[Video] Fianna Fail’s Mary Shields is new Cork City Lord Mayor

6th June 2014, 10.00pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie There is a new Lord Mayor of Cork City Fianna Fail Cllr Mary Shields has been elected this evening, beating Anti Austerity Alliance candidate Lil O’Donnell by 26 votes to 4, with 1 abstention. Mary Shields received the chain of office from outgoing Lord Mayor Catherine Clancy […]

[Video] New Mayor and Deputy Mayor for County Cork

6th June 2014, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The new Mayor and Deputy Mayor of County Cork Council have been elected. Fianna Fail Cllr Alan Coleman from Riverstick, near Kinsale is the Mayor. and Cllr Timmy Collins from Meelin is the Deputy Mayor Reporter David O’Sullivan has the details from County Hall 0606-COUNTY-MAYOR-14-tight-pkg-from-david-for-2pm.mp3

[Audio] Should Cork Airport be renamed after Rory Gallagher?

29th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A campaign to rename Cork Airport after the the famous guitarist Rory Gallagher is continuing to gain momentum. More than 10-thousand people have signed a petition. Gallagher passed away in 1995 at the young age of 47. He was one described by Jimi Hendrix as the “world’s greatest […]

Driving licence delays in Cork

Driving licence delays in Cork

8th April 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath says it’s unacceptable that people in Cork are facing lengthy delays at the National Driver Licence Service office in the city centre.  There have been reports of people waiting over four hours to be seen, only to be told to come back […]

[Audio] President Michael D Higgins to receive Freedom of Cork City

25th March 2014, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins will receive the Freedom of Cork City The 72 year old will become the sixth president of Ireland to receive the honour – following in the footsteps of Douglas Hyde, Éamon de Valera, Sean T. O’Kelly, Mary Robinson, and Mary […]

[Audio] Taken in Charge in Cork

24th March 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 20-thousand residents of COUNTY Cork will benefit from a decision approved at County Hall today. The local authority has made the unprecedented move of taking over – in BULK – the responsibility for footpaths, roads, and lighting in 170 private housing estates spread across the […]