LISTEN: Cork MEP makes point by speaking Irish only (not English)

LISTEN: Cork MEP makes point by speaking Irish only (not English)

3 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Liadh Ní Riada, MEP for Ireland South began her language strike yesterday. The Junker Investment Plan was being discussed in the first joint committee meeting of Budget and Economic and Monetary Affairs. An attempt was made to make a point through Irish but her contribution was interrupted almost […]

Cork Householders Urged To Say No To Junk Mail

2 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers are being made available to householders across Cork in a bid to reduce the amount of waste generated locally by unsolicited mail dropped through letterboxes. The Southern Waste Regional Office, supported by the Environment Section of Cork County Council, has developed the initiative as […]

Fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk

1 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Earlier today almost 1,100 walkers and runners raised over €50,000 (and counting) on the fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk, to benefit Action Breast Cancer, a programme of the Irish Cancer Society. After a very wet start, divine intervention happened and the sun came out allowing the Sea of […]

Missing Person – Patrick O’Driscoll, Clonakilty, West Cork

Missing Person – Patrick O’Driscoll, Clonakilty, West Cork

13 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Clonakilty, County Cork are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 45 year old Patrick O’Driscoll, missing from Clonakilty since 11th February 2015. Patrick was last seen in Clonakilty at approximately 10am on Wednesday morning, 11th February 2015. Patrick is described as being 6ft […]

Clune seeks answers from the Commission on West Cork/Kerry Shellfish Industry

12 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission on the possibility of European aid for shellfish famers in West Cork and Kerry. “As we know, high temperatures last summer resulted in a late and extensive autumn bloom of the most common naturally […]

Safer Internet Day marked in Cork

9th February 2015 by Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, a global leader in security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork, today announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition during the celebration of Safer Internet Day. Now in its fourth year this video and poster competition encourages youth and schools to share their […]

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

14th January 2015 Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie To mark the 21st Anniversary of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, RTE’s Nationwide has been meeting some of the past winners of awards. A special Cork programme will air in a fortnight on this evening Jan 14th on RTE1 at 7.00pm. Announcing the special programme were […]

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. […]