Job creation in Cork is encouraging Clune

Fine Gael Senator and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Deirdre Clune has welcomed the job creation figures from the IDA which were released this week. She says that this is a strong indicator that Ireland is on the right track to economic recovery. “I am pleased to say that the figures from the […]

O’Brien backs investigation into flouting of rules on rehiring of primary school teachers

Sinn Féin’s Education Spokesperson Jonathan O’Brien has welcomed the investigation that is to be carried out into schools that are failing to implement rules regarding the rehiring of primary school teachers as substitutes. The Cork North Central TD was responding to an investigation ordered by Education Minister Ruairí Quinn to exam why some schools are […]

Mallow Town Council Estimates Meeting – Mayor Noel O Connor

Mayor of Mallow Cllr. Noel O Connor is pleased to announce that at last nights Estmates Meeting of Mallow Town Council the members approved the Budget for 2013 unanimously. They members struck a rate of 57.88 euros , with no increase on last years rate. This rate, in fact, is the lowest rate in Councy […]

Gathering 2013 begins in Cork

The Government’s initiative to bring the diaspora home for a holiday has begun. Last night “The Gathering 2013” began in Dublin, and today comes the Cork launch A Ceremonial 21 Gun Salute by the Army’s First Southern Brigade will take place on Spike Island at 1pm. It’s the first time that a “national 21 gun […]

Resist Bank Seizures of Family Homes

Socialist Party Cork City councillor Mick Barry this morning strongly criticised the Government’s decision to close off the legal loophole which prevents banks from seizing the homes of defaulting borrowers. He said: “The Personal Insolvency Bill will give the banks the final say on whether a home is seized or not. This gives huge powers […]

Moynihan appalled at Govt ‘attack’ on Cork Garda Stations

7 stations in Cork to close & 2 district HQs downgraded Fianna Fáil TD Michael Moynihan has condemned the fresh attack on garda stations in Cork, and has questioned why this region is being forced to bear the brunt of the cuts. The Justice Minister Alan Shatter has announced plans to close 100 garda stations […]

New school buildings in West Cork

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington, has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, that two new National School building projects, St. Joseph’s and St. John’s, will take place in Kinsale in 2013. This announcement is part of a national school building plan that will see the construction of 35 […]


The sounds of Christmas carols and classic festive hits will be ringing through the Arrivals hall of Cork Airport during the busy weeks running up to the Christmas period. Choirs from Cork City and County will be putting on daily performances at peak times, entertaining passengers and those meeting and greeting them home. The performing […]

New signings at UCC and Cork City Football Club in a league of their own

*University College Cork* (UCC) and the *Mardyke Arena UCC* are delighted to announce a partnership with *Cork City Football Club *(CCFC), which recognises the educational value of sport. Under the four-year partnership, which begins 1 January 2013, scholarship opportunities will be available to a number of players signed to CCFC who are offered undergraduate places […]

Complimentary Christmas Parking at East Cork Railway Stations

Iarnród Éireann is delighted to announce, for the 4th year in a row, that it is offering East Cork Commuters – Complimentary Car Parking at Midleton Line and Cobh Line Commuter Railway Stations during the month of December 2012. As and from Saturday, 8th December 2012 – commuters will be able to park at Midleton, […]