PIECE OF HISTORY RECOVERED: Main ship telegraph recovered from wreck of RMS Lusitania

PIECE OF HISTORY RECOVERED: Main ship telegraph recovered from wreck of RMS Lusitania

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan davd@TheCork.ie The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Wednesday) confirmed that the main ship’s telegraph from the RMS Lusitania has been recovered from the wreck site off the Head of Kinsale and is undergoing preliminary conservation ashore. During a previous dive in July […]

WEST CORK: Maxol Clonakilty Brings Employment Total to 35 with €500,000 Investment

WEST CORK: Maxol Clonakilty Brings Employment Total to 35 with €500,000 Investment

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Maxol is pleased to welcome three new eateries to Maxol, Western Road, Clonakilty. The latest additions to the station are Abrakebabra, Bagel Factory and O’Brien’s Sandwich Café to complement Maxol’s own Moreish deli in-store. The recently refurbished Maxol station follows an investment of €500,000 with the creation of […]

WEST CORK: ‘CANNONBALL 2017’ will visit Kinsale – Friday September 8th 2017 at 2.30pm

WEST CORK: ‘CANNONBALL 2017’ will visit Kinsale – Friday September 8th 2017 at 2.30pm

26 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 190 supercars and novelty cars, free family festivals, celebrities, over 1000km of Irish open roads, almost €900,000 raised for Irish charities and the awesome sight of over 160,000 excited spectators coast to coast waving chequered flags from September 8th -10th 2017 On Friday, September 8th 2017 CANNONBALL arrives […]

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Locals wanting to add ‘Seven Heads Peninsula’ to route met with Tourism Minister, but ACTION must now follow says MEP

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Locals wanting to add ‘Seven Heads Peninsula’ to route met with Tourism Minister, but ACTION must now follow says MEP

26 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Related content: [Special Audio Feature] Wild Atlantic Way Audio Tour Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for action from Failte Ireland and the Department of Tourism on bringing the Seven Heads Peninsula into the Wild Atlantic Way route. The Ireland South MEP was speaking […]

POLITICS: Fianna Fáil to hold Selection Convention for Cork South West

POLITICS: Fianna Fáil to hold Selection Convention for Cork South West

26 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil members from Cork South West will meet tonight, Wednesday 26th July 2017, to select its candidate for the next General Election at the Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway. Two candidates have been validly nominated by members and cumainn to contest the Selection Convention: Margaret Murphy O’Mahony TD, Spokesperson on […]

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 […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI called out to vessel lost in fog

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI called out to vessel lost in fog

25 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was launched this afternoon (Tuesday 25 July) to locate a vessel which had become lost in fog off the coast of West Cork. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat following a request from the Irish Coast Guard at 3.32pm after a man aboard a […]

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 […]

BALLINCOLLIG: Permanent site for new Gaelscoil must be secured ASAP

BALLINCOLLIG: Permanent site for new Gaelscoil must be secured ASAP

25 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that it is imperative that a permanent location for the new primary school in Ballincollig be acquired as quickly as possible. “We must ensure that children do not stay in temporary accommodation for longer than is necessary,” stated Deputy […]

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