Cork FG Cllr to boycott Taoiseachs Cork visit

By DAVID O’SULLIVAN http://twitter.com/DAVID_OSULLIVAN 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 because thousands of SME’s […]

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 […]