Former Lord Mayor Dara Murphy to stand in General Election

Former Lord Mayor Dara Murphy to stand in General Election

Fine Gael’s Executive Council has announced that Cork City Councillor Dara Murphy has been added to the Party ticket to contest the General Election in the Cork North Central constituency. He joins sitting TD Deputy Bernard Allen and Councillor Pat Burton on the Fine Gael ticket. Fine Gael National Director of Elections, Phil Hogan TD, […]

Consultant post remains unfilled after nine months – Clune

Cork Fine Gael TD Deirdre Clune is concerned that medical services for children with diabetes in the Cork region will remain deficient while the post for a Consultant in Paediatric Diabetic Services remains unfilled. “Widespread concern exists about the rapid growth of diabetes in Ireland which it is estimated may increase by 62% by 2020. […]

Ballincollig lotto winners collect their prize

Ballincollig lotto winners collect their prize

A very happy married couple from Co. Cork, who have a young family, and who collected their big win of €5,894,511. They purchased their €8 Quick Pick Multi Draw ticket in Eason’s store in the Ballincollig Shopping Centre in Co. Cork on 22 December 2010, for the Lotto draw on the same date. This jackpot […]

Cork Airport speaks

Cork Airport speaks

Management at Cork Airport who rarely issue press releases, and are difficult to contact, have broken the mold today to say via their PR company that they are delighted with today’s announcement by Ryanair that it plans to operate a new Cork to Milan Bergamo service beginning on June 2nd, 2011. The twice weekly service […]

Cork Teams in Basketball action again this week

Cork Teams in Basketball action again this week

On Sunday, in-form UCC Demons entertain a Moycullen side desperate to get their second win of the season. UCD Marian are hopeful of better luck on the injury front after a flu bug wiped out the majority of the squad prior to their defeat last weekend to UCC Demons. Their clash with Ulster Elks on […]

North Cork still suffering water shortages

North Cork still suffering water shortages

Cork County Council wishes to announce that due to low water levels at Currymout Reservoir, Buttevant water will off this afternoon from 6pm to 8am Friday January 7th to facilitate water levels to rise to optimum levels.

Buttevant to get motorway link

Buttevant to get motorway link

6th January 2011 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The village and community of Buttevant are today celebrating the success of securing a link to the proposed M20 (Cork-Limerick Motorway Scheme). An Bord Pleanala has now requested the National Roads Design Office of Cork County Council to submit further information and new detailed plans for the proposed […]

Cork land must be registered under new law

Cork land must be registered under new law

The Minister for Justice and Law Reform, Mr. Dermot Ahern, T.D., announced today that he has signed an Order extending compulsory registration of ownership of land to the cities and counties of Cork and Dublin. The Order means that compulsory first registration on the sale or assignment of a property will apply to all counties […]

Investment needed in pipeline says SF

Investment needed in pipeline says SF

Sinn Féin Cork City councillor Jonathan O’Brien has said a relatively small investment in the city’s water system would prevent ongoing problems with the water supply to the city’s Northside in coming years.   Cllr O’Brien said:   “The immediate cause of the water shortages over the past couple of weeks has been burst pipes […]

Positive discrimination at CIT

Positive discrimination at CIT

A few places have become available on PINC, the newly created programme for Female Entrepreneurs, which starts in Cork Institutes of Technology’s Rubicon Centre on January 17th. Carole O’Leary from CIT’s Industrial Liaison Office says, “It is widely recognised that an expanded SME sector is vital to the on-going recovery of the Irish Economy so […]