Soccer – Dundalk Decimated for Cork Trip

Dundalk could be without up to 11 players for their game against Cork City at Turner’s Cross on Friday night (kick-off 7.45pm), with five regulars certain to miss the long trip south. Centre-half Derek Foran (groin), top scorer Gary Shanahan (ankle), the versatile Paul Walsh (groin), central midfielder John Mountney (appendix) and left-back Eoghan Osborne […]

Cork Chamber expresses concern about the absence of any future merger plans for Cork City and County Council in today’s ‘Action Programme for Effective Local Government’ concern

Cork Chamber today broadly welcomed the local government proposals announced by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan, but expressed disappointment at the absence of merger plans for Cork City and County Councils and the lack of emphasis on greater transparency in the roll-out of the new local enterprise offices (LEOs). ** ** Mr. John Mullins, […]

Buttimer welcomes BAI ruling on advertising cheese

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Friday) welcomed the decision of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) to exempt cheese from the new rules that will govern the advertising of High Fat, Salt and Sugar (HFSS) food and drink to children. […]

BioPharma company seeks planning for Carrigtwohill

Sangart Inc., the San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company, today lodged its planning application for a new manufacturing facility at the IDA Industrial Estate, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork. “We are delighted that our planning application has now been formally submitted to Cork County Council. It’s a significant milestone for the project team and we very much look forward […]

Glashaboy River to be cleaned

Cork County Council has appointed contractors to carry out a major clean up of the Glashaboy River in the Sarsfields Court area near Glanmire. The works, costing in the region of €50,000 will commence on Monday and will take about two weeks. There is one major obstruction and four lesser but still significant obstructions in […]

New parking initiatives will boost trading in Cork city centre

Cork Business Association fully supports Cork City Council’s announcement on 8th October to implement a number of parking initiatives that will encourage consumers into the city centre, and boost trade for struggling businesses. > > > Cork City Council and Cork Business Association have been working closely together on this initiative over the past few […]

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan – Title Defence Announced At Tyson Event.

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan – Title Defence Announced At Tyson Event.

Cork’s Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan was a VIP guest of honour for heavyweight legend Mike Tyson’s visit to Thomond Park in Limerick last night, and took the opportunity to announce that he will be defending his WBO International Middleweight title at London’s ExCeL Arena on December 15th. O’Sullivan was interviewed onstage by RTÉ’s Darragh Maloney and […]

Mallow Science and Maths Fair

The country’s largest community-based Science and Maths Fair will be held on Sunday, October 14th, at Mallow GAA Complex. The event is being organised for the second successive year by the National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning (NCE-MSTL) and Mallow Development Partnership. The list of Fair participants reads like a […]

The Savoy, Cork, to Re-Open, Creating 65 New Jobs

Following a refurbishment and re-design investment of over €3 million, the Savoy Theatre in Cork will be re-opening shortly, as a state of the art clubbing and live venue. The venture is set to create 65 new jobs, 40 of those will be permanent positions, 15 of which will be full time. The further 25 […]

Minister officially opens Carbery Group’s new manufacturing and technology centre in Brazil

The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, this week (Tuesday 9 October 2012) officially opened a new manufacturing and technology centre for Carbery Group’s taste and flavour division Synergy Flavours in Brazil, during Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission to the country. The new facility includes flavour creation and applications laboratories and flavour manufacturing capability […]

Marine Research Week at UCC

October 9-12 promises to be a fascinating week for marine research on the UCC campus where the best of local, national and international marine-related research will be showcased. As part of its Marine Research week event, the University is hosting three research conferences and workshops over a period of four days with 180 delegates expected […]