RTE Cork celebrates Cork

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

14th January 2015 Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie To mark the 21st Anniversary of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, RTE’s Nationwide has been meeting some of the past winners of awards. A special Cork programme will air in a fortnight on this evening Jan 14th on RTE1 at 7.00pm. Announcing the special programme were […]

Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

11th January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie On Friday 16th Jan the Cork Person of the Year will be chosen, at a glittering gala awards lunch at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Michael Flatley will also be made Honorary Corkman at the event and the presentation will be made by last year’s recipient Jeremy Irons. […]

Michael Flatley opens his Fermoy home to Cork children

Michael Flatley opens his Fermoy home to Cork children

22nd December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Earlier this year I met Michael Flatley in Cork Airport, and posed for the mandatory picture (have pictures replaced autographs?) Today, the Lord of the Dance and his wife Niamh opened their beautiful Castlehyde mansion outside Fermoy Co. Cork today, to spread Christmas cheer to vulnerable children in […]

[Audio Interview] New book showcases aerial photographs of Cork

[Audio Interview] New book showcases aerial photographs of Cork

19th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan When Dennis Horgan got his first camera at 18 he washooked. When Cork Airport opened in 1962 he plane spotting, and in more recent years he’s been a familiar name in the air. Now Dennis Horgan has a new book showcasing Cork with aerial photogrpahs. Reporter David O’Sullivan […]

Co Cork Gardai attacked after stopping car

16th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Midleton Co Cork are investigating a violent disorder incident which occurred shortly after midnight onMonday (15th December 2014)  A Garda patrol unit had stopped a car at Drishane More when a number of people in the car attacked the two male Garda members. One Garda received […]

Main Cork to Kerry road to be improved in Macroom

Main Cork to Kerry road to be improved in Macroom

8th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork North West TD Michael Creed has today welcomed the signing of the contract for the resurfacing of Macroom town. Commenting on the signing of the contract with Priority Construction LTD, Deputy Creed said: “I am delighted that Cork County Council have finalised plans to resurface the N22 […]

Cork Person of Year Book – wins award itself!

Cork Person of Year Book – wins award itself!

8th December 2014, 6pm By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/David_OSullivan Cork based printing company, Lettertec Ireland Ltd have won an Irish Print Award in the Print Finishing category for its book “Celebrating 21 years of the Cork Person of the Year Awards”. Lettertec faced strong competition from printing companies and specialist print finishers from Dublin and Belfast, […]

[Audio] Broad welcome for Pairc Ui Chaoimh redevelopment planning approval

[Audio] Broad welcome for Pairc Ui Chaoimh redevelopment planning approval

2nd December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There has been a broad welcome to the news that the Cork County GAA board has received planning permission to upgrade Pairc Ui Chaoimh   GAA comments Cork County GAA Board says it is delighted with An Bord Pleanala’s decision and the completion of the appeals process. This […]

[Audio] Maritime maps on display

1st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan People interested in the history of Cork City and Harbour have the chance to view historic maps, charts and plans this week. A free exhibition with rare maps from the 1700’s onwards has gone on display at the “Ivan Wolfe Gallery” in Monkstown. The exhibition includes rare plans […]

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