Cork families being squeezed as rents continue to rise

Cork families being squeezed as rents continue to rise

12 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says government policies aimed at easing the rental crisis are simply not working as prices in Cork continue to increase. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was speaking following the publication of the latest Daft report, which found that rents in […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: New Millstreet Blueway is ‘a fantastic amenity’

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: New Millstreet Blueway is ‘a fantastic amenity’

12 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The newly established Blueway in Millstreet will serve as a fantastic amenity for the local community and benefit the area’s tourism potential, according to North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea. €100,000 in funding was allocated for the Blueway project in Millstreet through the 2017 Town and […]

New shared office space opens in Cork City in a Lapps Quay office block

New shared office space opens in Cork City in a Lapps Quay office block

11 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Today An Tánaiste Simon Coveney, TD, and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, officially opened the latest flexible workspace by Glandore, and its first in Cork City. Glandore has invested €1.5million in this flexible workspace and coworking space at City Quarter at Lapps Quay, Cork City Centre. A […]

Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport

Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport

11 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport, according to new research. Global aviation analysts OAG revealed that Cork Airport topped the punctuality league for international airports in Ireland in 2018, with an on-time performance of 80.2%. Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, saw growth […]

Cork Film Festival marks 30th anniversary

Cork Film Festival marks 30th anniversary

11 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The theme of this year’s Festival is “Together” or “Ensemble”, showing the strong connections between Ireland and France The Cork French Film Festival is celebrating 30 years this year. To mark such an impressive milestone the organisers of the Festival are preparing a packed programme of events to […]

Glounthaune launches its Energy Master Plan at an Energy Day Elm Tree Glounthaune Saturday 9th February 2019

Glounthaune launches its Energy Master Plan at an Energy Day Elm Tree Glounthaune Saturday 9th February 2019

10 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The very real threat of global warming is encouraging more and more people to explore what might be done in a practical way. Responding to this need, a voluntary group Glounthaune Sustainable Energy Community has succeeded in completing a detailed energy usage study of the Glounthaune area just […]

WEST CORK: Murphy’s Service Station, Castletownbere rebrands from Topaz to Circle K

WEST CORK: Murphy’s Service Station, Castletownbere rebrands from Topaz to Circle K

10 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Murphy’s Service Station, Castletownbere, Co. Cork to host a grand opening on 14 February with fun filled day, great special offers and entertainment throughout the day Circle K (formerly Topaz Energy) has announced that Murphy’s Service Station, Castletownbere, Co. Cork has rebranded to Circle K Express, as the […]

Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month awards for January announced

Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month awards for January announced

8 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month for January have been announced this week, with the 2019 Cup champions being recognised across the divisions for their success. In the Men’s Super League, Pyrobel Killester point guard Ciaran Roe has scooped the Player of the Month award […]

Aircoach announces €2.4 million of investment in the Cork-Dublin Route

Aircoach announces €2.4 million of investment in the Cork-Dublin Route

9 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aircoach is investing €2.4 million in their Cork-Dublin route, with the imminent introduction of seven state of the art new vehicles, demonstrating the company’s strong commitment to Cork, providing a 24 hour, seven days a week, transport service between these two important urban centres and Dublin Airport. This […]