Cork Topaz customer wins SEAT car worth €26k

20 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Topaz has announced Lisa Harte from Carrigohane is the January 2017 winner of Topaz ‘PLAY or PARK’ competition. After choosing to ‘play her points’ at her local O’Reilly’s Topaz in Carrigrohane, Lisa will now drive away in a brand new SEAT Ateca SUV, worth €26,450. Commenting on her […]

Topaz to open M8 Motorway service station in Fermoy with in-house McDonalds

Topaz to open M8 Motorway service station in Fermoy with in-house McDonalds

20 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has today announced it will create 230 jobs in conjunction with McDonald’s, across two Motorway Service Areas located on the M8 Cork/Dublin Road in Fermoy and the M9 Dublin/Waterford Road at Rathcrogue, Co. Carlow. Additionally, during the construction phase of […]

New social housing regeneration project in Dublin Street, Blackpool, Cork City

New social housing regeneration project in Dublin Street, Blackpool, Cork City

20 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today in the Blackpool area of Cork city, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Simon Coveney TD turned the sod on a reconstruction project which will see 10 new homes for older people provided in Dublin Street. This marks the next phase of Respond’s regeneration work […]

TV chef Clodagh McKenna hosts cooking Demonstration in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

TV chef Clodagh McKenna hosts cooking Demonstration in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

19 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Where: Douglas Court Shopping Centre When: Saturday, February 25th Clodagh McKenna will make her way to Douglas Court Shopping Centre on Saturday, February 25th to perform two cooking demonstrations; one at 2pm and a second at 3pm. These will be free to attend and will incorporate fresh produce […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC retain President’s Cup by beating Dundalk

SOCCER: Cork City FC retain President’s Cup by beating Dundalk

17 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City won the President’s Cup for a second year in succession beating SSE Airtricity League champions Dundalk 3-0 in front of 3,140 in Turners Cross. In an enthralling first 45 minutes, it was the visitors who had the first opportunity. Patrick McEleney’s precise through ball found Ciaran […]

Cork Foundation appoints new Chairperson

Cork Foundation appoints new Chairperson

17 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation has announced a number of changes in terms of their Board. The organisation which was established in 2013 is a registered charity that matches donors to social enterprises. Áine Collins, a former TD for Cork North West and has been announced as the Chairperson of […]

Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

16 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party has condemned Government failure to protect health, tourism and the environment in Cork, after the European Commission announced it is taking Ireland to court over the pumping of raw sewage into rivers and the sea in the county. Green Party representative in Cork North Central, […]

Govt has no plans to fix absurd division of Carrigaline for rent limits – McGrath

Govt has no plans to fix absurd division of Carrigaline for rent limits – McGrath

14 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The government has no plans to fix the “absurd” and artificial division of Carrigaline which has resulted in rent limits applying to one side of the town and not the other, according to local Fianna Fáil TD Michael McGrath. Deputy McGrath was commenting following a parliamentary reply he […]

Cork City Council approves proposal to enter into formal relationships with Bordeaux, St. Petersburg and Miami.

Cork City Council approves proposal to enter into formal relationships with Bordeaux, St. Petersburg and Miami.

14 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Since 1958 Cork City has entered into formal Twinning Agreements with six cities – Coventry, Rennes, San Francisco, Cologne, Swansea and Shanghai. These formal international relationships have “fostered strong links in many diverse fields, from cultural to educational, social to tourist, technical, scientific and economic” – according to […]