Accident at Cork week regatta

This afternoon the Crosshaven RNLI lifeboat attended the scene of a collision between two racing yachts, South of Roches Point. The initial information was that one of the yachts was taking on water. Crosshaven lifeboat quickly reached the 32 foot yacht which had been taking part in the Cork Week regatta. No crew on either […]

Revenue Seize 3kgs of Herbal Cannabis in Cork

Revenue Seize 3kgs of Herbal Cannabis in Cork In a joint operation between Revenue’s Customs Service and An Garda Síochána today (10/07/12), 3kgs of herbal cannabis with a street value of EUR60,000 was seized in the Grattan Hill area of Cork city. A non-Irish national male in his thirties was arrested and is being held […]

People are still building in Cork, Despite the downturn – new stats

Do you have trouble finding addresses? It can be hard in Ireland as we lack postcodes. Yes there are loc8te codes (previously known as PON Codes) but most people don’t know their own! so you’ll have to look it up. Well if you’re on the web forget that step and instead checkout the GeoDirectory. GeoDirectory […]

Tesco Douglas Re-Opens

Tesco Extra Douglas has re-opened today following the recent flooding which caused the store to temporarily close its doors for a clean-up operation and refurbishments. Speaking about the re-opening, Geraldine Casey, Store Operations Director, Tesco, said; “We are delighted the store has re-opened this morning. For the past week almost 300 people, including store staff […]

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

10 July 2012 By Tom Collins Both Cork City Council and County Council yesterday released their reports on the floods of Thursday, June 28th 2012. The County’s 23-page document focuses on Douglas, Glanmire and Clonakilty while the City’s 11-page report looks at Blackpool and Ballyvolane. Many Northside Cllrs feel that Ballyvolane isin’t getting the […]

Bantry Lifeboat Open Day

Bantry Lifeboat Station will hold an Open Day on Saturday 28th July The Lifeboat House on Railway Pier, Bantry, West Cork will be open from 2pm to 5pm There will be an opportunity to ride in the 7m, 300Hp RIB, see the equipment used in real search and rescue operations, meet the crew and learn […]

Water off in some parts of Cork City

In fairness to Cork City Council the water is rarely off. Today however Cork City Council will be carrying out Emergency and essential engineering work to the water supply network in: Killala Gardens, Kilmore Road Lower, Fota Lawn and surrounding areas The water supply will be shut off from 10.45a.m. – 2p.m. Every effort will […]

Skehard Road Roundabout “stolen” say residents

Residents of the Skehard Road want their suburban roundabout back! The City Council replaced it with a set of traffic lights last month, but locals say it is causing chaos Many motorists are now using residential side roads to avoid lights, and peoples daily journeys are taking longer. Over 40 residents from various estates gathered […]

Cobh needs business says Cllr Mulvihill Jnr

Cllr John Mulvihill Jnr would like Cobh Town Council to establish a grant scheme titled “New Business start up grant scheme 2012” to stimulate economic growth in the town of Cobh. He spoke at this afternoons meeting of Cobh Town Council. Below are his notes: . As Councillors our main responsibility is to the people […]

Manchester United headed for Turner’s Cross

Cork City FC are delighted to announce that a Manchester United XI will visit Cork on Wednesday, July 25th where they will take on Cork City in a friendly fixture. The game, which will take place at Turner’s Cross and will kick-off at 7.45 pm, takes place the day after City face Championship side Watford […]