The Cork-Limerick Motorway and N28 Ringaskiddy roads must be Election issues – says IBEC

The Cork-Limerick Motorway and N28 Ringaskiddy roads must be Election issues – says IBEC

18 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ahead of the upcoming general election Ibec Cork, the group that represents business in the region, called on all candidates to support key road projects that will make the region a better place to live, work and do business. Completion of the Cork to Limerick motorway, the Cork […]

Cork Green Party candidates address Party election convention in Dublin

Cork Green Party candidates address Party election convention in Dublin

18 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the party’s election launch in Cork last Tuesday, Cork Green candidates addressed the Green Party election convention in Dublin on Saturday. Oliver Moran, candidate for Cork North Central, spoke about the need for political reform and local government reform in Cork: “We know that power in a […]

Aghada Community Centre hosts Macra Capers competition

Aghada Community Centre hosts Macra Capers competition

18 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Local Macra Notes Aghada Community Centre was the place to be in Cork on Saturday in Macra circles for a great night’s entertainment. Six well polished and laugh out loud performances were on show from various Macra clubs from around the country taking part in one of three […]

Where to safely dispose of lead acid batteries, oil, paint, paint stripper and other hazadous waste in Cork?

Where to safely dispose of lead acid batteries, oil, paint, paint stripper and other hazadous waste in Cork?

17 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Householders across Cork are being encouraged to avail of an upcoming opportunity to dispose of their hazardous wastes free of charge. The Southern Region Waste Management Office has teamed up with Local Authorities across the region, including Cork City Council and Cork County Council, to operate 8 bring […]

Cork tourist spots being added to Google Streetview

Cork tourist spots being added to Google Streetview

16 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland has borrowed Google technology to document some of the tourism beauty spots in Ireland’s Ancient East, which haven’t yet been captured by Google Street View, including parts of Cork such as The Jameson Experience; Cobh Heritage Centre; Titanic Experience; Camden Fort Meagher; and St Mary’s Collegiate […]

Cork children to benefit from Labour’s Childcare Plan – says Ciarán Lynch TD

Cork children to benefit from Labour’s Childcare Plan – says Ciarán Lynch TD

16 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Families across Cork will potentially benefit from Labour’s plan to introduce a €2 per hour childcare system, Ciarán Lynch TD has said. It follows the publication of the Labour Party’s childcare proposals. Deputy Lynch said the changes will mean that families in Cork will have a little more […]

Gerry Adams is AGAINST the merger of Cork City and County Councils

Gerry Adams is AGAINST the merger of Cork City and County Councils

15 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking after visiting Midleton in Cork this morning, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD has spoken of the need for Cork voters to demand the rejection of current Fine Gael/Labour proposals to merge Cork City and County Councils in favour of a comprehensive and democratic plan for Cork. […]

John Looney from Cork City Hospital Children’s Club is ‘Cork Person of the Year 2015’

John Looney from Cork City Hospital Children’s Club is ‘Cork Person of the Year 2015’

15 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie John Looney from Togher, Cork City, has been named ‘Cork Person of the Year’, for enhancing the lives of ill children over the past 23 years. John Looney founder of Cork City Hospitals Club holidays is #CorkPersonOfTheYear 2015 @RochestownPark @TheCork_ie pic.twitter.com/27NE6jUi5p — #DavidOSullivan (@David_OSullivan) January 15, 2016 John […]

What roads does Cork City Council grit or salt during icy weather? see map here

What roads does Cork City Council grit or salt during icy weather? see map here

15 January 2016, 3.20pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council have issued a statement confirming that salting crews have been engaged in salting the roads of Cork City every night since the current cold spell began. All the main traffic routes into the City are included in the salting routes. By day all available […]

Cork Person of the Year to be announced this afternoon

Cork Person of the Year to be announced this afternoon

15 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This afternoon at a Gala Awards Lunch at the Rochestown Park Hotel, the Cork Person or Persons of the Year will be announced. The winner will be chosen from the Cork Persons of the Month selected over 2015. Some 250 guests will attend the awards lunch, representing all […]