Gardai seek witnesses to Bantry RTC

Gardai seek witnesses to Bantry RTC

20th October 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a serious injury road traffic collision which occurred in Bantry Co. Cork shortly after 4am this morning. A male aged in his early 30s was seriously injured following a single car collision at Bridge Street He was taken to Bantry General Hospital where he remains […]

Heritage Minister visits St Fin Barre’s Cathedral today

20th October 2013, Sunday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will attend the re -dedication of the Cathedral Organ at St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork this afternoon. The service will commence at 4pm with the re dedication by the Right Reverend Paul Colton (Bishop of Cork) of […]

Film about Cork Roma Community screens this afternoon

20th October 2013, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A short documentary film, Roma – From Huedin to Here, directed by Cork filmmaker Brian Cronin and produced with the support of Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre, will be screened today at 3 PM in Camden Palace Hotel as part of the IndieCork film festival. Roma […]

Health Minister in denial over Govt Medical Card Policy – says FF Opposition

19th October 2013, Saturday By TheCork.ie Reporter news@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher says the continuing denial by the Government that there has been any change of policy in relation to the allocation of discretionary medical cards is farcical. Deputy Kelleher commented: “I find it astounding that the Taoiseach, The Minister for Health and […]

Midleton Town Achieves EU Accreditation for Accessibility

Midleton Town Achieves EU Accreditation for Accessibility

18th October 2013, Friday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie In recent times, Midleton has taken a lead in putting ‘accessibility’ centre-stage through its participation in an EU wide pilot accessibility project called ISEMOA. Improving accessibility of pedestrian, cyclist and public transport services and facilities is at the heart of the project to enable all citizens to adopt […]

Douglas and Ballincollig first to get water meters

18th October 2013, Friday By TheCork.ie Reporter news@TheCork.ie Irish Water today announced details of its metering roll-out in Cork County which will see the first water meter installations in Douglas and Ballincollig in the week commencing Monday, November 11th. Meters will be installed outside domestic residences on the public water mains. Metering is already underway […]

FG continues selections for local elections

FG continues selections for local elections

18th October 2013, Friday By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie Fine Gael has selected its Local election 2014 candidates for the south side of the city. In the South West Ward which covers Bishopstown, Wilton, Glasheen, Togher, and the area around UCC Barry Keane and Cllr. John Buttimer were selected with a third candidate to be added later. […]

Cork Institute of Technology looking forward to becoming a “Technological University”

18 October 2013, Friday By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie Cork Institute of Technology is looking forward to becoming part of a University, it has issued a statement: The decision by the Minister for Education and Skills to allow the Munster Technological University (MTU) proposal jointly submitted by Cork Institute of Technology and IT Tralee to proceed to […]

Business leaders overnight outdoors to help homeless charity

Business leaders overnight outdoors to help homeless charity

18th October 2013, Friday By David O’Sullivan twitter.com/david_osullivan 18 Cork people will sleep rough tonight to raise vital funds for a charity providing services for homeless people. “Focus Ireland” says the number of people seeking its services has doubled recently. 18 people, from the world of business, will sleep outdoors tonight at the old Cork […]

West Cork man ‘bra opening’ world record

17th October 2013, Thursday By TheCork.ie Entertainment Reporter news@TheCork.ie West Cork businessman Sean Murray had lingerie falling at his feet this morning as he practiced his bra popping skills on Ireland AM. The bra enthusiast issued an appeal for at least 70 volunteers to flock to his store on Saturday, 26th October, to let him […]

FF Senator O’Donovan says Govt cutting too much from Agri

17th October 2013, Thursday By TheCork.ie Political Reporter news@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Senator Denis O’Donovan, says Cork farmers will be adversely hit by the €70 million cut in funding for Irish agriculture next year. Senator O’Donovan said the €32 million cut in the CAP budget for Ireland along with the announcement of a €37 million cut […]