Do we need a “.cork” domain extension?

7th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A former Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork has led calls for the region to begin steps to create its own unique internet domain in an effort to help local business and strengthen online branding. Cllr Emmet O’Halloran (FG) who was originally behind the idea of International Cork Day […]

[Audio] Event Centre: South Main St vs Albert Quay

17 December 2013 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A bid by Heineken and BAM Construction to build an events centre on the former Beamish Brewery site has received a boost.Up to 200 businesses in Cork have joined a campaign called “Support the Brewery Quarter”The 150 million euro plan for South Main Street includes a 6-thousand capacity […]

[Audio] SHARE Crib opens

16th December 2013, Monday By Tom O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The Countdown to Christmas is underway in Cork City The annual “SHARE Crib” is in place, and student collectors are on the streets looking for donations. Reporter was at Daunt’s Square last night 1215-SHARE-05-david-pkg.mp3

Cork Screen Commission contributes to Film Festival

9th November 2013, Saturday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie We previously spoke with the Cork Screen Commissioner now the Commission is back in the News. As part of its commitment to building the indigenous Screen Industries in Cork and promoting the City & County as a prime filming destination, Cork Screen Commission is holding a series of […]

Is the Toyota logo on Cork Opera House helping sales Leeside?

5th November 2013 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Why is there a Toyota Logo and Sign on top of Cork Opera House? Ask anyone in Cork and no one will know why? Most will guess that the Japaneses car giant donated money to the Opera House in the past. For a time it was called “Toyota […]

Corkman updates “Olde Cork” book

Corkman updates “Olde Cork” book

2nd November 2013, Saturday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie It is almost 40 years since Cork native and Galway resident Dr. Chris Coughlan first wrote and published the book ‘Olde Cork’, it is now being republished in an enlarged updated version, with additional chapters. The book was first published in 1975 when he was a teenager and […]

Fota wildlife park names cheetah after Rugby Player

1st November 2013 By The Cork.ie news@TheCork.ie Fota Wildlife Park are delighted to announce that our 1st Northern Cheetah Cub born at the park is to be named ROG in honour of the former Irish and Munster Rugby star Ronan O’Gara. The name choice was tough for the Cork attraction as over 8,000 comments and […]

Franc and Fota Island Resort are excited about Christmas

1st November 2013 By TheCork.ie Entertainment Reporter news@TheCork.ie At Fota Island Resort this Christmas… Peter Kelly aka ‘Franc’ is creating “a world of festive wonder” at the 5-star resort in his own inimitable and stylish way! Under his creative eye the elves are busy preparing for the arrival of a certain gentleman in red, and […]

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 […]