Cobh keen to foster Business

Cobh Town council is set to be the first town council in the country to introduce a scheme to encourage new buissness start ups by incorperating the new buisness start up grant scheme in the 2013 budget. Cllr John Mulvihill jnr who has driven the scheme through the town council has welcomed the support it […]

HSE extends Suicide Bereavement Services in Cork

HSE extends Suicide Bereavement Services in Cork

People who have experienced the loss of someone close due to suicide are invited to a series of free suicide bereavement group programmes being run across Cork and Kerry. The bereavement support groups which are facilitated by Console counsellors in partnership with the HSE South will run for eight consecutive weeks, and those interested in […]

Money granted for resurfacing West Cork Roads

Labour TD for Cork South-West Michael McCarthy has welcomed news that Skibbereen and Ballinsacarthy are among the areas in Cork which will receive funding under the 2013 national road allocations. “I can confirm that the N71 between Skibbereen and Newcourt is set to receive €55,000, while some €400,000 is being allocated to pavement strengthening works […]

Buttimer pays tribute to former councillor Dan Morrissey

Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has paid tribute to former councillor Dan Morrissey and has extended his sympathy to his family. Mr Morrissey passed away on 16 January at Mercy University Hospital. “Dan was a great community activist, involved in so many aspects of life in Ballyphehane. He was a genuine and […]

Jack Lynch Tunnel Nightly Closures

The €5 million upgrade works on the Jack Lynch Tunnel will be completed in a final period of nightly closures commencing tomorrow, Saturday, January 19th. The tunnel will close from 9.15pm to 7am every night with the exception of Fridays until February 8th, 2013. The works, which are taking place as part of an EU […]

[Audio] President of Ireland visits Cork today

18th January 2013 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The President (of Ireland) is in Cork today for a number of engagements… Michael D Higgins official diary will start around 12.30 when he attends the annual “Cork Person of the Year Awards” in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Next is a visit to Colaiste Choilm in Ballincollig where […]

UCC appoints Research Professors

University College Cork (UCC) has appointed three leading researchers to the position of Research Professors. Research Professors are acknowledged leaders in their research disciplines, performing to the highest level internationally in research output, and competing successfully for highly prestigious awards. The appointees are as follows: Professor Paul Ross of Teagasc as a Research Professor within […]

Pedestrianise Patrick Street?

Members of the public and businesses will be able to get more information about the possible pedestrianisation of Patrick Street this afternoon. Cork City Council is looking for feedback on its “City Centre Movement Strategy” which could also include making MacCurtain Street two-way. A PUBLIC exhibition by ARUP and M-V-A Consultants will take place today […]

Cork Students Travel to Dublin to Meet President Higgins

Cork Students Travel to Dublin to Meet President Higgins

The title holders of Young Social Innovators of the Year 2012 from Davis College, Mallow, Co. Cork, were invited today to Áras an Uachtaráin by President Michael D Higgins to be personally congratulated by him on their award-winning and outstanding efforts to help the families and communities of missing people in Ireland. The YSI students, […]