Water sports are vital to Youghal, says TD

CORK East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has asked a parliamentary question in the Dail about Government proposals for the Blackwater Estuary. The Minister for the Environment proposes to redesignate part of the Blackwater Estuary near Youghal as a Special Protection Area. “I have been contacted by a number of people in the Youghal area […]

Cycling for CF comes to Cork

TWO friends are on a 2,500km journey to help those living with Cystic Fibrosis. Two young friends Conor Doyle and Cathal Phelan are doing a marathon bike ride around Ireland to raise funds and awareness for Cystic Fibrosis. The lads left Dublin on Saturday 9th of October with the support of Minister for Communications Energy […]

TV license is too expensive, says Cork Councillor

Fianna Fáil Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn has called on the Minister for Communication to index link the television licence. Speaking on this O’Flynn said; “RTÉ have been pointing out significant salaries paid to bankers, politicians and public servants. Yet their ‘stars’ are all paid in excess of An Taoiseach or Barack Obama.” Continuing O’Flynn said; “RTÉ […]

Michael McGrath welcomes new CUH unit

CORK South Central T.D. Michael McGrath has welcomed the news that a a state-of-the-art €85 million cardiac and renal unit has been completed at Cork University Hospipal. ‘A dedicated 35 bay renal dialysis unit is already up and running in the new building, which is situated adjacent to the Cork University Maternity Hospital. The new […]

eircom opens eMobile store in Cork City

eircom are opening of their first “eMobile” store in Cork, as the company reenters the mobile phone market. Eircom had previously exited the GSM arena when the then Telecom Eireann spun off Eircell into a seperate company which today is know as Vodafone Ireland. In Cork Lord Deputy Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Michael O’Connell will […]

Mallow Nursing Home receives awards

Brídhaven Nursing Home in Mallow has become the first nursing home in the UK and Ireland to hold three prestigious ISO awards for excellence simultaneously. The 134-bed Nursing Home, making it the largest Nursing Home in Munster offering long-term, respite and convalescent care, received the internationally-recognised ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard, the ISO 14001 Environmental […]

Water off in Doneraile

Cork County Council says that due to a break in watermai at Brough, Doneraile, water will be turned off from 9am-5pm on October 11th next to facilitate repairs. The following locations will be without water for that period: Brough, Rossa, Kilcolman, Carrigeen, Cahermee, Ballyhoura, Castlepooke, Heatherside, Streamhill, Newtown, Carker, Knockanare, Loughlea, Ballyhoura & surrounding areas. […]

North Cork regeneration

FINE Gael TD for Cork North Central, Bernard Allen has urged the government to continue to make funding available for the regeneration of housing estates on the north side of the city. Deputy Allen made the comments following the official opening by the Lord Mayor of Cork of the latest phase of the Knocknaheeny regeneration […]

Mallow based Barry Group announces new Jobs

Mallow based Barry Group announces new Jobs

The Barry Group, has unveiled a €5.5 million expansion plan for its Mallow, Co. Cork based business. The company is seeking planning permission for a €3.5 million expansion of its warehouse facilities in Mallow. The expansion will increase the Barry Group’s warehouse by 55,000 sq. ft., giving the company’s distribution centre a total 200,000 sq. […]

Water disruption in Dublin Hill area

Cork County Council wishes to advise residents in the Dublin Hill area of disruptions to the water supply due to urgent repairs to the system. The areas affected are Kinvara Estate, also Kilmona Heights, Brookwood Estate and Murphys Rock. Customers may experience discoloured water during the day and for a period after repairs have been […]