Cork County Councillors vote yes for local authority budget

Cork County Councillors vote yes for local authority budget

9 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.,ie Members of Cork County Council have voted by a substantial majority, 42 votes in favour with eight against, to adopt the Annual Budget 2016. Not since 2008 have commercial rates levied by Cork County Council been increased and the adoption yesterday by Council of the Annual Budget for […]

Cork Macra to hold social night at Curraheen Greyhound Track

Cork Macra to hold social night at Curraheen Greyhound Track

5 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An exciting night of betting, music and craic is taking place on the 28th November. Macra na Feirme are hosting a social night at the dogs in six Irish Greyhound Board venues: Curraheen, Cork; Galway; Limerick; Mullingar; Newbridge, Kildare; and Kilcohan, Waterford. There will be entertainment at each […]

Cork communities are vulnerable without a visible Gárda force

Cork communities are vulnerable without a visible Gárda force

5 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Cork County Cllr – Frank O’Flynn – who is Chairman of the Cork County Joint Policing Authority addressed the Cork County public meeting of the JPC in County Hall recently on the theme of Community Policing in County Cork. Cllr. O’Flynn’s stated that the major concerns in […]

Discrimination against Travellers is not acceptable – says East Cork Sinn Fein TD

Discrimination against Travellers is not acceptable – says East Cork Sinn Fein TD

4 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan has called upon the government “to realise that can’t cherry pick those who deserve equality and those who don’t”, saying that it is beyond time for the state to recognise Travellers as a minority ethnic group. The Cork East TD said: “Discrimination […]

Tile Haven officially launches 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island

Tile Haven officially launches 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island

1 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sandra Forde, Ray O’Leary, manager, and Vivian O’Callaghan, owner, pictured at the official launch of Tile Haven•s new 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island, Co. Cork on Thursday 29th October. Since January of this year, the Irish owned, family run company has renovated its existing 4,500 […]

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

29 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A successful weekend was had at the Rally in the Lee Valley last weekend. Hosts, Muskerry Macra, organised a fantastic weekend of entertainment, competitions and the annual young farmers conference alongside sponsors Coopsuperstores.ie. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Simon Coveney announced a top up payment for young […]

Cork County Council Bike Ride raises almost €3,000 for charity

Cork County Council Bike Ride raises almost €3,000 for charity

29 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr John Paul O’Shea, Mayor of the County of Cork, on a beautiful autumnal morning, ably led out this year’s participants in the Big Bike Ride 2015. The event, which aims to promote a healthy lifestyle for Cork County Council staff while also highlighting the Cork County Council […]

‘International Meeting Planners’ visit Cork to scope out locations

‘International Meeting Planners’ visit Cork to scope out locations

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Up to €230m in business was up for grabs at the Meet in Ireland 2015 – a five day programme bringing over 100 top international meeting planners face to face with Irish businesses to scope out future opportunities for corporate meetings and incentive travel. Meet in Ireland 2015 […]

Cork Person of Year organiser expresses condolences to Maureen O’Hara family

Cork Person of Year organiser expresses condolences to Maureen O’Hara family

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The organisers of the Cork Person of the Year have expressed their sadness on hearing of the death of actress Maureen O’Hara. The Irish-American hollywood legend attended the awards twice in recent years, as a Person of the Month winner and later as a Guest of Honour. Awards […]

Cork TD wants to extend Daylight Saving Time

Cork TD wants to extend Daylight Saving Time

23 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, David Stanton, has said that further consideration should be given to Justice Committee recommendations to extend Daylight Saving Time by three weeks. “The clocks go back this weekend meaning, on the plus side an extra […]

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