[Video] Alan Kelly unveils design for new Coca-Cola public bikes in Cork

2 July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The first viewing of the new, specially-designed bike for the regional cities’ Coca-Cola Zero Bikes scheme took place in Cork’s City Hall this morning, where Minister Alan Kelly TD and the National Transport Authority were joined by the Lord Mayor of Cork, scheme sponsors Coca-Cola Zero and operators […]

[Audio] Anti Austerity Alliance now tackling Housing

2nd July 2014, Wednesday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Houshold Charge, The Property Tax, The Water Charge, and now… The Housing List: The Anti Austerity Alliance (previously known as the Socialist party) are now tackling this. The first of four public meetings across Cork and County organised by the Anti Austerity Alliance (AAA) will be […]

[Audio] New Religious Tourist attraction for Cork

1st July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Planning permission has been granted for a 10 million euro tourist attraction in Cork City. It’s called Nano Nagle Place, and will celebrate the Cork born founder of the Presentation Sisters. The Sisters still have a presence across the globe from Latin America to New Zealand, and some […]

[Video] Exclusive – University College Cork drops motto from crest

[Video] Exclusive – University College Cork drops motto from crest

30th June 2014, Monday 7am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie Here at TheCork.ie we believe that University College Cork (UCC) is Ireland’s finest University! but concern has been expressed elsewhere that UCC is losing part of its history. The University – founded in 1845 – has long has had the motto of “Where Finbar Taught […]

[Audio] Be safe on Bonfire night

23rd June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tonight is Bonfire night, or Saint Johns Eve It’s expected to be the busiest night of the year for the fire services is tonight Last year there were almost 70 fire service call outs and fire-fighters put out 37 illegal fires Sinn Fein Cllr Chris O’Leary says rubbish, […]

[Audio] Don’t light bonfires!

18th June 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie (Copyright TheCork.ie) Next Monday – June 23rd – will be Bonfire Night, or “Bonna”. It’s the busiest night of the year for the Fire Services, and last year Cork City Fire Brigade was called out almost 70 times. There are unsupervised bonfires, and often the emergency services are […]

Garda Drug seizure Blackpool

Garda Drug seizure Blackpool

14th June 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As a result of an ongoing operation targetting the sale and supply of Cocaine on the northside of Cork city, Gardai from the Cork City Divisional Drug Unit stopped and searched a car in Blackpool, Cork City on the evening of the 13th June 2014. During the search […]