Actor Jeremy Irons to become Honorary Citizen of Cork

10th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, celebrates its 21st Anniversary this year, at the upcoming Gala Awards Lunch on Jan 17th, at the Rochestown Park Hotel. International actor Jeremy Irons will be honoured at the event, and receive an Honorary Corkman award from last years inaugural […]

Cork lady wins EUR 100k in LottoChristmas Millionaire Draw

9th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It was all smiles at National Lottery HQ this afternoon, when a lucky Cork Lady collected her cheque for €100,000 she won the fantastic prize in the Christmas Millionaire Raffle draw on Tuesday 31 December 2013. “My daughter purchased the ticket for me as a Christmas present.” “On […]

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 […]

Owners of 96FM and C103 – UTV – to open TV channel

Owners of 96FM and C103 – UTV – to open TV channel

6th November 2013, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan news@thecork.ie The Republic of Ireland is to get a new terrestrial TV channel, it will be called “UTV”. It won’t be an opt-out service of the existing UTV Northern Ireland station, rather it will stand on it’s own two feet. 100 new jobs will be created, 70 in […]

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 […]