[Audio] Ringaskiddy-Carrigaline needs Motorway to City

12th June 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A strategic motorway has to be built between Ringaskiddy-Carrigaline and the City. That’s the message from Cork Chamber of Commerce who are trying to convince the Government to invest 135 million euro in upgrading the N28. They’ve just released a report this week from Indecon consultants. The Port […]

[Video] Fianna Fail’s Mary Shields is new Cork City Lord Mayor

6th June 2014, 10.00pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie There is a new Lord Mayor of Cork City Fianna Fail Cllr Mary Shields has been elected this evening, beating Anti Austerity Alliance candidate Lil O’Donnell by 26 votes to 4, with 1 abstention. Mary Shields received the chain of office from outgoing Lord Mayor Catherine Clancy […]

[Audio] Cork City Marathon

[Audio] Cork City Marathon

2nd June 2014, Bank Holiday Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The annual Cork City Marathon takes place this morning. Around 7,500 will take part, and twice that number, 15-thousand are expected to line the route to cheer on the entrants. There is a full marathon, half marathon, Team relay, and youth section and action gets underway at […]

[Video] Aer Lingus cabin crew picket Cork

30th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Around 30 airline staff are picketing the Roundabout outside Cork Airport to highlight their greviences with Aer Lingus. Cabin crew are unhappy with rosters, and pickets are also happening at Dublin and Shannon since this morning. The cabin crew have been joined by some pilots who support their […]

Filling station robbery in City

Filling station robbery in City

30th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/David_OSullivan Three people are in custody following a robbery at a filling station in Cork City last night at 8.20pm. Two masked men armed with knives held up staff at a service station on Leitrim Street and stole a quantity of cash. The men left the scene in a […]

[Audio] Distressed property auction in Cork

29th May 2014 By Bryan Smyth david@TheCork.ie A clear signal today that Cork’s economy is recovering. 1.5 million euro of distressed properties sold quickly at an auction earlier where every listed residential property not only sold but many achieved double the price than had been bid before they went “under the hammer David O’Sullivan reports […]

[Video] Tiger arrives at Fota

29th May 2014 by David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/davidosullivan People in East Cork this weekend on will have the chance to see a “Tiger in the woods”, and it does have something to do with Golf ! Fota Wildlife Park is expanding. Part of a new 27 acre wooded “Asian Sanctuary” is opening this Saturday morning. The […]

Cork survey confirms joining gym good for mood

28th May 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie If life is getting you down it is time to head to the gym! The findings of a new lifestyle survey which examines the health of Cork shows a whopping 95.5% of residents find exercise relieves stress. The survey, conducted on behalf of leading health and fitness club […]