Cork house prices down 30% since peak

Property prices fell 3.9% in the third quarter, bringing the fall for the year to date to 11%, according to the latest Property Barometer issued by leading property website, The latest fall brings the total decline from the peak of the market in late 2006 to almost 32.4%. The median price of a house […]

We will have more Social workers says Deirdre Clune

CHILD Protection Services in the Cork area will see a boost before the end of the year as 54 new posts have been prioritised for the area. The HSE south have recruited 45 additional social care workers who have already commenced employment and the remaining ten posts are scheduled to be filled by the end […]

Cobh cancer rates must have some source

The European Commission has ruled out any possibility of conducting a baseline health study in the Cobh Harbour Area prompting calls from Labour Party TD Seán Sherlock and his colleague Munster MEP Alan Kelly for government action on the issue. “We have worked together to raise this issue at European Level. It is now clear […]

Schools Broadband

Cork South Central Fianna Fáil T.D. Michael McGrath has welcomed the news that the College of Commerce in Cork City and three second-level Cork schools have received high speed broadband access under the Government’s €13 million Broadband to Schools Scheme. The Renewed Programme for Government sets out that the scheme will extend to all second-level […]

Newtownshandrum water off

Cork County Council wishes to announce that due to a break in the water main at Kilmagoura, Newtownshandrum, the supply of water will be turned off from 3pm today Monday 04th October until approximately 1pm tomorrow Tuesday 05th October to facilitate repairs. Clarsons Cross to Kilmagoura. will be without water for that period: The County […]

Speednetworking comes to Mallow

Speednetworking comes to Mallow

4 October 2010 By David O’Sullivan The North Cork Enterprise Board North will hold a Business Information and Speed Networking Evening for local Business Owners, on: Wednesday 13th October 2010 In Mallow GAA Complex At 6.30 p.m. admission is free ” Speed networking ” involves delegates having short 3 minute conversations with otherindividuals telling […]

EBS celebrates local heroes in Cork

EBS Building Society today announced details of a national award scheme that has been designed to celebrate local heroes in Cork and across the country. This year one local group, club or cause per EBS office will receive €500 in funding from the EBS Community Fund. In addition to this one Community Fund recipient from […]

Minister for Foreign Affairs at the George Mitchell Scholarship Programme

Michael Martin’s speech made on Monday 4th October 2010 at University College Cork A Rang Dhá Mhíle agus a hAon Déag, A Aíonna Speisialta agus a Dhaoine Uaisle: Tá an-áthas orm a beith libh tráthnóna inniu don chomóradh an-speisialta seo. I am delighted to welcome you all here this evening to join in welcoming the […]

Water off in Doneraile

Water off in Doneraile

Cork County Council says that due to a break in the watermain at Rockview, Doneraile, water will be turned off from 9am-5pm to facilitate repairs today. Rockview, Mallow Road & surrounding areas will be without water for that period. The County Council appologiese for any inconvenience.

Batt announces 50 jobs for Dublin

Batt announces 50 jobs for Dublin

Minister O’Keeffe announces 50 extra jobs in top provider of commercial information ‘Dun & Bradstreet to employ 150 workers in Dublin business centre before end of next year’ – Minister The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Cork TD Batt O’Keeffe today announces that a top US provider of commercial information is to create an […]