Carrigaline man secures high level Fianna Fail position

13 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil members of Cork County Council have elected Councillor Seamus McGrath as the party’s new Group Leader on the Local Authority at a meeting in County Hall today. Councillor McGrath represents the Ballincollig-Carrigaline Local Electoral Area and was unanimously selected by the 16-strong Fianna Fáil team on […]

Taoiseach opens UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy

Taoiseach opens UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy

11 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork today (Saturday). The 4,700m2 five storey building with state-of-the-art wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices provides Ireland with world-class infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. Named […]

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

6 July 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Construction falls, but mood still optimistic Figures from the National Housing Construction Index for the first four months of 2015 show a sharp fall in activity in the residential construction sector in Cork when compared to 2014 but sentiment continues to remain positive. The latest edition of the […]

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

3 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork moves closer to London (in terms of ease of access) Cityjet will launch an 18-times weekly service between Cork and London City starting on October 1 2015. It will fly three-times daily on weekdays, once on Saturdays, and twice on Sundays. Chairman welcomes News Pat Byrne, Cityjet’s […]

AA recruiting mechanics in Cork

AA recruiting mechanics in Cork

1 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland’s major motoring organisation and insurance provider is hiring qualified mechanics to join its fleet of roadside Patrols. But the AA’s recruitment drive has hit a roadblock (pun intended) in Co. Cork, coming against a shortage of qualified mechanics to fill their two roles on offer. “I suppose […]

RNLI exhibition opens in Camden Fort

RNLI exhibition opens in Camden Fort

1 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan An exciting new exhibition on the role of the Royal National lifeboat Institution is coming to Camden Fort Meagher In Crosshaven and will be open to the public every weekend during July The bravery of RNLI volunteers who risked their lives to save others during the First World […]

Mayor of County Cork resigns, from Fianna Fail

Mayor of County Cork resigns, from Fianna Fail

25 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Much has been written about Sinn Fein’s internal problems in Co Cork in recent days (one Cllr expelled from the party, and another suspended for a year). Now, Fianna Fail in Cork is experiencing its own crisis in the ‘rebel county’. The Mayor of Cork County Councillor Alan […]

It’s 110 years old, and going strong #CorkBusiness

25 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The company behind Homestead is celebrating 110 years in business! If I said to you “One of the leading Cash and Carry & Foodservice Wholesalers in Cork”… you might say Musgrave, the Barry Group, or M&P O’Sullivan. For some reason Cork is home to a number of large […]

Carrigaline TD wants to support Credit Unions

Carrigaline TD wants to support Credit Unions

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called for a concerted policy initiative on behalf of the State to ensure the full potential of the credit union sector in Ireland is realised. McGrath is based in Carrigaline and was speaking ahead of a Fianna Fáil Private Members motion […]