[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 […]

[Audio] Cork Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference

12th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Annual Conference of Cork Chamber of Commerce takes place this morning. Seven speakers will tell the delegates about “Sales” and how skills can be taught and implemented in any business. From the background research to the first phone-call organisers say it’s about perfecting the skills that turn […]

[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 […]