EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill School Campus Planning Permission has been Granted – says Minister

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill School Campus Planning Permission has been Granted – says Minister

29 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has granted planning permission for the development of the Carrigtwohill School Campus, according to Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Cork County Council has confirmed that, subject to certain conditions, planning permission has been granted […]

Own a Historic Cork House for €825,000

Own a Historic Cork House for €825,000

29 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There is a historic house in Douglas, and if you live in Cork then – unbeknownst to you – you will have travelled past it many times. It is called ‘Douglas Hall’ and borders the Well Road. It’s a U shaped property Indeed the Western Wall of the […]

More space needs to be given to pedestrians throughout the County, says Green Party Councillor

More space needs to be given to pedestrians throughout the County, says Green Party Councillor

29 April 2020, Wednesday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie On Monday Green Party Councillor for Cobh, Alan O’Connor, asked Cork County Council to consider what options the council might have to allow pedestrians to more easily maintain social distancing – particularly in built-up areas. “I’ve often had to step off the footpath, onto the road, in […]

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF CITY: Arbutus Lodge is for sale again, this time for €1.35million

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF CITY: Arbutus Lodge is for sale again, this time for €1.35million

29 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Arbutus Lodge’ in Montenotte – A Cork house with a complex history is for sale again  In Cork, the word ‘Arbutus’ is associated with gastronomic success. There is currently a business called Arbutus Bread, which is lead by Declan Ryan. He turned to bread making in 1999, and […]

National Postal Workers Day Wednesday 29th April

29 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Communication Workers Union are holding the ninth annual National Postal Workers Day today. The Union’s focus is on the UK, but it represents Irish workers also. This annual acknowledgement of the role postal workers play in communities has never been better timed with CWU members going above […]

COVID19: inter-agency statement from an Gardai, Cork County Council, Cork City Council, and HSE

COVID19: inter-agency statement from an Gardai, Cork County Council, Cork City Council, and HSE

28 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There’s no bank holiday from Covid-19 The bank holiday weekend isn’t a break from the hard work of dealing with Covid-19, front-line public sector workers in Cork have warned. Staff from the HSE, An Garda Siochana and Cork County Council joined together this week for a photo demonstrating […]

Debenhams workers to stage protests ahead of liquidation hearing, and call on Government to try and save their jobs

Debenhams workers to stage protests ahead of liquidation hearing, and call on Government to try and save their jobs

28 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Debenhams workers are to stage a second round of protests at stores tomorrow (Wednesday) calling for government action to save their jobs. The protests come a day before a liquidation hearing for Debenhams on Thursday. Protests will all adhere to social distancing guidelines and take place from 11 […]

BUSINESS STRATEGY: during COVID19

BUSINESS STRATEGY: during COVID19

28 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Glandore, and one of their co-working space members Zarrida, share helpful tips on how to keep business moving forward in the midst of this covid 19 pandemic COVID-19 has been unforgiving. It ruthlessly exploited ineffective execution and it has been merciless towards any business overleveraged and lacking cash reserves. […]

VIDEO: ‘Ballyhoura Country’ unveils new marketing plans including website, to support tourism

VIDEO: ‘Ballyhoura Country’ unveils new marketing plans including website, to support tourism

28 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ‘Ballyhoura Country’ (the branding term for an area of North County Cork) is gearing up in spite of the challenging times facing the tourism industry and is preparing to virtually launch a new tourism website ‘VisitBallyhoura.com’ on Thursday 7th of May 2020 at 11am. The vision is to […]