Tag Archives: Cork City

This morning.

On Cork’s 96FM Opinion Line with PJ Coogan.

Dee writes:

Corkwoman Elaine Daly (53) had a painfull fall outside her home in Larchfield, Cork City yesterday morning in freezing temperatures.

Her neighbour Vickie Thompson phoned an ambulance at 8.15am. When they called an hour later to ask why the ambulance had not come, the dispatcher responded that one was on the way and would take a further 105 minutes.

A Cork ambulance team, which came on duty at 10am and was reassigned the call, arrived at roughly 10.40 and informed them that the original ambulance dispatched was on its way ….from Dublin.


Is there a structural engineer in the house?

Where’s Cllr Dan?


The afternoon car ban is back.

Cork City Council writes:

Traffic is to be re-routed in the afternoons in Cork city centre from [Saturday] August 9. From 3-6.30pm, private cars and trucks will be re-routed away from St Patrick’s Street. During this three and a half hour period, access to St. Patrick’s St. will be limited to buses, taxis, emergency vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.

Related: Council votes to lift afternoon traffic ban on Patrick Street (April 20, 2018, RTE)

In Cork city?

For any of its live gigs between June 9 and July 7?


Tom writes:

I’m going to Eddie Vedder on Sunday, June 11 and ust got this email from Ticketmaster about its security restrictions…

Extra security checks for Marquee gigs following Manchester attack (Alan Healy, Evening Echo)

Pic: Rudi Enos Design



Irish Water protest this afternoon in Cork City.

More as we he gets it.

Gavin Sheridan

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Cork City council candidate Ella Goddin does a photocall on the South Mall earlier.

A unicycling poledancing LGBT supporting growshop owner.

Broadsheet doesn’t make local election candidates but if we did



[Resident Brian Gould (top) protests against the installation of Irish Water meters in Ashbrook Heights, Togher, Cork city, as gardaí arrive at the estate this morning]

Member of the Ballyphehane and South Parish Anti Water and Property Tax group started to block Irish Water contractors from carrying out their water meter installation work at around 9.30am yesterday morning, while some of the estate’s residents parked their cars over the stop-cock valves outside their homes to stop the installation work.

Eoin English, of the Irish Examiner, reports this morning that the gardaí arrived around noon and the work resumed some time later.

However, this morning both the Irish Water contractors and the protesters have returned to the estate with gardaí warning the protesters this morning that they face arrest if they continue to block the contractors.

Stand-off as Cork residents vow to continue Irish Water protests (Eoin English, Irish Examiner)

Pics: Eoin English