West Cork businesses are under threat as a result of the out of control and spiralling costs of insurance

West Cork businesses are under threat as a result of the out of control and spiralling costs of insurance

30 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ‘The governments need to act now to ensure that rural businesses that provide jobs and income for families can survive into the future.’ West Cork Independent TD Michael Collins is calling on the government to resolve the insurance crisis that is putting individuals and companies across the country […]

Apartments in Cork City Centre for social housing

Apartments in Cork City Centre for social housing

29 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, in collaboration with Cluid Housing Association, has announced the purchase of a ‘turnkey’ multi-unit central city residential scheme at Leeside, Bachelor’s Quay, as a part of the Rebuilding Ireland programme. The riverside scheme, which has been acquired by Cluid, comprises 72 homes that are available […]

CORK LORD MAYOR: visiting San Francisco, California, USA

CORK LORD MAYOR: visiting San Francisco, California, USA

5 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Mick Finn is leading a delegation to visit New York, San Francisco (Cork’s Sister City), and Miami. The delegation includes representatives from Cork Chamber of Commerce, The Local Enterprise Office and Cork City Council. The delegation is working through a packed itinerary, […]

Cork based Brian Crowley MEP retires

Cork based Brian Crowley MEP retires

17 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Brian Crowley announced today (January 17th) that he will not seek re-election to the European Parliament this May and also confirmed his retirement from public life. File photo of Brian Crowley MEPA sustained bout of ill-health over recent years has forced the decision, he said, despite his best […]

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

3 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A special meeting of Cork City Council will take place this evening where potential Presidential candidates can make presentations to councillors in a bid to seek the nomination of Cork City Council. The Special Meeting will take place at 7pm. This follows Cork City Council being contacted by […]

Cork City Council projects shortlisted for Excellence in Local Government Awards

Cork City Council projects shortlisted for Excellence in Local Government Awards

16 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Environment Directorate was shortlisted in the Sustainable Environment category for its Sustainable Canteen Project, where saw it ban disposable, single-use cups and crockery in the staff canteen. Instead, staff were encouraged to use environmentally friendly reusable cups. Under the Best Practice in Citizen Engagement category, the Community and […]

Mayor of County Cork meets Prince of Wales

Mayor of County Cork meets Prince of Wales

16 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor Hurley presents The Prince of Wales with a replica of sketch prepared by his great great great grandmother Queen Victoria During this week’s Royal visit to Cork, the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Declan Hurley presented HRH The Prince of Wales with a reproduction of […]

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 16th April 2018 was a landmark day for a landmark building. Cork County Hall was officially opened 50 years ago on the 16th April 1698. Designed by former Cork County Council Architect, Patrick L MacSweeney, Cork County Hall was Ireland’s first skyscraper at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

16 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s most iconic buildings, Cork County Hall, celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 16th 2018. Designed by Cork County Architect Patrick McSweeney, Cork County Hall was at the time of its completion in 1968 the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

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