COUNTY CORK: It’s now ILLEGAL to advertise ‘car for sale’ at the side of the road, or erect unauthorised signs on public roads

COUNTY CORK: It’s now ILLEGAL to advertise ‘car for sale’ at the side of the road, or erect unauthorised signs on public roads

12 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council takes action in relation to advertising vehicles, trailers, signs, including vehicles for sale on public roads. Cork County Council has launched a new policy to deal with unauthorised advertising vehicles, trailers, signs, including vehicles offered for sale on public roads. Using powers contained in the […]

CORK HARBOUR: Toxic waste dump on Haulbowline Island to be transformed into public park – another milestone has been reached

CORK HARBOUR: Toxic waste dump on Haulbowline Island to be transformed into public park – another milestone has been reached

10 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Contracts signing signals the beginning of a park at Haulbowline Today marks a significant milestone in the redevelopment of Haulbowline Island with a contract signing to transform the East Tip on Haulbowline Island into a public recreational amenity. Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley warmly welcomed […]

CHARITY: Dusk ‘til Dawn Charity Cycle takes place tonight at 11pm from Cork City to Crosshaven

CHARITY: Dusk ‘til Dawn Charity Cycle takes place tonight at 11pm from Cork City to Crosshaven

7 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City’s business community will be in a spin as it joins FitzGerald Solicitors for their fourth annual Dusk ‘til Dawn charity cycle tonight at 11pm. FitzGerald Solicitors are the driving force behind the overnight cycling fundraiser in aid of the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) […]

FARMING: Macra na Feirme congratulations CEJA President Alan Jagoe – from Cork – as he completes his term

FARMING: Macra na Feirme congratulations CEJA President Alan Jagoe – from Cork – as he completes his term

6 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking in Brussels this morning (Thursday) at the European Council of Young (CEJA) Farmers General Assembly today, Macra na Feirme National President James Healy complemented the outgoing President of CEJA, Alan Jagoe. “Macra na Feirme is incredibly proud of the contribution that our former President Alan Jagoe has […]

CAR INSURANCE RIPOFF? Interests of consumers paramount in insurance probe – says Carrigaline TD Michael McGrath

CAR INSURANCE RIPOFF? Interests of consumers paramount in insurance probe – says Carrigaline TD Michael McGrath

5 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The interests of car insurance customers must be paramount in the ongoing probe into alleged price fixing in the motor insurance industry, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath. Deputy McGrath was responding to the news that insurance companies, brokers and representative bodies for the industry […]

CORK COUNTY MAYOR: visits Transport Minister to ask for more investment in Cork infrastructure

CORK COUNTY MAYOR: visits Transport Minister to ask for more investment in Cork infrastructure

3 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley will lead a delegation from Cork County Council to meet with Minister Shane Ross and discuss requirements regarding investment in Cork Roads today. Top of the agenda will be the need for investment in transport infrastructure in Cork to […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Minane Bridge hosts ‘Tracton Arts Festival 2017’ 6th – 9th July

ENTERTAINMENT: Minane Bridge hosts ‘Tracton Arts Festival 2017’ 6th – 9th July

3 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The third annual Tracton Arts Festival 2017 will run from July 6-9 at the Tracton Arts and Community Centre, a restored Georgian former schoolhouse in Minane Bridge, Cork. The festival will open officially on Thursday July 6th at 7pm with a champagne reception, sponsored by Stonewell Cider, to […]

WOMENS SPORT: deserves equal opportunity – says Cork Fine Gael Senator Lombard

WOMENS SPORT: deserves equal opportunity – says Cork Fine Gael Senator Lombard

2 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, said we need to improve access and opportunity for women’s sport in Ireland via a new National Strategy for Woman in Sport aimed at increasing recognition, funding and participation. “I am a passionate advocate of sport; aside from the enjoyment sporting […]