WORK ON BALLYDEHOB GARDA STATION TO BE COMPLETED SHORTLY â

Labour TD for Cork South-West Michael McCarthy has welcomed news that renovation works on Ballydehob Garda Station will be completed by the end of the month. Deputy McCarthy said: “This is a pleasing development on an important local issue that I have been working on for several weeks now. Minister of State Brian Hayes, who […]

Thousands see Giraffe Give Birth at Fota Wildlife Park

Thousands see Giraffe Give Birth at Fota Wildlife Park

Visitors to Fota Wildlife Park got more than just the sun today as the park unveiled not one but two baby giraffes, the second one coming as a surprise to everyone as mother Sapphire gave birth in front of a huge crowd just before 4pm.**** The first baby a female calf was born on July […]

Tour de Munster Charity Cycle In aid of Down Syndrome Ireland

Tour de Munster Charity Cycle In aid of Down Syndrome Ireland

Cycling legend *Sean Kelly* today (Thursday) led 140 amateur cyclists from the City Hall in Cork on a 640km Charity Cycle around the six counties of Munster, which will take place over the next four days. The cycle known as *The Tour de Munster,* is now in its *12th year*, with all proceeds going to […]

Once in a generation fighter achieves her Olympic destiny – Martin

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has said Ireland is extremely proud of Katie Taylor’s Olympic Gold Medal win in London, describing her as “a once in a generation athlete who has achieved her Olympic destiny.” Deputy Martin said: “The whole country can be extremely proud of Katie Taylor’s achievement today. Her Olympic Gold medal win […]

Keith Quinn Signs for Cork City

Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of Keith Quinn. The 23 year old winger, who last played for Monaghan United before their withdrawal from the league, previously lined out for Waterford United and Sporting Fingal, following a spell in England with Sheffield United. Shortly after signing for the club at Bishopstown this […]

Buttimer receives assurance on overtime and on-call provisions at CUH

Buttimer receives assurance on overtime and on-call provisions at CUH

Buttimer receives assurance on overtime and on-call provisions at CUH Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has received assurances that rostered overtime and on-call provisions for junior hospital doctors at CUH are protected. “Following serious concerns about reported changes to overtime practices at CUH I contacted the HSE regional Director, Pat Healy, and […]

Dairy figures to discuss industry in UCC

UK and Irish followers of the Society of Dairy Technology will meet for the Society’s Autumn Conference themed Towards a Sustainable Dairy Sector which will take place in UCC, Cork from 5-7 September 2012. The conference will be officially opened by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, T.D. on the morning […]

Cork people desperate for sun

While we wait in hope for Summer 2012 to fulfill its promise, Falcon Holidays and Cork Airport have been busy forward planning for Summer 2013! Leading tour operator, Falcon Holidays has launched its Summer Sun 2013 programme, with destinations like Lanzarote, Costa del Sol, Gran Canaria, Majorca and Costa Dorada already available for booking. Kevin […]

Extract from Davy Equity Morning Briefing

*FACTS:* Providence Resources has announced that it has acquired a part interest in five blocks, equivalent to a 500km sq area, located to the north and west of the existing Barryroe licence in the North Celtic Sea offshore Ireland. Its holding in the blocks is the same as its Barryroe interest at 80%, with Lansdowne […]

Postgraduate Loan Scheme Represents a Backwards Step for Higher-Level Education in Ireland

Sinn Fein’s North Cork City Cllr Mick Nugent has slated the government’s decision to push ahead with plans to scrap maintenance grants for new postgraduate students in favour of a controversial government backed loans scheme. Speaking after Bank of Ireland announced the details of the scheme yesterday, Cllr. Nugent said: “The scheme represent a serious […]