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January 2013
Fianna Fáil will host a public meeting on CAP reform in Bantry next week, where farmers will be consulted about their views in advance of crucial negotiations on the policy. The meeting will take place next Tuesday, 29th January at the Westlodge Hotel in Bantry at 8pm. Representatives of all the different farming organisations have... Read More
Confidence in the Irish tourism industry about its prospects for the year ahead is at its highest levels since the current downturn began in 2007, it was revealed today at Fáilte Ireland’s annual tourism industry briefing for the South West region which was held in The Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. This optimism is also helped... Read More
Cobh Town council is set to be the first town council in the country to introduce a scheme to encourage new buissness start ups by incorperating the new buisness start up grant scheme in the 2013 budget. Cllr John Mulvihill jnr who has driven the scheme through the town council has welcomed the support it... Read More
People who have experienced the loss of someone close due to suicide are invited to a series of free suicide bereavement group programmes being run across Cork and Kerry. The bereavement support groups which are facilitated by Console counsellors in partnership with the HSE South will run for eight consecutive weeks, and those interested in... Read More
Labour TD for Cork South-West Michael McCarthy has welcomed news that Skibbereen and Ballinsacarthy are among the areas in Cork which will receive funding under the 2013 national road allocations. “I can confirm that the N71 between Skibbereen and Newcourt is set to receive €55,000, while some €400,000 is being allocated to pavement strengthening works... Read More
The €5 million upgrade works on the Jack Lynch Tunnel will be completed in a final period of nightly closures commencing tomorrow, Saturday, January 19th. The tunnel will close from 9.15pm to 7am every night with the exception of Fridays until February 8th, 2013. The works, which are taking place as part of an EU... Read More
University College Cork (UCC) has appointed three leading researchers to the position of Research Professors. Research Professors are acknowledged leaders in their research disciplines, performing to the highest level internationally in research output, and competing successfully for highly prestigious awards. The appointees are as follows: Professor Paul Ross of Teagasc as a Research Professor within... Read More
Members of the public and businesses will be able to get more information about the possible pedestrianisation of Patrick Street this afternoon. Cork City Council is looking for feedback on its “City Centre Movement Strategy” which could also include making MacCurtain Street two-way. A PUBLIC exhibition by ARUP and M-V-A Consultants will take place today... Read More