Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

25 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What has happened? Kearys was today unveiled as the exclusive agent in Munster to supply and support BMW’s range of electric vehicles, the award-winning BMW i models. Were any famous people involved? Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., an avid electric vehicle supporter […]

Cork Cllr unhappy with Irish Water payment reminder texts

Cork Cllr unhappy with Irish Water payment reminder texts

25 August 2015 By David O’Sulivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that feedback on the ground indicates a “real possibility” that boycott levels on the 2nd round of Irish Water bills can exceed the 57% level of non-payment on the first bills. His comments came as huge numbers […]

We need to plan ahead for our ageing population – says Cork Senator

We need to plan ahead for our ageing population – says Cork Senator

21 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has said that “we need to plan ahead for our ageing population” and that there is an urgent need to develop and grow professional home care services. The number of people aged over […]

Boycott of water charges will continue – says Cork City Cllr

Boycott of water charges will continue – says Cork City Cllr

20 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that reports of two planned new changes to Government water charges policy are yet another sign that the Government are “all over the place” on the issue and that a determined boycott can beat them. The Irish Times reports […]

VoxPro sponsor Ballincollig Community Festival

VoxPro sponsor Ballincollig Community Festival

20 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The first ever Music in Community Festival, sponsored by Voxpro, and supported by Cork County Council and Ballincollig’s business community, is a free family festival taking place in Ballincollig Regional Park on Sunday 30th August from 1pm to 6pm, and will be a celebration of Cork’s musical heritage; […]

Cork Greyhound races to be televised

Cork Greyhound races to be televised

19 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The expansion of Irish Greyhound racing continues, from two weeks time punters will be able to see races on television. Earlier this summer, the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) and Turf TV excitedly announced a new partnership, expanding the audience for Irish Greyhound Racing throughout the UK and Ireland. […]

Cork Better Building Awards

Cork Better Building Awards

18 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Business Association and Cork City Council have officially launched this year’s Cork Better Building Awards. The awards honour the best-designed and best-kept buildings in Cork City and suburbs, and are aimed at rewarding businesses and building care-takers for their efforts to protect, enhance and improve the city’s […]

Conflict of Interest? 41 TD’s are also Landlords

Conflict of Interest? 41 TD’s are also Landlords

18 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that there is a clear conflict of interest between the State’s 41 TDs who are landlords and legislative action that is necessary to tackle the growing rents/accommodation crisis. His comments came as Daft.ie released information which shows that rents […]

Become a Bazzerfest fun-razor host in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal

Become a Bazzerfest fun-razor host in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This September hundreds of Corkonians will shave their heads for Bazzerfest in support of a loved one with cancer, raising funds for The Mercy Cancer Appeal. The Mercy Hospital Foundation is now looking for bars, sports clubs and businesses around the county to host one of these “fun-razor” […]