Revenue seize cocaine worth €40,000 at Cork Airport

Revenue seize cocaine worth €40,000 at Cork Airport

25 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In an intelligence-led operation this morning (25/07/15), officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized approximately half a kilo of cocaine with a street value of approximately €40,000 at Cork Airport. The drugs were expertly concealed in the frame of suitcase. A 28 year old male who disembarked a flight […]

Congratulations to crew of Cork based L.É. Eithne

Congratulations to crew of Cork based L.É. Eithne

19 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has congratulated the crew of the L.É. Eithne on their return home from deployment assisting in the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean. “I want to congratulate and welcome home the crew of the L.É. Eithne after the successful completion of […]

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 […]