O’Donovan welcomes Govt acceptance of FF Bill on decriminalising minor fishing infringements

2nd December 2013, Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan O’Donovan welcomes Govt acceptance of FF Bill on decriminalising minor fishing infringements Flanna Fáil Senator Denis O’Donovan, has welcomed the commitment by Minister Simon Coveney to accept the main elements of Fianna Fáil’s bill seeking to decriminalise minor fishing infringements. Last week, the Seanad debated the Fianna […]

Dr John Sheehan (FF) to run for Cork City Council

Dr John Sheehan (FF) to run for Cork City Council

29th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie A Blackpool G.P., Dr John Sheehan, has been selected as a Fianna Fail candidate for the Cork North Central Ward. Based in Blackpool for the past 10 years Dr Sheehan has seen at first hand the challenges that people face on a daily basis. These range from problems with […]

[Audio] EUR 1.2m needed to restore George Boole’s House

[Audio] EUR 1.2m needed to restore George Boole’s House

14th November 2013, Thursday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie €1.2 million is needed to restore the former House of George Boole in Cork City.Boole was the first professor of Mathematics at UCC, which in 1850s was known as “Queens College” Boole is famous for inventing “Boolean Algebra”, the form of mathematics which led to the development […]

Cork Airport urged to engage with Ryanair

Cork Airport urged to engage with Ryanair

14th November 2013, Thuesday By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie In the wake of Ryanair’s announcement of nine new routes from Dublin which will create 300 additional jobs, Politicians from all parties have urged the management in Cork Airport to engage with Michael O’ Leary to keep Cork Airport on their radar and to actively negotiate […]

Protest outside Capwell could delay City and County Busses on Wesnesday

Protest outside Capwell could delay City and County Busses on Wesnesday

11th November 2013, Monday, 11pm By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie There could be disruption to early morning bus services in Cork City, and parts of the County on Wednesday. It’s because protestors, unhappy with the cutting back of services to the Glen on the Northside of the City, intend blockading the Capwell Bus Garage at 6.30am. […]

Road to be named after late Cllr Dave McCarthy

11th November 2012, Monday, 11pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The new Hollyhill road on the northside of the city – developed to boost the IT sector and local industries in Hollyhill – is to be named after the late Cllr Dave  McCarthy who represented the people of the northside since 1985. Speaking tonight in City […]

Sean Kelly MEP looks into alleged child abduction from Cork

Sean Kelly MEP looks into alleged child abduction from Cork

11th November 2013 By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie Sean Kelly MEP (Fine Gael) is seeking EU assistance to investigate a case of alleged child abduction involving two children from Cork. A press release from Sean Kelly’s office today says “It is alleged that Elizabeth Zamba abducted Richard Quarry’s son Ethan, aged eight, and Patrick Beary’s […]

Buy Irish – says Govt TD

8th November 2013, Friday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Following the publication of the annual Deloitte Consumer Survey on Christmas spending, Labour TD for Cork South West, Michael McCarthy, has urged consumers to buy Irish this Christmas. The annual report published this week indicated that Irish people will spend approximately €1.5bn this Christmas. The average spend in […]

Annual County Cork Youth Council meets today

7th November 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie On Thursday November 7th over 100 young people from across Cork county will meet at the Clarion Hotel to attend the annual Co.Cork Youth Council, Comhairle na nOg. The theme for this year is “The World We Want” – it will explore how this generation can address the […]

Junior Health Minister congratulates RTE Radio Broadcaster for frankness over depression

5th November 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Mental Health says Radio Presenter John Murray deserves to be “congratulated” for speaking so frankly about his depression. 49 year old Murray returned to his daily slot on RTE Radio 1 only yesterday after a 6 month hiatus. In the opening minutes […]