Cork French Food & Wine Festival

By David O’Sullivan The second Cork French Food & Wine Festival will returns to Cork again from the today til Saturday. The festival is the brainchild of Frenchwoman Isabelle Sheridan of the famous ‘On the Pig’s Back’ food emporiums. Unusually it’s not in the City, nor East Cork, nor West Cork. Instead it’s in the […]

Funeral of Cork Car crash victim in Meelin

By David O’Sullivan A North Cork man who passed away after spending 10 months in Hospital following a crash in England has been laid to rest. Con or “Connie” Twomey from Meelin, County Cork had been holidaying in Devon last summer along with his wife Elber and 16 month old child Oisin when their family […]

Govt must Save Post Office network – says a Co Cork Postmaster

Govt must Save Post Office network – says a Co Cork Postmaster

The Government must wake up to the threat to Post Offices in Cork City and County, the Annual Conference of the IrishPostmasters’ Union was told by Cork Postmaster Paddy O’Shea at the weekend. Mr. O’Shea, who is a Postmaster in Upper Aghada, Co. Cork, told the delegates to the conference in Fitzpatrick’s Hotel, Killiney, Co. […]

Principal announced for Douglas / Rochestown National School

Principal announced for Douglas / Rochestown National School

Educate Together is delighted to announce that the new Principal Teacher of Douglas / Rochestown Educate Together National School is Alan Sheehan. Born, raised and educated locally in Douglas, Alan was chosen following an extensive recruitment process and will take up the position on June 1st 2013. Alan is currently working in St. Columbas Boys […]

FG TD says Cork Airport needs US flights

FG TD says Cork Airport needs US flights

Irish-based American firms are losing out by lack of connectivity Fine Gael Cork North Central Deputy, Dara Murphy, has called for the establishment of a direct air route between Cork and the east coast of the United States, saying the current lack thereof is impeding Irish-based US firms in Cork. Deputy Murphy also made the […]

Youghal school evacuated after smoke seen

More than 30 students and some teachers have been treated for smoke inhalation at a secondary school in Youghal, It happened in Pobalscoil na Tríonóide after a smoke bomb went off. Gardaí described the incident as a “prank gone wrong”. David O’Sullivan reports… 130503 YOUGHAL 01 david osullivan vcr.mp3

3 Cork women elected to FF National Executive at Ard Fheis

3 Cork women elected to FF National Executive at Ard Fheis

Cork natives Emer O’Donovan, Brig Ryan and Gillian Coughlan have been elected to positions on the National Executive of Fianna Fáil following last weekend’s party Ard Fheis at the RDS in Dublin. All three were elected to the Committee of 20 group, which sits on the governing council of the party. 23-year-old Emer O’Donovan from […]

Cork City FC v Bray Wanderers

Cork City manager Tommy Dunne says his side need to “kick start” their season ronight, as they travel to the Carlisle Grounds to face Bray Wanderers. City lost out to Dundalk on Friday night, and are back on the road again as they face a Bray side who have also endured a difficult start to […]

Taoiseach pays tribute to the Cork Politician Dick Barry

By David O’Sullivan The Taoiseach has paid tribute to the late Cork politician Dick Barry who passed away last night (28th April 2013) at the age of 93 Mr Barry lived in Fermoy for most of his life was elected to serve Cork East and later the Cork North East. His name was well known […]

Too many Cork people refusing Council houses says Cllr

Cork County Council has begun to suspend people from its waiting list for social housing after nearly half of the homes it offered last year were turned down.**** ** ** Up to 347 offers were made, but 164 homes were rejected for reasons including that a house was built on a hill which could be […]

Cork is Best Place to Holiday in Ireland?

Cork is Best Place to Holiday in Ireland?

Cork City has made it on to the longlist in The Irish Times competition *The Best Place to Holiday in Ireland*. It will join 24 other holiday hotspots in the race to be named as Ireland’s best place to holiday. The other finalists include Beara Peninsula, Gougane Barra and Kinsale. Every county in the country […]