West Cork gets new piers

Mr. Sean Connick, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has today (Saturday, 9 October), performed the official opening of new facilities at Kinsale and Baltimore harbours. Speaking at the opening of the refurbished Adam’s Quay, Kinsale Harbour, the Minister said that the work undertaken was a great boost to […]


Ireland’s largest business networking event, CORKMEET 2010, draws to a close today following an extremely busy and successful three days of intensive business networking at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Co. Cork. The event concludes at lunchtime today following a half-day Conference entitled: “Connecting with Your Customer”. Newstalk’s George Hook opened the event this […]

Bethany Home and Magdelaine Laundry must be closed says Kathleen Lynch TD

The continued refusal of the Government to include former residents of the Bethany Homes and the Magdalene Laundries under the provisions of the Residential Institutional Redress Scheme is a running sore according the Labours Kathleen Lynch TD. Despite continual calls The Department of Education has refused again and again to allow these institutions to be […]

Jack Lynch must remain Free, says Clune

Jack Lynch must remain Free, says Clune

CORK Fine Gael TD Deirdre Clune has described the possible tolling of the Jack Lynch Tunnel as totally unacceptable. She was responding to ideas floated by the Government that they may consider introducing tolls on a number of major roads including the Jack Lynch Tunnel in Cork. “Three tolls already exist for someone driving from […]

Argos jobs

There’s been some postive news on the jobs front today. Argos, which has several stores in Cork says it’s taking on 700 temporary staff for the Christmas period. More information is available on their website at www.argos.ie.

Cork South Central Labour Party to select candidates for General Election

The Cork South Central Labour Party is to select two candidates for the forthcoming General Election, at a selection convention tonight: 8pm, Thursday, 07 October 2010 Rochestown Park Hotel Rochestown Rd, Cork The meeting will be chaired by Labour Party Deputy Leader, Joan Burton. The two nominees for selection are Ciaran Lynch TD and Cllr […]

Premier jobs for the Rebel County

Three recruitment agencies owned by the Premier Group are to re-brand under the name Morgan McKinley 75 new jobs are on the way for Cork, Dublin, Limerick, Kilkenny and Waterford. The company will create the jobs over 18 months. Most will be based in Cork and Dublin.. Recruitment has already started.

Cork house prices down 30% since peak

Property prices fell 3.9% in the third quarter, bringing the fall for the year to date to 11%, according to the latest Property Barometer issued by leading property website, MyHome.ie. The latest fall brings the total decline from the peak of the market in late 2006 to almost 32.4%. The median price of a house […]

We will have more Social workers says Deirdre Clune

CHILD Protection Services in the Cork area will see a boost before the end of the year as 54 new posts have been prioritised for the area. The HSE south have recruited 45 additional social care workers who have already commenced employment and the remaining ten posts are scheduled to be filled by the end […]

Cobh cancer rates must have some source

The European Commission has ruled out any possibility of conducting a baseline health study in the Cobh Harbour Area prompting calls from Labour Party TD Seán Sherlock and his colleague Munster MEP Alan Kelly for government action on the issue. “We have worked together to raise this issue at European Level. It is now clear […]

Schools Broadband

Cork South Central Fianna Fáil T.D. Michael McGrath has welcomed the news that the College of Commerce in Cork City and three second-level Cork schools have received high speed broadband access under the Government’s €13 million Broadband to Schools Scheme. The Renewed Programme for Government sets out that the scheme will extend to all second-level […]

Newtownshandrum water off

Cork County Council wishes to announce that due to a break in the water main at Kilmagoura, Newtownshandrum, the supply of water will be turned off from 3pm today Monday 04th October until approximately 1pm tomorrow Tuesday 05th October to facilitate repairs. Clarsons Cross to Kilmagoura. will be without water for that period: The County […]