CORK-LIMERICK MOTORWAY: “is an extremely popular idea. But… it’s easy to get carried away without looking around at… more cost effective options…”

CORK-LIMERICK MOTORWAY: “is an extremely popular idea. But… it’s easy to get carried away without looking around at… more cost effective options…”

21 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork, Limerick and Waterford has reiterated its alternative to the proposed Cork-Limerick motorway. The party remade its call after the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, described the project as “the main missing link in our national road network” at a meeting of business leaders […]

GAA: Designation of ladies finals as ‘free-to-air’ is an important step in Irish sport gender equality

GAA: Designation of ladies finals as ‘free-to-air’ is an important step in Irish sport gender equality

21 October 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The designation of ladies football and camogie finals as free-to-air is an important step, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Seanad spokesperson on Communications, Tim Lombard – from Carrigaline, Co Cork – said the designation of these events is an acknowledgment of the valuable contribution that the representative associations […]

IRISH WATER: continues to restore water supply to communities across Cork affected by Storm #Ophelia

IRISH WATER: continues to restore water supply to communities across Cork affected by Storm #Ophelia

20 October 2017, 5pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is continuing to work to restore water supply to the remaining communities across the county impacted by Storm Ophelia. Over the past two days, water has been restored to a number of area, including the remainder of Fermoy, […]

REVENUE SWOOP: Unstamped cigarettes and €15,000 in cash seized on Northside of City

REVENUE SWOOP: Unstamped cigarettes and €15,000 in cash seized on Northside of City

20 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Revenue officers in Cork today seized cash, unstamped cigarettes, and a car, when they conducted a number of searches under warrant at premises “on the north side of Cork City”. In an intelligence-led operation, Revenue enforcement officers seized €15,015 which is suspected to be the proceeds of, or […]

MACROOM: New Garda Station being slowed down by failure to acquire sites in other counties – says TD

MACROOM: New Garda Station being slowed down by failure to acquire sites in other counties – says TD

20 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has criticised the slowness in delivering the new Macroom Garda Station by the Government and the Minister for Justice and Equality. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after receiving an update from the Minister for Justice via way of a parliamentary question on the […]

SPORT: Technology investment for Curraheen Park and Youghal greyhound tracks

SPORT: Technology investment for Curraheen Park and Youghal greyhound tracks

19 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s Curraheen Park and Youghal greyhound tracks are set to benefit from a digital transformation after the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) announced a five-year technology partnership which will see the sport enhance its customer experience. The IGB has signed a contract with Innovate Business Technology for the delivery […]

FISHING: Cork MEP calls for Supertrawler ban

FISHING: Cork MEP calls for Supertrawler ban

19 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has reiterated her call for the Irish Government to ban supertrawlers in Irish waters. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the Fisheries Committee in Brussels, was speaking after a Public Hearing in the European Parliament entitled Supertrawlers: Destructive […]

STORM #OPHELIA IS OVER: but seperate heavy rain forecast for Cork throughout today

STORM #OPHELIA IS OVER: but seperate heavy rain forecast for Cork throughout today

19 October 2017, Thursday, 11.20am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Excaution caution, and to travel with care Heavy rainfall with accumulations of 30-50 mm are forecast across Munster from 10am until midnight today. Cork City Council has issued a pre-cautionary warning to the public. There are large accumulations of fallen leaves at many locations around the city […]

THIRD RUNWAY… at Cork Airport

THIRD RUNWAY… at Cork Airport

19 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie No, Cork Airport is not getting a third runway! rather it is the third occurrence of a – now annual – 5km charity run which takes place on an acutal runway. Calling all runners of the South of Ireland, Cork Airport’s popular and unique 5KM run as part of […]

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