Further Arrest Kinsale Death

Gardai investigating the deaths of two men in Kinsale on the 9th of September 2012 have today(11th September 2012) made a further arrest. The man in his late 20s was arrested this afternoon and is detained at Bandon Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. He can be detained for up […]

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Gardai in Douglas are appealing for witnesses following a collision at the junction of Douglas West and Galway place on the 11th September 2012. At approximately 9am a 67-year-old male pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a cyclist. He was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital where his condition is described […]

FF’s Martin attempts to rewrite history with claims over corporation tax says FG’s Buttimer

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Tuesday) accused Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin of trying to rewrite history by suggesting that our corporation tax rate was never under threat. “Micheál Martin is desperately trying to criticise the Taoiseach by claiming that there was never any question mark over our corporation tax […]

Barry calls for extension for slurry and fertilising spreading

Fine Gael Cork East TD, Tom Barry, has urged the Minister for the Environment to consider extending the time period allowed for the spreading of fertiliser and slurry, in an effort to give farmers a chance to recover from one of the worst years for agriculture in recent times. It is prohibited to spread fertiliser […]

A1 results for O’Gara and Normile

A1 results for O’Gara and Normile

UCC recently honoured five Irish sports stars with honorary doctorates. Caoimhe Normile, a star in her own right, was around to meet her rugby hero, Ronan O’Gara. One of only three students in the country who attained 9 AIs in the Leaving Certificate, Caoimhe, a native of Tarbert, Co. Kerry, has opted to study Medicine […]

Cork Co Co backs FF call for Helpline for distressed farmers- Donegan

Fianna Fáil Cllr Bart Donegan, has called on Minister Simon Coveney to immediately set-up a helpline for the farmers who are in distress due to the poor weather conditions this summer. Cork County Council yesterday unanimously backed a motion sponsored by Cllr Donegan calling for a helpline to be immediately established for farmers in distress. […]

Cork City Team News v Bray Wanderers

After an excellent win in Derry on Friday night, Cork City will be hoping to claim another three points at Turner’s Cross this evening as they welcome Bray Wanderers to Leeside. **** City travelled to Derry with several players unavailable, but the situation has improved somewhat for Tommy Dunne, with Daryl Horgan available again following […]

Newly Elected Chair of Cork Regional Chambers

* * At its recent Annual General Meeting, Cork Regional Chambers elected Ms. Maura Hunter of Mallow Chamber as Chair for the coming year.**** Speaking after her election Maura expressed her thanks to outgoing Chairman Michael Walley of Cobh & Harbour Chamber and to the Chamber members for their nomination. She said, “I am looking […]


a Bakery in the English Market has been awarded the title of “Cork’s Friendliest Business”. The award comes from J-C-I Cork, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce, Evening Echo, and Silver-springs Hotel. 32 small businesses were nominated by readers of the Echo. and mystery shoppers then visited each and graded their experiences. The “Alternative […]

Cork Opera House General Meeting – Positive Contribution in Challenging Times

** ** ** Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of Cork Opera House yesterday (Wednesday 6th September 2012), Chairman Damian Wallace stated that the recent financial year had been challenging, and the tough economic environment had impacted on the Opera House; but despite general economic difficulties Cork Opera House had done well in relative terms, […]

Cost of home insurance could increase for all, but it would help neighbours

Fine Gael Cork South West Deputy, Jim Daly, has called for an insurance scheme to be established for victims of flooding who are being refused cover due to repeated flooding. The scheme which would be based on the national solidarity principle, along the lines of that which is used by Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland […]