[Audio] Protest underway at Kinsale Road Reception and Accommodation Centre

15th September 2014, 7am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Around 300 residents of a direction provision centre for asylum seekers in Cork have this morning mounted a protest on the Airport Hill. They are unhappy with how the system of direction provision works. Residents at the Kinsale Road Reception and Accommodation Centre began the picket at […]

[Audio] Asylum seekers protest at Cork Centre

15th September 2014, 1pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 40 refugees and asylum seekers are continuing to blockade the entrance of their accommodation in Cork by standing outside Protest by residents of Kinsale Rd (Airport Hill) Direct Provision centre #cork residents unhappy with conditions pic.twitter.com/KqxwGQ25zH — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) September 15, 2014 The Kinsale […]

[Audio] 92nd Beal na Bla today

24th August 2014 By David O’Sullian http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The annual Michael Collins commemoration takes place in County Cork this afternoon. It’s the 92nd year of Beal na mBla Each year there is a keynote speech from a different person. Past speakers include President Mary Robinson, the late Brian Lenihan, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Corkman Bill O’Herlihy This years […]

[Audio] Mandatory medical insurance wanted by Cork Senator

5th August 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie All practicing Doctors will be have to have full insurance under a new bill being backed by a Cork Senator. At the moment there is no requirement for medical practitioners to have adequate indemnity insurance cover; meaning that a patient might not compensated in the event of malpractice. […]

[Audio] West Cork town that lost credit union now has service again

1st August 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A new credit union opens in Castletownbere this morning. Bantry Credit Union Ltd are opening a sub-office in Castletownbere after much co-operation between Bantry Credit Union and the liquidator of Berehaven Credit Union. This new credit union opens at 10am and is 100 percent independent from the now […]

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

12th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork City has been elected chairman of the HSE South Regional Health Forum. The forum is a place where elected Councillors from across Munster have the chance to put questions to HSE officials. Many topical issues are raised throughout the year including: progress […]

[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 […]

[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 […]

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