[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 […]

[Audio] Sinn Fein ‘conference boycott’ motion finally passes

30th April 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein in Cork City say they have achieved a “symbolic victory” The party’s City Councillors are against what they call the conference and junket circuit where the local authority pays for elected Councillors to attend conferences across the Country, many of which are in Donegal. At every […]

[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 […]

[Video] Sinn Fein in “strong position” for Elections – says Ferris in Cork

20th April 2014, Easter Sunday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin say their party is in a “strong position” for the Local and European elections. Sinn Féin spokesman for Agriculture and Fisheries Martin Ferris TD was in Cork City this afternoon delivering an main oration at the parties annual “Easter Rising commemoration” In a speech […]

[Audio] Cork based Newspaper company sheds 50 jobs

[Audio] Cork based Newspaper company sheds 50 jobs

17th April 2014, 7am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More meetings will take place today about the shedding of 50 jobs in the company which publishes the Irish Examiner “Landmark Media” is also behind the Evening Echo and several regional newspapers It employs 560 people but says investment in new editorial production, advertising and finance systems […]

[Audio] Garda Commissioner in Cork on goodwill visit

[Audio] Garda Commissioner in Cork on goodwill visit

16th April 2014 Copyright David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie The Acting Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan says she is “very confident” that people trust in the force can be rebuilt. Commissioner O’Sullivan was speaking in Cork today where she visited a number of community initiatives on the Northside of the City in Knocknaheeney and Gurranabraher She admitted […]

[Audio] NAMA should be subject to Freedom of Information – Cork County Councillors

14th April 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Councillors have formally agreed to call on the Government to “open up” the National Asset Management Agency by making it subject to the Freedom of Information Act. At today’s local authority meeting in COUNTY Hall a number of elected representatives said they were reaching “brick […]