[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

8th July 2014, 8am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie Back in April TheCork.ie reported on protests against the installation of Water Metres near to Cork City well now opposition has spread into County Cork. The first large scale protest against the installation of water metres in the County started yesterday (Monday) in Passage West at […]

[Audio] Volvo Cork Week begins today

8th July 2014, Tuesday, 7am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s bi-annual sailing regatta Volvo Cork Week begins today with boats leaving Crosshaven for the first of four days racing in, and around, Cork Harbour. Over 100 boats will be taking part. Yesterday (Monday) was a practice day David O’Sullivan reports 0707-CORK-WEEK-05-vcr-from-david-osullivan-CONTAINS-EDDIE-ENGLISH-x2-.mp3

[Video] New Mayor and Deputy Mayor for County Cork

6th June 2014, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The new Mayor and Deputy Mayor of County Cork Council have been elected. Fianna Fail Cllr Alan Coleman from Riverstick, near Kinsale is the Mayor. and Cllr Timmy Collins from Meelin is the Deputy Mayor Reporter David O’Sullivan has the details from County Hall 0606-COUNTY-MAYOR-14-tight-pkg-from-david-for-2pm.mp3

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 […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce re-elects President

12th May 2014, 7pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber held its 195th Annual General Meeting today Monday May 12th in the Imperial Hotel. The event marked the re-election of Chamber President, Ms. Gillian Keating, for the second of her two year term as well as the announcement of Barrie O’Connell, KPMG as the Chamber […]

40 New Jobs as Starbucks and energie Fitness choose City Gate

23 October 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@thecork.ie Up to 40 news 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, serving […]

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 […]