Simon Coveney welcomes home L.É. Niamh to Cork

Simon Coveney welcomes home L.É. Niamh to Cork

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie After a successful 12 week deployment to assist in the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean, the Irish Naval vessel L.É. Niamh returned today (Friday) to the Naval Base and Dockyard, Haulbowline in Cork. L.É. Niamh was the second naval vessel to be deployed to the Mediterranean to assist […]

Low VAT rate creates 2,500 Cork jobs – says Restaurants Association

Low VAT rate creates 2,500 Cork jobs – says Restaurants Association

29 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie According to a report published by the Restaurants Association of Ireland, 2,520 new jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created in Cork since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011. Speaking about the launch of the Report and the success […]

Buttimer calls for Cork Councils to use the millions allocated to them for housing

Buttimer calls for Cork Councils to use the millions allocated to them for housing

29 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan daivd@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has called for both Cork City and County councils to draw down the sizeable sums of money that has been allocated to them to tackle the housing crisis. Deputy Buttimer’s calls came as he welcomed news that the Department is […]

Carrigaline Unveiled As Cork’s First SIRO-Powered Town

Carrigaline Unveiled As Cork’s First SIRO-Powered Town

25 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie SIRO, the ESB-Vodafone joint venture which is delivering Ireland’s first 100% fibre-optic broadband network to 50 towns nationwide, has today unveiled Carrigaline as Cork’s first SIRO-powered town. The announcement was made at an event in the Carrigaline Court Hotel in association with Cork County Council and the Local […]

More infrastructure investment needed for Cork region – Ibec

More infrastructure investment needed for Cork region – Ibec

25 September 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today urged the Government to address the critical need for infrastructure investment in the Cork region. At a recent meeting between Ibec’s Regional Executive Committee and elected representatives in Cork, a number of key challenges facing business in Cork were identified. […]

Want to rent a home in Cork? €794 is now the average rent

Want to rent a home in Cork? €794 is now the average rent

23 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The average rent for all dwellings in the private rented sector in Co. Cork in Quarter 2, 2015, and which were registered with the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) was €794. This was up €11 when compared to the average rent in Q1, 2015, when the amount was […]

Cork Roads needs investment – says CIF – Dunkettle Interchange, N28 Carrs Hill to Ringaskiddy, Macroom Bypass

Cork Roads needs investment – says CIF – Dunkettle Interchange, N28 Carrs Hill to Ringaskiddy, Macroom Bypass

23 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in Cork has called for the upcoming Public Capital Programme to address some significant infrastructural bottlenecks in the Cork region. N28 Carrs Hill Cork to Ringaskiddy (and Carrigaline) road Conor O’Connell, regional Director of CIF in Cork stated that: “The N28 and the […]

Cork Minister attends Naval Commissioning Ceremony

Cork Minister attends Naval Commissioning Ceremony

21 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister Simon Coveney TD this morning attended the Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony of the 53rd Naval Service Cadet Class at the Naval Base, in Haulbowline, Co. Cork. Conveney is one of the local TD’s in the Harbour area and attended in his capacity as Minister […]

Cork Regional Chambers elect Maura Hunter as Chair

Cork Regional Chambers elect Maura Hunter as Chair

18 September 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie At its Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 17th of September in Clonakilty, Cork Regional Chambers elected Ms. Maura Hunter of Mallow Chamber as Chair for the coming year. Speaking after her election Ms. Hunter expressed her thanks to outgoing Chairman Brian Curtis of Cobh and Harbour Chamber […]

35 Cork Wild Atlantic Way Points receive Govt funding

35 Cork Wild Atlantic Way Points receive Govt funding

18 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, today launched a new €3.5m phase of the Wild Atlantic Way with further development for the touring route’s 188 designated Discovery Points. With the intention of bringing each site to life and encouraging visitor engagement, it is […]