Motorcyclist killed in Watergrasshill accident

Motorcyclist killed in Watergrasshill accident

21st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Gardai in Fermoy, Co. Cork are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occured at Scartbarry, Watergrasshill, Co. Cork this afternoon Sunday 21st December, 2014 at approximately 1p.m. The collision occurred when a car was in collision with a male motorcyclist (55yrs). The motorcyclist was fatally injured and […]

[Audio Interview] New book showcases aerial photographs of Cork

[Audio Interview] New book showcases aerial photographs of Cork

19th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan When Dennis Horgan got his first camera at 18 he washooked. When Cork Airport opened in 1962 he plane spotting, and in more recent years he’s been a familiar name in the air. Now Dennis Horgan has a new book showcasing Cork with aerial photogrpahs. Reporter David O’Sullivan […]

Winter bug affects Cork Hospital

15th December 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mercy University Hospital (MUH) has cancelled all hospital visits with the exception of the children’s ward for 24 hours due to an outbreak of the winter vomiting flu. The hospital is seeking the public’s cooperation with the restrictions but will deal with exceptional cases on an individual […]

[Video Exclusive] “4 times over the limit” Drink driving ban for Sinn Fein Cork Cllr

[Video Exclusive] “4 times over the limit” Drink driving ban for Sinn Fein Cork Cllr

11th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Sinn Fein elected representative has been banned from driving for 3 years after being convicted of drink driving. Cork County Cllr Pat Buckley with an address at Broomfield West, Midleton, Co Cork was stopped by Gardai in the early hours of a Sunday morning on Mill Road […]

Aldi open new store at The Elysian

Aldi open new store at The Elysian

11th December 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aldi have opened a new store today in Ireland’s tallest building, the landmark Elysian in Cork’s city centre. With a shop floor spanning 996m² and free customer car parking (with a purchase), the new store will be Aldi’s 18th in Co. Cork. Aldi currently operates stores at Blackrock, Blackpool, Charleville, […]

CIT hosts Ireland Skills competition

CIT hosts Ireland Skills competition

9th December 2014, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The IrelandSkills National Competition will take place at Cork Institute of Technology from tomorrow, December 9th and continue until December 12th. There will be competitions in ten skills including Carpentry, Plasterwork, Automobile Technology and Electrical Installation. A number of the winners at national level will go on […]

Google streetview expands in Cork City

Google streetview expands in Cork City

8th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Many Cork people, do not like the exterior of Merchants Quay in Cork. It is a fine shopping centre, an indoor mall but is a “celebration of redbrick” outside. Until now you could only appreciate it’s exterior on Google Streetview, but now the interior is also available. Today, Google’s […]

Funding confirmed for Cork Festivals

Funding confirmed for Cork Festivals

8th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork’s festival scene has received a significant boost. The Leeside Capital, which is already known as the “City of Festivals” with more than 20 significant events spread across the year in Culture, Education, Music and Sport. Today, €110,000 in Government Grants were confirmed for three major events, including; Cork […]

Cork Person of Year Book – wins award itself!

Cork Person of Year Book – wins award itself!

8th December 2014, 6pm By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/David_OSullivan Cork based printing company, Lettertec Ireland Ltd have won an Irish Print Award in the Print Finishing category for its book “Celebrating 21 years of the Cork Person of the Year Awards”. Lettertec faced strong competition from printing companies and specialist print finishers from Dublin and Belfast, […]