Home Help Service in Firing Line

Home Help Service in Firing Line

Socialist Party councillor and HSE Forum South member Mick Barry this morning warned that the future of the country’s state-run home help services could be under threat with the Government planning up to a billion euro in health cuts in December’s Budget. He said: “The HSE’s home help service has been badly cut back in […]

Carbery Plastics rethink Recycle and Remodel

Clonakilty based manufacturing company Carbery Plastics Ltd is spearheading new production techniques which use recycled plastic to make compost bins, fuel bunker stands and radon sumps. Gearóid Buckley of Carbery Plastics said “naturally we have some waste plastic products which doesn’t pass our strict quality control tests. Instead of disposing of this, we are able […]

Mallow celebrates twenty years of Twinning

Mallow celebrates twenty years of Twinning

Cllr. Noel O Connor ,chairman of the Mallow Twinning Committee tells us that prepararions are at an advanced stage for the visit to Mallow of over forty visitors from Treguier, in Brittany this week-end to celebrate the twenty wonderful years of interchanges betweeen both towns under their twinning arrangement. The visitors will stay with the […]

Nominations welcome for Cork Sports Partnership Award

Nominations welcome for Cork Sports Partnership Award

Cllr. O’ Shea encourages the people of North Cork to nominate a person within their community for a Cork Sports Partnership Award (Ind) this week encouraged people from the North Cork Area to nominate a person within their community for a Cork Sports Partnership Award. The Cork Sports Partnership Awards Scheme is an initiative of […]

TD warns of Cobh landslides

TD warns of Cobh landslides

David Stanton, Fine Gael TD for Cork East ha raised the need for the Government to provide more funding to prevent and alleviate landslides in the Cobh area in Dail Eireann. Funding could also be used to carry out repairs works to areas damaged by landslides in the past. “In response to a parliamentary question […]

Buttevant water off

Buttevant water off

Cork County Council wishes to announce that due to the prolonged dry spells of late, it will be necessary to turn off water supply to Charleville town and surrounding areas tonight from 11pm-7.30am to conserve supplies. The water supply to the high areas of Buttevant will also be switched off at this time The areas […]

Flooding hit Cork for six

Flooding hit Cork for six

TODAY, October, October 19, marks the 11th month since the devastating floods in Cork city which saw thousands of homes left without drinking water, over 100 families evacuated from their homes and hundreds of businesses destroyed. Tonight a meeting will take place at the Cork County Cricket Club on The Markdyke at 8pm for those […]

University College Cork Cements Chinese Connections

University College Cork Cements Chinese Connections

According to UCC this will be the century when Asia emerges as the dominant economic force in the world. How the West responds now, therefore, will be critical to each country’s success or failure in the decades ahead. Tomorrow, October 20th , University College Cork begins a series of lectures involving the key Asian ambassadors […]

Bishopstown road accident

Bishopstown road accident

Gardaí at Bishopstown in Cork are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Ballinveltig, Curraheen Road shortly after mid-night this morning, 19th October 2010. A 20 year old female front seat passenger was fatally injured when the car in which she was travelling went out of control. She was pronounced dead […]

Strike solve stalemate says Socialist

Strike solve stalemate says Socialist

Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry said this morning that Irish workers should “speak French” and follow the example of striking French workers in combatting austerity policies. French workers undertake their sixth national strike in a month today in advance of Thursday’s Senate vote on plans to increase the age at which French people are entitled […]