Mayor of County Cork (who is a Councillor) wants to become a TD

Mayor of County Cork (who is a Councillor) wants to become a TD

15 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Cork North West needs an Independent Voice in Dáil Eireann’ according to the Cork County Mayor, Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea, who has today (15th October 2015) announced he will seek the support of the people of Cork North West in the upcoming general election to be that […]

Cork County Council named as ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in Southern Region

Cork County Council named as ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in Southern Region

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Following a competitive bid Cork County Council has been appointed as the ‘Lead Authority’ for Waste Enforcement in the Southern Region. The Southern Region extends from Counties Kerry and Clare on the west coast to County Wexford on the east coast, and includes the Counties of Cork, Limerick, […]

Cork based national Guide Dog charity launches car raffle

Cork based national Guide Dog charity launches car raffle

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind – which is headquartered on the Model Farm Road, Cork – yesterday launched its raffle for a brand new Ford Focus, which has been kindly donated by Ford Ireland. Members of the public who wish to support Irish Guide Dogs can buy […]

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

12 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Products from 14 Cork based SuperValu producers are among a total of 71 products supplied to SuperValu which have swept the board at this year’s Blas na hEireann National Irish Food Awards. SuperValu suppliers have a strong track record at Blas na hÉireann and this year the quality […]

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

US Travel Agents on Showcase around Cork

11 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will today begin showcasing Cork to a group of 40 influential US travel buyers who arrived in Ireland this weekend ahead of the third workshop in a series of six Fáilte Ireland Autumn Sales Workshops, designed to allow Irish tourism businesses to pitch to overseas operators […]

Cork’s Gaeltacht areas would be better under a Sinn Fein Government – says Cork MEP

Cork’s Gaeltacht areas would be better under a Sinn Fein Government – says Cork MEP

9 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork is the home county of three MEP’s (Members of the European Parliament). They are Brian Crowley (Fianna Fail), Deirdre Clune (Fine Gael), and Liadh nia Riada (Sinn Fein). Speaking following the publication of Sinn Féin’s Alternative Budget for 2016 Liadh Ní Riada stated that Gaeltacht areas – […]

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

8 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Council today confirmed that it has committed €100,000 to support a ‘cooperative marketing programme’ with Cork Airport aimed at increasing inbound tourist numbers. County Mayor Cllr. John Paul O’Shea said that “Cork Airport is on the crest of a wave with recent route announcements demonstrating that […]

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

5 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has warmly welcomed the announcement that University College Cork (UCC) has been named University of the Year and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) as Institute of Technology of the Year. CIT takes the title for a […]

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Two members of the same family, from Model Farm Rd., Cork City, achieved huge personal achievements on the very same week last June. Liam O’Leary won the Over 60’s Talent Competition and his son Cillian won the Cork City Marathon. They have now received Cork Persons of the […]

Cork stakeholders discuss merger of City and County Councils

Cork stakeholders discuss merger of City and County Councils

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A meeting took place at the Ambassador Hotel, Cork last night on the proposed merger of Cork City Council and Cork County Council. Addressing the meeting, Lord Mayor of Cork, Chris O’Leary, political scientist, Dr. Aodh Quinlivan and Cork TDs, Ciarán Lynch and Jonathan O’Brien, laid out their […]

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