CARS 0 v PEDESTRIANS 1: as Cork City PERMANENTLY pedestrianises streets

CARS 0 v PEDESTRIANS 1: as Cork City PERMANENTLY pedestrianises streets

7 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The streets were temporarily pedestrianised last summer as part of the “Reimagining Cork City” programme, in order to facilitate social distancing and outdoor dining.  Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to this initiative and following a series of public consultations, it was agreed to permanently pedestrianise 17 of these […]

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

6 April 2021, Tuesday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary File photo of Debenhams Store shopfrontThis Friday 9th April will mark one year since the struggle of the Debenhams workers began for a just settlement to their redundancy. A statement from the Debenhams Shop Stewards and Activists today said there […]

Burying 350 metres or River Bride under culvert is not the best solution to #Blackpool floods – says #CorkCity opposition group

Burying 350 metres or River Bride under culvert is not the best solution to #Blackpool floods – says #CorkCity opposition group

5 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Opposition continues to OPW plan to culvert one of the few remaining open-air tributaries of the River Lee, near Cork City In May 2019 Ireland declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency. Save Our Bride Otters are urging the OPW to “take this to heart, and to start treating […]

LISTEN: Cork needs more new homes. Supply is not meeting demand

LISTEN: Cork needs more new homes. Supply is not meeting demand

3 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “A lack of stock coming to the market remains an issue” says Michael O’Donoghue of REA O’Donoghue & Clarke, Cork. The price of the average second-hand three-bed Semi-D in Cork city has increased by 1.6% to €325,000 in the last 12 months, according to a national survey by […]

VIDEO: Cork’s longest running festival is going virtual @CorkChoralFest

VIDEO: Cork’s longest running festival is going virtual @CorkChoralFest

3 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Reimagined Cork International Choral Festival invites choirs from around the world to compete without needing to travel The world-renowned Cork International Choral Festival has announced that it will go ahead this year in a reimagined format. The prestigious choral festival, which normally attracts 5,000 singers and 50,000 visitors […]

CORK CRIME: 2 Rolexs and 18k in cash

CORK CRIME: 2 Rolexs and 18k in cash

2 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €18,000 Cash, Two Suspected Rolex Watches and a Car Seized in Cork City on April 1, 2021 Gardaí have seized approximately €18,000 in cash, two suspected Rolex watches and a car in Cork City on April 1, 2021. Gardaí from Gurranabraher were carrying out routine patrol utilising the […]

@KilkennyDesign to sell products from Cork’s @KingsleyHotel

@KilkennyDesign to sell products from Cork’s @KingsleyHotel

2 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A new partnership between The Kingsley and Kilkenny Design with an array of products now available from The Kingsley’s online boutique A new and exciting partnership has just launched between The Kingsley and Ireland’s iconic Kilkenny Design, with The Kingsley introducing a range of products available to purchase […]

BUSINESS REAX: Cork Chamber comments on Govt COVID-19 phased re-opening

BUSINESS REAX: Cork Chamber comments on Govt COVID-19 phased re-opening

1 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Paula Cogan, President of Cork Chamber comments on the latest evolution of COVID-19 restrictions, announced by the Government. “While the announcement by Government of phased reopening is welcome, every intervening week of lost economic activity has grave consequences for the economy, and the impacts on the number of businesses […]

Cork based Heineken Ireland publishes 2020 ‘Sustainability Report’

Cork based Heineken Ireland publishes 2020 ‘Sustainability Report’

29 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie HEINEKEN Ireland has today released its 2020 sustainability progress report demonstrating the strength of the brewers’ commitment to maintaining environmental progress despite the profound challenges Covid-19 presented for the drinks and hospitality sectors in the past 12 months. The brewer has been removing plastic shrink and can connectors […]