[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] Pony event boosts Milstreet economy

31st July 2014, 7pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie County Cork benefiting to the tune of 6-point-9 million euro from an Equestrian event in Milstreet, and 24-thousand bed nights have been filled in the region. The FEI European Championships for ponies is taking place in until Sunday. It’s taking place at the Green Glens arena and […]

[Audio] Limescale problem in Co Cork mains water

31st July 2014, 7pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie People living in parts of Cork with “bad water” might enjoy cheaper rates per litre. Nationwide householders will start paying for water from October and pricing is currently being considered by the Energy Regulator. Cork County Council has written to Irish Water urging it to compensate people […]

[Audio] 1st award for 10 day old Kingsley

31st July 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The New Kingsley Hotel has won an award.Flooded in 2009 it re-opened 10 days ago employing more than 100 people.It’s part of the Fota Collection which also includes the Fota Island Resort, and Jacques Restaurant. https://twitter.com/TheCork_ie/status/491143548243566593/photo/1 A few days ago we visited the Kinglsey Hotel and had a tour […]

Revenue Seizes Cigarettes and Tobacco in Cork City

31st July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaime@TheCork.ie In an intelligence-led operation, code-named “Church”, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service, backed up by An Garda Síochána, seized 41,000 cigarettes and 27kgs of tobacco with a retail value of €32,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €25,000 on the north side of Cork city last night The ‘MG’, ‘Golden […]

[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] County Mayor says Govt need to better fund suicide support services in Cork

25th July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of County Cork is calling on the Government to increase funding for suicide support services. Fianna Fail Cllr Alan Coleman wants the Fine Gael-Labour Coalition to accept that Cork has a problem. A report published this week reveals that Cork has the highest level of suicide […]

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