Construction of Dunkettle Road Upgrade to begin by 2019

Construction of Dunkettle Road Upgrade to begin by 2019

10 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that he is quietly confident that full construction of the Dunkettle Upgrade will begin in 2019 following a reply he received from Transport Infrastructure Ireland. In a reply he received from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), he was informed […]

Busy season for Mayoral Council in Clonakilty, West Cork, Ireland

Busy season for Mayoral Council in Clonakilty, West Cork, Ireland

10 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Mayor Anthony McDermott and his four colleagues in the Mayoral Council, (Deputy Mayor John Loughnan; Gretta O’ Donovan; Colette Twomey and Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin), were quite busy during the 2016/2017 Christmas and New Year period. The Mayor himself of course had almost daily engagements like he has […]

Clúid houses 426 more families in 2016, including 35 in Cork

Clúid houses 426 more families in 2016, including 35 in Cork

10 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Clúid provides 869 homes to date in Cork and 5,777 units across the country. And Clúid is aiming to deliver many more, with 2,500 homes in the pipeline over the next three years. Clúid’s spokesperson Simon Brooke said: “[local authorities] they support us in assessing the need for […]

Cork Anti Austerity Alliance TD seeks support for ‘Anti Evictions Bill’

Cork Anti Austerity Alliance TD seeks support for ‘Anti Evictions Bill’

10 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning called on people in Cork City and County to contact their TDs this week and insist that they support the Anti Evictions Bill being put forward in the Dail next week by AAA/PBP. His call came in the wake of […]

Top Oil officially opens new service station at Cobh Cross

Top Oil officially opens new service station at Cobh Cross

9 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Top Oil has officially opened its latest company operated forecourt, Junction 3 at Cobh Cross, Co Cork. The new forecourt station will employ 17 people from the surrounding Glounthaune and Carrigtwohill areas.. Junction 3 at Cobh’s Cross marks the first in a series of planned investments by Top […]

Additional 160,000 passengers used Cork Airport in 2016

Additional 160,000 passengers used Cork Airport in 2016

9 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Airport saw passenger numbers increase by 8% in 2016 year compared with the previous year. This represents an increase in passenger numbers from 2.07m in 2015 to over 2.23m in 2016. The increase comes on the back of a year which saw a positive reverse in the […]

Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan wants more people to be eligible for social housing

Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan wants more people to be eligible for social housing

9 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council will tonight debate a motion calling for a 15% increase in the eligibility threshold to qualify for local authority social housing. The motion, proposed by Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan calls on the government to allow those whose gross income is slightly above the current […]

Water treatment plant for Cork City and suburbs to receive €5.5m investment

Water treatment plant for Cork City and suburbs to receive €5.5m investment

8 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A €5.5 million investment by Irish Water to upgrade the Inniscarra Water Treatment Plant in Cork will improve the efficiency of the facility and allow for future growth in the capacity of the plant. The Inniscarra Water Treatment Plant provides drinking water to Cork city and its outskirts […]

Cork North Local Enterprise Office hosts Website Design & Planning Seminar

Cork North Local Enterprise Office hosts Website Design & Planning Seminar

8 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Where: The Mill, Castletownroche When: Wednesday 1st February 2017 This one day seminar will teach you a step-by-step approach to planning an effective website, understanding the importance of information design, choosing a navigation strategy, and keeping graphic design in context. Further information from: Joan Kelleher, Business Adviser, Cork […]