GAA continues to support bricks and mortar

GAA continues to support bricks and mortar

The GAA has continued to invest in stadiums throughout the country despite having to operate in difficult conditions. The Irish sports organisation continues to work hard across the country and GAA fans are seeing the benefits. Semple Stadium was recently redeveloped at a cost of €18m and can now accomodate 53,000. Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds has […]

Water situation improves in County Cork

Water situation improves in County Cork

Cork County Council plumbing crews are working through the weekend identifying and repairing breaks / leaks. The Public are asked to conserve water and to check unoccupied dwellings / properties / farms for any leaks /or breaks. Cork County Council acknowledges and appreciates the continued co-operation of water consumers. Mallow; Most areas of Mallow Town […]

Basketball boost for Blackpool

Basketball boost for Blackpool

Cork has attracted national Basketball again… The National Cup Semi Finals, with the Men’s and Women’s SuperLeague Cup games, will be held in the Neptune Stadium for the second successive season. The games will take place on the weekend of January 15th and 16th Glanmire Basketball Club will host the games in the Parochial Hall, […]

Tenders issued for new Ballygarvan School

Tenders issued for new Ballygarvan School

Local Fianna Fáil T.D. Michael McGrath has welcomed the confirmation that the Department of Education has gone to tender for the construction of the new school in Ballygarvan. The project had to be re-tendered because the preferred bidder following the last tender process was unable to take on the project due to financial difficulties. ‘I […]

Theres “a lotto” money in Ballincollig

Theres “a lotto” money in Ballincollig

Ballincollig is becoming one of the luckiest towns in Ireland. Just over a week ago on Wednesday 22nd December a winning Lotto ticket for a jackpot of over €5.8 million was sold in Easons in the Ballincollig Shopping Centre. The luck continued last night as two “Millionaire Raffle” players who purchased their tickets in Ballincollig […]

Water supplies returning to normal in County

Cork County Council has given an update on the water situation in North Cork. All areas of mallow town are restored at low pressure, except for Gooldshill Housing Estate and the St Anthony’ Park , Spa Glen , Ironmines area and there will be intermittent disruptions in the Rockforest area . Tankers will be available […]

Cars cannot keep colliding on Carrs Hill says TD

Cars cannot keep colliding on Carrs Hill says TD

The NRA’s National Roads Office in Cork is currently carrying out a study on a dangerous stretch of Carrs Hill between Douglas and Carrigaline. Carrigaline based TD Michael McGrath wrote to the NRA, the County Engineer, the Road Safety Authority and the Gardai, in November highlighting serious concerns about the road. In the longer term […]

FF TD urges local families in debt to seek support

Help is available for families who have run into debt over Christmas, according to Cork South West Fianna Fail T.D. Christy O’Sullivan. “The holiday period can be one of financial stress for young families in particular. There are huge pressures on parents of young children to make Christmas a magical time.” “Often young families face […]

Cork water update

Water supplies in Cork City and County, and around the country , are gradually returning to normal today. Thousands of householders have been without water for days, due to cracks and leaks exposed during the thaw. There were some restrictions in Cork city again overnight but water was restored again this morning to anyone affected […]

Fire at former Cork Hospital

Fire at former Cork Hospital

Gardai are investigating a the former psychiatric former Our Lady’s Hospital on Lee Road, Shanakiel, Cork City. The blaze caused extensive damage to an unoccupied wing of the landmark 18th-century building. Gardai at Gurranebraher station are handling the investigation. Five units of the Cork city fire service raced to the scene on Wednesday night having […]