Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

11th January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie On Friday 16th Jan the Cork Person of the Year will be chosen, at a glittering gala awards lunch at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Michael Flatley will also be made Honorary Corkman at the event and the presentation will be made by last year’s recipient Jeremy Irons. […]

Main Street Passage West closes to traffic for water works

Main Street Passage West closes to traffic for water works

22nd December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Due to essential maintenance, Main Street in Passage West R610 will be closed from 9am to 5pm, from the junction of the R610 with Church Hill southbound to the junction of the R610 with Beach Road. Water supply will also be disrupted along Passage Main Street R610 from […]

[Audio] EMC seeking permission to expand Ovens site, Cork

[Audio] EMC seeking permission to expand Ovens site, Cork

21st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan One of Cork’s largest employers, E-M-C, has applied for planning permission to expand its existing facility in the townland of Ovens. The US multinational has submitted a planning application to Cork County Council to build a data centre and 4-storey office block. The company is also seeking planning […]

[Audio Interview] New book showcases aerial photographs of Cork

[Audio Interview] New book showcases aerial photographs of Cork

19th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan When Dennis Horgan got his first camera at 18 he washooked. When Cork Airport opened in 1962 he plane spotting, and in more recent years he’s been a familiar name in the air. Now Dennis Horgan has a new book showcasing Cork with aerial photogrpahs. Reporter David O’Sullivan […]

Maritime jobs announced for Cork

12th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today. The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited, will create 80 new jobs over the next 5 years, […]

Cork County Council must do more to tackle Homelessness

Cork County Council must do more to tackle Homelessness

8th December 2014, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Sinn Féin Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has claimed that Cork County Council is simply not doing enough to tackle the issue of homelessness. Speaking after a report was presented to Councillors at today’s meeting of Cork County Council, following on from a motion tabled by Cllr Ó […]

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 […]

Armed Gardai called to Minane Bridge

Armed Gardai called to Minane Bridge

6th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Gardaí have arrested an 18-year-old male and recovered a firearm following an overnight incident at a house in Co. Cork. At approximately 11pm Gardaí from Kinsale were called to an incident at a house near Minane Bridge. On the arrival of gardaí a number of gun shots were […]