Cork can benefit from Brexit?

7 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Cork City will become to become the second largest English speaking city in the EU” That’s the message from Cork City Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn. The Cllr is calling on Cork city council to hold a ‘Brexit Summit’. He said it should a focus on: 1.) How Cork we attract […]

We must introduce lifesaving motor technology as a matter of urgency – Clune

6 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland has joined forces with 7 of its EU counterparts to lobby the EU Commissioner, El¿bieta Bieñkowska, to take immediate action on the introduction of new technologies in car manufacturing that could save thousands of lives on EU roads every year. This comes on the back of Garda […]

Mobile service providers completely disingenuous on coverage claims – Murphy O’Mahony

3 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Major discrepancy between urban and rural areas Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called for the establishment of a universal service obligation to guarantee a minimum standard for mobile phone services throughout the state. “Despite claims from some operators that they provide 90% […]

Youghal Clock Gate Tower is open for visitors – decade long tourism vision project completed

Youghal Clock Gate Tower is open for visitors – decade long tourism vision project completed

2 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland, along with Cork County Council, today officially marked the completion of over a decade of works at Youghal’s Clock Gate Tower which will see the iconic building open as a visitor experience. Bringing the historical story of Youghal to life, the attraction now promises to transport […]

Celebrity chef Rachel Allen will be Grand Marshal of the 2017 Cork City St Patrick’s Day Parade

Celebrity chef Rachel Allen will be Grand Marshal of the 2017 Cork City St Patrick’s Day Parade

2 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Parade which will be attended by 50,000 people, will take place in Cork City at 1pm on Friday March 17th Lord Mayor, Cllr. Des Cahill said “Cork is renowned internationally as the Food Capital of Ireland and we are delighted that Rachel Allen who is a fantastic […]

Cork Minister Simon Coveney MUST follow peoples wishes on water charge abolition – says Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry

1 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry said this morning that if the Dail votes to abolish water charges at the end of March and Minister Coveney refuses to introduce legislation to reflect that reality then “a General Election will ensue and Fine Gael’s parliamentary representation […]

Cork TD Mick Barry is against the idea of an “excessive use” water charge

28 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning said that an “excessive use” charge for water would be a “Trojan horse for water charges” and said that his Anti Austerity Alliance party would not sign up to the Oireachtas report on water if support for […]