Anti water charges meeting

5 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance (AAA) TDs Paul Murphy and Joe Higgins will speak at a public meeting titled “Water, Protest and the Elections:  Building a New Movement for Working Class People” in the Metropole Hotel on tonight at 8pm organised by the AAA. Paul Murphy was recently arrested for […]

Cork landmark buildings open to public

4 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Open House Cork, a unique event which will exhibit the private and public architectural treasures of the city to the public over the course of a weekend, is reaching out to the people of Cork to get involved in what promises to be a very memorable experience. The […]

Lets go to the dogs!

4 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie There’s plenty happening at Curreheen Park Greyhound stadium this month. March sees the with the return of one of their biggest stakes of the year – The 2015 Pat Hennerty Sales Cork Oaks. Heats will kick off on Saturday 14th March with the big final scheduled for April […]

Cork based Musgrave group runs skills days with Intreo

3 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Musgrave Group today offered career development sessions for unemployed young people from Cork as part of Feeding Ireland’s Future ‘Skills for Work Week’, an initiative run by the Department of Social Protection with Intreo, ECR Ireland and Irish food and grocery sector industry partners. Over 1,200 young people […]

New route added to Cork Airport

New route added to Cork Airport

3 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has said that a new destination from Cork Airport shows that clear potential for growth and expansion exists. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of twice weekly direct flights from Cork to Ibiza with CSA Czech Airline. “The decision […]

Cork’s only senior minister looks at future of Horse Industry

Cork’s only senior minister looks at future of Horse Industry

3 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie File photo of Simon Coveney (centre) The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD is the only Cork-based senior Minister. Today Minister covenet launched the report entitled “Reaching New Heights: Report of Irish Sport Horse Industry Strategy Committee”. The report contains a wide range of […]

LISTEN: Cork MEP makes point by speaking Irish only (not English)

LISTEN: Cork MEP makes point by speaking Irish only (not English)

3 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Liadh Ní Riada, MEP for Ireland South began her language strike yesterday. The Junker Investment Plan was being discussed in the first joint committee meeting of Budget and Economic and Monetary Affairs. An attempt was made to make a point through Irish but her contribution was interrupted almost […]

Cork-born Eoghan Desmond wins Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition

Cork-born Eoghan Desmond wins Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition

3 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Eoghan Desmonds press picture (left) displays certain similarities to Danny Kaye‘s (above). It would be a boost for Cork and the Choral community if Eognan’s career reached the height’s of Danny’s. Cork International Choral Festival has announced that Dublin-based – but Cork-born – Eoghan Desmond is the winner […]

Pastoral Centre opens in Douglas secondary school

2 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Christ King’s new Pastoral Care Centre (South Douglas Road) was officially opened at noon on Today by Sr Sheila Kelleher, Provincial Leader, Presentation Sisters. The new centre will be called “Sunview” – “Sunview” was the name of the suburban house where Christ King was founded on the Douglas […]