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 […]

Producer of RTE Nationwide Programme is Cork Person of Month

Producer of RTE Nationwide Programme is Cork Person of Month

25 October 2013 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan His name is Eoin Ryan and he is the person behind the RTE Nationwide TV programme. Nationwide is produced from RTE Cork and Editor Eoin Ryan is responsible for its unique format and stories, which attracts over 300,000 viewers, three nights a week on RTE One TV. “It […]

Cork Passports given to Boyband

Cork Passports given to Boyband

19 August 2013 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie JLS received their very own Rebel Passports from Lord Mayor, Cllr. Catherine Clancy on a special visit to Cork City Hall on August 17th. They join the likes of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Jedward and Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who are now “honourary” Corkonians thanks to their very own […]

New Restaurant/Bar opens at Cork Airport International Hotel

New Restaurant/Bar opens at Cork Airport International Hotel

25 June 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Last Thursday we attended the opening of Cork’s newest Bar and Bistro, located at Cork International Airport Hotel. More than one hundred guests, locals and members of the business community gathered on what was also the last function attended by outgoing Lord Mayor Fine Gael Cllr John Buttimer. […]

Cork Passport becomes a reality [audio]

Cork Passport becomes a reality [audio]

8 May 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It’s official – the Rebel County has become the People’s Republic of Cork with the very first Rebel Passport hot off the press! The organisers of the forthcoming Cork Rebel Week (October 14th – 20th), the flagship Gathering event for Cork, have begun distributing the much anticipated Rebel […]

News RTE TV weekday show from Cork studios

14th September 2012 By David O’Sullivan, in Cork news@TheCork.ie RTÉ Television has announced that “Today”, a  new daytime programme, broadcasting live on weekdays from Cork. The new hour-long show, which starts on Monday November 5th on RTÉ One, will be fronted by the Todayteam of Dáithí O Sé, Maura Derrane, Norah Casey and Bláithnaid Ní […]

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan will watch Turners Cross game

25 July 2012 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Boxer Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan says that he is delighted to have been invited out onto the pitch at Cork’s Turners Cross Stadium before the exhibition match between Cork City and Manchester United kicks off this evening, to give the capacity crowd a look at the WBO International […]

PAPERWORK: Passport Service urges parents to check validity of childrens passports before Summer holidays

13 July 2012 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Passport Service – which has offices here in Cork, and also in Dublin – cautions parents that some European countries no longer permit children travelling on a parent’s passport. This follows a change in policy in some European countries. Therefore the Passport Service urges parents with their […]

West Cork Modelmaker passes away

14 December 2011 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The man who built the model of Cork City which is the centrepiece in the Vision Centre on Northmain Street, Cork City passed away this week. Roy Tassell lived in Inchydoney, Clonakilty, West Cork and oversaw the creation of the 1 to 5000 scale model which is on […]

Cork Artists Receive Grants From Arts Council

Cork Artists Receive Grants From Arts Council

8 November 2010 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Some of Cork’s most talented artists were amongst the country’s most promising writers, musicians, film-makers and dancers this week to receive almost €500,000 in funding from the taxpayer, the Arts Council has announced. A total of 59 individual artists from across the country received the grants as part […]

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