New xtra-vision and HMV stores open today in Blackpool and Douglas

26th October 2013, Saturday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Two Xtra-vision and HMV integrated stores officially open in Blackpool and Douglas in Cork today. The stores are among 28 locations around the country to feature the new dual branded stores. To celebrate the official opening, Xtra-vision say they will be offering “fantastic opening day Door Buster […]

Producer of RTE Nationwide Programme is Cork Person of Month

Producer of RTE Nationwide Programme is Cork Person of Month

25 October 2013 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan His name is Eoin Ryan and he is the person behind the RTE Nationwide TV programme. Nationwide is produced from RTE Cork and Editor Eoin Ryan is responsible for its unique format and stories, which attracts over 300,000 viewers, three nights a week on RTE One TV. “It […]

New Restaurant/Bar opens at Cork Airport International Hotel

New Restaurant/Bar opens at Cork Airport International Hotel

25 June 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Last Thursday we attended the opening of Cork’s newest Bar and Bistro, located at Cork International Airport Hotel. More than one hundred guests, locals and members of the business community gathered on what was also the last function attended by outgoing Lord Mayor Fine Gael Cllr John Buttimer. […]

Cork Passport becomes a reality [audio]

Cork Passport becomes a reality [audio]

8 May 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It’s official – the Rebel County has become the People’s Republic of Cork with the very first Rebel Passport hot off the press! The organisers of the forthcoming Cork Rebel Week (October 14th – 20th), the flagship Gathering event for Cork, have begun distributing the much anticipated Rebel […]

96FM Radio Engineer is “Cork Person of the Month”

96FM Radio Engineer is “Cork Person of the Month”

3rd March 2013 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Born into poverty in a house that used to be an alleyway, John Michael Cahill’s book “Two Walls and a Roof” charts the history of a family and their town from the 1950’s onwards. John’s book swings from Angela’s Ashes type humour to tragedy, but mostly back to […]

[Audio] What is the Cork Screen Commission?

21st November 2012 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Last weeks 57th Corona Cork Film Festival is being hailed as a success. One of the parties involved in the programme was the Cork Screen Commission. The Cork Screen Commission is a one-stop shop for advice and help with Pre Production, Production and Post Production needs in Cork […]

News RTE TV weekday show from Cork studios

14th September 2012 By David O’Sullivan, in Cork news@TheCork.ie RTÉ Television has announced that “Today”, a  new daytime programme, broadcasting live on weekdays from Cork. The new hour-long show, which starts on Monday November 5th on RTÉ One, will be fronted by the Todayteam of Dáithí O Sé, Maura Derrane, Norah Casey and Bláithnaid Ní […]

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan will watch Turners Cross game

25 July 2012 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Boxer Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan says that he is delighted to have been invited out onto the pitch at Cork’s Turners Cross Stadium before the exhibition match between Cork City and Manchester United kicks off this evening, to give the capacity crowd a look at the WBO International […]

PAPERWORK: Passport Service urges parents to check validity of childrens passports before Summer holidays

13 July 2012 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Passport Service – which has offices here in Cork, and also in Dublin – cautions parents that some European countries no longer permit children travelling on a parent’s passport. This follows a change in policy in some European countries. Therefore the Passport Service urges parents with their […]

Vision Centre Modelmaker passes away

14th December 2011 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The man who built the model of Cork City which is the centrepiece in the Vision Centre on Northmain Street, Cork City passed away this week. Roy Tassell lived in Inchydoney, Clonakilty and oversaw the creation of the 1 to 5000 scale model which is on permanent display […]