CORK BUSINESS DEALS: ‘Feelgood Friday’ returns this week – various special offers in multiple locations

CORK BUSINESS DEALS: ‘Feelgood Friday’ returns this week – various special offers in multiple locations

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Traders in the Victorian Quarter of Cork City will step outside their premises from 5pm – 7pm this Feel Good Friday to give you a taste of what the street has to offer. So whether you’re dashing through on the way home from work or have a few hours […]

ANOTHER BUILDING BOOM? 742 buildings now under construction in Cork

ANOTHER BUILDING BOOM? 742 buildings now under construction in Cork

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Residential construction has increased by 36% year-on-year, according to the latest edition of GeoView published today by GeoDirectory. A total of 5,966 buildings were classified as being under construction in the GeoDirectory database in June 2017, compared with the June 2016 figure of 4,375. Dublin continues to account […]

OPW MINISTER VISITS CORK: To inspect flood defence schemes in City, Bandon, Skibbereen

25 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Kevin “Boxer” Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief was in Cork today (25th July) to visit flood relief schemes and review progress on major flooding programmes in both Cork City and County, which will benefit from some €300 […]

ENTERTAINMENT: The Everyman Theatre presents ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

ENTERTAINMENT: The Everyman Theatre presents ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

25 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dancing at Lughnasa, by Brian Friel, from 2 – 26 August Following the success of Lovers (2015), and The Factory Girls (2016), The Everyman continues its tradition of producing top-quality drama. The curtain rises from Wednesday 2nd August to Saturday 26th August for Brian Friel’s masterpiece, Dancing at Lughnasa. Friel’s touching story features a stellar […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Cork County Council’s 8 Municipal District Local Area Plans are adopted

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Cork County Council’s 8 Municipal District Local Area Plans are adopted

25 July 2017, Tuesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Elected Members of Cork County Council have adopted the Local Area Plans for each of the County’s 8 Municipal Districts. These are key documents which set the designation and prioritisation of land use for the next 6 years “giving a set strategic direction for the growth […]

OUTDOOR TRADING IN MODERN CITIES: Cork’s “Coal Quay” market needs to be opened up while retaining tradition says Cllr

OUTDOOR TRADING IN MODERN CITIES: Cork’s “Coal Quay” market needs to be opened up while retaining tradition says Cllr

24 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Potential new traders with established bona fides unable to get stalls while others remain empty The Cork City Workers’ Party Councillor, Ted Tynan, has said that Cork’s Coal Quay market on Cornmarket Street needs to be opened up to new stall-holders while retaining current ones and being revitalised. […]

MOTORS: New Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo showroom to open at Bishopstown Roundabout – Johnson & Perrott Motor Group

MOTORS: New Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo showroom to open at Bishopstown Roundabout – Johnson & Perrott Motor Group

24 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Johnson & Perrott has today confirmed that it is to invest up to €15 million to build a new dealership cluster for their Cork City based Motor Dealership Division, creating a minimum of 30 new jobs. This is the most significant investment in the motor industry in Cork […]

BUSINESS: Minister of State for financial services visits Cork to promote REGIONAL financial services

BUSINESS: Minister of State for financial services visits Cork to promote REGIONAL financial services

24 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Today Michael D’Arcy TD, Minister of State for financial services, is in Cork to consult with stakeholders on his IFS 2020 Strategy priority to increase investment and employment into regional hubs. Taking in meetings with IDA and Enterprise Ireland client companies and a roundtable with local authority and […]

SOCCER: Cork City Womens FC beat Galway WFC 5-3

SOCCER: Cork City Womens FC beat Galway WFC 5-3

23 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City WFC 5 Galway WFC 3 Shine (40′, 75′) , Daly (42′, 85′), Duncliffe (62′) – Brennan (44′), Casserly (70′) McKey (95′) Two goals from Clare Shine and Evelyn Daly along with a goal from Maggie Duncliffe gave Cork City WFC all three points last Saturday as […]

WARM WEATHER: reduces water reservoir stocks in Cork

WARM WEATHER: reduces water reservoir stocks in Cork

21 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has called for a ban on excess water usage while the water shortage continues. “There was great irony debating this issue in the Seanad while rain drizzled outside, however it is important that we address the issues being faced from this […]

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