[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 […]

Sherlock fans speculation about Labour role

29th May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Was Seán Sherlock in Cork today? yes he was. The Junior Minister made a swift visit to Ringaskiddy. Mr Sherlock could be the next Deputy Labour Leader. The Minister of state officiated at an event to formally switch on Johnson & Johnson’s two wind turbines in Cork’s lower […]

[Audio] Cork schools to benefit from Summer works scheme

2nd May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 48 schools in Cork will benefit from refurbishment works over the summer being paid for by the Department of Education. It’s called the “Summer works scheme”. The schools which will benefit from Round 2 have been announced. The majority of work will be refurbishing toilets and roofs. The […]

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

11th April 2014, Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the Titanic arriving into Cork Harbour, and anchoring off Roches Point. To mark the occasion a new Memorial Garden has been officially opened in Cobh. It’s at Cove Fort, in the East of the Town, next to the the Port of […]

[Audio] Integrated ticketing arrives in Cork

[Audio] Integrated ticketing arrives in Cork

10th April 2014, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The integrated ticket for public transport has arrived in Cork! Called the “Leap Card” it allows passengers to pay without using cash. The plastic card is already successful in Dublin where 400-thousand have been issued, it’s a national card so Dublin cards can be used in Cork […]

[Audio] Unhappy constituent spits in eye of Labour MEP in Cork

[Audio] Unhappy constituent spits in eye of Labour MEP in Cork

7th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Labour MEP who was spat at while in Cork last week has revealed more details about the assault, The incident happened around 6pm last Wednesday when Phil Prendergast was walking in Turners Cross on her way to a funeral home. An unidentified man in his late 30s […]

[Audio] Former Lord Mayor Michael O’Connell invited to Royal Event

[Audio] Former Lord Mayor Michael O’Connell invited to Royal Event

7th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork is making preparations to fly to he UK to take part in the official visit of President Michael D. Higgins to Britain. Labour Cllr Michael O’Connell was Lord Mayor of Cork when Queen Elizabeth visited Ireland in 2011. Now, Cllr O’Connell will head in the […]