Cork RTE presenter receives award

1 May 2015, 11pm By David O’Sullivan Cork honoured one of the leading sports television broadcasters and businessman at a gala dinner in the city earlier today. Bill O’ Herlihy, following on his success as a regular presenter on Sunday Sort, Sports Stadium and the Sunday Sports Show, became RTÉ’s chief sports presenter for […]

Renovated Haulbowline bridges officially opened by Minister

1 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour: what does the name mean to you? The island that houses the Headquarters of the Irish Naval Service? The island which used to house Irish Steel? The island which contains a slag heap of carcinogenic material? Depending on who you ask you get […]

Cork Govt senator congratulates Govt

29 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central, Colm Burke has said that “the Government’s Spring Economic Statement shows a real vision to spread the recovery to all corners of Ireland, including Cork.” “The economic recovery is gaining momentum and the Government has a plan to spread its benefits […]

ETB reacts to Comptroller report

29 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth The newly formed Cork Education & Training Board (Cork ETB) welcomes the publication of The Special Report by the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG) into the Internal Control of County Cork Vocational Education Committee in 2011. A number of issues of concern were highlighted in this Report relating […]

Want to run in the Cork City Marathon? then get your skates on!

29 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan Tomorrow is the closing date for general marathon entries, Thursday 30th of April. There is still time to submit a late entry (with small penalty) through May 8th. The marathon is a major destination event, attracting participants from all over the world to Cork City. The 8,000 runners […]

Cork suffering from ‘Food poverty’ says Cllr

28 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that the Government’s Spring Statement would paint a rosy picture of economic recovery but that facts presented to last night’s meeting of Cork City Council showed that recovery is not touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of ordinary […]

Douglas school seeks 50 year old artefacts

28 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan 50 years ago, in a simple suburban house on the Douglas Road called “Sunview”, Christ King Girls Secondary was founded to answer the educational needs of the local community. To mark this significant anniversary the school have planned a number of events that will run throughout the next […]

Bus strike would damage Cork tourism

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan Ireland South MEP and member of the European Parliaments Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has appealed to bus unions to call off their planned strike action beginning on the May Bank holiday weekend. MEP Clune has said the planned strike will hurt our fragile tourist industry which is in […]