Bord Gais Energy Cork City Marathon

Continuing to build on its tradition of being the most open and accessible marathon in Ireland, the Bord Gáis Energy Cork City Marathon today unveiled the route for its inaugural half marathon. The new half-marathon route will allow more people than ever to participate in one of Ireland’s premier running events. The 13.1-mile route starts […]

Stanton Pleased with New Fine Gael Small Business Plan

Stanton Pleased with New Fine Gael Small Business Plan

Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has said that Fine Gaels small business policy could provide a real boost to our economic recovery. The new plan called “Putting Small Business First” was launched last week. “The five point plan is to kick-start a small business revolution through supporting existing small businesses and enabling new […]


Supermac’s, Casement Square, Cobh will mark the opening of it’s new restaurant on Saturday, 5th February with a collection of sports equipment which will be redistributed amongst schools, sports clubs and organisations in Cobh through voluntary organisation Sports Aid. The opening of Supermac’s, Cobh will be a fun filled family day starting at 1.00pm with […]

Daffodil Day March 25th 2011

Daffodil Day March 25th 2011

Today, the Irish Cancer Society and Dell announced details of a three year partnership agreement which will see Dell becoming the lead partner for Daffodil Day until 2013. The Irish Cancer Society also reminded people in Cork to save the date for Daffodil Day activities this coming March 25th 2011. Dell will come on board […]

Cork Girl is runner up at National Leadership Awards

Cork Girl is runner up at National Leadership Awards

Cork girl, Deirdre Healy made it to the final six of the Macra na Feirme Bank of Ireland National Leadership Awards, however, she was pipped at the post as she came runner up to the three winners of this year’s awards. The three winners of this year’s Macra na Feirme National Leadership Awards, sponsored by […]

Public Bike Scheme in City

Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn (FF)has welcomed the decision by Cork City Council that a project team be established to fund public amenity projects such as a Public Bike Scheme. The idea of a Public Bike Scheme was one that Councillor O’Flynn brought to the attention of the Council last year and he is enthusiastic that the […]

Main drainage scheme in Bandon to be prioritised – O’Sullivan

The main drainage scheme in Bandon is to be prioritised and done in conjunction with the local flood relief works, Cork South West Fianna Fáil TD Christy O’Sullivan has learned.  Deputy O’Sullivan was informed that the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government will be hoping to put both projects in place over the coming […]

100 new jobs at Cork Medical Centre

The new private hospital, the Cork Medical Centre, has announced it is recruiting for 100 new clinical staff as part of the second stage of it’s recruitment drive in the run up to opening their operating theatres for in-patients on 14th March. In order to support this they are hosting a Clinical Recruitment Day this […]

House Prices Falling but Mortgages increasing

Socialist Party Cork City Councillor Mick Barry this morning called for mortgages to be cut in line with falling house prices in the wake of the latest Permanent TSB/ESRI report showing major falls in house prices last year. The report showed house prices to have fallen by an average 10.8% last year following on from […]