COI Bishop calls for greater seperation of Church and State

COI Bishop calls for greater seperation of Church and State

Addressing the congregation at the annual St Patrick’s Day Civic Service in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork yesterday , the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Paul Colton, said that Saint Patrick’s Day – a festival which is at one and the same time a national day and a religious event – […]

Serious RTC in Youghal on St Patricks Night

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a serious injury road traffic collision in Youghal on the 17th March 2013. At approximately 2000 hours a 28-year-old male pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a car at Upper Strand, Youghal. He was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital. Forensic collision investigators are at […]

Cork Companies at UK’s Largest Food Industry Event

*Eight South Cork-based artisan food and drink producers are showcasing some of the best Ireland has to offer at one of the largest gatherings of the international food industry – the biennial IFE in London.* The participating Cork companies are fully export-ready and will be *the only Irish representatives *at IFE 2013.* *They will exhibit […]

Property tax still controversial in Cork

A “war of words” has broken out between two City Councillors over the property tax. The Deputy Lord Mayor Emmet O’Halloran (Fine Gael) says people who DO pay should be given priority in accessing council services. but, Cllr Mick Barry (Socialist Party) maintains the tax is unjust, and many people can’t afford to pay and […]

Irish Examiner Newspaper asked to consider local jobs

13th March 2013, Wednesday By TheCork.ie Workers at WebPrint in Cork are calling on management at the Examiner and Evening Echo newspapers to engage in talks about reviving the print contract which the firm held for the past seven years. The workers are being supported by the UNITE trade union of which most of the […]

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

12 March 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork solicitor, Sinead McNamara has become the first female County Sheriff in Ireland. Ms. McNamara, originally from Cork City, but now living in Clonakilty, will be one of only four sheriffs in Ireland (two in Dublin and two in Cork), who combine the powers of Revenue Commissioners’ officials and county registrar. As Cork […]

Carrigaline SF meeting hears ‘Family Home Tax must be repealed.’

Carrigaline SF meeting hears ‘Family Home Tax must be repealed.’

Sinn Féin has again called on the Government to repeal the Family Home Tax, and to introduce a wealth tax in it’s place The demand was made during the course of a campaign and information meeting which was held in the Carrigaline Court Hotel. Speaking at the meeting, Sinn Féin Local Representative for the Carrigaline […]

FF Leader praises ingenuity of Cork start-up

FF Leader praises ingenuity of Cork start-up

** ** A creative start-up company based in Carrigaline, County Cork was featured at a major showcase of new companies with high growth potential in Dublin last week. **** **** The Delicious Gluten Free Bakery, which makes freshly baked gluten free cakes and breads, was established by Mary and Michael O’Callaghan. **** **** Speaking at […]

SECAD Investment Funds New Development at Fota Wildlife Park

SECAD Investment Funds New Development at Fota Wildlife Park

The construction of a new Animal Care and Conservation Centre at Fota Wildlife Park will be supported by significant investment by South and East Cork Area Development (SECAD). The investment in one of Ireland’s most popular attractions was welcomed by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, who was on hand to turn […]