FF Leader praises ingenuity of Cork start-up

FF Leader praises ingenuity of Cork start-up

** ** A creative start-up company based in Carrigaline, County Cork was featured at a major showcase of new companies with high growth potential in Dublin last week. **** **** The Delicious Gluten Free Bakery, which makes freshly baked gluten free cakes and breads, was established by Mary and Michael O’Callaghan. **** **** Speaking at […]

SECAD Investment Funds New Development at Fota Wildlife Park

SECAD Investment Funds New Development at Fota Wildlife Park

The construction of a new Animal Care and Conservation Centre at Fota Wildlife Park will be supported by significant investment by South and East Cork Area Development (SECAD). The investment in one of Ireland’s most popular attractions was welcomed by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, who was on hand to turn […]

New bus route to CIT

Cllr Tony Fitzgerald (FF) has welcomed Bus Eireann’s decision to provide an additional 201 orbital bus service to ensure students can make their 9.00 am classes. All this week the service departs Mayfield at 8.00 am and arrive at CIT at 8.45 am. This service will operate on a two week trial basis to ascertain […]

2012 a fantastic year for FDI Investment in Cork

Cork had a strong year for foreign direct investment in 2012 and is well placed to continue to win new projects, according to Tom Mangan, Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce South Region and Vice President of Operations, at Boston Scientific Cork. “Eleven new investment projects were announced in the Southern region in 2012, […]

Bantry Bay Harbour Authority merger?

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport wants to merge the Bantry Bay Harbour Authority with the Port of Cork Company, which is based in the City and it’s seeking submissions. Government policy is to merge harbours with significant commercial traffic with a port company, , and to transfer smaller harbours to County Councils. To […]

SIPTU representatives support Cork members protesting outside Crowley¹s Pharmacy

SIPTU representatives are supporting a protest this afternoon (Thursday, 7th March) by workers at Crowley’s Pharmacy, Unit 3, Mahon Shopping Centre, Cork. Staff have decided to protest outside the store from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. to highlight their frustration with the management’s refusal to negotiate with their union, SIPTU. SIPTU Organiser, Graham Macken, said: […]

[Audio] Coveney protest in Carrigaline on Saturday

Up to 5-thousand farmers are expected to protest in Carrigaline on Saturday outside the Constituency office of Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. I-F-A farmers will gather on the Main Street from 11am and the protest is expected to start from 12.30 Simon Coveney is chair of the European Council of Agriculture Ministers and a decision […]

Aer Lingus Regional adds extra flight for Cheltenham

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, has announced it will add an extra flight to Bristol from Cork Airport on 16 March, 2013. The extra flight has been added to meet the demand for passengers flying to the Cheltenham racing festival. The airline has also adjusted scheduled flights to Birmingham to allow a day […]

[Audio] Former Nemo Rangers Douglas site for sale

By David O’Sullivan david@thecork.ie The former grounds of Nemo Rangers GAA club in Cork is up for sale. The 6-point-85 acre site on the Douglas Road has a guide price of 2-point-85 million euro – and includes a three-storey end of terrace Victorian house. Nemo Rangers moved to a new premises and pitch at Trabeg, […]

Sinn Féin to host meeting in Carrigaline on Family Home Tax

Sinn Féin to host meeting in Carrigaline on Family Home Tax

Sinn Féin in Carrigaline will be hosting an information and campaign meeting on the new Family Home Tax in the Heron Room of the Carrigaline Court Hotel, next Monday the 11th at 7.30. The meeting is being hosted by the Sinn Féin Local Representative, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, as well as Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien. […]