Lord Mayor says OAP conference was success

Lord Mayor says OAP conference was success

5th November 2012, Tuesday By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Catherine Clancy today thanked Cork’s older citizens for attending the Cork -Towards an Age-Friendly city conference held yesterday (Monday November 4th) in such unprecedented numbers. Speaking after yesterday’s event which was attended by close to 500 people the Lord Mayor stated: […]

Gay Marriage Referendum welcomed by Cork TD

Gay Marriage Referendum welcomed by Cork TD

5th November 2013 By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chair of the Party’s LGBT Group, Jerry Buttimer, has this evening (Tuesday) said that the decision of Government to hold a referendum on marriage equality during the first half 2015 is a momentous step towards a truly inclusive, diverse and equal […]

FG Selects Fermoy Area County Council candidate

FG Selects Fermoy Area County Council candidate

5th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Charleville local Aileen Browne was selected by Fine Gael to contest next year’s Local Elections for the Fermoy area  last Sunday. Aileen Browne is a strong Community activist in the Charleville Area. She is Secretary to both the Tidy Towns and the Charleville Community Forum and has played a […]

Number seeking Council housing in City continues to rise

5th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie There has been an increase of nearly 1000 in applicants on the Cork City Housing list in the last ten months according to Sinn Fein Cllr Mick Nugent. The figures obtained this week show a figure of 7727 eligible applicants on the housing list at the start of October […]

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

4th Novermber 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Micheál Martin, has said it is completely unacceptable that Cork homeowners are receiving letters asking them to pay next year’s property tax up-front before the end of the month. Deputy Martin said the letters are extremely confusing, sometimes incorrect, and they fail […]

Cork Minister returns from Middle East Trade Mission

Cork Minister returns from Middle East Trade Mission

1st November 2013 By TheCork.ie new@thecork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister – Simon Coveney – has concluded a week long visit to the Gulf States with a speech to the Dubai Irish Business Network , and an audience of potential buyers and business partners at Bord Bia’s Taste of Ireland Green Box Competition in Dubai. The […]

[Audio] Model Farm Road Gate House to be renovated

31st October 2013, Thursday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan A relic of “old cork” on the Model Farm Road could be in line for renovation. The Gate Lodge at the entrance to the IDA Business Park is owned by the City Council but has fallen into disrepair. It dates back to the 1850’s when it marked […]

[Audio] Bus Eireann Manager to meet City Cllrs over Glen bus cutbacks

31st October 2013, Thursday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The Area Manager of Bus Eireann will meet with City Councillors early next week, to explain why services to the Glen were cut back. The number of busses passing through the Glen was drastically reduced at the end of August campaighers say the new service – from […]

Dara Murphy leads 1st meeting of backbench TDs and Troika

Dara Murphy leads 1st meeting of backbench TDs and Troika

31st October 2013, Thursday By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD and Chair of Fine Gael’s Internal European Affairs Committee, Dara Murphy, will today (9.30am) lead a delegation of Government TDs in their first ever meeting with Troika officials. The meeting, which is being held in the Department of Finance, is the first […]

Jobs announcement reaffirms Cork’s IT hub status – Buttimer

Jobs announcement reaffirms Cork’s IT hub status – Buttimer

30th October 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Wednesday) said that the decision of StorageCraft Technology Corporation to establish its international headquarters in Cork reaffirms the city’s status as an IT hub. Deputy Buttimer was commenting after the announcement that StorageCraft is to create 30 new jobs […]