[Video] Airbnb will change how Cork Hotels operate

[Video] Airbnb will change how Cork Hotels operate

13 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The world it is a changin’ Hitherto Taxi/Hackney drivers were the only people who could collect passengers from public places. This wasn’t just for licensing reasons, it was also for practical reasons, as a potential passenger would have now way of knowing that a driver wished to operate […]

Controversy Over LGBT Pride Flag Flying Over Cork City Hall

Controversy Over LGBT Pride Flag Flying Over Cork City Hall

13 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry has said that AAA councillors would strongly oppose any attempt to take the LGBT pride flag down from Cork City Hall. His comments came after Fianna Fail councillor Terry Shannon called on Cork City Chief Executive Ann Doherty to remove the flag […]

Listnership improves at Cork’s RedFM

Listnership improves at Cork’s RedFM

10 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There were celebrations in Cork’s RedFM earlier this month. The stations flagship talk show presented by Neil Prendeville continues to attract listeners, while the rival show on Cork’s 96FM presented by PJ Coogan looses them. Beyond that the drivetime programme on RedFM has passed out its counterpart on […]

Success for CIT

9 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Students from the Department of Tourism & Hospitality in Cork Institute of Technology showcased over 60 new business ideas at an event held in the Department. The Showcase was opened by the Department Head, Mr Adrian Gregan who said he was extremely impressed by the depth and range […]

€1.5m for Cork Institute of Technology

5 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Researchers from The Nimbus Centre at Cork Institute of Technology have been successful in winning funding for two prestigious ‘Horizon 2020’ Projects in the ‘ICT for Energy Efficient Buildings’ call 2015. They will receive approximately €1.5M from the EU funding program as part of the development of two […]

Changes afoot at Cork City FC

1 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Football Club is delighted to announce that, following a review of the club’s underage structures ahead of the forthcoming National Under 17 league, a number of appointments have been made. Having previously been joint-manager of the club’s Under 19 side as well as a brief spell […]

Cork RTE presenter receives award

1 May 2015, 11pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork honoured one of the leading sports television broadcasters and businessman at a gala dinner in the city earlier today. Bill O’ Herlihy, following on his success as a regular presenter on Sunday Sort, Sports Stadium and the Sunday Sports Show, became RTÉ’s chief sports presenter for […]

Renovated Haulbowline bridges officially opened by Minister

1 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour: what does the name mean to you? The island that houses the Headquarters of the Irish Naval Service? The island which used to house Irish Steel? The island which contains a slag heap of carcinogenic material? Depending on who you ask you get […]