councillor in Cork says children with Down Syndrome should have an automatic right to a medical card. At present there are only three categories of people who automatically receive cards without a means test: those affected by Thalidomide, survivors of Symphysiotomy, and people who […]

O Riada daugher to run as Munster MEP for SF

O Riada daugher to run as Munster MEP for SF

16th August 2013 By Bryan Smyth, in Ballyvourney, Co Cork bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has selected Liadh Ní Riada as the party’s candidate to contest the European Election in the south of the country next year. Members from across Munster packed into The Cahir House Hotel, Co. Tipperary to decide between Ms. Ní Riada and Cllr. […]

Regional Assembly elects new Cathaoirleach

16th August 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie A former Mayor of County Cork has been elected as Leas-Cathaoirleach of the Southern and Eastern Regional Assembly. The AGM of the SERA took place on Friday, 13th September in Assembly House, Waterford. Cllr. Thomas Kinsella was elected as Cathaoirleach and Cllr. Tim Lombard was elected as Leas-Cathaoirleach. […]

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 […]