ENTERTAINMENT: Cork based satellite channel ‘Hot Country TV’ to show programmes on website also

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork based satellite channel ‘Hot Country TV’ to show programmes on website also

18 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A satellite channel which originates in Cork has announced that it’s programming will now also be available online via it’s own website. Hot Country TV had been broadcasting for eight years. It has a studio in a City suburb, and in Ballydesmond. It features Irish country music. ‘Hot […]

Cork TD opposes Sisters of Charity being sole owners of National Maternity Hospital

Cork TD opposes Sisters of Charity being sole owners of National Maternity Hospital

18 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning voiced strong opposition to plans to make the Sisters of Charity the sole owners of the new National Maternity Hospital. Deputy Barry is a member of the Dail’s Committee on the Future of Healthcare which is due to issue […]

€250,000 of Cannibis plants seized in Fermoy by Gardai

€250,000 of Cannibis plants seized in Fermoy by Gardai

16 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As part of a joint operation with Gardaí from Fermoy and Portlaoise a house was searched at Rathealy Road, Fermoy yesterday. During the course of the search Gardaí discovered approximately 320 cannabis plants with an approximate street value of €250,000. Three males (38,51 and 55 years) were arrested […]

€10,000 prize fund up for grabs for entrants in the Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards

€10,000 prize fund up for grabs for entrants in the Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards

15 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is advising Tidy Towns Committees in Cork that the closing date for submission of entries for the 2017 Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards is May 25th. This award recognises communities that have made a strong commitment to water conservation and water protection. The national water […]

FARMING: ‘Coillte Premium Partners’ offers Cork landowners opportunity to earn ANNUAL income from forrestry

FARMING: ‘Coillte Premium Partners’ offers Cork landowners opportunity to earn ANNUAL income from forrestry

14 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., Coillte Chairman, John Moloney and Coillte Chief Executive, Fergal Leamy were in Macroom, Co Cork this week to launch Coillte Premium Partners, a new private forestry partnership product by the national commercial forestry company. Coillte Premium Partners provides […]

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Easter Commemoration this Sunday, April 16th

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Easter Commemoration this Sunday, April 16th

14 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Region of the Workers’ Party will hold its annual Easter 1916 Commemoration this Sunday (Easter Sunday), 16th April at 12.00 Noon. The Commemoration will take place at the Republican Plot at St. Finbarr’s Cemetery, Glasheen Road. This year’s oration will be delivered by Mayfield based Karen […]

High commercial rates AND levies on chairs/tables are putting pressure on Cork Cafes and Restaurants

High commercial rates AND levies on chairs/tables are putting pressure on Cork Cafes and Restaurants

13 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that food businesses are being put under significant pressure as a result of being forced to pay levies for tables and chairs outside their premises to the County Council in addition to business rates. Deputy O’Keeffe made the […]

Fermoy man wins Italy holiday in Texaco competition

Fermoy man wins Italy holiday in Texaco competition

13 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A visit to his local Texaco service station at Cork Road proved to be a lucky decision for Fermoy motorist Kevin Brown who will shortly be off on a holiday to Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast. After getting his fill-up of fuel, Kevin entered a ‘Roads to Adventure’ promotion […]

One third of Garda stations do not have internet access – Jonathan O’Brien TD

One third of Garda stations do not have internet access – Jonathan O’Brien TD

11 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD and Justice spokesperson Jonathan O’Brien has said that it is incredible that in 2017, one third of Garda stations do not have internet access or access to the PULSE network. Deputy O’Brien said that it was telling of the Government’s commitment to rural Ireland that the […]