PROPERTY: An Industrial unit 10 mins from #CorkCity for only €60,000? #Togher

PROPERTY: An Industrial unit 10 mins from #CorkCity for only €60,000? #Togher

13 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A modern, light industrial commercial unit only 10 minutes from Cork city centre, is among the properties listed for Youbid.ie’s next online auction on February 18. The unit is in Lee Park Sitecast Industrial Estate, Pouladuff, Togher, and comes with an Advised Minimum Value (AMV) of €60,000. The […]

“As Mayor of the County of Cork, I would like to say I am deeply sorry…to all the mothers and babies who suffered and continue to suffer…””

“As Mayor of the County of Cork, I would like to say I am deeply sorry…to all the mothers and babies who suffered and continue to suffer…””

12 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Statement from Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley (Ind), in relation to Bessborough Mother and Baby Home, Bessboro, Blackrock/Mahon, Cork “As many will be aware, I am the child of a mother and baby home. I was born in Bessborough Mother and Baby Home. […]

PROPERTY: Buy a house near Carrigaline for only €160,000?

PROPERTY: Buy a house near Carrigaline for only €160,000?

12 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A detached bungalow set in picturesque rolling Cork countryside is among the properties listed for Youbid.ie’s next online auction on February 18.   The 98 sq mts four-bed property is in the townland of Granig near the pretty and sought-after village of Minane Bridge, only five minutes from […]

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

9 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie AIB pledges €1.25m to fund First Chair of Sustainable Business in Ireland at University College Cork Increased employer demand expected for graduates with knowledge of sustainable business practices Funding will also support a number of PhD scholarships over five years AIB’s sustainable green lending book has proved its […]

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY: Rents for Cork City now average €1,452 which is up 4.8% year on year (Q4 2020)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY: Rents for Cork City now average €1,452 which is up 4.8% year on year (Q4 2020)

8 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Rents in Munster rose 8.8% year-on-year, reflecting a sharp fall in availability – just 232 homes were available to rent on February 1, down by nearly half compared to a year ago. In Cork City, rents have risen by 4.8% in the last year and the average rent […]

’tis freezin’ in Cork like

’tis freezin’ in Cork like

8 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A Met Éireann Weather Advisory is currently in place for Ireland with temperatures forecasted in low single figures by day and sharp or severe frosts and icy patches at night, resulting in possible hazardous conditions on roads and paths. Cork County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team attended Met […]

Cork Lifeboat rescues 2 anglers

Cork Lifeboat rescues 2 anglers

6 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Crosshaven RNLI Lifeboat crew went to the assistance of two anglers today (Saturday 6 February) after their vessel had mechanical problems, one and a half miles South East of Roches Point. The volunteer lifeboat crew were paged at 9.42 am this morning and made their way to the […]

WORLD’s OLDEST YACHT CLUB: Admiral of @RoyalCork in Crosshaven named as Person of the Month

WORLD’s OLDEST YACHT CLUB: Admiral of @RoyalCork in Crosshaven named as Person of the Month

4 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Admiral Colin R. Morehead is January Cork Person of the Month Colin R. Morehead, Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, which celebrated its 300th birthday last year, has been named as Cork Person of the Month for January 2021. At the club’s 300th AGM, Colin Morehead was […]

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind announce Transition Year Programme @irishguidedogs

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind announce Transition Year Programme @irishguidedogs

4 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Model Farm Road, Cork-based Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind have announced details of their Transition Year Programme for 2021! Given the current pandemic, the programme has been adapted to ensure it can be delivered effectively online which allows the charity to engage with schools nationwide. Students […]

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind receives €5,000 boost from Aviva Broker Community Fund

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind receives €5,000 boost from Aviva Broker Community Fund

3 February 2021 By Tom Collins Tom@TheCork.ie Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind was recently awarded €5,000 in the Aviva Broker Community Fund. Nominated by Mark O’Sullivan, Provest Private Clients, the Fund provides an opportunity for financial advisers/brokers throughout the country to help support their local charities or community organisations that are making a difference […]