Tourism Strategy Targets Extra 525,000 Visitors to Cork by 2020

Tourism Strategy Targets Extra 525,000 Visitors to Cork by 2020

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Growing Tourism in Cork’ – A Collective Strategy, an ambitious new Tourism Strategy for Cork was launched this morning at Cork International Airport and intends to make Cork a ‘must see’ destination in Ireland for domestic and international visitors. The ambitious new targeted 5 year plan (2015-20) […]

Cork County Mayoral Reception for High Achievers

Cork County Mayoral Reception for High Achievers

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Last night at County Hall the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea hosted a Mayoral Reception for some of Cork’s highest achievers. The evening was an acknowledgement of the outstanding dedication exhibited by Cork people in their individual and team pursuits. The Mayor […]

Civic Reception for Naval Service at Cork County Hall

Civic Reception for Naval Service at Cork County Hall

26 January 2016 9am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, held a Civic Reception for the Irish Naval Service in recognition of the tremendous humanitarian work undertaken by the LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett on Monday at County Hall. The three Naval Service ships […]

Irish Naval Service honoured for humanitarian work in Mediterrean

Irish Naval Service honoured for humanitarian work in Mediterrean

23 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, will hold a Civic Reception for the Irish Naval Service in recognition of the tremendous humanitarian work undertaken by the LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett on Monday afternoon, January 25th 2015 at County Hall. The […]

Ballyhea Bondholder protestors to meet Central Bank Governor

Ballyhea Bondholder protestors to meet Central Bank Governor

15 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The new Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Phillip Lane, has agreed to meet with a delegation from the Cork based ‘Ballyhea Says No’ group to discuss the issues arising from their long-running campaign (they have marched every week since March 6th 2011, 254 weeks and counting) […]

Cllr Alan Coleman calls for existing model to be used to offer flood insurance

Cllr Alan Coleman calls for existing model to be used to offer flood insurance

14 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Independent Cork South West Candidate Cllr Alan Coleman has called for the Government to use an existing model to force Insurance companies to offer flood insurance cover to those that are refused such cover. Cllr Coleman said “We already have the Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) which […]

Cork County Council defends its reaction to flood crisis

Cork County Council defends its reaction to flood crisis

5 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has issued a lengthy statement in relation to the recent flooding, indeed as it arrives the main Cork to Waterford road is still closed due to remaining water. The County Council is the primary response agency for flooding events in Co Cork and is supported […]

Bandon to Kilbrittain road in Co Cork is being ‘rebuilt ‘following Storm Frank

Bandon to Kilbrittain road in Co Cork is being ‘rebuilt ‘following Storm Frank

5 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The road between Bandon and Kilbrittain was one of the worst hit in West Cork by flood damage. Sections were worn away by the velocity of water. Since the weekend County Council crews have been out making temporay repairs. Local County Cllr Alan Coleman (Independent) visited the road […]

Clonakilty Mayor invites people to ring in 2016 in Clonakilty town centre

Clonakilty Mayor invites people to ring in 2016 in Clonakilty town centre

31 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of Clonakilty Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin has issued an open invitation to all Clonakilty people and visitors to the town to a community ringing in of the New Year at the town-centre Asna Square tonight (Thursday 31st). People are asked to assemble from 11.45pm at Asna Square […]

Cork City Joint Policing Committee to meet on Monday

Cork City Joint Policing Committee to meet on Monday

4 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The last meeting of 2015 for the Cork City Joint Policing Committee Will take place on Monday (7th December 2015) at 2 pm in the Council Chamber, City Hall, Cork. The JPC is a forum where Senior Gardai interact with elected City Councillors. Routine reports presented include a […]