Buttevant to get motorway link

Buttevant to get motorway link

6th January 2011 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The village and community of Buttevant are today celebrating the success of securing a link to the proposed M20 (Cork-Limerick Motorway Scheme). An Bord Pleanala has now requested the National Roads Design Office of Cork County Council to submit further information and new detailed plans for the proposed […]

Cork land must be registered under new law

Cork land must be registered under new law

The Minister for Justice and Law Reform, Mr. Dermot Ahern, T.D., announced today that he has signed an Order extending compulsory registration of ownership of land to the cities and counties of Cork and Dublin. The Order means that compulsory first registration on the sale or assignment of a property will apply to all counties […]

Investment needed in pipeline says SF

Investment needed in pipeline says SF

Sinn Féin Cork City councillor Jonathan O’Brien has said a relatively small investment in the city’s water system would prevent ongoing problems with the water supply to the city’s Northside in coming years.   Cllr O’Brien said:   “The immediate cause of the water shortages over the past couple of weeks has been burst pipes […]

Positive discrimination at CIT

Positive discrimination at CIT

A few places have become available on PINC, the newly created programme for Female Entrepreneurs, which starts in Cork Institutes of Technology’s Rubicon Centre on January 17th. Carole O’Leary from CIT’s Industrial Liaison Office says, “It is widely recognised that an expanded SME sector is vital to the on-going recovery of the Irish Economy so […]

20 years of Fianna Fáil ends in total failure says Bernard Allen

20 years of Fianna Fáil ends in total failure says Bernard Allen

“Despite being in power almost constantly for the past 20 years, Fianna Fáil’s prolonged period in office has now ended in complete failure” according to Fine Gael TD Bernard Allen. “This week there are more than 500 people waiting on trolleys in our hospitals, with Cork’s CUH topping the list,” said Deputy Allen. “This is […]

SF City Cllr O’Leary accuses Labour of Hypocrisy Over Coalition

SF City Cllr O’Leary accuses Labour of Hypocrisy Over Coalition

Cork City Cllr Chris O’Leary of Sinn Fein has accused the Labour Party of hypocrisy for being prepared to vote in a Fianna Fail Lord Mayor of Cork in June while their national leadership is ruling out coalition with the party. He also reiterated that Sinn Féin will not prop up either Fianna Fail or Fine […]

Health cuts will worsen trolley situation says Cork Sinn Fein

Health cuts will worsen trolley situation says Cork Sinn Fein

Commenting on the record number of patients on trolleys and chairs Accident and Emergency Departments of our public hospitals as highlighted by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Sinn Féin’s General Election candidate for Cork South West, Paul Hayes said the cuts imposed in the Budget were set to make the situation far worse. He […]

Toni and Guy to close in Cork City

Toni and Guy to close in Cork City

It is with regret that hairdressing group Toni & Guy Ireland Ltd, today announced the closure of four of its salons. The salons, which are located in Cork (Washington Street), Kilkenny, Dame St and Essensuals on South William St in Dublin have been put into voluntary liquidation as part of a restructuring plan to secure […]

Mallow Town Council passes its budget

Mallow Town Council passes its budget

Statement from FIne Gael Cllr. Noel O Connor MTC MCC re passing of Estmates for2011 in Mallow Town Council last night 3rd Jan. ” The big news from Mallow Town Council’s Estimates Meeting last night was that for the Rate payers of Mallow there will be a reduction of rates from last year by 2%. […]

GAA continues to support bricks and mortar

GAA continues to support bricks and mortar

The GAA has continued to invest in stadiums throughout the country despite having to operate in difficult conditions. The Irish sports organisation continues to work hard across the country and GAA fans are seeing the benefits. Semple Stadium was recently redeveloped at a cost of €18m and can now accomodate 53,000. Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds has […]