Cork City needs traffic calming measures says Cllr

Cork City needs traffic calming measures says Cllr

Cork City manager Tim Lucey has conceded that it would take nearly 30 years to deal with all the traffic calming requests in the city at the current rate of progress. He was replying to a written question from Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry at last night’s meeting of Cork City Council. Cllr Barry had […]

Funding for Glen Preschool

Funding for Glen Preschool

Cllr. Kenneth O’Flynn has welcomed the announcement that €150,000 has been allocated to the Glen Preschool, Glen Avenue by Pobail. As a result of this funding, the Pre School will be able to construct a new playground and will also be able to put in place additional prefabs, as well as setting up activates for […]

Munster Rugby news

Munster Rugby news

The Munster squad will train in the afternoon (on the field for 1pm). The Munster versus Leinster A Interprovincial scheduled for Clonmel next Tuesday has been postponed. Munster coach Anthony Foley cited player availability as the reason for the postponement. As things stand Munster have ten contracted players on the injured list, two serving suspensions […]

Rosscarbery road accident

Rosscarbery road accident

Gardai in Clonakilty are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred about one mile outside Rosscarbery on the Skibbereen Road at approximately 8pm on the 26.10.10. An 18 year old male passenger in one of the vehicles, a car, was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and a […]

CIT earns place in Hockey history books

CIT earns place in Hockey history books

CIT enjoyed a memorable first ever win at the men’s Irish Hockey Intervarsities at UCD today, defeating DCU on a final scoreline of 2-1 in the final. DCU looked good in the first half, but CIT recovered, and surpassed, in the second. The win gives 20-year-old lined Cork GAA All Star Aidan Walsh another medal. […]

Port of Cork popular with cruises

Port of Cork popular with cruises

2010 proved to be another busy year for the Port of Cork with a total of 52 cruise liners calling to Cobh, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth. Onboard the 52 cruise liners were a total of 100, 414 passengers and crew, a record number to visit Cork. Following the Port of Cork’s investment in Cobh’s […]

Cork students get innovative

Cork students get innovative

The Agri Aware Green Dragon Secondary Schools Innovation Challenge is back and is set to once again entice young Cork innovators to develop original and ground breaking ideas. Students are encouraged to develop the concept of a new product or service within three sectors with huge potential for development, namely: food, agriculture and the environment. […]

Council cutbacks will cause lasting damage says Cllr Mick Barry

Council cutbacks will cause lasting damage says Cllr Mick Barry

Cork City Council’s Finance Committee meets today (4pm) and is expected to set dates for a series of budget preparation meetings as huge cuts in Government funding for local councils loom. Weekend newspapers report that the 870 million euro Local Government Fund may be cut by 87 million euro or 10% drastically reducing state funding […]

Clonakilty Energy Week concludes

Clonakilty Energy Week concludes

Millions of euro leaves the country each year on Transport, Heating and Electricity energy costs, and all of this could be replaced by locally produced renewable energy in the community according to the results of a Sustainable Energy Renewable Energy Study which were revealed at a public forum during last weeks Energy Week in Clonakilty, […]