SF City Cllr O’Leary accuses Labour of Hypocrisy Over Coalition

SF City Cllr O’Leary accuses Labour of Hypocrisy Over Coalition

Cork City Cllr Chris O’Leary of Sinn Fein has accused the Labour Party of hypocrisy for being prepared to vote in a Fianna Fail Lord Mayor of Cork in June while their national leadership is ruling out coalition with the party. He also reiterated that Sinn Féin will not prop up either Fianna Fail or Fine […]

Health cuts will worsen trolley situation says Cork Sinn Fein

Health cuts will worsen trolley situation says Cork Sinn Fein

Commenting on the record number of patients on trolleys and chairs Accident and Emergency Departments of our public hospitals as highlighted by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Sinn Féin’s General Election candidate for Cork South West, Paul Hayes said the cuts imposed in the Budget were set to make the situation far worse. He […]

Toni and Guy to close in Cork City

Toni and Guy to close in Cork City

It is with regret that hairdressing group Toni & Guy Ireland Ltd, today announced the closure of four of its salons. The salons, which are located in Cork (Washington Street), Kilkenny, Dame St and Essensuals on South William St in Dublin have been put into voluntary liquidation as part of a restructuring plan to secure […]

Mallow Town Council passes its budget

Mallow Town Council passes its budget

Statement from FIne Gael Cllr. Noel O Connor MTC MCC re passing of Estmates for2011 in Mallow Town Council last night 3rd Jan. ” The big news from Mallow Town Council’s Estimates Meeting last night was that for the Rate payers of Mallow there will be a reduction of rates from last year by 2%. […]

GAA continues to support bricks and mortar

GAA continues to support bricks and mortar

The GAA has continued to invest in stadiums throughout the country despite having to operate in difficult conditions. The Irish sports organisation continues to work hard across the country and GAA fans are seeing the benefits. Semple Stadium was recently redeveloped at a cost of €18m and can now accomodate 53,000. Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds has […]

Water situation improves in County Cork

Water situation improves in County Cork

Cork County Council plumbing crews are working through the weekend identifying and repairing breaks / leaks. The Public are asked to conserve water and to check unoccupied dwellings / properties / farms for any leaks /or breaks. Cork County Council acknowledges and appreciates the continued co-operation of water consumers. Mallow; Most areas of Mallow Town […]

Basketball boost for Blackpool

Basketball boost for Blackpool

Cork has attracted national Basketball again… The National Cup Semi Finals, with the Men’s and Women’s SuperLeague Cup games, will be held in the Neptune Stadium for the second successive season. The games will take place on the weekend of January 15th and 16th Glanmire Basketball Club will host the games in the Parochial Hall, […]

Tenders issued for new Ballygarvan School

Tenders issued for new Ballygarvan School

Local Fianna Fáil T.D. Michael McGrath has welcomed the confirmation that the Department of Education has gone to tender for the construction of the new school in Ballygarvan. The project had to be re-tendered because the preferred bidder following the last tender process was unable to take on the project due to financial difficulties. ‘I […]

Theres “a lotto” money in Ballincollig

Theres “a lotto” money in Ballincollig

Ballincollig is becoming one of the luckiest towns in Ireland. Just over a week ago on Wednesday 22nd December a winning Lotto ticket for a jackpot of over €5.8 million was sold in Easons in the Ballincollig Shopping Centre. The luck continued last night as two “Millionaire Raffle” players who purchased their tickets in Ballincollig […]

Water supplies returning to normal in County

Cork County Council has given an update on the water situation in North Cork. All areas of mallow town are restored at low pressure, except for Gooldshill Housing Estate and the St Anthony’ Park , Spa Glen , Ironmines area and there will be intermittent disruptions in the Rockforest area . Tankers will be available […]