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Archives / April 2013
By Bryan T. Smyth Historians from U-C-C and the “City and County Archives” will hold a roadshow in Douglas on Saturday, and they’re asking anyone with artifacts from the “War of Independence” and “Civil War” to bring them along. Experts will be on hand to assess the “historical value” of items, and there’ll be exhibits... Read More
By Council Reporter A plan by officials in County Hall to introduce pay parking in Carrigaline has been deferred again. Officials believe that charging for parking would free up spaces, and improve business. But the “Carrigaline Business Association” is against the plans. The six elected County Councillors for the Carrigaline area are divided on the... Read More
A new film festival for Cork will launch on May 1st it was announced today. IndieCork is the brainchild of a group with backgrounds in education, business, social and community initiatives, film and entertainment, all from Cork. IndieCork has amongst its founders, Mick Hannigan and Úna Feely, recently departed from Cork Film Festival. ** **... Read More
KBC Bank Ireland continues to expand its presence with the opening of a new office in Cork city. Investment in the new office ‘reflects the increase in new customers joining the bank and the demand for competitive banking among Irish consumers’, according to John Reynolds, CEO, KBC Bank Ireland. ** ** KBC is celebrating 40... Read More
CORK MABS opened its doors in 1992 as the first Money Advice Service (MABS) in Ireland, this was the brainchild of a Corkonion Mr. Brendan Roche who saw first hand the misery that moneylending was causing in the community. MABS aim was to provide independent, confidential and free information, advice and practical support on money... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth A deal on an extension to Ireland’s bailout payback programme could be agreed as soon as tomorrow EU Finance Ministers have been arriving in Ireland for talks this weekend. Taoiseach Enda Kenny is optimistic that re-payment extension can be agreed in the next TWO days, and President of the Eurogroup Jeroen... Read More
The latest edition of the National Housing Construction Index compiled and issued by Link2Plans (www.link2plans.com) illustrates the continued decline in planning applications and housing construction activity across Cork. The National Housing Construction Index measures every submitted Planning Application and Planning Commencement from January to February 2013. The Index gives a direct comparison with the exact... Read More