[Audio] Cork politician speaks about her own experiences in Bessboro Mother and Baby home

16th July 2014, Wednesday 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 visited the same institution 17 years later when SHE became pregnant Yoghal County Cllr Mary Linehan-Foley spoke about her own experiences during a debate […]

[Audio] Travel the Wild Atlantic Way…. by Bus? Yes you can!

16th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bus Eireann is promoting the bus as a means of traveling the Wild Atlantic Way. The 2,500 kilometre tourist route stretches from Kinsale to Donegal, and already Failte Ireland are promoting it as a driving route for tourists who have their own, or rented cars. Now, Bus Eireann […]

[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] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

11th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork has faired badly in today’s Cabinet reshuffle. There are 5 new ministers: Paschal Donohoe, Heather Humphreys, Alan Kelly, Jan O’Sullivan and Alex White but none are based in Cork TheCork.ie has been speaking with Fianna Fail Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath. Carrigaline based Fianna Fail TD […]

[Audio] Will anti water metre protestors have a high cost to pay?

10th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As the number of protests against the installation of water meters increase throughout the country Irish Water could be set to take drastic action against householders who prevent water metres being installed at their homes Reporter David O’Sullivan has the details 0710-IRISH-WATER-01-vcr-from-david-on-punishment-for-blocking-installation.mp3

[Audio] Superb Kathleen Lynch should be promoted says Labour stalwart

8th July 2014, 8pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sources are indicating this evening indicating that Cork looks set to a be a winner in the cabinet re-shuffle. Taoiseach Enda Kenny along with newly elected labour leader Joan Burton are putting the finishing touches to their Government this evening; deciding which TD’s will be Ministers and […]

[Audio] New Religious Tourist attraction for Cork

1st July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Planning permission has been granted for a 10 million euro tourist attraction in Cork City. It’s called Nano Nagle Place, and will celebrate the Cork born founder of the Presentation Sisters. The Sisters still have a presence across the globe from Latin America to New Zealand, and some […]

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

12th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@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 when […]