Batt opens “gatewayUCC centre”

The commercialisation and spin-out of advanced research at UCC will create 90 new jobs in emerging Irish companies at a €2 million business incubation centre opened today by Enterprise, Trade and Innovation Minister Batt O’Keeffe, T.D. The gatewayUCC centre will support the launch of new and knowledge intensive businesses at a highly modern facility located […]

M20 road victims were originally from Cork

The two men who died following a road traffic incident on the M20, junction 3, outside Limerick City just before midnight on Wednesday 12th January 2011 have been formally identified. Gavin O’Callaghan , Knocknaheny, Cork was 20 years of age. Mark Farrell, formerly of Mayfield, Cork and recently residing elsewhere in the city, was 23 […]

Labour Cllr welcomes progress on new Educate Together school for Carrigaline

A planning application for an Educate Together School in Carrigaline can be lodged in a matter of weeks. In welcoming the news Cllr Paula Desmond today (Friday January 14th) said “it is high time that Carrigaline gets this much needed facility for its children. At present the school is located in temporary rented accommodation and […]

Water interuptions in County Cork

Cork County Council wishes to announce that water is currently turned off  in the following locations due to a water break. Shandrum, Gortskagh, Coolnasmuttane, Glengarif, Ballynakilla East  & West, Newtown village, Kilmagoura, Maine North & South, Kilmore, Bunmona & surrounding areas. Repairs are being carried out at present. The Council regrets any inconvenience caused.

Rickshaw appears in Cork City

Rickshaw appears in Cork City

Late night revellers might have recently seen a Cycle power Rickshaw on the streets of Cork. Tonight (Thursday) saw it on Winthrop Street. No sooner was it in sight then it raced down the alley way towards Caroline Street. It appears to be road legal, having a rear constantly lit red running light. When […]

Cork Airport is weathering the storm

Cork Airport is weathering the storm

Commercial terminal traffic at Cork Airport in 2010 was down by 9% on the previous year. And looking further back… last years traffic was a massive 31% down on 2005. Todays figures released by the Irish Aviation Authority show Cork Airport has faired realtively well in 2010 compared to Dublin and Shannon Airports. Commercial terminal traffic […]

Under Fine Gael the Northside could have a new hospital

Cork County Cllr. Pat Burton, Fine Gael candidate for Cork North Central in the General Election is proposing the building of a new Hospital/Health Site in Ballyvolane, Cork. The need for the hospital arises from the HSE Reconfiguration Programme to provide a new home for the Mercy University Hospital and the South Infirmary Victoria Hospital […]

Basketball Semi finals preview

This weekend marks one of the biggest dates in the Basketball Ireland calendar with the National Cup semi finals set to take place in Cork for the second successive season. Sunday will take centre stage when reigning Men’s SuperLeague Cup champions 11890 Killester take on an in-form UL Eagles, while Ulster Elks make their first […]

Neptune stadium prepares for National Basketball Semis

Neptune stadium prepares for National Basketball Semis

The countdown is on to the 2011 National Cup Semi Finals. Cork is hosting the games again for the second year running  with over 32 clubs travelling here. This years 16 semi finals take place over Saturday and Sunday at Neptune Stadium and the Parochial Hall in the City Tickets range from 5 to 15 […]

Bantry Lifeboat Dinner Dance

The annual Bantry Inshore Search & Rescue Association Dinner Dance to be held on Saturday 22nd January at the Westlodge Hotel, Bantry. Tickets are €25 each available from members or at business services, Bridge Street, Bantry.

West Cork Rally 2011

For the 33rd time Clonakilty will be alive to the sound of rally cars of all shapes and sizes on St.Patricks weekend, the 19th & 20th March. As always crews are expected from all corners of the island as well as some overseas visitors. Quality Hotels are on board as Title Sponsor for the ninth […]

Labour looses its Lord Mayor

Labour looses its Lord Mayor

The current Lord Mayor of Cork is Labour Cllr Mick O’Connell but has noticed his parties website incorrectly refers to the first citizen of Cork as just a Mayor. There are only two Lord Mayors in the Republic of Ireland: The Lord Mayor of Dublin, and the Lord Mayor of Cork. In other Cities […]