Contract awarded for M20 Cork to Limerick Motorway

Contract awarded for M20 Cork to Limerick Motorway

2 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Contract has been awarded for the biggest infrastructure roject outside of Dublin- the N/M20 Cork to Limerick Road Improvement Scheme. Limerick City and County Council, as lead authority for the massive project, has appointed Barry Transportation, and its project partners WSP and Sweco, as Technical Advisors to […]

Newtownshandrum GAA hosting Community Weekend event over May Bank Holiday – O’Shea

Newtownshandrum GAA hosting Community Weekend event over May Bank Holiday – O’Shea

30 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has encouraged the public to get involved in the inaugural Community Weekend for County Cork which will take place over the May Bank holiday weekend from May 4th to 6th. Newtownshandrum GAA in North Cork is one of four GAA […]

North Cork communities still waiting on broadband connection – Michael Moynihan

North Cork communities still waiting on broadband connection – Michael Moynihan

21 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister signals further delay to NBP decision Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan says the lack of broadband in communities in north Cork is placing unfair restrictions on people living there. Deputy Moynihan says there is a palpable frustration in towns and villages which have […]

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 […]

HORSE RACING: Mallow gears up to welcome thousands for Annual Racing Family Festival

HORSE RACING: Mallow gears up to welcome thousands for Annual Racing Family Festival

13 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie For residents of Mallow and beyond, the Easter weekend signals the commencement of the biggest event of the season for the region– the renowned Racing Home for Easter Festival. As the main sponsor of the festival, Cork County Council was delighted to welcome members of the Racing Home […]

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 […]

Mallow: Bridge Boardwalk plans announced

Mallow: Bridge Boardwalk plans announced

9 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council today announced plans to develop a Boardwalk on the western wall of Mallow Bridge. The bridge, spanning the River Blackwater, is a recorded protected structure dating back to 1712 and is a major access route to Mallow Town Centre. The proposed Boardwalk development is estimated […]

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 […]