Cork City FC signs defender Gavin Kavanagh

Cork City FC signs defender Gavin Kavanagh

Cork City FC are delighted have announced that defender Gavin Kavanagh has signed a new contract with the club. The 22-year old, who has made 16 league appearances since signing for the club in June, says that he has enjoyed his time with the club and has high hopes for next season: “I’ve really enjoyed […]

Carrigtwohill factory site for sale

Carrigtwohill factory site for sale

In response to a recent Dail question, Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has learned that ownership of the site outside Carrigtwohill, where Amgen were to be located, has reverted to IDA Ireland. This 54 hectare site is currently being marketed by IDA Ireland for potential investors. “I was advised by the Minister for […]

Presentation of UCC Sports Scholarships 2010/11

Presentation of UCC Sports Scholarships 2010/11

UCC Sports Stars will be honoured this evening (Monday 1st November 2010) when in excess of 100 Sports Scholarships will be presented to students at the university. This year, 21 club sports are being recognised including Canoe and Show Jumping (Equestrian) for the first time with Men’s Basketball and Tennis making a welcome return. Mr […]

HSE purchases building in West Cork

HSE purchases building in West Cork

Labour Party Senator, Michael McCarthy, has welcomed the news that the Health Services Executive have purchased the former Teagasc building in Dunmanway for the purposes of housing the local Family Resource Centre. Senator McCarthy said, ‘The closure of the Teagasc office in Dunmanway was a big loss to the town. I am delighted that this […]

Sinn Féin Launch Pre-Budget Submission

Sinn Féin Launch Pre-Budget Submission

Cork Sinn Féin general election candidates Jonathan O’Brien and Chris O’Leary have claimed there is an alternative to the strategy of budget cutbacks and that the government’s policies will cost jobs and drive the economy further into recession. They were speaking as the party launches its pre-budget submission this morning.   In a joint statement, […]

6 week waiting list for MABS is unacceptable

6 week waiting list for MABS is unacceptable

Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry this morning warned that the lengthy wait times for appointments with the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) is playing into the hands of unscrupulous moneylenders in the runup to Christmas. There are currently 2000 people on MABS waiting lists with an average national wait time of 5 weeks for […]

Batt leads Irish firms on Middle-Eastern trade mission

Batt leads Irish firms on Middle-Eastern trade mission

The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Batt O’Keeffe TD, today [Monday] begins a week-long trade mission to the Middle East with 45 Irish firms aimed at landing lucrative deals and creating jobs at home. The Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates is the latest foreign trip led by […]