Tickets on sale Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance

Tickets on sale Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance

16 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Where: City Hall, Cork When: Sunday 27th January 2019 3.00pm-5.30pm A January ‘Gathering’ of young and old, from communities all over Cork and beyond who love to dance, will take to the floor in City Hall, to the ‘Savoy Hotel’ style music of Evelyn Grant (RTÉ Lyric fm) […]

Irish Water replacing aging water mains in Cork’s Victorian Quarter

Irish Water replacing aging water mains in Cork’s Victorian Quarter

15 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Works to decommission problematic cast iron water mains have commenced on MacCurtain Street in Cork City and will run until May. Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork City Council, will replace over 3.5 kilometers of old, damaged pipes in the area with modern, high density polyethylene (plastic) […]

Workers’ Party to picket Cork City Hall with demand to develop public land for public housing

14 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Members of the Workers’ Party will put a picket on a meeting of Cork City Council this afternoon (Monday 14th) in support of a demand by Cllr. Ted Tynan that the council retain a site on Model Farm Road for the construction of 100% public mixed income housing. […]

Irish Government must tackle INSURANCE FRAUD – says Cork TD

Irish Government must tackle INSURANCE FRAUD – says Cork TD

13 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie FF Bill to clamp down on insurance fraud must be progressed Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher has criticised the government for delaying legislation which would clamp down on insurance fraud. He made the comments following findings from the insurance industry, which has labelled […]

Fixed Price Estate Agency Reaches €5m in Sales

Fixed Price Estate Agency Reaches €5m in Sales

12 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fixed price estate agency Auctioneera – which has an office on French Church Street, Cork City – has passed the €5m milestone in terms of properties sold / sale agreed. According to founder, Eddie O’Driscoll, the agency has saved property vendors over €70,000 in fees to date and business is […]

PREVIEW: Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals take centre stage in Cork this weekend

PREVIEW: Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals take centre stage in Cork this weekend

11 January 2019, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals take centre stage in Cork this weekend The Hula Hoops National Cup semi finals will take centre stage in Cork this weekend with 20 thrilling clashes taking place across the three days at Neptune Stadium and the Mardyke Arena UCC. The women’s […]

SOCIAL PICS: Kearys BMW launches new 3 series in Style at Brown Thomas Cork

SOCIAL PICS: Kearys BMW launches new 3 series in Style at Brown Thomas Cork

10 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Kearys BMW were delighted to preview the all new BMW 3 series at a special event in Brown Thomas Cork with customers, friends and special guests Paolo Alves, Managing Director, BMW Ireland and brand Ambassadors Pippa O’Connor Ormond and Keith Barry. Speaking on behalf of Kearys BMW, Bill […]

Govt must activate all contingencies to protect businesses from hard Brexit – Kelleher

Govt must activate all contingencies to protect businesses from hard Brexit – Kelleher

10 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher says he is concerned that by the lack of urgency with which the government is activating contingency plans to protect exposed businesses from a hard Brexit. A series of Parliamentary Question replies reveal that the government has yet […]

Cork City Council takes over homeless persons unit from Department of Social Protection

Cork City Council takes over homeless persons unit from Department of Social Protection

9 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is set to take over the operations of the Homeless Persons Unit from the Department of Social Protection this month. Brian Geaney, Director of Services, Housing and Community has today confirmed that Cork City Council’s Housing Directorate is set to take over the operation of […]

Q: How to stop cars from blocking bus lanes? A: Change the ‘culture’

Q: How to stop cars from blocking bus lanes? A: Change the ‘culture’

8 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party has called on Cork City Council to take action against cars blocking bus and cycle lanes in the city. The party says a “change in culture” is needed if the city is to implement ambitious public transport plans being finalised by the National Transport Authority. […]

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