Nordic Pro Golfers ‘Swing’ into Cork

Nordic Pro Golfers ‘Swing’ into Cork

A group of top teaching professional golfers from golf clubs across Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden were this week in Ireland to play some of our top links courses and sample the best of what Ireland has to offer its golfing visitors. The Nordic professionals were invited to Ireland by Fáilte Ireland to participate […]

Poundshop “Dealz” opens second store in Cork – 20 new jobs

Poundshop “Dealz” opens second store in Cork – 20 new jobs

Top model and Miss Cork Susan Brosnan, along with Dealz Business Manager Brendan Doyle, is pictured cutting the ribbon at the opening of the new Dealz store in Midleton. The new store will create 20 new jobs for the area. “Dealz Midleton”, at 94 Main Street, is the second Cork store to open to date, […]

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 […]