Drive by shooting on Northside last night

Drive by shooting on Northside last night

15th July 2014, Tuesday, 5.30am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardai are investigating a drive-by shooting on the northside of Cork City last night. It happened in the Courtown Avenue area of Knocknaheeny just after 9pm. Two men on a motorbike pulled into the cul-de-sac, and one opened fire on the victim who was a man in his […]

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

12th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork City has been elected chairman of the HSE South Regional Health Forum. The forum is a place where elected Councillors from across Munster have the chance to put questions to HSE officials. Many topical issues are raised throughout the year including: progress […]

[Audio] Carrigaline Esate joins anti water metre installation protest

10th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It’s called Droim and Oir and becomes the first Estate in Carrigline to oppose water metre installations. and morning another housing estate in Co Cork has come on board opposing the installation of water metres, Wrenville is also on the Upper Kilmoney Road in Carrigaline meanwhile opposition continues […]

[Audio] Will anti water metre protestors have a high cost to pay?

10th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As the number of protests against the installation of water meters increase throughout the country Irish Water could be set to take drastic action against householders who prevent water metres being installed at their homes Reporter David O’Sullivan has the details 0710-IRISH-WATER-01-vcr-from-david-on-punishment-for-blocking-installation.mp3

[Audio] Superb Kathleen Lynch should be promoted says Labour stalwart

8th July 2014, 8pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sources are indicating this evening indicating that Cork looks set to a be a winner in the cabinet re-shuffle. Taoiseach Enda Kenny along with newly elected labour leader Joan Burton are putting the finishing touches to their Government this evening; deciding which TD’s will be Ministers and […]

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

8th July 2014, 8am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie Back in April TheCork.ie reported on protests against the installation of Water Metres near to Cork City well now opposition has spread into County Cork. The first large scale protest against the installation of water metres in the County started yesterday (Monday) in Passage West at […]

[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 […]