JACK LYNCH TUNNEL: Traffic problems to be solved by end of 2022, when flyover will open

JACK LYNCH TUNNEL: Traffic problems to be solved by end of 2022, when flyover will open

7 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Construction of Dunkettle Flyover to begin this year, and be completed by end of 2022 Site Clearance Works are now underway at the Dunkettle Interchange Site. The below photograph shows the ongoing Works in the area north of the existing N25 – the large building in the background […]

EDUCATION: Computer Science as an actual Leaving Certificate – begins in SEVEN Cork Schools in 2018

EDUCATION: Computer Science as an actual Leaving Certificate – begins in SEVEN Cork Schools in 2018

5 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD today announced that 40 post primary schools around the country will start studying Leaving Certificate Computer Science from this September and will be the first to sit an exam in the subject in 2020. Computer Science for Leaving Certificate focuses […]

EAST CORK: Little Island MIGHT get a shuttle bus service

EAST CORK: Little Island MIGHT get a shuttle bus service

5 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn has welcomed the news today from Little Island Business Association of a proposed new bus service for Little Island. “I was briefed today by Little Island Business Association on their initial discussions with a leading private coach operator to start operating a bus service […]

Total of six contracts to the value of approx €11.5m over a five year period signed in County Hall

Total of six contracts to the value of approx €11.5m over a five year period signed in County Hall

5 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie SICAP (Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme) is a national programme funded by the Department of Rural & Community Development and overseen by POBAL. The programme is managed locally by the three Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) in North, South and West Cork, and delivered locally by seven Local […]

Victims of Storm Eleanor need to be aware of their insurance rights – McGrath

Victims of Storm Eleanor need to be aware of their insurance rights – McGrath

4 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Insurance industry needs to deal with claims efficiently and fairly People who may have suffered damage to vehicles, property or building contents during Storm Eleanor should take the time to check their insurance policies and ensure their rights as consumers are fully vindicated, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson […]

WEST CORK: Progress needed on opening of BANDON Hospital extension – says TD

WEST CORK: Progress needed on opening of BANDON Hospital extension – says TD

4 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on HSE management and unions to resolve their differences over the proposed staffing levels for the new Bandon Hospital extension. The state of the art extension was completed in August 2017 with HIQA signing off on […]

COBH, IRELAND: Historic ‘Heartbreak Pier’ where final Titanic Passengers boarded from is to be revamped

COBH, IRELAND: Historic ‘Heartbreak Pier’ where final Titanic Passengers boarded from is to be revamped

4 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ​​Significant Project to Save ‘Heartbreak Pier’ Gets Underway in Cobh Possibly one of the most historic piers in Ireland is set for significant investment and an ambitious re-development plan to protect and conserve, whilst also becoming a leading and poignant tourist destination for Ireland’s Ancient East. Known locally […]

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