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 […]

MOTORS: New Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo showroom to open at Bishopstown Roundabout – Johnson & Perrott Motor Group

MOTORS: New Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo showroom to open at Bishopstown Roundabout – Johnson & Perrott Motor Group

24 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Johnson & Perrott has today confirmed that it is to invest up to €15 million to build a new dealership cluster for their Cork City based Motor Dealership Division, creating a minimum of 30 new jobs. This is the most significant investment in the motor industry in Cork […]

BUSINESS: Minister of State for financial services visits Cork to promote REGIONAL financial services

BUSINESS: Minister of State for financial services visits Cork to promote REGIONAL financial services

24 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Today Michael D’Arcy TD, Minister of State for financial services, is in Cork to consult with stakeholders on his IFS 2020 Strategy priority to increase investment and employment into regional hubs. Taking in meetings with IDA and Enterprise Ireland client companies and a roundtable with local authority and […]