Entry open for ‘Fort 2 Fort’ charity cycle from Trabolgan to Fort Camden / Fort Meagher

Entry open for ‘Fort 2 Fort’ charity cycle from Trabolgan to Fort Camden / Fort Meagher

12 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The name ‘Fort 2 Fort’ implies that the cycles goes from a Fort to a Fort, but some artistic licence is needed! and that’s ok. This annual successful charity cycle actaully goes from Trabolgan Holiday Village near Whitegate, East Cork (the nearby Fort Carlisle is still used by the […]

Fianna Fáil leader facing war of words with Sinn Fein in home constituency of Cork

Fianna Fáil leader facing war of words with Sinn Fein in home constituency of Cork

12 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate in Cork South Cental Cllr Donnchadh O’Laoghaire has described as “juvenile and desperate” comments made by Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin, in which he labelled Sinn Féin as a mafioso organisation. Cllr O’Laoghaire said; “On one level, Deputy Martin’s comments are laughable. His […]

Thinking of buying a house in County Cork? prices rose 1.25% in the last 6 months

Thinking of buying a house in County Cork? prices rose 1.25% in the last 6 months

12 Janaury 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Has the recession ended? The price of the average three-bed semi detached house in Co Cork rose 1.25% to €121,500 in the last six months, a nationwide property survey has found. The REA Average House Price Survey concentrates on the sale price of Ireland’s typical stock home, the […]

Flooding is over, Cork election candidates now turn attention to other issues

Flooding is over, Cork election candidates now turn attention to other issues

12 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie For the past four weeks flooding was an unfortunate issue that occupied the minds of all, and rightly so. Now that the cleanup – in general – is a passing memory the attention of politicians must turn to other issues. A Sinn Fein Cork candidate is looking at […]

Flood damaged Cork roads pose a direct threat to our road safety – admits Government MEP

Flood damaged Cork roads pose a direct threat to our road safety – admits Government MEP

  12 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “I am concerned that there is a link between the condition of our roads and the spike in road deaths in the past 4 weeks” says Deirdre Clune MEP Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has called on County Councils across the country – including Cork County Council […]

Cork house prices up 8% in 2015 according to MyHome.ie report

Cork house prices up 8% in 2015 according to MyHome.ie report

11 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie House price inflation in 2016 will continue to be stronger outside Dublin and prices for the country as a whole are likely to rise by 5% according to the the latest house price survey from MyHome.ie in association with Davy. The recovery in property prices around the country […]

VIDEO: UCC Biobank and related cancer research can create jobs in Cork – says Deirdre Clune MEP

11 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Four out of ten people will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetimes but innovations right here in Ireland are not only creating high end jobs but are helping to develop new treatments in the fight against diseases like cancer. Speaking at a conference in University College Cork […]

Green Party to run candidates in ALL of Cork’s 5 constituencies

Green Party to run candidates in ALL of Cork’s 5 constituencies

9 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party have confirmed the names of their candidates in Cork The candidates are: Lorna Bogue, Cork South Central Natasha Harty, Cork East Cormac Manning, Cork North West Oliver Moran, Cork North Central Johnny O’Mahony, Cork South West Eamon Ryan, leader of the Green Party, will speak […]

Cork Govt MEP says Rural Pubs are crucial to culture and tourism

Cork Govt MEP says Rural Pubs are crucial to culture and tourism

9 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Rural pubs regaining confidence as CSO shows pub sales rise by over 5% year on year Fine Gael Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce, Deirdre Clune, has described our rural pubs as the jewel in the crown of Irish tourism and welcomed tentative signs […]

Cork Members among Macra National Leadership Award Finalists

Cork Members among Macra National Leadership Award Finalists

8 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The six finalists in Macra’s National Leadership Awards have been announced. Each finalist went through a challenging interview process and will now proceed to the final interview stage. There are three Cork finalists: Eilis Ahern, Carrigaline Macra, Seandun, Cork Joan Marie Healy, Berrings Macra, Muskerry, Cork Marie Murphy, […]