[Video] Airbnb will change how Cork Hotels operate

[Video] Airbnb will change how Cork Hotels operate

13 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The world it is a changin’ Hitherto Taxi/Hackney drivers were the only people who could collect passengers from public places. This wasn’t just for licensing reasons, it was also for practical reasons, as a potential passenger would have now way of knowing that a driver wished to operate […]

Controversy Over LGBT Pride Flag Flying Over Cork City Hall

Controversy Over LGBT Pride Flag Flying Over Cork City Hall

13 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry has said that AAA councillors would strongly oppose any attempt to take the LGBT pride flag down from Cork City Hall. His comments came after Fianna Fail councillor Terry Shannon called on Cork City Chief Executive Ann Doherty to remove the flag […]

Funding boost for West Cork Islands

Funding boost for West Cork Islands

11 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Labour T.D. Michael McCarthy has welcomed an announcement that funding of over €300,000 for the non-Gaeltacht islands will be provided for the period from mid-May to the end of 2015. The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has reached agreement with Comhar na nOileán Teo who will […]

Renovated Haulbowline bridges officially opened by Minister

1 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour: what does the name mean to you? The island that houses the Headquarters of the Irish Naval Service? The island which used to house Irish Steel? The island which contains a slag heap of carcinogenic material? Depending on who you ask you get […]

Cork Govt senator congratulates Govt

29 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central, Colm Burke has said that “the Government’s Spring Economic Statement shows a real vision to spread the recovery to all corners of Ireland, including Cork.” “The economic recovery is gaining momentum and the Government has a plan to spread its benefits […]