[Audio] Asylum seekers protest at Cork Centre

15 September 2014, 1pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 40 refugees and asylum seekers are continuing to blockade the entrance of their accommodation in Cork by standing outside The Kinsale Road Direct Provision Centre is located on Airport Hill, and can house 275 people, most of whom are also protesting inside. It started at […]

[Audio] Cork Soccer legend Noel Cantwell to be honoured on Mardyke

9th September 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Councillors have agreed to name a walkway to after a famous Cork sportsman. Noel Cantwell was a Cricket and Soccer International: who played for Cork Athletic, West Ham, and Manchester United. He passed away in 2005 aged 73. A native of the Mardyke in Cork […]

[Audio] Shorter Summer holidays are damaging Cork Tourism industry

31st August 2014, Sunday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism and Community interests in County Cork have expressed concern at earlier school commencement dates: where schools “seem” to to be starting back after the Summer break earlier every year. By law: a primary school must be open for tuition for at least 183 days per […]

[Audio] Gluten free food popular in Cork

28th August 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The market for Gluten Free products is growing. An estimated 45,000Irish people are now coeliac: meaning they must avoid wheat in the diet. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, and weight loss. To cater for the increasing market many companies have been introducing gluten free foods. Today […]

[Special Audio Report] National Food Centre would be ‘Capitol’ idea for Cork

28th August 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie News that Minister for Food Simon Coveney is backing a National Food Centre for Cork City has been welcomed by businesses on the Grand Parade. The former Capitol Cineplex cinema has a strategic location on the Grand Parade, facing towards Washington Street, but it’s been vacant since […]

[Audio] Workmates of Anna Geary would be ‘Dell-ighted’ is she wins Rose of Tralee

19th August 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Excitement is building ahead of tonight’s final of the Rose of Tralee contest This year’s Cork Rose is Cork Camogie captain – and multiple All Ireland winner – Anna Geary This afternoon our we visited Dell Software in City Gate Park, Mahon where Anna Geary works.  

LISTEN: The Wild Atlantic Way – Audio Tour

13 August 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Wild Atlantic Way is a 2,500km tourist driving route marketed by Failte Ireland Some have called it ‘Ireland’s Route 66’ It uses existing roads on the Western Seaboard of Ireland, from Kinsale to Donegal Listen back to this 5 part audio tour In July/August 2014 David O’Sullivan […]

[Audio] “Floods Minister” invited to Cork

5th August 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Business Association says it supports the idea of inviting the Minister responsible for flooding to visit Cork. Earlier today Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer officially wrote to the Minister of State for the OPW Simon Harris The Government and the Office of Public Works have committed […]