Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 16th April 2018 was a landmark day for a landmark building. Cork County Hall was officially opened 50 years ago on the 16th April 1698. Designed by former Cork County Council Architect, Patrick L MacSweeney, Cork County Hall was Ireland’s first skyscraper at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

16 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s most iconic buildings, Cork County Hall, celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 16th 2018. Designed by Cork County Architect Patrick McSweeney, Cork County Hall was at the time of its completion in 1968 the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

FARMING: Seandun Macra Celebrates 60 Successful Years with Dinner Dance

FARMING: Seandun Macra Celebrates 60 Successful Years with Dinner Dance

15 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Seandun Macra na Feirme celebrated the 60th year since its foundation with a dinner dance at Rochestown Park Hotel on Saturday, 14th April. Almost 300 guests attended on the night who were treated to a fabulous 5 course meal which was followed by music from Bog the Donkey […]

HOUSING CRISIS: Minister officially opens 52 new Council houses in Cork City

HOUSING CRISIS: Minister officially opens 52 new Council houses in Cork City

12 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing & Urban Development at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, Damien English, T.D. officially opened 52 new homes in two phases of Cork City Council’s North West Quarter Regeneration Plan at 2pm on Thursday. The new townhouses & apartments, consisting of two and […]

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

10 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard said: “I am urging processors to show some solidarity with our farmers who have been deeply affected by the fodder crisis. “Last month […]

MILSTREET: Sewerage Upgrade

MILSTREET: Sewerage Upgrade

7 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Water is working in partnership with Cork County Council to deliver an upgrade to the Millstreet Wastewater Treatment Plant (WwTP). To progress the project, Irish Water has submitted an application for a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) which is essential to deliver this project. Irish Water has been […]

Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and Housing Agency chairman Conor Skehan should be asked to comment on what he described as “scorching criticism” directed at the Housing Agency chairman and Government Ministers by a new report […]

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses up and down North Cork are at risk of going under as a result of the crippling costs of business insurance. Deputy Moynihan was commenting ahead of a Fianna Fáil Dáil motion on the issue […]