[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 […]

[Video] New Mayor and Deputy Mayor for County Cork

6th June 2014, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The new Mayor and Deputy Mayor of County Cork Council have been elected. Fianna Fail Cllr Alan Coleman from Riverstick, near Kinsale is the Mayor. and Cllr Timmy Collins from Meelin is the Deputy Mayor Reporter David O’Sullivan has the details from County Hall 0606-COUNTY-MAYOR-14-tight-pkg-from-david-for-2pm.mp3

[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 […]

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 […]