[Audio] 2.5m CT suite opens at Mercy Hospital

[Audio] 2.5m CT suite opens at Mercy Hospital

5th April 2014, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Two new state-of-the art CT Scanners have been unveiled at The Mercy Hospital. The new C-T imaging Suite was officially opened yesterday afternoon by Minister Simon Coveney. The advanced scanners will enable the diagnosis of a wide range of diseases, and allow the staff at the Radiology […]

“Give people hope” says City Council candidate

3rd April 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Barry Keane is one of many people running in the local elections. Mr Keane would like a seat on Cork City Council. The Fine Gael member had much success with a story about the Shandon Clock being stuck earlier this year. Today Mr Keane issued a press release […]

[Audio] President Michael D Higgins to receive Freedom of Cork City

25th March 2014, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins will receive the Freedom of Cork City The 72 year old will become the sixth president of Ireland to receive the honour – following in the footsteps of Douglas Hyde, √Čamon de Valera, Sean T. O’Kelly, Mary Robinson, and Mary […]

[Audio] Taken in Charge in Cork

24th March 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 20-thousand residents of COUNTY Cork will benefit from a decision approved at County Hall today. The local authority has made the unprecedented move of taking over – in BULK – the responsibility for footpaths, roads, and lighting in 170 private housing estates spread across the […]

[Audio] What is “Cork Inc.”?

24th March 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County and City Councils have announced a partnership allowing the two separate local authority’s to “speak with one voice” on a number of issues. It’s called “Cork Inc.” and the goal is to attract business, tourism, investment and people. Over the past 12 months a number […]

[Audio] Pope to visit Cork?

24th March 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Plans to invite the Pope to visit Cork have taken another step forward A Former Deputy Lord Mayor of the City proposed the invitation two weeks ago, and an internal committee – the corporate policy group – have now approved the idea in principal. Fine Gael CITY […]

[Audio] Should Cork City and County Councils merge?

22nd March 2014, Saturday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A former Mayor of County Cork is calling for a “public vote” to establish if the City and County Councils should be merged. Fine Gael County Councillor Tim Lombard wants a “plebesite” – essentially a local referendum – for “one county, one authority” saying it would bring […]

[Audio] EU gong for Munster MEP

[Audio] EU gong for Munster MEP

19th March 2014, Wednesday 11am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Irish politician has been named “MEP of the Year” Sean Kelly – who represents the constituency of “Ireland South”, which includes Cork – received the award in the “Digital Agenda” category. MEPs are chosen following a vote by their peers, and the awards took place […]

[Audio] Cork Tech startup TrustEv continues to grow

[Audio] Cork Tech startup TrustEv continues to grow

10th March 2014 by David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It was exactly one year ago this month that I first visited the offices of TrustEv (pronounced as “Trust F”), a start-up based in Bessboro, Blackrock, just off the Skehard Road in Cork. I had difficulty locating their building because they were so new there was no sign. […]