Funding confirmed for Cork Festivals

Funding confirmed for Cork Festivals

8th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork’s festival scene has received a significant boost. The Leeside Capital, which is already known as the “City of Festivals” with more than 20 significant events spread across the year in Culture, Education, Music and Sport. Today, €110,000 in Government Grants were confirmed for three major events, including; Cork […]

Cork Person of Year Book – wins award itself!

Cork Person of Year Book – wins award itself!

8th December 2014, 6pm By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/David_OSullivan Cork based printing company, Lettertec Ireland Ltd have won an Irish Print Award in the Print Finishing category for its book “Celebrating 21 years of the Cork Person of the Year Awards”. Lettertec faced strong competition from printing companies and specialist print finishers from Dublin and Belfast, […]

Another County Cork library reduces opening hours

Another County Cork library reduces opening hours

8th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/David_OSullivan A former Mayor of County Cork – Tim Lombard – has expressed his disappointment at the announcement that from January of 2015, Bandon Library is to be closed on Mondays. Cllr Lombard (Fine Gael) says “Unfortunately staff members are down over the last six years, and there are 39,000 new […]

Anti water charges petition for Mayor

Anti water charges petition for Mayor

8th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan This morning at 9:30am the anti-water charges campaign group Cobh Says No to Austerity presented a petition to Mayor Alan Coleman with over 1000 signatures demanding that Cork County Council joins with other councils all over the country in calling for an immediate end to water charges and […]

[Audio] Broad welcome for Pairc Ui Chaoimh redevelopment planning approval

[Audio] Broad welcome for Pairc Ui Chaoimh redevelopment planning approval

2nd December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There has been a broad welcome to the news that the Cork County GAA board has received planning permission to upgrade Pairc Ui Chaoimh   GAA comments Cork County GAA Board says it is delighted with An Bord Pleanala’s decision and the completion of the appeals process. This […]

[Audio] Anti Water charges opposition continues in Cork

[Audio] Anti Water charges opposition continues in Cork

1st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Organisers of an anti-water charges protest which took place on Saturday are saying this morning that the majority of tax payers are still against water charges even after the Government revised the water charges package. More than 2-thousand people marched through the streets of Cork on Saturday in […]

[Video] Taoiseach attracts water protestors in Cork

21st November, Friday 3pm By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Taoiseach was in Cork today for a number of official engagements for positive announcements In the morning our reporter David O’Sullivan had the details of the Taoiseachs busy schedule… The Taoiseach started off in the Clarion Hotel where he turned the sod (across the river) on […]

[Video & Audio] Water Minister turns down meeting with original Cork protest group

7th November 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The key figure in one of Cork’s original Anti Water Charges groups has refused a meeting with the Minister responsible for Irish Water. Environment Minister Alan Kelly was in Cork yesterday inspecting the large Irish Water Call Centre which is based at Abtran, Bessboro, Mahon. The Minister was […]

[Audio] Jazz and Musical ‘Walk of Fame’ for Cork City Centre

28th October 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork City wants a Walk of Fame for musical names on MacCurtain Street. This years Guinness Cork Jazz Festival – over the long weekend – has been described as the “The most successful in a decade” The event, established in 1978, is now […]

[Audio] Photoshopped picture of Cork City Council CEO as puppet is not acceptable – says Deputy Lord Mayor

22nd October 2014, 6.30pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A photoshopped picture of the Chief Executive of Cork City Council looking like a puppet is NOT acceptable. CEO of #CorkCC #Cork City Council photoshopped to look like puppet on @GraTire posters. FFCllr @kennethnoflynn angry pic.twitter.com/XxusaHDtDu — David O'Sullivan (@David_OSullivan) October 22, 2014 That’s according the Deputy […]