Cobh Garda Station opening hours are secure

Fears that Cobh’s Garda Station might be downgraded have been dismissed by senior Gardai. The station in Cobh is currently the headquarters for policing in Cobh, Glanmire, Watergrasshill, and Carrignavar, But in the coming months as part of restructuring Cobh “Garda district” will cease to exist Cobh will then come under the control of Midleton […]

Cork County Council using Stubbs Gazette to recoup refuse debts

12th February 2013 By David O’Sullivan, Reporting from Cork County Hall Cork’s County Manager has defended the sending out of 6,800 debt collection letters to former customers of the County Council’s refuse collection service. It emerged last week that many Cork residents received demand letters from the “Stubbs Gazette” debt collection agency. The amounts […]

Extra Tus Places for West Cork

Labour TD for Cork South-West Michael McCarthy has welcomed the allocation of an additional 40 Tús community work placements for West Cork. “I am pleased to impart this small but positive nugget of news to people in the locality today. As part of the Government’s wider efforts to help jobseekers become job-ready and find employment, […]

Ballincollig Sewerage

Cork North West TD, Michael Creed, has welcomed the approval of €3.2 million of funding for the Ballincollig Sewerage scheme wastewater treatment plant upgrade contract, by the Minister for the Environment Community & Local Government, Mr Phil Hogan TD. Commenting on the announcement Deputy Creed said: “This funding is being provided for the purposes of […]

7 Nominees From Cork for Prestigious Sailing Awards

The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has revealed that a total of seven nominees from County Cork have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious ISA Annual Awards. A total of 25 nominees have been announced across six categories with the Corkonians in contention for five of those awards. The winners will be announced at the ISA […]

Cork Balloon Artist

Cork business woman Jenny Murphy who owns Red Balloon based in Ballincollig is one of 2,000 people worldwide to be awarded a Certificate in Balloon Artistry. Making balloon history she is also the first Irish person to be invited to participate at “Float”, a balloon convention in St Louis, Missouri, USA. Speaking this week after […]

Gurranabraher Credit Union launch 50th anniversary celebrations with series of new developments and events

Gurranabraher Credit Union celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and to celebrate this anniversary the credit union have unveiled a series of events and developments over the next 12 months. Gurranabraher Credit Union, which was founded in 1963, has been providing top quality financial services to its 16,000 member in the northside of Cork city […]

Pedestrian walkway from Passage to Carrigaline

In July 2012, consultants on behalf of Cork County Council, completed a Feasibility Study on the development of an 8km greenway (shared walking and cycling route) between Passage West and Carrigaline, and including a branch to Ringaskiddy. This will link the Rochestown to Passage West and Carrigaline to Crosshaven routes and thereby provide a continuous […]

Minister Sherlock opens Clann Credo offices in Midleton

A new office to provide social finance services to community and voluntary groups in Cork and the wider southern area was opened today (Friday, February 8th, 2013) by Seán Sherlock, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Jobs & Innovation. The facility is provided by Clann Credo – the Social Investment Fund, Ireland’s […]

Mayor of San Francisco to be Grand Marshal of the Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. John Buttimer has announced that Mayor Edwin Lee of Cork’s sister city San Francisco has accepted an invitation to be Grand Marshal of this year’s Cork St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Welcoming the announcement, the Lord Mayor said “We are delighted to celebrate out national holiday with Mayor Lee, particularly […]