Recession continues – Even City Hall jobs aren’t secure

Recession continues – Even City Hall jobs aren’t secure

Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said he is dismayed at news that Cork City Council has offered voluntary redundancy to an unspecified number of staff today (Friday). Cllr. Tynan said that the City Council was already near breaking point due to under-staffing as a result of the public service embargo and is already struggling […]

Fatal road crash near Little Island

Gardai in Cork are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N25 East bound at Harpers Island between the Little Island and the Cobh Junctions at approximately 11.30am this morning. A male in his 70’s was fatally injured when the car he was driving collided with a second car. He […]

Port of Cork Invest 3 Million in new Crane for Ringaskiddy [video + audio]

The Port of Cork has announced an investment of €3 million in new plant equipment following an agreement with crane manufacturer, Liebherr. The investment includes a new LHM 550 Harbour Mobile Crane which will be in operation at Ringaskiddy Deep-water Berth. Increasingly, importers to the Port of Cork are using Panamax size vessels of over […]

House prices in Cork remain stable

Asking prices for houses in Cork remained unchanged for the second quarter in a row according to the latest survey by MyHome.ie This means that the median or ‘middle price’ of a house in both the City and County remains at €195K. Further signs of price stabilisation also emerged in the annual figures, with the […]

World Social Media Day Cork A Resounding Success

World Social Media Day Cork A Resounding Success

On Sunday the 30th of June, Cork City came alive with tweets and chatter as World Social Media Day Cork burst onto our streets. This FREE event was open to all – young or old. Teams from all over the country registered in advance on the official world social media day site, www.worldsocialmediaday.com Margaret Smith, […]