Jack Lynch Tunnel Nightly Closures

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 […]

[Audio] President of Ireland visits Cork today

18th January 2013 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The President (of Ireland) is in Cork today for a number of engagements… Michael D Higgins official diary will start around 12.30 when he attends the annual “Cork Person of the Year Awards” in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Next is a visit to Colaiste Choilm in Ballincollig where […]

UCC appoints Research Professors

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 […]

Pedestrianise Patrick Street?

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 […]

Cork Students Travel to Dublin to Meet President Higgins

Cork Students Travel to Dublin to Meet President Higgins

The title holders of Young Social Innovators of the Year 2012 from Davis College, Mallow, Co. Cork, were invited today to Áras an Uachtaráin by President Michael D Higgins to be personally congratulated by him on their award-winning and outstanding efforts to help the families and communities of missing people in Ireland. The YSI students, […]

Legendary showdown as UCC Hurlers take on Cork Senior Hurlers

University College Cork (UCC) Senior Hurlers will take on the Cork Senior Hurlers in the inaugural Canon Michael O’Brien Cup this Saturday 19th January. The game will be played in the Mardyke GAA Grounds at noon, followed by a lunch at 2.30pm in the Student Centre, UCC, at which an appropriate tribute will be paid […]

MEP says Troika policies are damaging Cork

Labour MEP for Munster, Phil Prendergast, has invited Troika officials to visit disadvantaged areas of Cork City to see the what she calls the “devastating impact of the EU-IMF bailout programme” In a letter to officials of the ECB, IMF, and Vice-President of the European Commission Miss Prendergast says when bailout officials visit Ireland they […]

MEP Prendergast invites Troika to tour disadvantaged areas in Cork City

MEP Prendergast invites Troika to tour disadvantaged areas in Cork City

Labour MEP for Munster, Phil Prendergast, today issued invitations to officials of the European Central Bank (ECB), Vice-President of the European Commission Olli Rehn and Karina Manasseh, the Global Legislative Liaison of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to tour disadvantaged areas in Cork City to see the devastating impact of the EU-IMF programme on areas […]

FF Appoints new Local Area Representative in Cork

FF Appoints new Local Area Representative in Cork

Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin TD, has announced the appointment of Deirdre Kelly as a Local Area Representative in the Dunmanway area of the Cork South West constituency. Deputy Martin said: “I am delighted to announce that Deirdre has been appointed as local area representative for the Dunmanway area. Deirdre has always worked extremely hard […]

New Bishop of Cloyne will not get County Council Reception

New Bishop of Cloyne will not get County Council Reception

Cork County Council will NOT hold a reception for the new Bishop of Cloyne. Canon William Crean, whose last post was in Cahersiveen, was confirmed in November as Rome’s choice to replace Bishop John Magee, who resigned in 2009 Bishop-elect Crean will be formally installed Cobh Cathedral in two weeks time, on Sunday the 27th […]