KC’s reopens in Douglas

A landmark business in Douglas has re-opened this Evening, around 5pm, for the first time since the village was devastated by floods. KC’s chipper was one of around 100 businesses which were flooded back on June 28th, when Douglas along with Clonakilty, Glanmire Blackpool and other parts of Cork were flooded after heavy rain. Since […]

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan will watch Turners Cross game

25 July 2012 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Boxer Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan says that he is delighted to have been invited out onto the pitch at Cork’s Turners Cross Stadium before the exhibition match between Cork City and Manchester United kicks off this evening, to give the capacity crowd a look at the WBO International […]

Buttimer welcomes appointment of Co. Cork VEC as patron of new Carrigaline school

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Wednesday) welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn TD, that Co. Cork VEC has been selected as the patron for the new Gaelcholáiste to be provided in Carrigaline. “This new secondary school will help to accommodate the growing school-going population in Cork city, […]

Mayor of Mallow wants to support Dairygold expansion

A Message from Noel O’Connor, Mayor of Mallow “The most exciting proposed development for Mallow, and the greater Mallow area, in the more recent past, is the proposal, by Dairygold, to spend over 120 milllion euros on upgrading, modernising and expanding the capacity of their industrial plant for Milk Powder Production in Annabella, Mallow. This […]

Visitors flock to Jameson Experience in Midleton

The Old Jameson Distillery Dublin and the Jameson Experience at the Old Distillery Midleton Co Cork, both top tourist attractions in Ireland, have announced visitor figures for the first 6 months of 2012 showing a 13% growth compared to the same period last year. A total of 160,500 visitors passed through the doors between 1st […]

More oil found off Cork Coast

25th July 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Providence Resources P.l.c., (“Providence”) the Irish oil and gas exploration and production company, whose shares are quoted in London (AIM) and Dublin (ESM), is pleased to provide a resource update on the Barryroe oil field in the North Celtic Sea Basin, offshore Ireland. Providence (80%) operates Barryroe on […]

Michael Martin challenges Coveney on floods promise

Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Micheál Martin TD, has called on the Minister for Agriculture to follow through on his commitment that a special fund would be established for businesses that were affected by the recent floods in Cork. Businesses in Douglas and other areas of Cork were severely hit by the floods […]

Socialist City Cllr Predicts “Street Backlash” to IMF Proposals

The massive pensioner protests which rocked the Government in 2008 could be repeated if the Government choose to act on the advice of the International Monetary Fund and cut back on medical cards for the over 70s Socialist Party councillor City Mick Barry said this morning. Cllr Barry said this in the wake of yesterdays […]

Award for Fort Camden man

Paul Brierley is July “Cork Person of the Month” Paul Brierley’s work on restoring Camden Fort Meagher in Crosshaven and other tourist intitiatives, earned him the July Cork Person of the Month. Paul said he was accepting the award on behalf of all the team on the project. In mid 2009 following a lifetime of […]

West Cork Railway Walkway

Parts of the old West Cork Railway are to be re-opened as a pedestrian walkway in the long term. There are 188 kilometres of former track stretching from the Cork City to Bantry. It includes the landmark “Chetwynd viaduct” just outside the City. West Cork County Councillors have been shown a preliminary “feasibility study” today. […]

Deirdre Clune on floods

Fine Gael Senator Deirdre Clune would like welcome Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton’s move for a hardship fund to be made available for the flooding victims in Cork. A 10 million euro aid package has been made available to those households who were severely affected by the flash floods over two weeks ago. 800 […]

Macroom Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs in Mid County Cork are being encouraged to apply to a programme being run at the Macroom E Enterprise Centre Start up and innovative businesses could enjoy a free office, and weekly practical workshops on business development. The Macroom centre is supported by Cork County Council and the South Cork Enterprise Board Applicants must […]

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