[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 […]

Sherlock fans speculation about Labour role

29th May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Was Seán Sherlock in Cork today? yes he was. The Junior Minister made a swift visit to Ringaskiddy. Mr Sherlock could be the next Deputy Labour Leader. The Minister of state officiated at an event to formally switch on Johnson & Johnson’s two wind turbines in Cork’s lower […]

MEP Kelly welcomes Haulbowline cleanup progress

12th May 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP, Sean Kelly, has welcomed An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission to Cork County Council to completely transform the toxic Haulbowline site into a public park. “This news will come as an enormous relief to the people of Cobh who have quite rightly feared […]

AUDIO: Blackrock Village upgrade begins

AUDIO: Blackrock Village upgrade begins

7th May 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Work has begun on the €1.5m renewal of Blackrock village in Cork Harbour. Located 13 minutes drive from Cork City Centre it will have a large plaza area; with steps down to the water, and new street lamps, and benches. The wall of the old Ursaline Convent […]

BUSINESS: City Gate Mahon attracts more new businesses

BUSINESS: City Gate Mahon attracts more new businesses

23 October 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Up to 40 new jobs will be created in Mahon, Cork, with the announcement today that coffee chain giant Starbucks and international gym franchise energie Fitness will both be opening their first Cork outlets at City Gate before Christmas. Starbucks will open in City Gate next month, […]

Cork County Council loses another function

16 July 2012 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Editorial: Councils across Ireland are voting themselves out of existence as their race to become like the Seanad. Cork County Council already dumped its waste collection business. It will lose water to “Irish Water”, and now it has lost its role in waste collection permits. A QUANGO called […]

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

10 July 2012 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Both Cork City Council and County Council yesterday released their reports on the floods of Thursday, June 28th 2012. The County’s 23-page document focuses on Douglas, Glanmire and Clonakilty while the City’s 11-page report looks at Blackpool and Ballyvolane. Many Northside Cllrs feel that Ballyvolane isin’t getting the […]

SPORT: Big fight for Cork boxer Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan in London

4 July 2012 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Unbeaten Irish BUI Middleweight Champion Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan from Mahon, Cork will be fighting for the WBO International Middleweight Title on Saturday 14th July 2012 at Upton Park Stadium in London, England. Spike’s opponent on the night will be Manchester fighter Mathew Hall, and their title fight will […]

Travelling/Mobile Commissioner for Oaths service now available in Cork

Travelling/Mobile Commissioner for Oaths service now available in Cork

5 June 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork businessman David O’Sullivan has launched an innovative travelling/mobile service for his role as a Commissioner for Oaths. The service makes life easier for anybody who needs to have legal documentation witnessed/executed. Mr O’Sullivan said, “You may have a document that needs the signature from a Commissioner of Oaths, Peace […]