[Audio] President of Ireland visits Cork today

18th January 2013 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The President (of Ireland) is in Cork today for a number of engagements… Michael D Higgins official diary will start around 12.30 when he attends the annual “Cork Person of the Year Awards” in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Next is a visit to Colaiste Choilm in Ballincollig where […]

UCC appoints Research Professors

University College Cork (UCC) has appointed three leading researchers to the position of Research Professors. Research Professors are acknowledged leaders in their research disciplines, performing to the highest level internationally in research output, and competing successfully for highly prestigious awards. The appointees are as follows: Professor Paul Ross of Teagasc as a Research Professor within […]

Pedestrianise Patrick Street?

Members of the public and businesses will be able to get more information about the possible pedestrianisation of Patrick Street this afternoon. Cork City Council is looking for feedback on its “City Centre Movement Strategy” which could also include making MacCurtain Street two-way. A PUBLIC exhibition by ARUP and M-V-A Consultants will take place today […]

Cork Students Travel to Dublin to Meet President Higgins

Cork Students Travel to Dublin to Meet President Higgins

The title holders of Young Social Innovators of the Year 2012 from Davis College, Mallow, Co. Cork, were invited today to Áras an Uachtaráin by President Michael D Higgins to be personally congratulated by him on their award-winning and outstanding efforts to help the families and communities of missing people in Ireland. The YSI students, […]

MEP says Troika policies are damaging Cork

Labour MEP for Munster, Phil Prendergast, has invited Troika officials to visit disadvantaged areas of Cork City to see the what she calls the “devastating impact of the EU-IMF bailout programme” In a letter to officials of the ECB, IMF, and Vice-President of the European Commission Miss Prendergast says when bailout officials visit Ireland they […]

MEP Prendergast invites Troika to tour disadvantaged areas in Cork City

MEP Prendergast invites Troika to tour disadvantaged areas in Cork City

Labour MEP for Munster, Phil Prendergast, today issued invitations to officials of the European Central Bank (ECB), Vice-President of the European Commission Olli Rehn and Karina Manasseh, the Global Legislative Liaison of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to tour disadvantaged areas in Cork City to see the devastating impact of the EU-IMF programme on areas […]

FF Appoints new Local Area Representative in Cork

FF Appoints new Local Area Representative in Cork

Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin TD, has announced the appointment of Deirdre Kelly as a Local Area Representative in the Dunmanway area of the Cork South West constituency. Deputy Martin said: “I am delighted to announce that Deirdre has been appointed as local area representative for the Dunmanway area. Deirdre has always worked extremely hard […]

New Bishop of Cloyne will not get County Council Reception

New Bishop of Cloyne will not get County Council Reception

Cork County Council will NOT hold a reception for the new Bishop of Cloyne. Canon William Crean, whose last post was in Cahersiveen, was confirmed in November as Rome’s choice to replace Bishop John Magee, who resigned in 2009 Bishop-elect Crean will be formally installed Cobh Cathedral in two weeks time, on Sunday the 27th […]

TV3 Holiday Show visits County Cork

People in Cork love the “National media”. Why get excited about being on local Radio or TV when you could be “National” Well TV3 (a National station) has a “fun-filled and action-packed travel series”, ‘The Holiday Show Ireland’ and it stops off in Co. Cork on Friday, 18th January, 2013 at 8pm. Presenters Ciara Whelan […]

A sign of the Times

The theft of road signs is posing a serious safety problem in County Cork! They’re being stolen for their scrap metal value. The County Council is now considering micro-chipping its metal signs, using CCTV, or switching to heavy duty plastic, which would have little re-sale value for thieves. The issue was debated in County Hall […]