Cobh Mayor welcomes Tourism figures

Cobh Mayor welcomes Tourism figures

The final Mayor of Cobh John Mulvihill Jnr has welcomed new figures released by the Central Statistics Office, highlighting a marked increase in the numbers visiting Ireland. In the period March – May 2013 the total number of trips to Ireland increased by 8.1% to 1,771,700, an overall increase of 132,000 compared with the same […]

Soccer – Preview – Cork City v Sligo Rovers

Cork City face a tough task as they look to bounce back from last weekend’s disappointment, with champions Sligo Rovers the opponents at Turner’s Cross. City, who were defeated 3-0 by UCD in their last league outing, were on the wrong end of a 2-0 scoreline the last time they faced Sligo, and manager Tommy […]

New flights from Cork to East Midlands

New flights from Cork to East Midlands

Cork Airport have welcomed Ryanair’s announcement of a new four times weekly service from Cork to East Midlands, beginning in October. The announcement came as part of the airline’s new winter schedule for 2013/2014 which also introduces a 100,000 seat sale across Ryanair’s entire European network. Welcoming the announcement, Niall MacCarthy, Airport Director, Cork Airport […]

Three properties on South Mall selling for only 1.5m

Three properties on South Mall selling for only 1.5m

Savills have been instructed on behalf of Ned Murphy as Receiver, Moore Stephens Nathans to sell office buildings 57-59 South Mall and car park at Margaret Street with the benefit of the existing tenancies in place. The guide price for the entire property including the car park is €1.5 million exclusive. 57-59 South Mall occupy […]

Opposition TD unhappy with sale of Garda Stations

Opposition TD unhappy with sale of Garda Stations

Cork North West TD Michael Moynihan has criticised the government’s decision to sell four garda stations in Co Cork that were recently shut down by Justice Minister Alan Shatter. Deputy Moynihan was reacting to confirmation that the government is selling off 40 garda stations it recently closed – including Meelin, Glenville, Inchigeela and Mallow Road […]

Recession continues – Even City Hall jobs aren’t secure

Recession continues – Even City Hall jobs aren’t secure

Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said he is dismayed at news that Cork City Council has offered voluntary redundancy to an unspecified number of staff today (Friday). Cllr. Tynan said that the City Council was already near breaking point due to under-staffing as a result of the public service embargo and is already struggling […]

Fatal road crash near Little Island

Gardai in Cork are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N25 East bound at Harpers Island between the Little Island and the Cobh Junctions at approximately 11.30am this morning. A male in his 70’s was fatally injured when the car he was driving collided with a second car. He […]

Port of Cork Invest 3 Million in new Crane for Ringaskiddy [video + audio]

The Port of Cork has announced an investment of €3 million in new plant equipment following an agreement with crane manufacturer, Liebherr. The investment includes a new LHM 550 Harbour Mobile Crane which will be in operation at Ringaskiddy Deep-water Berth. Increasingly, importers to the Port of Cork are using Panamax size vessels of over […]

House prices in Cork remain stable

Asking prices for houses in Cork remained unchanged for the second quarter in a row according to the latest survey by MyHome.ie This means that the median or ‘middle price’ of a house in both the City and County remains at €195K. Further signs of price stabilisation also emerged in the annual figures, with the […]

World Social Media Day Cork A Resounding Success

World Social Media Day Cork A Resounding Success

On Sunday the 30th of June, Cork City came alive with tweets and chatter as World Social Media Day Cork burst onto our streets. This FREE event was open to all – young or old. Teams from all over the country registered in advance on the official world social media day site, www.worldsocialmediaday.com Margaret Smith, […]