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 […]

[Audio] Shakey bridge needs a lick of paint!

[Audio] Shakey bridge needs a lick of paint!

15th April 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Concern has again been raised over the status and appearance of iconic “Shakey Bridge” off the Mardyke, to the West of Cork City. The 160-foot white structure is an important gateway for tourists walking from Fitzgerald’s Park to the old City Gaol in Sunday’s Well. But there […]

Cork County Council loses another function

16 July 2012 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Editorial: Councils across Ireland are voting themselves out of existence as their race to become like the Seanad. Cork County Council already dumped its waste collection business. It will lose water to “Irish Water”, and now it has lost its role in waste collection permits. A QUANGO called […]

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

10 July 2012 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Both Cork City Council and County Council yesterday released their reports on the floods of Thursday, June 28th 2012. The County’s 23-page document focuses on Douglas, Glanmire and Clonakilty while the City’s 11-page report looks at Blackpool and Ballyvolane. Many Northside Cllrs feel that Ballyvolane isin’t getting the […]

Travelling/Mobile Commissioner for Oaths service now available in Cork

Travelling/Mobile Commissioner for Oaths service now available in Cork

5 June 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork businessman David O’Sullivan has launched an innovative travelling/mobile service for his role as a Commissioner for Oaths. The service makes life easier for anybody who needs to have legal documentation witnessed/executed. Mr O’Sullivan said, “You may have a document that needs the signature from a Commissioner of Oaths, Peace […]

Speednetworking comes to Mallow

Speednetworking comes to Mallow

4 October 2010 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The North Cork Enterprise Board North will hold a Business Information and Speed Networking Evening for local Business Owners, on: Wednesday 13th October 2010 In Mallow GAA Complex At 6.30 p.m. admission is free ” Speed networking ” involves delegates having short 3 minute conversations with otherindividuals […]

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