[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 […]

[Audio] West Cork Rapid Reponse Doctor named is Cork Person of the Month

24th June 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A West Doctor has been named Cork Person of the month to mark his many years of voluntary life-saving work. Dr. Jason van der Velde is a Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine Physician working in the Emergency Department in Cork University Hospital but in his own time also mans a 4-wheel-drive 999/112 dispatched vehicle […]