[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 […]

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

[Video] Titanic Memorial Garden opens in Cobh

11th April 2014, Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the Titanic arriving into Cork Harbour, and anchoring off Roches Point. To mark the occasion a new Memorial Garden has been officially opened in Cobh. It’s at Cove Fort, in the East of the Town, next to the the Port of […]

[Audio] Let us not repeat the mistakes of the past – Former Lord Mayor

[Audio] Let us not repeat the mistakes of the past – Former Lord Mayor

11th April 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Former Lord Mayor is encouraging people to view, and make submissions on, the new Development Plan for Cork City. Fine Gael Cllr John Buttimer (pictured above) says recent controversial issues like the cycle lanes on Washington Street, Popes Quay, Parnell Place were in previous plans which received […]

[Video] Cork based political movement CPPC Peoples Convention launches campaign

10th April 2014, Thursday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/David_OSullivan david@TheCork.ie As a Journalist I first heard about The Peoples Convention at a meeting in the Metropole Hotel, MacCurtain Street in 2011, then the founder ran in the Seanad Elections of that year. The organisation has continued to exist, but lacks any elected representives in Local or […]

[Audio] Integrated ticketing arrives in Cork

[Audio] Integrated ticketing arrives in Cork

10th April 2014, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The integrated ticket for public transport has arrived in Cork! Called the “Leap Card” it allows passengers to pay without using cash. The plastic card is already successful in Dublin where 400-thousand have been issued, it’s a national card so Dublin cards can be used in Cork […]