[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 […]

Future of small schools discussed in Bantry

Future of small schools discussed in Bantry

By David O’Sullivan 28th January 2014 david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil will hold a public meeting this Wednesday in Bantry over concerns about the future of small schools in West Cork following Government cuts in the budget. Fianna Fáil Education Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue will address the meeting and outline how increases in pupil teacher ratios could result […]

[Audio] Charity money should be ringfenced for frontline services, not wages, says FF leader

17th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Fianna Fail Leader says he’s appalled by the latest revelations at the Central Remedial Clinic Yesterday the Dail Public Accounts Committee heard that the former CEO was given a 740 thousand euro retirement deal. It was funded by charitable donations. The HSE is now seeking legal and […]