Munster Rugby “Rule 24” welcomed by Seán Kelly

20 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Former GAA President and MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has welcomed the announcement that Munster Rugby will open the gates of Musgrave Park in Cork to the GAA as the €70 million redevelopment Pairc Uí Chaoimh begins. “I am delighted that Musgrave Park has been made available […]

New Waste Management Plan For Cork

18 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City and County Councils have been set a number of key targets in relation waste prevention activities under a newly launched plan. Among the policies and actions included in the Southern Region Waste Management Plan, one of three such plans being launched in Ireland, is a 1% […]

Tourism Minister inspects Youghal’s rebuilt seaside walkway

14 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport today ‘officially re-launched’ the Youghal Eco-Boardwalk, having performed the original opening back in July 2012. With funding of €200,000 from the Department of the Environment and project managed by the Coastal Management Section of Cork County Council, the […]

[Video] Airbnb will change how Cork Hotels operate

[Video] Airbnb will change how Cork Hotels operate

13 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The world it is a changin’ Hitherto Taxi/Hackney drivers were the only people who could collect passengers from public places. This wasn’t just for licensing reasons, it was also for practical reasons, as a potential passenger would have now way of knowing that a driver wished to operate […]

East Cork to benefit from “Wild Atlantic Way” copy called “Ireland’s Ancient East”

13 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Here at TheCork.ie we love the Wild Atlantic Way: so much so that last year Reporter David O’Sullivan drove the Cork section [listen to his journey here]. Now, Tourism operators from Co. Cork are attending Fáilte Ireland’s initial Ireland’s Ancient East stakeholder workshop at The Walter Raleigh Hotel, […]

Listnership improves at Cork’s RedFM

Listnership improves at Cork’s RedFM

10 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There were celebrations in Cork’s RedFM earlier this month. The stations flagship talk show presented by Neil Prendeville continues to attract listeners, while the rival show on Cork’s 96FM presented by PJ Coogan looses them. Beyond that the drivetime programme on RedFM has passed out its counterpart on […]

Cobh remembers the Lusitania this week

5 May 2015, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It’s been 100 years since the Lusitania sank off the Old Head of Kinsale, Co Cork, Ireland President to visit Cobh President of Ireland Michael D Higgins will lead a commemoration event in Cobh, Co Cork on Thursday, 7th May to mark the centenary. The event, which […]

Renovated Haulbowline bridges officially opened by Minister

1 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour: what does the name mean to you? The island that houses the Headquarters of the Irish Naval Service? The island which used to house Irish Steel? The island which contains a slag heap of carcinogenic material? Depending on who you ask you get […]

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