[Audio] Jazz and Musical ‘Walk of Fame’ for Cork City Centre

28th October 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork City wants a Walk of Fame for musical names on MacCurtain Street. This years Guinness Cork Jazz Festival – over the long weekend – has been described as the “The most successful in a decade” The event, established in 1978, is now […]

[Audio] Jazz Weekend 2014 begins in City

24th October 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There’s a festival atmosphere in Cork as the October Bank Holiday Weekend gets underway. The Guinness Jazz Festival is in full swing. The 4 day event is in its 37th year and is showcasing more than 1-thousand musicians, from 19 countries, across 60 venues, The programme includes names […]

[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 – […]