[Audio] Bantry welcomes home maritime team

29th July 2014, 6am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland’s winning team in an an international competition for maritime skills are back in West Cork A homecoming celebration took place in the Square Bantry last night for “Team Ireland” They collected gold in Brittany, France at the “Atlantic Challenge” competition which finished on Sunday. Ireland beat […]

[Audio] Old Head Golf links reports boost in Business following Fota Irish Open

25th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Management of one the world’s leading golf courses have reported a “risk rise in bookings and enquiries from overseas tourists since the hosting of the Irish Open tournament in Cork last month. The Old Head Golf Links in Kinsale which employs 200 people in peak season have stated […]

[Audio] Clonakilty Model village celebrates 20th birthday

25th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie One of West Cork’s most popular tourist attractions is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The Model Village in Clonakilty is an outdoor scale model of picturesque West Cork towns as they appeared in the 1940s, it includes Clonakilty, Kinsale, Dunmanway and Bandon. It’s popular with both children and adults […]

[Audio] Report published into Tall Ship sinking

22nd July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An interim report has been published into the sinking of a tall-ship off the Cork coast almost one year ago. The Astrid sank after being grounded on July 24th 2013 near the Sovereign Islands to the west of Kinsale. Today’s report from the “The Marine Casualty Investigation Board” […]

[Audio] Cork politician speaks about her own experiences in Bessboro Mother and Baby home

16th July 2014, Wednesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork politician has spoken publicly for the first time about how SHE was born in a mother and baby home, and then visited the same institution 17 years later when SHE became pregnant Yoghal County Cllr Mary Linehan-Foley spoke about her own experiences during a debate […]

[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 […]

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

[Audio] No new Ministers for Cork following FG-Lab Cabinet Reshuffle

11th July 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork has faired badly in today’s Cabinet reshuffle. There are 5 new ministers: Paschal Donohoe, Heather Humphreys, Alan Kelly, Jan O’Sullivan and Alex White but none are based in Cork TheCork.ie has been speaking with Fianna Fail Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath. Carrigaline based Fianna Fail TD […]

[Audio] Will anti water metre protestors have a high cost to pay?

10th July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As the number of protests against the installation of water meters increase throughout the country Irish Water could be set to take drastic action against householders who prevent water metres being installed at their homes Reporter David O’Sullivan has the details 0710-IRISH-WATER-01-vcr-from-david-on-punishment-for-blocking-installation.mp3

[Audio] Exclusive – Identity of Mystery Cork food promoter revealed

[Audio] Exclusive – Identity of Mystery Cork food promoter revealed

7th July 2014, 10.10am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie The mystery identity of an innovative person behind a Facebook page promoting Cork food and lifestyle has been revealed! The page called “Alone in Cork City” has attracted more than 10-thousand loyal followers on the social networking site. Journalist David O’Sullivan can exclusively reveal the details […]

[Audio] Cork celebrates it’s fine food

29th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Final preparations are being made for major showcase of Cork’s artisan food producers which takes place tomorrow in the City. It will feature a celebrity chef, several local food producers, a handful of food start-ups, add a “sprinkling” of major retailers! The Cork & Kerry Food Forum is […]