ANOTHER BUILDING BOOM? 742 buildings now under construction in Cork

ANOTHER BUILDING BOOM? 742 buildings now under construction in Cork

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Residential construction has increased by 36% year-on-year, according to the latest edition of GeoView published today by GeoDirectory. A total of 5,966 buildings were classified as being under construction in the GeoDirectory database in June 2017, compared with the June 2016 figure of 4,375. Dublin continues to account […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI called out to vessel lost in fog

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI called out to vessel lost in fog

25 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI was launched this afternoon (Tuesday 25 July) to locate a vessel which had become lost in fog off the coast of West Cork. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat following a request from the Irish Coast Guard at 3.32pm after a man aboard a […]

OPW MINISTER VISITS CORK: To inspect flood defence schemes in City, Bandon, Skibbereen

25 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Kevin “Boxer” Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief was in Cork today (25th July) to visit flood relief schemes and review progress on major flooding programmes in both Cork City and County, which will benefit from some €300 […]

BALLINCOLLIG: Permanent site for new Gaelscoil must be secured ASAP

BALLINCOLLIG: Permanent site for new Gaelscoil must be secured ASAP

25 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that it is imperative that a permanent location for the new primary school in Ballincollig be acquired as quickly as possible. “We must ensure that children do not stay in temporary accommodation for longer than is necessary,” stated Deputy […]

CELEBRITY CHEF: Neven Maguire will host demo in Dunnes Stores, Bishopstown Court on Friday

CELEBRITY CHEF: Neven Maguire will host demo in Dunnes Stores, Bishopstown Court on Friday

25 July 2017, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: Neven Maguire creates Simply Better meal times Why: Celebrating great Cork Food Producers & special Cork themed Cookery Demo Where: Dunnes Stores, Bishopstown Court, Bandon Road, Cork When: Friday 28th July, 3pm Recently voted Ireland’s favourite chef that people would like to consult for dinner ideas, […]

Ireland now has a ‘Social Farming Network’ and Cork based Agri Minister Michael Creed launched it today in Leitrim

Ireland now has a ‘Social Farming Network’ and Cork based Agri Minister Michael Creed launched it today in Leitrim

25 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Creed announces additional support with funding of €350,000 at the launch of Ireland’s Social Farming Network – ‘Ní neart go cur le chéile’ Cork based Minister Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today launched Ireland’s Social Farming Network project in Co Leitrim. Speaking […]

ENTERTAINMENT: The Everyman Theatre presents ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

ENTERTAINMENT: The Everyman Theatre presents ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

25 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dancing at Lughnasa, by Brian Friel, from 2 – 26 August Following the success of Lovers (2015), and The Factory Girls (2016), The Everyman continues its tradition of producing top-quality drama. The curtain rises from Wednesday 2nd August to Saturday 26th August for Brian Friel’s masterpiece, Dancing at Lughnasa. Friel’s touching story features a stellar […]

TRAVEL: Opportunities for Cork and Shannon airports to grow transatlantic traffic

TRAVEL: Opportunities for Cork and Shannon airports to grow transatlantic traffic

25 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Opportunities for Shannon and Cork airports to grow transatlantic traffic as low costs airlines queue up to launch new west bound flights Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Transport committee Deirdre Clune has welcomed a surge in transatlantic flights by low costs carriers comparing it to […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Cork County Council’s 8 Municipal District Local Area Plans are adopted

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Cork County Council’s 8 Municipal District Local Area Plans are adopted

25 July 2017, Tuesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Elected Members of Cork County Council have adopted the Local Area Plans for each of the County’s 8 Municipal Districts. These are key documents which set the designation and prioritisation of land use for the next 6 years “giving a set strategic direction for the growth […]

OUTDOOR TRADING IN MODERN CITIES: Cork’s “Coal Quay” market needs to be opened up while retaining tradition says Cllr

OUTDOOR TRADING IN MODERN CITIES: Cork’s “Coal Quay” market needs to be opened up while retaining tradition says Cllr

24 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Potential new traders with established bona fides unable to get stalls while others remain empty The Cork City Workers’ Party Councillor, Ted Tynan, has said that Cork’s Coal Quay market on Cornmarket Street needs to be opened up to new stall-holders while retaining current ones and being revitalised. […]

FARM SAFETY: Farms are a workplace, not a playground – says Cork Senator (who is also a Farmer)

FARM SAFETY: Farms are a workplace, not a playground – says Cork Senator (who is also a Farmer)

24 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator and member of the joint Oireachtas committee for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Tim Lombard, is urging all farmers to use the opportunities provided during Farm Safety Week 2017, commencing today, to improve awareness and safety on their farms. “Farming has the poorest […]