€86m will buy you Wilton Shopping Centre

€86m will buy you Wilton Shopping Centre

12 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Savills has launched Wilton Shopping Centre to the market on behalf of York Capital, guiding in excess of €86m which comprises €76m for the Shopping Centre – producing a net initial yield of 6.75% – and €10m for a mixed-use development site. The sale offers an exciting investment […]

400 International Emergency Professionals Attend Annual Gathering in Cork City

400 International Emergency Professionals Attend Annual Gathering in Cork City

12 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The event brings together emergency service workers from around the world The annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Gathering 2018 is taking place in Cork City from 11th to 13th of September. Over 400 emergency medical professionals are expected to descend on Cork City for three days for this […]

PHOTOS: Carrigaline Skate Park has official opening

PHOTOS: Carrigaline Skate Park has official opening

8 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ballincollig/Carrigaline Municipal District Chair Cllr Joe Harris has officially opened Cork’s newest and much anticipated Skate Park in Carrigaline. Located at the People’s Park, entrance off Church Road, the state of the art recreational facility cost in the region of €220,000 was principally funded by Cork County Council […]

Halfway to a sewage-free Cork Lower Harbour

Halfway to a sewage-free Cork Lower Harbour

1 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is halfway to its goal of a sewage-free Cork Lower Harbour, creating big opportunities for social, economic and amenity development in the area. When the Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project started in 2015, the equivalent of 40,000 wheelie bins of raw sewage was discharged into […]

Cork County Council buys new vehicles to ensure good winter road service

Cork County Council buys new vehicles to ensure good winter road service

25 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie County of Cork have confirmed an additional sum of €620,000 will be invested in its ‘winter maintenance fleet’. This will assist in responding to severe weather events such as flooding, storms, snow and ice. The Counils fleet came under pressure last winter during both Storm Ophelia (High winds) and Storm […]

Ryanair announces new Cork to ‘London Luton’ route

Ryanair announces new Cork to ‘London Luton’ route

25 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ryanair has announced a new Cork route to London Luton, with a six times weekly service, as part of Ryanair’s Winter 18 schedule. Irish consumers and visitors can now choose from 10 winter routes to/from Cork and enjoy even lower fares and the latest “Always Getting Better” improvements […]

CORK DIPLOMACY: Chinese Nationals visit Cork County Hall

CORK DIPLOMACY: Chinese Nationals visit Cork County Hall

22 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Mayor Patrick Gerard Murphy today officially welcomed three bright young students from Jiangsu Province, China to Cork County Hall. The three high school students from Nanjing the capital city of Jiangsu province are this year’s recipients of the Shamrock Cup, an annual English language competition prize […]

New film tells story of Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills

New film tells story of Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills

20 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A short film created by a group of young filmmakers showcasing the Gunpowder Mills in Ballincollig, Co. Cork to mark National Heritage Week 2018 Cork Young Filmmakers has announced that it will host a public screening during National Heritage Week 2018, which will take place from 18-26 August. […]

HEALTH: Long waiting list for the free HSE Children’s dental service in Cork

HEALTH: Long waiting list for the free HSE Children’s dental service in Cork

15 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 1339 awaiting assessment with 1944 waiting for treatment Cork South Central TD, Michael McGrath has said that the dental health of thousands of Cork children is being put at risk by “scandalous waiting lists” for assessment and treatment. Deputy McGrath was commenting after receiving an update from the […]