Carrigaline TD says Banks were “let off the hook over breaches of mortgage arrears code”

Carrigaline TD says Banks were “let off the hook over breaches of mortgage arrears code”

30 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Financial penalty is the only language lenders understand, says Carrigaline based Fianna Fail Finance Spokesman Michael McGrath TD Michael McGrath has said that he is extremely disappointed with confirmation to him that no fines or other financial penalties have been imposed on banks found in breach of […]

Cork County Mayor travels to Boston to promote Cork Business and Tourism

Cork County Mayor travels to Boston to promote Cork Business and Tourism

30 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of the County Council, Tim Lucey, travel to Boston, MA, USA today November 30th, accompanied by the Chair of the Tourism SPC, Cllr Alan Coleman and the Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Louis Duffy. […]

Do ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers work? In Cork they do, apparently

Do ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers work? In Cork they do, apparently

30 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie I personally believe that so called paper ‘Junk Mail’ has a purpose. Unsolicited commercial communications are part and parcel of business. However, now that Irish residents have to pay for waste collection it can be galling to have to dispose of someone elses rubbish on your own […]

Cork Minister Coveney opens Agriculture trade talks with Nigerian counterpart

Cork Minister Coveney opens Agriculture trade talks with Nigerian counterpart

30 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Carrigaline based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. marked the first day of his trade mission to West Africa today with a number of promotional events for Irish companies in the agri-food, education and ICT sectors in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The Minister also […]

War of words between Cork Sinn Féin and Cork Fine Gael over social housing crisis

War of words between Cork Sinn Féin and Cork Fine Gael over social housing crisis

30 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has criticised Jerry Buttimer’s attitude to the social housing crisis. He accused the Fine Gael TD of attempting a “three card trick” in his efforts to deflect responsibility for the housing crisis away from the government. The Sinn Féin General […]

Protest outside Cork City Centre Emergency Department to highlight overcrowding

Protest outside Cork City Centre Emergency Department to highlight overcrowding

30 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie “The mismanagement of the Healthcare System by the Government” Those are the words of Cork Sinn Fein. The party organised a Nationwide set of demonstrations on Saturday 28th, including an action at the Mercy University Hospital in Cork organised by Sinn Féin Republican Youth. Speaking following the protest, […]

Cork Macra na Feirme clubs entertain crowds

Cork Macra na Feirme clubs entertain crowds

30 November 2015, Monday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Seandun (Seandun is a region of Co Cork Macra) Macra na Feirme Capers Finals took place in Eire Og GAA Hall, Ovens, last night and everybody was treated with three very entertaining 20 minute variety shows from Carrigaline, Knockraha and Whitechurch. Whitechurch Macra had a very […]

Christmas lights switched on in Kinsale

Christmas lights switched on in Kinsale

30 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lights on! Last night, Santa Claus arrived by Fire Engine and joined Tómas O’Brien, Chairman of the Kinsale Chamber of Tourism & Business as they turned on the Christmas lights to officially launch ‘Kinsale Christmas’. This was followed by a mini disco in Actons Hotel with DJ Denis […]

No need to travel to City Centre! Suburban Cork Shopping Centre has its own ‘Remembrance Tree’

30 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Remember loved ones this Christmas at Douglas Court Shopping Centre’s Remembrance Tree Christmas is special at Douglas Court Shopping Centre, and in particular the Remembrance Tree which offers people the opportunity to remember their loved ones in a simple yet poignant way in the midst of the Christmas […]

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