[Audio] Former Cork Cllr, TD and Minister of state passes away

8th July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tributes have been paid to a former Fianna Fail Cork politician. 78 year old Denis Lyons passed away peacefully yesterday (Monday) after a short illness. Living in Coolflugh, Tower, near Blarney Mr Lyons had a long political career. Serving as a County Councillor from1974, TD from 1981 to […]

[Audio] Cork will be venue for Celebrity Solicitor Gerald Kean wedding

7th July 2014, 1pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Celebrity Solicitor Gerald Kean has confirmed his forthcoming marriage to Lisa Murphy will take place in Cork Gerald Kean is from Leeside, but has lived in Dublin for many years running a high profile Solicitors firm He regularly features in the social pages, and tabloids. The colourful […]

[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, […]