Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

12 March 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork solicitor, Sinead McNamara has become the first female County Sheriff in Ireland. Ms. McNamara, originally from Cork City, but now living in Clonakilty, will be one of only four sheriffs in Ireland (two in Dublin and two in Cork), who combine the powers of Revenue Commissioners’ officials and county registrar. As Cork […]

Carrigaline SF meeting hears ‘Family Home Tax must be repealed.’

Carrigaline SF meeting hears ‘Family Home Tax must be repealed.’

Sinn Féin has again called on the Government to repeal the Family Home Tax, and to introduce a wealth tax in it’s place The demand was made during the course of a campaign and information meeting which was held in the Carrigaline Court Hotel. Speaking at the meeting, Sinn Féin Local Representative for the Carrigaline […]

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 […]