On Sunday afternoon, 10 October, a yacht ran into difficulties near the Pollock Rock east of Power Head. The 10 metre yacht with one person aboard left Wales a few days earlier on passage to Las Palmas. The lone sailor experienced poor weather conditions and lost the use of his radio. He was heading for […]
Four men are due to appear before a special court sitting later today after they were arrested following a high-speed pursuit across counties Limerick and Cork. The men were arrested after gardaí from Mallow, Charleville, Limerick city, and Bruff, and pursued a stolen car for more over 40 miles. The car was stolen in North […]
The All-Ireland winning Cork manager Conor Counihan, along with the Down boss James McCartan will be managing this year’s GAA football All-Stars teams in Kuala Lumpur next month. The GAA also says the All-Star Hurling teams of 2010 and 2011 will be traveling to San Francisco in 2011.
Four men are in the custody of the Gardai Garda this evening after an 80 kilometres chase between Cork and Limerick. Several marked and unmarked Garda cars had chased car, which is believed to have been stolen in North Cork at about 4pm. The four men have been arrested are being questioned at Mallow garda […]
Following it’s re-launch on September 3rd last, the City Council’s revamped web-site has been short-listed for a 2010 Irish Web Award in the “Best Government and Council Website” Category. The new look website underwent a year-long reconstruction which resulted in a re-orientation of it’s focus. The potential of the site to fulfill a promotional role […]
Mr. Sean Connick, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has today (Saturday, 9 October), performed the official opening of new facilities at Kinsale and Baltimore harbours. Speaking at the opening of the refurbished Adam’s Quay, Kinsale Harbour, the Minister said that the work undertaken was a great boost to […]
Ireland’s largest business networking event, CORKMEET 2010, draws to a close today following an extremely busy and successful three days of intensive business networking at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Co. Cork. The event concludes at lunchtime today following a half-day Conference entitled: “Connecting with Your Customer”. Newstalk’s George Hook opened the event this […]
The continued refusal of the Government to include former residents of the Bethany Homes and the Magdalene Laundries under the provisions of the Residential Institutional Redress Scheme is a running sore according the Labours Kathleen Lynch TD. Despite continual calls The Department of Education has refused again and again to allow these institutions to be […]
CORK Fine Gael TD Deirdre Clune has described the possible tolling of the Jack Lynch Tunnel as totally unacceptable. She was responding to ideas floated by the Government that they may consider introducing tolls on a number of major roads including the Jack Lynch Tunnel in Cork. “Three tolls already exist for someone driving from […]
There’s been some postive news on the jobs front today. Argos, which has several stores in Cork says it’s taking on 700 temporary staff for the Christmas period. More information is available on their website at www.argos.ie.