Road to be named after late Cllr Dave McCarthy

11th November 2012, Monday, 11pm By David O’Sullivan The new Hollyhill road on the northside of the city – developed to boost the IT sector and local industries in Hollyhill – is to be named after the late Cllr Dave  McCarthy who represented the people of the northside since 1985. Speaking tonight in City […]

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

11th November 2013, Monday By Roger McClintock A group of Cork city centre businesses have joined forces to support the redevelopment of the old Beamish & Crawford site as the preferred home for Cork’s new events centre. The project has the full backing of some of Cork’s leading businesses, including restaurant owners, publicans and […]

Sean Kelly MEP looks into alleged child abduction from Cork

Sean Kelly MEP looks into alleged child abduction from Cork

11th November 2013 By Politics Reporter Sean Kelly MEP (Fine Gael) is seeking EU assistance to investigate a case of alleged child abduction involving two children from Cork. A press release from Sean Kelly’s office today says “It is alleged that Elizabeth Zamba abducted Richard Quarry’s son Ethan, aged eight, and Patrick Beary’s […]

Water Meter installation begins in Cork today

11th November 2013 By David O’Sullivan Irish Water today begins it’s metering roll-out in Cork County today, starting in in Douglas and Ballincollig. Meters will be installed outside domestic residences on the public water mains. Metering is already underway in Kildare, Kerry, Meath, Wexford, Dublin, Limerick, Mayo and Fingal. Metering in Cork City is […]

Cork Screen Commission contributes to Film Festival

9th November 2013, Saturday By We previously spoke with the Cork Screen Commissioner now the Commission is back in the News. As part of its commitment to building the indigenous Screen Industries in Cork and promoting the City & County as a prime filming destination, Cork Screen Commission is holding a series of […]

City and County Councils abandoned by Minister

8th October 2013 By Cork City Cllr Seán Martin (who is a brother of Micheal Martin) has accused the Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan of abandoning local councils as many face huge liabilities in Property Tax and loan repayments. Cllr Martin was speaking as Cork City Council faces liabilities of over €3 […]

Buttimer welcomes €70m in additional funding for school improvements

8th November 2013, 2.45pm By Buttimer welcomes €70m in additional funding for school improvements Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement that an additional €70 million is being provided to carry out building works and improvements at schools around the country. The funding has been announced […]

HR professionals meet in Cork City

8th November 2013 By More than 110 HR professionals and business people in the Cork region attended the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) Southern Region briefing at The Clarion Hotel, sponsored by Fastnet Recruitment and chaired by Liam Linehan, Honorary Chairman (South Region). VMware Vice President of Global Technical support, John […]

UCC History School hosts conference on Pope John Paul II

9th November 2013, Friday By David O’Sullivan The School of History, University College Cork, is hosting a major international conference on the life of Pope John Paul II on tomorrow (Saturday), in the Boole 4 lecture theatre. A range of expert speakers from Ireland and Poland will address various aspects of the late Pope’s […]

FF selects candidates for City Council SW

FF selects candidates for City Council SW

5th November 2013 By Fianna Fáil has selected Cllr Mary Shields and Fergal Dennehy to contest next year’s local elections in the Cork City South West ward. The candidates were chosen by Fianna Fáil members at a convention held in the Rochestown Park Hotel last night. Cllr Shields has been a member of […]