New bus route to CIT

Cllr Tony Fitzgerald (FF) has welcomed Bus Eireann’s decision to provide an additional 201 orbital bus service to ensure students can make their 9.00 am classes. All this week the service departs Mayfield at 8.00 am and arrive at CIT at 8.45 am. This service will operate on a two week trial basis to ascertain […]

2012 a fantastic year for FDI Investment in Cork

Cork had a strong year for foreign direct investment in 2012 and is well placed to continue to win new projects, according to Tom Mangan, Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce South Region and Vice President of Operations, at Boston Scientific Cork. “Eleven new investment projects were announced in the Southern region in 2012, […]

Bantry Bay Harbour Authority merger?

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport wants to merge the Bantry Bay Harbour Authority with the Port of Cork Company, which is based in the City and it’s seeking submissions. Government policy is to merge harbours with significant commercial traffic with a port company, , and to transfer smaller harbours to County Councils. To […]

SIPTU representatives support Cork members protesting outside Crowley¹s Pharmacy

SIPTU representatives are supporting a protest this afternoon (Thursday, 7th March) by workers at Crowley’s Pharmacy, Unit 3, Mahon Shopping Centre, Cork. Staff have decided to protest outside the store from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. to highlight their frustration with the management’s refusal to negotiate with their union, SIPTU. SIPTU Organiser, Graham Macken, said: […]

[Audio] Coveney protest in Carrigaline on Saturday

Up to 5-thousand farmers are expected to protest in Carrigaline on Saturday outside the Constituency office of Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. I-F-A farmers will gather on the Main Street from 11am and the protest is expected to start from 12.30 Simon Coveney is chair of the European Council of Agriculture Ministers and a decision […]

Aer Lingus Regional adds extra flight for Cheltenham

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, has announced it will add an extra flight to Bristol from Cork Airport on 16 March, 2013. The extra flight has been added to meet the demand for passengers flying to the Cheltenham racing festival. The airline has also adjusted scheduled flights to Birmingham to allow a day […]

[Audio] Former Nemo Rangers Douglas site for sale

By David O’Sullivan The former grounds of Nemo Rangers GAA club in Cork is up for sale. The 6-point-85 acre site on the Douglas Road has a guide price of 2-point-85 million euro – and includes a three-storey end of terrace Victorian house. Nemo Rangers moved to a new premises and pitch at Trabeg, […]

Sinn Féin to host meeting in Carrigaline on Family Home Tax

Sinn Féin to host meeting in Carrigaline on Family Home Tax

Sinn Féin in Carrigaline will be hosting an information and campaign meeting on the new Family Home Tax in the Heron Room of the Carrigaline Court Hotel, next Monday the 11th at 7.30. The meeting is being hosted by the Sinn Féin Local Representative, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, as well as Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien. […]

Decrease in headline crime categories in Cork City Division – Buttimer

Decrease in headline crime categories in Cork City Division – Buttimer

Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has welcomed a decrease in all headline crime figures for the three months December 2012 to February 2013. Deputy Buttimer was commenting after Chief Superintendent Michael Finn presented figures for December 2012 to February 2013 to a meeting of the Cork City Joint Policing Committee on Monday […]

Cork businessman moves from Bord Gais to Port of Cork

Cork businessman John Mullins has been formally appointed as Chairman of the Port of Cork by the Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar, T.D. (1 March 2013) and will commence a five year term immediately. ** ** Mullins was most recently Chief Executive of Bord Gáis Eireann, a role which he held for […]