Busy weekend for Baltimore lifeboat

It’s been busy bank holiday weekend for the Baltimore Lifeboat in two separate incidents. After 7pm last night it was reporter tha a yacht was in difficulty near Ballydehob. the lifeboat travelled to Ballydehob estuary and the yacht had meanwhile resolved its problems. Almost two hours later at the coastguard relayed a message that two […]

Cork’s Brian Crowley MEP returns after illness

Cork’s Brian Crowley MEP returns after illness

5th August 2012 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Brian Crowley, MEP, returned to work this week, after many months’ treatment at Cork University Hospital. Brian suffered from some open wounds in his leg, which necessitated skin-graft surgery that took longer then expected. He said his stay in hospital proved a frustrating time for him, even though […]

FF appoints 2 new Local Area Representatives in Cork

Fianna Fáil has today named of two new local area representatives in Rochestown, Douglas and rural Cork South Central. The appointment of Brendan Finucane and Ray O’Mahoney is the next step in the party’s ongoing renewal strategy. 22-year-old Brendan Finucane will represent the party in the Rochestown area. He has recently graduated from UCC with […]

Cork Friendly Business Awards

Entries are open for a competition to find Cork’s Friendliest Business, It’s an annual title awarded by J-C-I Cork, in conjunction with Cork Chamber of Commerce. Whichever business wins the Cork title, is automatically entered for a National contest to find “Ireland’s Friendlist business” Last year Broderick’s Chemist on Barrack Street “went the extra mile” […]

Ryanair adds 5 routes to Cork

5 new routes are being added at Cork Airport. Ryanair will start flying to to 5 Eastern European Cities from November. Gdansk, Krakow Warsaw, Wroclaw and the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. Ryanair’s Chief Operating Officer Michael Cawley says the airline is responding to demand from Eastern European citizens who want to visit home 0802-RYANAIR-05-michael-calway-mentions-routes-for-utv.mp3

KC’s reopens in Douglas

A landmark business in Douglas has re-opened this Evening, around 5pm, for the first time since the village was devastated by floods. KC’s chipper was one of around 100 businesses which were flooded back on June 28th, when Douglas along with Clonakilty, Glanmire Blackpool and other parts of Cork were flooded after heavy rain. Since […]

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 […]

Buttimer welcomes appointment of Co. Cork VEC as patron of new Carrigaline school

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Wednesday) welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn TD, that Co. Cork VEC has been selected as the patron for the new Gaelcholáiste to be provided in Carrigaline. “This new secondary school will help to accommodate the growing school-going population in Cork city, […]

Mayor of Mallow wants to support Dairygold expansion

A Message from Noel O’Connor, Mayor of Mallow “The most exciting proposed development for Mallow, and the greater Mallow area, in the more recent past, is the proposal, by Dairygold, to spend over 120 milllion euros on upgrading, modernising and expanding the capacity of their industrial plant for Milk Powder Production in Annabella, Mallow. This […]

Visitors flock to Jameson Experience in Midleton

The Old Jameson Distillery Dublin and the Jameson Experience at the Old Distillery Midleton Co Cork, both top tourist attractions in Ireland, have announced visitor figures for the first 6 months of 2012 showing a 13% growth compared to the same period last year. A total of 160,500 visitors passed through the doors between 1st […]