Fatal RTC Youghal

Fatal RTC Youghal

Gardaí at Youghal, Co. Cork are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Kennelworth, Youghal in the early hours of this morning 18th June, 2013. The collision occurred between 00.30am and 3.20am this morning when the car left the road and hit a ditch. The driver (male 27yrs) of the car […]

Cork County Council gets 60k for West Cork Greenway

Cork County Council gets 60k for West Cork Greenway

Westport to Achill Greenway now contributing €1m to local economy annually signalling good news for tourism in West Cork Fine Gael Cork South West Deputy, Jim Daly, has said the provision of €60,000 in total for the development of a cycle greenway from Cork to Kinsale is great news for the area in terms of […]

EMC creates 200 jobs with Mahon expansion

EMC creates 200 jobs with Mahon expansion

ICT business EMC is to create 100 new jobs over the next two years in Cork. The company is also opening a new EMC office as part of a €100 million investment in Ireland.Deirdre Clune, Seanad spokesperson on Jobs, Innovation and Research is welcoming the news. “This investment is a real vote of confidence in […]

New prison for Cork

13th June 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Mr. Alan Shatter T.D. has welcomed the support given to him by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality for the decision on the development of a new prison in Cork. Speaking at the Joint Oireachtas Committee debate […]

Cork FG Cllr to boycott Taoiseachs Cork visit

12 June 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Fine Gael Councillor in Cork is to boycott the Taoiseach’s visit to Cork tomorrow, (Thursday) Cork City Cllr Des Cahill is a businessman in Ballintemple running a Butcher’s. He wants to protest the Governments failure to support small business. He says the domestic economy is suffering […]

FF Leader highlights strategic importance of Whitegate Oil Refinery

FF Leader highlights strategic importance of Whitegate Oil Refinery

The Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has said the sale of Ireland’s only oil refinery, Whitegate in East Cork, has potentially serious consequences for the Irish economy. Deputy Martin has called for a statement from the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte following news that the privately-owned refinery has been put up […]

Fancy being a Cork Ambassador?

The Lord Mayor of Cork Mr. John Buttimer has launched the Gathering Volunteer Ambassadors programme. Visitors to some of Ireland’s tourism hot spots will now be receiving an extra warm welcome as Volunteer Gathering Ambassadors take to the streets of Cork, Galway, Killarney, Limerick and Sligo this summer. The Gathering Volunteer Ambassador Programme is running […]

Cork City Council becomes first local authority to back traveller ethnicity

Cork City Council has become the first local authority in the state to support calls for the Traveller Community to be recognised as an ethnic group. This followed councillors voting unanimously, at tonight’s meeting, in favour of a motion tabled by Sinn Fein councillor Mick Nugent which expressed support for the campaign of the Irish […]

Polish man wins Cork City Marathon 2013

** It was a sunny Bank Holiday weekend in Cork, and it the weather is still with us today. Poland’s Bartosz Muzerski won an incredible duel with Clonliffe Harriers Gary O’Hanlon to take the Cork City Marathon by just 23 seconds on Monday morning O’Hanlon was aiming to make it two in eight days following […]