[Audio] Cork Senator breaks Govt silence on water metering

13th August 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A war of words has erupted between two Cork politicians over water charges. Independent County Councillor Marcia D’alton, and Labour Senator John GIlroy Cllr Maria Dalton wrote a letter to Irish Water saying her family would NOT be paying water charges, that letter was published in Yesterday’s Evening […]

[Audio] Cork County Mayor vs Irish Water

8th August 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “Irish Water have insulted Cork County Council, and its elected members” That’s the view of the County Mayor. Irish Water have refused to send representatives to Council meetings where water and sewerage projects are being discussed. The 55 elected County Councillors are growing frustrated about the lack of […]

[Audio] Mandatory medical insurance wanted by Cork Senator

5th August 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie All practicing Doctors will be have to have full insurance under a new bill being backed by a Cork Senator. At the moment there is no requirement for medical practitioners to have adequate indemnity insurance cover; meaning that a patient might not compensated in the event of malpractice. […]

[Audio] West Cork town that lost credit union now has service again

1st August 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A new credit union opens in Castletownbere this morning. Bantry Credit Union Ltd are opening a sub-office in Castletownbere after much co-operation between Bantry Credit Union and the liquidator of Berehaven Credit Union. This new credit union opens at 10am and is 100 percent independent from the now […]

[Audio] Cork politician speaks about her own experiences in Bessboro Mother and Baby home

16th July 2014, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork politician has spoken publicly for the first time about how SHE was born in a mother and baby home, and then visited the same institution 17 years later when SHE became pregnant Yoghal County Cllr Mary Linehan-Foley spoke about her own experiences during a debate […]

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

15th July 2014, Tuesday, 5.45am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Investigations continue into an aggravated burglary during which a pensioner was attacked with an iron bar. It happened around 3am on Monday morning on Rathpeacon Road, Farranree, on the northside of Cork City An intruder entered the house of a 75 year old man through a window and demanded […]

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

[Audio] Cllr/Psychologist is new Chair of HSE South Regional Forum

12th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor of Cork City has been elected chairman of the HSE South Regional Health Forum. The forum is a place where elected Councillors from across Munster have the chance to put questions to HSE officials. Many topical issues are raised throughout the year including: progress […]

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

11th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork has faired badly in today’s Cabinet reshuffle. There are 5 new ministers: Paschal Donohoe, Heather Humphreys, Alan Kelly, Jan O’Sullivan and Alex White but none are based in Cork TheCork.ie has been speaking with Fianna Fail Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath. Carrigaline based Fianna Fail TD […]