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Archives / March 2013
“The development of Cork’s economy is being hampered by a lack of air transport links” That’s the warning from E-M-C The Irish arm of the multinational employs employs three thousand people Vice President and Managing Director Bob Savage says air access is a “big problem” for his firm, and the Cork region. There have been... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth, in Blackpool, Cork Two delegations from Blackpool will attend high profile meetings this morning to outline their flood concerns to both Cork City Council and the OPW. The village was flooded last Thursday night, and fifteen homes and business premises were badly damaged, and many don’t have flood insurance. One group... Read More
Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher will move a Bill in the Dáil today (Tuesday) aimed at preventing the destruction of important heel prick data.**** ** ** After raising the matter on Topical Issue debates in the Dáil two weeks ago, Deputy Kelleher submitted a Bill on protecting heel prick data to the Ceann Comhairle’s... Read More
More details have emerged of plans to introduce pay parking in Carrigaline. County Council officials want to charge 80 cents for street spaces and 1 euro for the Owenboy car-park The goal is stop City commuters and staff from taking up valuable spaces, and in turn encourage shoppers back into the village during the day.... Read More
By TheCork.ie Council Reporter Three employees of Cork County County have been suspended for filling a pothole! At todays’ Council meeting County Councillors, including the Mayor, called it “Health and safety gone mad”. But the County Manager Martin Riordan says the Council has to follow Health and Safety Legislation. The incident took place when Council... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth A plan to develop Spike Island in Cork Harbour into a massive tourist attraction, and create 190 jobs has been put on hold. It had been hoped that Failte Ireland would give Cork County Council four million euro for phase one but the Council’s application for funding has been turned down.... Read More
The number of property transactions in Cork last year rose by 23% compared to 2011 according to new analysis by leading property website MyHome.ie. There were 2,694 house sales in the city and county in 2012 – up from the 2,073 recorded the previous year – making it the most successful of the past three... Read More
*By Bryan T. Smyth* Munster Rugby is selling part of it’s Musgrave Park lands. It’s appointed Property Agents Savills Ireland to sell a strip of 1-point-1 acres which faces onto the Kinsale Road There’s a guide price of 400-thousand euro, and Munster Rugby say money raised through the sale of this unused land will go... Read More