[Audio] Cork Soccer legend Noel Cantwell to be honoured on Mardyke

9th September 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Councillors have agreed to name a walkway to after a famous Cork sportsman. Noel Cantwell was a Cricket and Soccer International: who played for Cork Athletic, West Ham, and Manchester United. He passed away in 2005 aged 73. A native of the Mardyke in Cork City […]

[Audio] New public stage damaged by Graffiti

31st August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There are calls to stop the sale of spray paint cans to people under 18 in Cork City. It’s after the new stage Fitzgerald’s Park was defaced with Graffiti. The white canopy was installed during the revamp of Fitzgerald’s Park which was judicially opened just 3 months ago, […]

[Audio] Cork County Mayor vs Irish Water

8th August 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “Irish Water have insulted Cork County Council, and its elected members” That’s the view of the County Mayor. Irish Water have refused to send representatives to Council meetings where water and sewerage projects are being discussed. The 55 elected County Councillors are growing frustrated about the lack of […]

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

15th July 2014, Tuesday, 5.45am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Investigations continue into an aggravated burglary during which a pensioner was attacked with an iron bar. It happened around 3am on Monday morning on Rathpeacon Road, Farranree, on the northside of Cork City An intruder entered the house of a 75 year old man through a window and demanded […]

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

11th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork has faired badly in today’s Cabinet reshuffle. There are 5 new ministers: Paschal Donohoe, Heather Humphreys, Alan Kelly, Jan O’Sullivan and Alex White but none are based in Cork TheCork.ie has been speaking with Fianna Fail Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath. Carrigaline based Fianna Fail TD […]

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

8th July 2014, 8am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie Back in April TheCork.ie reported on protests against the installation of Water Metres near to Cork City well now opposition has spread into County Cork. The first large scale protest against the installation of water metres in the County started yesterday (Monday) in Passage West at […]

[Audio] Former Cork Cllr, TD and Minister of state passes away

8th July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tributes have been paid to a former Fianna Fail Cork politician. 78 year old Denis Lyons passed away peacefully yesterday (Monday) after a short illness. Living in Coolflugh, Tower, near Blarney Mr Lyons had a long political career. Serving as a County Councillor from1974, TD from 1981 to […]

[Audio] Don’t remove motto from University Crest – say Politicians

[Audio] Don’t remove motto from University Crest – say Politicians

1st July 2014, Friday 7am By TheCork.ie Editor news@TheCork.ie A local Government TD and the Mayor of County Cork are calling on University College Cork to re-introduce it’s famous motto underneath it’s crest. TheCork.ie Reporter David O’Sullivan noticed in recent days that the famous “Where Finbarr taught let Munster learn” slogan had disappeared from the […]

[Audio] Be safe on Bonfire night

23rd June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tonight is Bonfire night, or Saint Johns Eve It’s expected to be the busiest night of the year for the fire services is tonight Last year there were almost 70 fire service call outs and fire-fighters put out 37 illegal fires Sinn Fein Cllr Chris O’Leary says rubbish, […]