Castletownbere Stakeholder Group Formed and Announces Job Creation Potential

Following the Launch today of the “Castletownbere – An Economic Survey to Determine the Level of Seafood Activity and Establish its Economic Importance for the Region” Report by Minister Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, it was announced that a Stakeholder Group had been created to deliver on the potential identified in […]

New Insurance Statistics

In 2009 there were 2,955 traffic collisions involving material damage on Cork’s roads but new figures released by the Central Bank last week reveal a significant overall reduction in the number and expense of motor insurance claims cost. Infrastructure improvements and a noticeably more cautious motoring public are having a positive impact on the level […]

An Post delivers The Stability Treaty – Your Guide

An Post delivers The Stability Treaty – Your Guide

An Post has begun delivering the Government’s information booklet “The Stability Treaty – Your Guide to every household in the country today” Households in the Midlands, South and parts of Leinster will be the first to receive the bi-lingual booklet and deliveries will continue over the next two weeks. Delivery will get under way in […]

Harbour Flights Press Release

Harbour Flights Ireland Ltd are pleased to announce the granting from An Bord Pleanála on Friday the 20th of April 2012 (PL 30.238600 -10/106) full planning approval for its sea plane base in Limerick City. This particular planning application has taken over 22 months and marks the end of Harbour Flights first phase of planning […]

Rain, rain, and rain for Cork on Wednesday and Thurday

Wet and windy weather is on it’s way to Cork from tomorrow. Met Eireann is predicting gale force winds, and high rainfall of between 20 to 30 milli-metres from Wednesday morning. Counties Kerry, Waterford, Wexford and all of Leinster will also be affected. The “monsoon-like” weather should pass by Thursday night, but the two days […]

A weekend of remembrance and tribute in Cobh

This coming weekend in Cobh Co. Cork, the Titanic’s last port of call, will be one of remembrance and commemoration as the town looks back a century to The Titanic and the people associated with her and pays respect with a number of tributes. A Search and Rescue extravaganza display by the Irish Coast Guard […]

Garda Operation Focus will reduce road deaths

Since 2005 the numbers of people being killed on Ireland’s roads has been decreasing year by year culminating in less than 200 people losing their lives in 2011, the lowest figure since records began in 1959. An Garda Síochána want to acknowledge the change in road user behaviour that has brought this trend about but […]

National Spring Clean Campaign hits halfway mark in Cork

An Taisce’s National Spring Clean campaign is still going strong in County Cork and this week will see the campaign hit the halfway mark. Hundreds of clean up events have already taken place in Cork and there are still plenty more to come! The National Spring Clean campaign is Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative organised by […]

Regatta to draw thousands to Cork as rowing league kicks off

A one-day regatta, one of the largest ever held in Ireland, is expected to draw thousands of spectators and crew-members to the* National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood* this *Sunday, 15 April beginning at 8am* with races taking place throughout the day. **** ** ** The Skibbereen Regatta, sponsored by eFlow, will attract 560 crews from […]

Clooney not in Cobh

Clooney not in Cobh

There have been no sightings of actor George clooney in cobh… despite rumours on social networks in recent days We asked these people on the streets if they had seen the Hollywood star 2012-04-11_12-59.wav

Bandon Councillors concerned about Drinking Water

A motion at Bandon Town Council inviting Mr Declan Waugh to attend the May Town Council Meeting was passed at the April meeting. Declan Waugh will present the findings of his recent report titled “Human Toxicity, Environmental Impact and Legal Implications of Water Fluoridation” on May 8th 2012, at 6.30pm at the Council Chamber. The […]

West Cork roads “falling apart”

Councillors in West Cork insist they are doing all they can to improve the N71. The national road is the main artery to the City from Bandon, Clonakilty, Rosscarbery, Skibbereen, and Bantry However, Cork County Council and Town Councils say their “hands are tied” and that the “N-R-A” are responsible for funding National Roads. Mayor […]