[Audio] SHARE Crib opens

16th December 2013, Monday By Tom Collins news@TheCork.ie The Countdown to Christmas is underway in Cork City The annual “SHARE Crib” is in place, and student collectors are on the streets looking for donations. Reporter was at Daunt’s Square last night 1215-SHARE-05-david-pkg.mp3

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

11 November 2013 Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A group of Cork city centre businesses have joined forces to support the redevelopment of the old Beamish & Crawford site as the preferred home for Cork’s new events centre. The project has the full backing of some of Cork’s leading businesses, including restaurant owners, publicans and retailers who today […]

Cork Passports given to Boyband

Cork Passports given to Boyband

19 August 2013 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie JLS received their very own Rebel Passports from Lord Mayor, Cllr. Catherine Clancy on a special visit to Cork City Hall on August 17th. They join the likes of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Jedward and Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who are now “honourary” Corkonians thanks to their very own […]

Cork Person of the Month is Padraig Ahern

Cork Person of the Month is Padraig Ahern

10th July 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mr. Padraig Aherne’s voluntary work as a teacher of adults with severe disabilities earned him a Cork Person of the Month award, meaning also he has a 1/12 chance of collecting the overall Cork Person of the Year award for 2013 at the Ceremony in Jan 2014. […]

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

12 March 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork solicitor, Sinead McNamara has become the first female County Sheriff in Ireland. Ms. McNamara, originally from Cork City, but now living in Clonakilty, will be one of only four sheriffs in Ireland (two in Dublin and two in Cork), who combine the powers of Revenue Commissioners’ officials and county registrar. As Cork […]

Famous Cork Spiced beef distributed nationally

Famous Cork Spiced beef distributed nationally

30 October 2012 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie English Market Butchers secures national contract Tom Durcan Meats (based in Cork City Centre’s English Market), has secured a contract for €250,000 to exclusively supply SuperValu, Ireland’s leading independent supermarket network, with its award winning Spiced Beef, which is used in leading restaurants such as Chapter One. The […]

Outsourcing company SouthWestern appoints new COO

26th September 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish owned outsourcing company SouthWestern has announced the appointment of David Grindle as its new Chief Operating Officer. Grindle has 15 years experience in leading international financial service operations and his appointment underlines SouthWestern’s intention to target new business in financial services, the public sector and the finance […]

2012 Cork City Adult Education Exhibition

30 August 2012 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie For over 30 years the Cork Adult Education Council (CAEC), supported by the City of Cork VEC and Cork City Council, has organised the annual Adult Education & Training Exhibition in City Hall. This year it takes place from Tuesday September 4 to Thursday September 6 and, […]

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

10 July 2012 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Both Cork City Council and County Council yesterday released their reports on the floods of Thursday, June 28th 2012. The County’s 23-page document focuses on Douglas, Glanmire and Clonakilty while the City’s 11-page report looks at Blackpool and Ballyvolane. Many Northside Cllrs feel that Ballyvolane isin’t getting the […]