[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

11th April 2014, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

[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 Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

Dunmanway to get new swimming pool

17th February 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour TD for Cork South West, Michael McCarthy has welcomed news that plans to build the new state-of-the-art swimming pool in Dunmanway are now at an advanced stage. In welcoming this further progress Deputy McCarthy stated that “The project will go to tender in March with the […]

SF City Council candidate angry with Lab TD

SF City Council candidate angry with Lab TD

28th Janaury 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has criticised the record of Labour TD Ciarán Lynch on the issue of Money Lenders Interest Rates. The Sinn Féin candidate for Ballincollig-Carrigaline LEA, was responding to comments made by Ciarán Lynch on Newstalk this morning (Tuesday). Deputy Lynch, was speaking ahead of […]

[Audio] Apple Road to be renamed after former Lord Mayor

17th January 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A road near the Apple Computer building in Hollyhill, Cork is to be re-named in honour of a popular former Lord Mayor. Cllr David McCarthy – better known as “Davey Mac” – served as Lord Mayor in 1997 He passed away three years ago. Plans are now in […]

War of words between SF and Labour MEP candidates

15th Janaury 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The idea of attacking a Government policy, or some national plan, is commonplace for an aspiring politician who wants their name in the headlines. When the candidate is from an opposition party we expect nothing less, but what happens when a sitting politician wants headlines? and they start […]

DePuy creates 38 jobs

9th December 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 38 jobs are being created in Ringaskiddy. The Medical devices firm DePuy is expanding its Cork facility. The company specialises in orthopaedic, spinal and neuroscience devices such as replacement joints The jobs are being created as part of an 36 million dollar investment, in research and development […]

Junior Health Minister congratulates RTE Radio Broadcaster for frankness over depression

5th November 2013, Tuesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Mental Health says Radio Presenter John Murray deserves to be “congratulated” for speaking so frankly about his depression. 49 year old Murray returned to his daily slot on RTE Radio 1 only yesterday after a 6 month hiatus. In the opening […]

Cork Passports given to Boyband

Cork Passports given to Boyband

19 August 2013 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie JLS received their very own Rebel Passports from Lord Mayor, Cllr. Catherine Clancy on a special visit to Cork City Hall on August 17th. They join the likes of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Jedward and Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who are now “honourary” Corkonians thanks to their very own […]

AUDIO: Final Mayor of Cobh elected – Local Govt reform is abolishing Town Councils

AUDIO: Final Mayor of Cobh elected – Local Govt reform is abolishing Town Councils

18 June 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Town Council’s across County Cork and the rest of the Country are electing their final Mayor’s this month. It’s because under local government reform Minister Phil Hogan will abolish all of Ireland’s 82 town councils next Summer. Town Council’s are the lowest rung of democracy, and there […]