Soccer – Graham McCarthy Signs for City FC

Cork City Football Club are pleased to announce the signing of Graham McCarthy from Avondale. The central midfielder, who was previously with Douglas Hall, was a member of Avondale’s FAI Intermediate Cup winning side. The 24 year old told “I have been out training with the squad over the last couple of weeks. It […]

Statement by newly elected Mayor of Mallow Cllr. Noel O Connor.

After being elected Mayor of Mallow, Cllr. Noel O Connor outlined his hopes for Mallow for his year of office: As Mayor of Mallow I pledge to treat all councillors with respect and with fairness. In my capacity as Mayor, I will be the servant of the people of Mallow as their first citizen. It […]

Eyeries, County Cork is Ireland’s Best Kept Town, 2012

Eyeries, County Cork is the overall winner of Ireland’s Best Kept Town competition, 2012. The results were announced on 26th June 2012 at an awards ceremony in Titanic Building, Belfast. Eyeries also won the Best Kept Village category. Broughshane, County Antrim won the Best Kept Small Town category, Westport, County Mayo won the Best Kept […]

Bus Eireann Reduces Cork to Dublin trip time

Bus Éireann is pleased to announce an enhanced Route 8 Expressway Cork-Dublin service operating via the M8 motorway resulting in quicker journey times to and from Cork and Dublin city. The enhanced Route 8 service will now be known as the Route X8 and will also serve Dublin Airport. The Route X8 Cork-Dublin-Dublin Airport service […]

New Lord Mayor in City likes Gaeilge

The new Lord Mayor of Cork plans on using the Irish language as much as possible during his term in office. Fine Gael Cllr John Buttimer chaired his first City Council meeting last night and unusually read the introductory prayer “as Gaeilge” The Lord Mayor spoke with at City Hall… 0626-LORDMAYOR-01-says-he-likes-gaeilge.mp3

New Lord Mayor for Cork City

Cork City has a New Lord Mayor. John Buttimer was elected last night. The Bishopstown Cllr is a brother of Cork South Central TD Jerry Buttimer The new “first citizen” wants to re-connect with the so called “Leeaspora” (a pun of Diaspora) of Cork people who have moved abroad Outgoing Lord Mayor Fianna Fail’s Terry […]

New Mayor for County Cork

County Cork has a new Mayor.. Cllr Barbara Murray is a full-time Cllr from Youghal and becomes only the second woman to become the leader of the County Council. The Fine Gael member was handed by the chain of office by outgoing Mayor Tim Lombard. At today’s County Council A-G-M Fianna Fail had proposed Cllr Kevin O’Keefee but […]

Cork City Team News v Derry City

Cork City are back in league action tomorrow night (Friday night), as they welcome Derry City to Turner’s Cross. **** City’s last league outing saw them claim a point away to Shamrock Rovers, thanks to a late equaliser from John Dunleavy. Speaking ahead of the game, City boss Tommy Dunne told **: “The rest has […]

County Council needs more staff

Cork County Council is to write to the Minster for the Environment and Local Government asking him to “ease the recruitment embargo” Since 2009 the local authority, like others, has not been able to hire or replace staff who retire… In all a quarter of its workforce, around 700 people, have been lost. The local […]

New Swansea-Cork Ferry?

Talk of the Cork-Swansea Ferry is back on the table A review group has been setup by the County Council to see if a new route might be commercially viable. The “M-V Julia” stopped sailing in the Autumn of 2011, and then in February this year the Fastnet line was wound up after it was unable to […]