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 […]

West Cork Swimmer due home tonight

The Corkman who has become first person in the world to complete the “Oceans Seven” challenge will touch down in Cork Airport tonight. The “Oceans Seven” is the open-water swimming equivalent of climbing the seven summits. 46 year old Steve Redmond from Ballydehob, West Cork, is an amateur endurance swimmer. He started the challenge three […]

Cork Chamber & Cork Airport launch Business Air Travel Survey

Cork Chamber today launched a business air travel survey in association with Cork Airport. The survey explores the needs of users of the airport, the demand for new and existing routes and ways the airport can best service the needs of enterprise in the region. The survey is available online via the Cork Chamber website […]

Cork County Council loses another function

16 July 2012 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Editorial: Councils across Ireland are voting themselves out of existence as their race to become like the Seanad. Cork County Council already dumped its waste collection business. It will lose water to “Irish Water”, and now it has lost its role in waste collection permits. A QUANGO called […]

Lifeboat in Callout to Yacht In difficulties off Seven Heads

The Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat was called out this evening, sat at 7.12pm to go to the aid of a 35 ft Yacht which has got into difficulties two miles off the Seven Heads in West Cork. The stricken vessel has had a fire on board and requested immediate assistence. The Lifeboat has now reached the […]

Cork Week Day 5 – The Final Chapter

Cork Week 2012 is drawing to a close. The week long event in Crosshaven at the Royal Cork Yacht Club wasn’t as big as previous years but a good time was had by most. On Friday the Harbour Race was the centrepiece of a phenomenal week of racing. The entire international fleet racing at Cork […]

Another Toyota dealership planned for Cork City

Macroom Motors, have just announced a major recruitment drive, having recently been awarded the Toyota and Lexus franchise for Cork City. The new city dealership, which will open its doors in early August, will operate as Lehane Motors, and will initially be based in the old Wilton Motors premises in Bishopstown representing the Toyota brand […]

PAPERWORK: Passport Service urges parents to check validity of childrens passports before Summer holidays

13 July 2012 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Passport Service – which has offices here in Cork, and also in Dublin – cautions parents that some European countries no longer permit children travelling on a parent’s passport. This follows a change in policy in some European countries. Therefore the Passport Service urges parents with their […]