Residential property sales in Cork rise by 2.7% to over 6,000 in 2018 – Value of sales rise by 20% to €1.63bn

Residential property sales in Cork rise by 2.7% to over 6,000 in 2018 – Value of sales rise by 20% to €1.63bn

20 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The level of residential property sales in Munster increased by 2.2% in 2018 to 14,178 according to an analysis of the Property Price Register carried out by leading property website MyHome.ie This means that property sales in Munster accounted for 25% of total national sales of 56,836 last […]

€151,782 for South-West Cork harbour projects – Lombard

€151,782 for South-West Cork harbour projects – Lombard

18 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that South-West Cork is set to benefit from €151,782 funding for pier and harbour projects. The significant allocation will help Cork County Council to carry out developments on the following projects: – Baltimore Harbour; €14,344 for new power supply facilities, and […]

Babysits – Babysitting apps make finding childcare easier than ever

Babysits – Babysitting apps make finding childcare easier than ever

16 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With the steady increase of technology, more and more industries are adapting to the new, virtual competitive landscape. This trend has even made its way into the field of childcare. The trend began to take hold in 2017, however, since then, finding a babysitter or nanny on the […]

WEST CORK: Ballydehob Jazz Festival 2019

WEST CORK: Ballydehob Jazz Festival 2019

16 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ballydehob “The Little Village with the Festive Heart” wil take place at the start of May. The Ballydehob Jazz Festival rolls out another outstanding programme featuring International Concert Headliners, Irish Supremos, a Live Music Trailall Weekend, Dance and Art Workshops, & the return of the Giant Puppets in […]

Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme.

Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme.

12 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Minister of State Jim Daly officially turn the sod to mark start of €28m upgrade to Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme Minister of State Jim Daly this morning joined Irish Water and Cork County Council in turning the sod to officially mark the start of […]

What will the Cork City boundary expansion mean for you?

What will the Cork City boundary expansion mean for you?

11 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork’s Councils embark on awareness campaign in advance of the changes to Cork City’s boundary Cork County Council and Cork City Council have begun an awareness campaign to ensure that the 85,000 citizens impacted are aware of the change which takes effect on 31st May 2019. Areas such […]

Cork towns set to benefit from funding of up to €1million through major new Fáilte Ireland scheme

Cork towns set to benefit from funding of up to €1million through major new Fáilte Ireland scheme

9 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland will invest €15.5million through the local authorities to boost the attractiveness and tourism appeal of up to 62 towns across the country. The Fáilte Ireland scheme is part of the National Tourism Development Authority’s work to drive a better regional spread of overseas and domestic visitors […]

SUPPORTING THE ARTS: Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence

SUPPORTING THE ARTS: Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence

7 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Denyse Woods has accepted the post of Cork County Council’s Writer in Residence for Libraries for 2019. The Writer in Residence programme aims to support creative writing activity in local areas, by providing engagement and interaction with people interested in writing, with the local library service as the […]

New political party “Aontú” to run 8 candidates in Cork in Local Elections

New political party “Aontú” to run 8 candidates in Cork in Local Elections

5 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aontú (Irish for “unity” or “consent”) is an all-Ireland political party that was formally launched in January 2019. Aontú will unveil its Local and European Election Candidates at its National Launch this Saturday 6th of April at 1pm at the Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre, Dublin 10. Aontu Chorcai […]

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