Buttimer welcomes 150 new jobs for Cork

5th March 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement by FireEye of 150 new jobs for Cork. “The announcement by FireEye that it will create 150 new jobs in Cork is very welcome news. This decision reinforces Cork’s image as a centre […]

[Audio] “Post no bills” says FG Cllr

[Audio] “Post no bills” says FG Cllr

26th February 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Illegal posters are blighting the image of Cork City.” That’s the view of Cllr Joe Kavanagh. The Northside Fine Gael representative says the gluing of posters – mostly advertising politcal meetings – to lampposts, postboxes, and public bins is as bad as graffiti, and encourages to littering. Under […]

AUDIO: CCTV installed to stop vandalism in Graveyards

AUDIO: CCTV installed to stop vandalism in Graveyards

26 February 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CCTV Cameras are being installed in Cork City Cemeteries to reduce crime. Sinn Fein Cllr Henry Cremin proposed the motion after anti-social behaviour in “Saint Joseph’s Cemetery”, Ballyphehane first in June 2012, and later in December when headstones were vandalised. Cork City Council has agreed to install 24 […]

Cork County Council using Stubbs Gazette to recoup refuse debts

12th February 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth, Reporting from Cork County Hall bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s County Manager has defended the sending out of 6,800 debt collection letters to former customers of the County Council’s refuse collection service. It emerged last week that many Cork residents received demand letters from the “Stubbs Gazette” debt collection agency. The […]

[Audio] President of Ireland visits Cork today

18th January 2013 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The President (of Ireland) is in Cork today for a number of engagements… Michael D Higgins official diary will start around 12.30 when he attends the annual “Cork Person of the Year Awards” in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Next is a visit to Colaiste Choilm in Ballincollig where […]

Language skills are crucial for success

Language skills are crucial for success

26th September 2012 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marking the European Day of Languages today (Wednesday), Fine Gael Senator for Cork South Central, Deirdre Clune, is joining the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) in calling on individuals to focus on boosting their foreign language skills to take advantage of the multiple job opportunities […]

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

10 July 2012 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Both Cork City Council and County Council yesterday released their reports on the floods of Thursday, June 28th 2012. The County’s 23-page document focuses on Douglas, Glanmire and Clonakilty while the City’s 11-page report looks at Blackpool and Ballyvolane. Many Northside Cllrs feel that Ballyvolane isin’t getting the […]

Buttevant to get motorway link

Buttevant to get motorway link

6th January 2011 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

Mick Barry unhappy with FF TD

Mick Barry unhappy with FF TD

24th November 2011 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Socialist Party Cllr Barry said this morning: “Noel O’Flynn is fooling no-one with his performance as the Government TD who is going to stand up to the Government. He has no right to be upset about his being misled by the Taoiseach when for 13 years he himself […]