Rosscarbery road accident

Rosscarbery road accident

Gardai in Clonakilty are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred about one mile outside Rosscarbery on the Skibbereen Road at approximately 8pm on the 26.10.10. An 18 year old male passenger in one of the vehicles, a car, was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and a […]

CIT earns place in Hockey history books

CIT earns place in Hockey history books

CIT enjoyed a memorable first ever win at the men’s Irish Hockey Intervarsities at UCD today, defeating DCU on a final scoreline of 2-1 in the final. DCU looked good in the first half, but CIT recovered, and surpassed, in the second. The win gives 20-year-old lined Cork GAA All Star Aidan Walsh another medal. […]

Port of Cork popular with cruises

Port of Cork popular with cruises

2010 proved to be another busy year for the Port of Cork with a total of 52 cruise liners calling to Cobh, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth. Onboard the 52 cruise liners were a total of 100, 414 passengers and crew, a record number to visit Cork. Following the Port of Cork’s investment in Cobh’s […]

Cork students get innovative

Cork students get innovative

The Agri Aware Green Dragon Secondary Schools Innovation Challenge is back and is set to once again entice young Cork innovators to develop original and ground breaking ideas. Students are encouraged to develop the concept of a new product or service within three sectors with huge potential for development, namely: food, agriculture and the environment. […]

Council cutbacks will cause lasting damage says Cllr Mick Barry

Council cutbacks will cause lasting damage says Cllr Mick Barry

Cork City Council’s Finance Committee meets today (4pm) and is expected to set dates for a series of budget preparation meetings as huge cuts in Government funding for local councils loom. Weekend newspapers report that the 870 million euro Local Government Fund may be cut by 87 million euro or 10% drastically reducing state funding […]

Clonakilty Energy Week concludes

Clonakilty Energy Week concludes

Millions of euro leaves the country each year on Transport, Heating and Electricity energy costs, and all of this could be replaced by locally produced renewable energy in the community according to the results of a Sustainable Energy Renewable Energy Study which were revealed at a public forum during last weeks Energy Week in Clonakilty, […]

HSEs “Fair deal” isin’t fair, says Cork Nursing Home

HSEs “Fair deal” isin’t fair, says Cork Nursing Home

St Luke’s Home, Cork is now, after almost a year of negotiation with HSE (Health Service Executive) on the Fair Deal system, operating at 17% below breakeven point. The Home has, as a consequence, voiced serious concerns that essential elements of the Home’s care service package may be seriously affected unless they can raise the […]

Cork engineering company bucks trend with increase in turnover

Cork engineering company bucks trend with increase in turnover

Dornan Engineering, which is based in Little Island, Cork and provides engineering services to corporate entities in the UK, Scandinavia, Continental Europe and Ireland has today reported that its turnover year-on-year will be increased by 30% for 2010, bucking the trend in its sector. Dornan provides mechanical, electrical and instrumentation services to industry, including the […]

51 Cork volunteers unable to travel to Haiti

51 Cork volunteers unable to travel to Haiti

Irish NGO, Haven, which was due to bring 300 volunteers to Haiti on Saturday last, has been forced to cancel its building mission as a result of an outbreak of cholera in the country. Approximately 250 people have died, and it is estimated that a further 3,000 people have been infected. The reported cases and […]