What is delaying the new Macroom Garda Station?

What is delaying the new Macroom Garda Station?

11 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that his motion on Macroom Garda Station which was debated and passed at today’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee (JPC) is vitally important in ensuring that the station is built as soon as possible. Deputy Moynihan […]

State cannot leave it to private sector alone to deliver nursing home beds – says Cork TD

State cannot leave it to private sector alone to deliver nursing home beds – says Cork TD

11 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that a failure to plan for an aging population on the part of the government will result in a residential care time bomb in the future. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting after a new report from […]

RNLI Fundraiser Dinner in Cork City Centre

RNLI Fundraiser Dinner in Cork City Centre

11 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel in Cork will host a very special fundraising Black Tie Gala Dinner in aid of the RNLI on Saturday 22nd September. Each dinner course will be prepared by a separate celebrity chef, which will add a special element to the evening. The evening will begin […]

HEALTH: Minister Simon Coveney opens Bon Secours Care Village 36 bed extension

HEALTH: Minister Simon Coveney opens Bon Secours Care Village 36 bed extension

10th September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 32 jobs created thanks to €11m investment A new 36 bed wing at one of Ireland’s leading retirement villages, Bon Secours Care Village, Mount Desert, Lee Road, Cork, has been officially unveiled today by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney. Developed at a cost of €11m […]

FARMING: University College Cork and Teagasc announce B.Agri Degree

FARMING: University College Cork and Teagasc announce B.Agri Degree

10 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ‘Cork is the true home of Food and Agriculture” – That’s the message being underpinned by the offering of an exciting new Agricultural Science degree at University College Cork, in collaboration with Teagasc. The innovative new Agricultural Science degree, which is delivered in partnership with Teagasc, will emphasize […]

Planning application for Carrigtwohill schools welcomed – David Stanton

Planning application for Carrigtwohill schools welcomed – David Stanton

9 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton is delighted to learn that planning permission has been lodged with Cork County Council for the development of primary and post-primary level schools in Carrigtwohill. The Cork Education and Training Board (ETB) […]

PHOTOS: Carrigaline Skate Park has official opening

PHOTOS: Carrigaline Skate Park has official opening

8 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ballincollig/Carrigaline Municipal District Chair Cllr Joe Harris has officially opened Cork’s newest and much anticipated Skate Park in Carrigaline. Located at the People’s Park, entrance off Church Road, the state of the art recreational facility cost in the region of €220,000 was principally funded by Cork County Council […]

COMPETITION: Name Cork’s best building?

COMPETITION: Name Cork’s best building?

8 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Uncovering Cork’s Best Buildings The search is on for Cork’s best designed and maintained buildings.  Cork Business Association (CBA), in association with Cork City Council, have launched the Cork Better Building Awards 2018. The awards congratulate staff, managers, property owners, developers, architects and designers for high standards in design, conservation […]

‘Do Not Drink’ notice in Belvelly area

‘Do Not Drink’ notice in Belvelly area

7 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Cork County Council are working to resolve issues with the water supply in the Belvelly area where a Do Not Use notice remains in place for approximately 170 customers [65 properties]. This notice was imposed when an iron exceedance was recorded on the Scheme in […]