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Archives / 2010
Well known broadcaster and sports pundit George Hook is to address a gathering of the Fine Gael party faithful in West Cork next month. The popular host of Newstalk’s drivetime show has been confirmed this week as the guest speaker for the 31st annual Christmas function of the Tragumna Fine Gael branch. In a break... Read More
As part of an ongoing operation into organised criminal activity Gardai have seized a quantity of Cannabis and arrested a man and a woman. The drugs were discovered at approximately 2.15pm when Gardai stopped a car on the South Ring Road. Cannabis (Grass) with a street value of €200,000, subject to analysis, was seized. A... Read More
The AIB Best New Macra Member National Final took place at the Macra na Feirme Annual Conference in the Arklow Bay Hotel during the October bank holiday weekend. John O’Leary from Clonakilty Macra Club in Carbery, Gearoid O’Leary from Kinsale Macra Club in Seandun and Colin Ross from Carrigaline Macra Club also in Seandun were... Read More
Brookville Estate in Glanmire, Co Cork is to be the first to have “salt boxes” piloted in their Estate for the coming winter freeze. The severe weather action committee decided to embrace the the motion first placed on a council agenda by Fine Gael County Cllr Gerry Kelly last winter. “I believe it is the... Read More
8 November 2010 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some of Cork’s most talented artists were amongst the country’s most promising writers, musicians, film-makers and dancers this week to receive almost €500,000 in funding from the taxpayer, the Arts Council has announced. A total of 59 individual artists from across the country received the grants as... Read More
Labour TD Kathleen Lynch and her colleague Cllr Catherine Clancy will be among a group of women who will meet with Cork University Hospital management today to discuss the recent report by the Health Information Quality Authority (HIQA) which has found that the CUH Breast Cancer Unit is struggling to meet demands placed upon it... Read More
The R624 High Road/Lake Road Junction, Cobh (between Great Island Motors and Whartons Corner) will be closed to public traffic from 6.00pm Friday 5th November to 7.00am Sunday 7th November 2010. Alternative Routes are the L-2993 Tay Road, L2995 Ballynoe Road and Cobh Town Lower Roads. The purpose of the temporary closure is to facilitate... Read More
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... Read More
Alt: David Stanton TD (Fine Gael)
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... Read More