Portugal has opened a Consulate in Cork

Portugal has opened a Consulate in Cork

26 September 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork businessman George Barter of Barter’s Travel agency on Patrick Street has been appointed as the Honorary Consul of Portugal with responsibility for Cork City and County. While most countries already have an Embassy in Dublin, many such as Portugal choose to cement their presence in Ireland by […]

[Audio] Save Leap Post Office

13th October 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The future of a Leap Post Office will be discussed again this evening. The scenic West Cork village – between Rosscarbery and Skibbereen – has been without a Post Office service since February following a contractual dispute between An Post and the contractor. An Post is willing to […]

[Audio] City Councillors receive (short) Events Centre progress report

23rd September 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork City Councilors have finally been given a report into the Events Centre situation. The 31 elected Councillors had been asking the Chief Executive, and her predecessor, for an update on progress for many months with Councillors complaining that the media knew more about the Events Centre then […]

[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] Taoiseach comments on Cork AIrport Independence

19th September 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Taoiseach was in County Cork today for a number of engagements. While in Cork Enda Kenny spoke with TheCork.ie about two major Cork issues of public concern; Our Reporter David O’Sullivan first asked the Taoiseach about the Government’s commitment to making Cork Airport an Independent entity; similar […]

[Audio] Cyclist finishes Wild Atlantic Way in Kinsale, Cork

8th September 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Finnish travel journalist has completed her mammoth 2,500 kilometre cycle along the Wild Atlantic Way (We previously did an Audio Tour of the Cork Section) One of Scandinavia’ s leading travel journalists Satu undertook the journey as part of a promotional initiative by “Tourism Ireland” to highlight […]

[Audio] Gluten free food popular in Cork

28th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The market for Gluten Free products is growing. An estimated 45,000Irish people are now coeliac: meaning they must avoid wheat in the diet. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, and weight loss. To cater for the increasing market many companies have been introducing gluten free foods. Today in […]

[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 […]