AUDIO: Three brothers buried following service in Charleville

8th September 2014, 6pm By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The funerals have taken place of the three O’Driscoll brothers in North County Cork. Nine-year-old twins Tom-Tom and Paddy O’Driscoll, and their 21-year old brother Jonathan. The town of Charleville came to a standstill for a number of hours this afternoon as large crowds gathered for […]

[Audio] Shorter Summer holidays are damaging Cork Tourism industry

31st August 2014, Sunday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism and Community interests in County Cork have expressed concern at earlier school commencement dates: where schools “seem” to to be starting back after the Summer break earlier every year. By law: a primary school must be open for tuition for at least 183 days per […]

[Audio] Workmates of Anna Geary would be ‘Dell-ighted’ is she wins Rose of Tralee

19th August 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Excitement is building ahead of tonight’s final of the Rose of Tralee contest This year’s Cork Rose is Cork Camogie captain – and multiple All Ireland winner – Anna Geary This afternoon our we visited Dell Software in City Gate Park, Mahon where Anna Geary works.  

[Audio] Milstreet’s Green Glens holds annual flagship event

13th August 2014, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s largest annual equestrian event is taking place in County Cork Millstreet Horse Show” is the only CSI three star event in the Country; meaning there’s a large amount of prize money on offer for competitors. It runs til Sunday and has become the largest shop window […]

AUDIO: Gaelscoil remains in Farranferris

5th August 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The future of a Gaelscoil on the Northside of Cork City has been secured. The board of management of Gaelscoil Pheig Sayers – which will have 170 pupils from September – have signed a seven year contract to keep it at the Farranferris Campus. In its 26 year […]

Cork politician speaks of her personal experiences in Bessboro Mother and Baby home

Cork politician speaks of her personal experiences in Bessboro Mother and Baby home

16 July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork politician has spoken publicly for the first time about how she was born in a mother and baby home, and then went on to visit the same institution 17 years later when she became pregnant. Yoghal based County Cllr Mary Linehan-Foley spoke about her own experiences […]

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

12th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork City has been elected chairman of the HSE South Regional Health Forum. The forum is a place where elected Councillors from across Munster have the chance to put questions to HSE officials. Many topical issues are raised throughout the year including: progress […]

[Audio] Cork supports Govt’s Pay per job scheme

12th June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport are now supporting “ConnectIreland” with it’s marketing drive. It’s a Government initiative announced in 2012. It rewards people who can find foreign companies which are thinking of expanding, and encourage them to open branches in Ireland instead of elsewhere. The IDA handles negotiations. If and […]

[Audio] Finance Minster visits Cork and welcomes credit rating

[Audio] Finance Minster visits Cork and welcomes credit rating

20th May 2014, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Photo: Charleville, Co Cork Minister for Finance Michael Noonan canvasses with Senator Deirdre Clune who is running in the European Elections.  The Minister for Finance has welcomed an improvement in Ireland’s credit rating. Moody’s announced just before the weekend that it is moving the state up by […]

AUDIO: New Garda Community Bus for Northside area

16 April 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new 17 seater Garda Community vehicle has been unveiled for the Northside of the City. Its called the “Gurranabraher Garda Community Bus” and is the third vehicle since the initiative started in the 1990’s The vehicle is officially part of the Garda fleet, and will be […]