[Audio] Glengarriff former resident to get Oscar?

18th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A former resident of West Cork is tipped to win a prestigious lifetime achievement award at next year’s Oscars ceremony! Maureen O’Hara has never received an Academy Award despite starring in 64 movies, including classics such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Miracle on 34th Street, and her […]

[Audio] Plenty of Cork courses for Leaving Cert students

13th August 2014, 1pm By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There are many options available for Leaving Cert students. That’s the message from Guidance Counsellors. Many people today have secure 6 A1’s and more! but other students have not secured the grades they believe they need for their chosen CAO course, or might be considering a FETAC […]

[Special Audio Feature] Wild Atlantic Way Audio Tour

13th August 2014 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Let’s take a tour of the Wild Atlantic Way! From the comfort of your Easy chair listen to a 5 part series from Reporter David O’Sullivan. The Wild Atlantic Way is a 2,500km tourist driving route marketed by Failte Ireland. The route uses existing roads on the Western Seaboard […]

[Audio] Cork County Mayor vs Irish Water

8th August 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “Irish Water have insulted Cork County Council, and its elected members” That’s the view of the County Mayor. Irish Water have refused to send representatives to Council meetings where water and sewerage projects are being discussed. The 55 elected County Councillors are growing frustrated about the lack of […]

[Audio] West Cork town that lost credit union now has service again

1st August 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A new credit union opens in Castletownbere this morning. Bantry Credit Union Ltd are opening a sub-office in Castletownbere after much co-operation between Bantry Credit Union and the liquidator of Berehaven Credit Union. This new credit union opens at 10am and is 100 percent independent from the now […]

[Audio] Castletownbere to get new Credit Union?

31st July 2014, 7pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There have been positive developments in Castetownbere, West Cork where the Berehaven Credit Union was forced to close last week following a high court order appointing a liquidator. The Central Bank have today confirmed that cheques are being sent to depositors returning their savings, thanks to the […]

[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 […]