Alcohol is good (for economy) says industry

Alcohol is good (for economy) says industry

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It’s easy to criticise the drinks industry, but what Irishman or woman did not work in a pub at some stage? This week local small business owners in the hospitality industry are enthusiastically asking the people of Cork to “Support Your Local” and choose a trip to their […]

Massive crowds at Cork Summer Show

Massive crowds at Cork Summer Show

22 June 2015 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Scorching sunshine, national and international agricultural competitions, an incredible music and entertainment line up and intense management by Munster Agricultural Society contributed to making the 2015 Cork Summer Show a real record breaker. Attendance at the Cork Summer Show is expected to be over 60,000 people, which is an […]

Mater Private Cork to Sponsor Men’s 800m

Mater Private Cork to Sponsor Men’s 800m

20 June 2015 By David O’Sulllivan david@TheCork.ie This year’s Cork City Sports International Athletics Meet will be the 64th. The event will take place on 7 July. Mater Private Cork have announced sponsorship for the 800m men’s race. Anna Fitzgerald CEO, Mater Private Cork, said “we are delighted to sponsor the men’s 800m race at […]

RTE partners with Cork Film Festival

RTE partners with Cork Film Festival

17 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Cork Film Festival has announced details of an extensive partnership with RTÉ, as it marks its 60th anniversary this year. This partnership is the biggest festival association between RTÉ and Cork City. As principal partner, RTÉ will work with the festival to raise its profile across RTÉ […]

Busy 24 hours for Union Hall Lifeboat

Busy 24 hours for Union Hall Lifeboat

9th June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie West Cork is indeed a scenic part of the world, but the ocean can also be dangerous. The volunteer lifeboat crew with Union Hall RNLI had their second callout in 24 hours this morning to search for a paddle boarder who had disappeared from view. The lifeboat was […]

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Above: File photo of Mick Hannigan The former CEO of Cork Film Festival has said he is pleased his unfair dismissal case against his former employer was settled yesterday. Mick Hannigan, was director of the festival from 1986, and CEO from 2009. However, in March 2013 Mick Hannigan […]

VIDEO: Preview of Cork City FC vs. Galway United

4 June 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City will be aiming to make it three consecutive away wins, as they travel to Eamonn Deacy Park to take on Galway United tomorrow. Watch Press Conference City, who are second in the Premier Division table, are unbeaten on the road this season, with five wins and […]