[Audio] Cork supports Govt’s Pay per job scheme

12th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Airport are now supporting “ConnectIreland” with it’s marketing drive. It’s a Government initiative announced in 2012. It rewards people who can find foreign companies which are thinking of expanding, and encourage them to open branches in Ireland instead of elsewhere. The IDA handles negotiations. If and when […]

[Video] Tiger arrives at Fota

29th May 2014 by David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/davidosullivan People in East Cork this weekend on will have the chance to see a “Tiger in the woods”, and it does have something to do with Golf ! Fota Wildlife Park is expanding. Part of a new 27 acre wooded “Asian Sanctuary” is opening this Saturday morning. The […]

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Fitzgeralds Park

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Fitzgeralds Park

16th May 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The New and Improved Fitzgerald’s Park has opened A full programme of free entertainment will take place over the weekend. Public performance areas for theatrical and musical performances, the award winning Chelsea Garden, new planting, plazas and pathways as well as new play areas are amongst the many […]

[Audio] Should Cork Airport be renamed after Rory Gallagher?

29th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A campaign to rename Cork Airport after the the famous guitarist Rory Gallagher is continuing to gain momentum. More than 10-thousand people have signed a petition. Gallagher passed away in 1995 at the young age of 47. He was one described by Jimi Hendrix as the “world’s greatest […]

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

11th April 2014, Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the Titanic arriving into Cork Harbour, and anchoring off Roches Point. To mark the occasion a new Memorial Garden has been officially opened in Cobh. It’s at Cove Fort, in the East of the Town, next to the the Port of […]