Kent Station Cork closed:

18th December 2012, Wednesday 15:45 By Tom O’Sullivan Roof canopy collapsed on platform 1/2 Iarnród Éireann is advising customers that Kent Station Cork is closed at present due to the partial collapse of a roof canopy at platform 1 and 2, from which commuter trains to Cobh and Midleton operate. The roof section collapsed […]

[Audio] Cllr Jim Corr marks last budget before retirement

17th December 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth Last night was the final budget meeting for three veteran Councillors who will not run in the local elections of next year. Jim Corr and Brian Bermingham from Fine Gael, and Michael Aherne of Labour. will all step down in June. We spoke with Jim Corr after […]

West Cork Cllr wants late-night bus service extended to County areas

17th December 2013, Tuesday 12 noon By Bryan T. Smyth Following the announcement by Bus Éireann that late night bus services are to be provided to certain areas of county Cork, Bandon town Cllr Gillian Coughlan has called for the service to be extended into West Cork. Cllr Coughlan commented: “While the establishment of […]

[Audio] SHARE Crib opens

16th December 2013, Monday By Tom O’Sullivan 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

Children are safer this Christmas thanks to improved toy safety

Children are safer this Christmas thanks to improved toy safety

14 December 2013, Saturday By TomO’Sullivan Over 400 toys were removed from EU due to safety concerns this yearChildren in Ireland will be safer this Christmas when playing with toys, thanks to strengthened measures to remove and prohibit dangerous toys from the EU,According to Sean Kelly MEP “Parents might be surprised to learn that […]

Rachel Allen is Cork Person of Month.

Rachel Allen is Cork Person of Month.

14th December 2013, Saturday By Rachel Allen is Cork Person of Month. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Ballymaloe Cookery School, and Rachel Allen is the newest Celebrity Chef to promote Cork’s great Ballymaloe brand, following in the footsteps of her mother-in-law Darina Allen and, of course, the Ballymaloe founder Myrtle Allen. […]

New Harbourmaster for Port of Cork

14th December 2013, Saturday By Tom O’Sullivan The Port of Cork Company have announced the appointment of Captain Paul O’Regan as Harbour Master, Port Operations Manager and Superintendent of Pilots of the Port of Cork. Captain O’Regan will assume the position immediately. Commenting on this Board appointment, Mr Brendan Keating, Chief Executive said: “We […]

Hotel Wi-Fi poses security risk says Cork IT firm

11 December 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth Shocking cyber security breaches have been uncovered at 10 prominent hotels in Dublin and throughout Ireland, by IT Security Company It has been discovered that all 10 hotels have a fundamental security flaw in their guest Wi-Fi service that puts users on the premises at risk. […]

Cork Chamber reveals stats for 2013

14th December 2013, Saturday By Certified over 16,000 export related documents, enabling companies to trade globally. Held close to 70 events, helping businesses to connect and network. Welcomed international delegations through our Enterprise Europe Network from Austria, Australia, China, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, growing connections worldwide. Trained over 700 people […]

Cork woman runs “treadmill marathons” in sports store

13th December 2013, Friday By Tom O’Sullivan From today to Christmas Eve, marathon runner Joanne Fearon will run 12 marathons (42.2Km each day) to raise funds for the neonatal ward of Cork University Maternity Hospital.   Joanne will also be attempting to set a new Guinness World Record, by running a marathon on a treadmill […]

Prizebonds 20k winner in Co Cork

13th December 2013, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth This week’s Prize Bond Star prize of € 20,000.00 goes to lucky Prize Bond number SN 796693 held in County Cork. The lucky bond was purchased in 2012. There were over 9,500 prizes awarded in this week’s Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €500,000. In addition […]