IRELAND’s HOUSING CRISIS: high rents and low supply

IRELAND’s HOUSING CRISIS: high rents and low supply

13 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There were just 2,700 homes available to rent nationwide on May 1st, the lowest total ever recorded in a series dating back to 2006, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie. With tight supply, listed rents rose again in all 54 markets covered in the report. […]

Funding information workshop in Cork for angling clubs and communities groups on Thursday 9th May

Funding information workshop in Cork for angling clubs and communities groups on Thursday 9th May

9 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Inland Fisheries Ireland will host an information workshop for angling clubs and community groups interested in applying to its 2019 Funding Call. The funding has been made available for fisheries conservation projects and development projects nationwide through the National Strategy for Angling Development (NSAD). An information workshop will […]

EAST CORK: Visit Cobh this Bank Holiday Sunday for Lusitania Commemoration as Cruise Liner visits

EAST CORK: Visit Cobh this Bank Holiday Sunday for Lusitania Commemoration as Cruise Liner visits

3 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The commemoration of the 104th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania will take place in Cobh this Sunday 5th May, 2019. Organised by Cobh Tourism, the ceremonies are fitting memorials to all those who lost their lives on that fateful WWI voyage. The ceremony commences at the […]

EAST CORK: Cope Foundation Opens New Community Hub in Midleton

EAST CORK: Cope Foundation Opens New Community Hub in Midleton

24 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cope Foundation officially opened their new Community Hub in Midleton recently. Family, friends, local businesses and members of the wider Midleton community joined staff and people supported by Midleton Community Hub to celebrate the opening at Oatencake Rural on the Old Cork Road.   The community hub model […]

Residential property sales in Cork rise by 2.7% to over 6,000 in 2018 – Value of sales rise by 20% to €1.63bn

Residential property sales in Cork rise by 2.7% to over 6,000 in 2018 – Value of sales rise by 20% to €1.63bn

20 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The level of residential property sales in Munster increased by 2.2% in 2018 to 14,178 according to an analysis of the Property Price Register carried out by leading property website MyHome.ie This means that property sales in Munster accounted for 25% of total national sales of 56,836 last […]

Babysits – Babysitting apps make finding childcare easier than ever

Babysits – Babysitting apps make finding childcare easier than ever

16 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With the steady increase of technology, more and more industries are adapting to the new, virtual competitive landscape. This trend has even made its way into the field of childcare. The trend began to take hold in 2017, however, since then, finding a babysitter or nanny on the […]

Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

12 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ballycotton Harbour is to benefit from Local Authority Harbour Programme funding of €36,844 for two separate projects, Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has confirmed. Funding is being made available under the Local Authority Harbour Programme whereby the […]

What will the Cork City boundary expansion mean for you?

What will the Cork City boundary expansion mean for you?

11 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork’s Councils embark on awareness campaign in advance of the changes to Cork City’s boundary Cork County Council and Cork City Council have begun an awareness campaign to ensure that the 85,000 citizens impacted are aware of the change which takes effect on 31st May 2019. Areas such […]

SUPPORTING THE ARTS: Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence

SUPPORTING THE ARTS: Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence

7 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Denyse Woods has accepted the post of Cork County Council’s Writer in Residence for Libraries for 2019. The Writer in Residence programme aims to support creative writing activity in local areas, by providing engagement and interaction with people interested in writing, with the local library service as the […]

Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project Update

Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project Update

6 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is carrying out a major wastewater project in the Cork Lower Harbour area. Ward & Burke Group Limited is working on behalf of Irish Water to deliver this project. Permanent Road Surfacing – Glenbrook, Raffeen, Monkstown, Shanbally, St. Bernadette’s […]