Cork woman Dee Forbes is new RTE Director General

Cork woman Dee Forbes is new RTE Director General

2 April 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie RTÉ has appointed Dee Forbes as Director General following a recruitment process overseen by its board. Ms Forbes is currently President and Managing Director of Discovery Networks Northern Europe, and will leave the role to become Director General of Ireland’s national public service media organisation. The Cork native […]

Web Summit Co-Founder and Forbes Star Daire Hickey is Cork Person of Month

31 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ballincollig’s Daire Hickey was recently named by Forbes magazine as one of its international Top 30 aged under 30 business stars, a list of the world’s most powerful young people under the 30 threshold. Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan was the only other Irish person to make the […]

Cork Civic Trust want to purchase “Westview House” on Patrick’s Hill

Cork Civic Trust want to purchase “Westview House” on Patrick’s Hill

31 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Northside Fiànna Fàil Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn has welcomed the news that Cork Civic Trust will be placing a proposal before Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald offering to purchase the property known as Westview House on St Patrick’s Hill, the house that recently made headlines after the announcement […]

Animal Farm – the Play – to be performed at Cork Institute of Technology School of Music

Animal Farm – the Play – to be performed at Cork Institute of Technology School of Music

29 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Written by George Orwell, and adapted by Peter Hall, ‘Animal Farm’ will be performed at CIT Cork School of Music’s Stack Theatre on 7th, 8th & 9th of April 2016, at 8pm. “All Animals are equal… but some are more equal than others” Farmer Jones ruled Manor […]

Iberia Express and Spanish Tourist Board celebrate launch of new Cork-Madrid flight

Iberia Express and Spanish Tourist Board celebrate launch of new Cork-Madrid flight

24 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Iberia Express, in association with the Spanish Tourist Board, celebrated the imminent launch of its new Cork – Madrid route with a special event at the Imperial Hotel, Cork for local travel agents.  The route from Cork Airport is just one of 11 Spanish routes this summer […]

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

17 March 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and the Ring of Cork Join Forces to Encourage Clean Towns, Villages and Countryside for St. Patrick’s Celebrations With thousands of tourists expected to visit Cork during the St. Patrick’s holiday period, it is vital that Cork’s towns, villages and countryside are clean as […]

Renewed hopes of direct Cork Airport to USA flights

Renewed hopes of direct Cork Airport to USA flights

15 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie daa Chief Executive Kevin Toland has welcomed the news arising from today’s meeting between An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and US President Barack Obama that there is “no political impediment” to the granting of a US foreign carrier permit to Norwegian International Airways to enable it to commence flights […]