CENSUS REVEALS: Why Government must invest more in Cork public transport

CENSUS REVEALS: Why Government must invest more in Cork public transport

31 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In April 2016, 155,860 people living and working in County Cork (72.8%) travelled to work by car, compared to 65.6% of commuters nationally. While 9.3% of working commuters nationally used public transport, just 4.5% of those in Cork did so. A further 1.5% cycled, while 9.2% walked. Labour […]

CORK AIRPORT: Appointment of Dalton Philips as CEO of DAA is welcome news for Cork

CORK AIRPORT: Appointment of Dalton Philips as CEO of DAA is welcome news for Cork

31 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Senator and Leader of the Seanad, Jerry Buttimer has welcomed the appointment of Dalton Philips as CEO of DAA. DAA is the commercial semi-state airport company that owns and operates Cork Airport Senator Buttimer said: “I welcome his appointment and look forward to working with him in […]

ENGLISH MARKET: Artisan food seller ‘My Goodness’ becomes long term stallholder

ENGLISH MARKET: Artisan food seller ‘My Goodness’ becomes long term stallholder

31 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘My Goodness’ take up residency in The English Market The English Market, Ireland’s oldest indoor food market, welcomed a new resident this week as ‘My Goodness’ took up residency. My Goodness was previously a tenant of the Start-Up Stall, a stall that offers small businesses the chance to […]

CORK SENATOR: says “Is mór an trua é le Banc na hÉireann”

CORK SENATOR: says “Is mór an trua é le Banc na hÉireann”

31 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Bank of Ireland need to reconsider their approach to the Irish language a Cork Senator has said. Leader of the Seanad and Bank of Ireland customer, Jerry Buttimer, said: I am very disappointed with the attitude that Bank of Ireland has adopted regarding the Irish language. “The Bank […]

POLITICS: Government must restore funding for ‘Local Improvement Scheme’ says Fianna Fail Co Cork TD

POLITICS: Government must restore funding for ‘Local Improvement Scheme’ says Fianna Fail Co Cork TD

31 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North – West Aindrias Moynihan has called on the Department of Rural and Community Development to restore funding to the Local Improvement Scheme to €5m and extend the expressions of interest deadline. “The Local Improvement Scheme saw the State providing funds to local authorities to […]

WEST CORK: named as Ireland’s ‘Premier Foodie Destination’ 2017 – by Restaurants Association of Ireland

WEST CORK: named as Ireland’s ‘Premier Foodie Destination’ 2017 – by Restaurants Association of Ireland

30 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Restaurants Association of Ireland is delighted to declare West Cork as the winners of Foodie Destinations 2017. The winner was announced at an event held in the Headfort Arms Hotel in the home of last year’s winners Boyne Valley earlier last evening.   After a rigorous few […]

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Clonakilty, Whiddy Island, Carrigtwohill, Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge & Mitchelstown – IPB Pride of Place Awards nominations

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Clonakilty, Whiddy Island, Carrigtwohill, Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge & Mitchelstown – IPB Pride of Place Awards nominations

29 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has congratulated the five Cork towns nominated by Cork County Council for the 2017 IPB Pride of Place Competition, in association with Co-Operation Ireland. The nominations are:- Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge Community Council Ltd, population between 300 and 1,000. Carrigtwohill Community […]

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