[Audio] Cyclist finishes Wild Atlantic Way in Kinsale, Cork

8th September 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Finnish travel journalist has completed her mammoth 2,500 kilometre cycle along the Wild Atlantic Way (We previously did an Audio Tour of the Cork Section) One of Scandinavia’ s leading travel journalists Satu undertook the journey as part of a promotional initiative by “Tourism Ireland” to highlight […]

[Audio] Shorter Summer holidays are damaging Cork Tourism industry

31st August 2014, Sunday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan 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 year, […]

[Audio] New public stage damaged by Graffiti

31st August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There are calls to stop the sale of spray paint cans to people under 18 in Cork City. It’s after the new stage Fitzgerald’s Park was defaced with Graffiti. The white canopy was installed during the revamp of Fitzgerald’s Park which was judicially opened just 3 months ago, […]

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

28th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan 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 2005. […]

[Audio] 92nd Beal na Bla today

24th August 2014 By David O’Sullian http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The annual Michael Collins commemoration takes place in County Cork this afternoon. It’s the 92nd year of Beal na mBla Each year there is a keynote speech from a different person. Past speakers include President Mary Robinson, the late Brian Lenihan, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Corkman Bill O’Herlihy This years […]

[Audio] Crosshaven Redhead Convention finals

24th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It’s the final day of the Redhead Convention in County Cork Foxy haired folk have gathered in Crosshaven for the weekend. It’s the 5th year of the quirky festival organised by siblings Joleen and Denis Cronin, with proceeds going to the Irish Cancer Society. The closing ceremony is […]

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

19th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan @dellsoftware @annagcork Great to see #cork supporters in #tralee @Corks96FM @C103Cork #RoseofTralee pic.twitter.com/10ClohE7oJ — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) August 19, 2014 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 – […]

[Audio] Glengarriff former resident to get Oscar?

18th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A former resident of West Cork is tipped to win a prestigious lifetime achievement award at next year’s Oscars ceremony! Maureen O’Hara has never received an Academy Award despite starring in 64 movies, including classics such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Miracle on 34th Street, and her […]

[Audio] Milstreet’s Green Glens holds annual flagship event

13th August 2014, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s largest annual equestrian event is taking place in County Cork Millstreet Horse Show” is the only CSI three star event in the Country; meaning there’s a large amount of prize money on offer for competitors. It runs til Sunday and has become the largest shop window […]