Cork ETB quenches talk of schools closing

29th September 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Chief Executive of the Cork Education & Training Board Mr. Ted Owens moved this morning to allay concerns in relation to funding for Cork schools, following a meeting last week of the newly elected Board meeting at which ETB finances were discussed. (the meeting was last Thursday, […]

[Audio] Dairygold creates 115 new jobs in Co Cork

19th September 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Dairygold are creating 115 full-time jobs and investing 117 million euro in County Cork The jobs will come on stream by the year 2020, and will be in Mallow and Mitchelstown The expansion is also expected to create 400 temporary construction roles. Dairygold is spend 83.5 million renovating […]

[Audio] City water meter blockade continues

10th September 2014, 3pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The first blockade to stop the installation of water meters on the Northside of Cork City continues. It’s close to Mayfield in the Barnavanra Crescent Housing Estate. (Technically the area is within the Cork County COuncil area but it borders the City Council area. Interestingly installation of […]

[Audio] Three brothers buried following service in Charleville

8th September 2014, 6pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The funerals have taken place of the three O’Driscoll brothers in North County Cork. Nine-year-old twins Tom-Tom and Paddy O’Driscoll, and their 21-year old brother Jonathan. The town of Charleville came to a standstill for a number of hours this afternoon as large crowds gathered for the […]

[Audio] Shorter Summer holidays are damaging Cork Tourism industry

31st August 2014, Sunday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Tourism and Community interests in County Cork have expressed concern at earlier school commencement dates: where schools “seem” to to be starting back after the Summer break earlier every year. By law: a primary school must be open for tuition for at least 183 days per year, […]

[Audio] New public stage damaged by Graffiti

31st August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There are calls to stop the sale of spray paint cans to people under 18 in Cork City. It’s after the new stage Fitzgerald’s Park was defaced with Graffiti. The white canopy was installed during the revamp of Fitzgerald’s Park which was judicially opened just 3 months ago, […]

[Audio] Calls for County Council to open Bottlehill landfill

[Audio] Calls for County Council to open Bottlehill landfill

28th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The so-called Bottlehill “Superdump” in North County Cork might open sooner than many anticipated. In recent days protests on the Northside of Cork City at the Country Clean waste facility escalated. However management of Country clean have now entered into “constructive dialogue” with the protest group. The Mayor […]

[Audio] Bottlehill “Superdump” could open sooner than expected

28th August 2014, Thursday 6pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The so-called Bottlehill “Superdump” in County Cork might open sooner than many anticipated. In recent days protests on the Northside of Cork City at the Country Clean waste facility escalated. However management of Country clean have now entered into “constructive dialogue” with the protest group. The […]

[Audio] 92nd Beal na Bla today

24th August 2014 By David O’Sullian http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The annual Michael Collins commemoration takes place in County Cork this afternoon. It’s the 92nd year of Beal na mBla Each year there is a keynote speech from a different person. Past speakers include President Mary Robinson, the late Brian Lenihan, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Corkman Bill O’Herlihy This years […]

[Audio] Workmates of Anna Geary would be ‘Dell-ighted’ is she wins Rose of Tralee

19th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan @dellsoftware @annagcork Great to see #cork supporters in #tralee @Corks96FM @C103Cork #RoseofTralee pic.twitter.com/10ClohE7oJ — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) August 19, 2014 Excitement is building ahead of tonight’s final of the Rose of Tralee contest This year’s Cork Rose is Cork Camogie captain – and multiple All Ireland winner – […]