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Category / AREA: WEST CORK
12 Janaury 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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,... Read More
  12 January 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
11 January 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced details of an €18m Capital Investment Package in 2016 for the development of Ireland’s fishery harbour network. It includes €2.13m for Castletownbere, and €400,000 for Cape Clear. Announcing the investment package, the Minister said “In total... Read More
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... Read More
9 January 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
8 January 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
7 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie PharmaChemical Ireland and the Irish Medical Devices Association (IMDA), the Ibec groups which represent the pharmaceuticals and chemical sectors, and the medical technology sector, said that the record breaking number of entries at the BT Young Scientist 2016 is part of a larger trend of more students gravitating... Read More
6 January 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Blame for failure to dredge rivers and streams rests squarely with the Government – says Cork based Liadh Ní Riada MEP Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada today welcomed clarification from the European Commission that it is in fact the Fine Gael and Labour Government, and subsequent governments,... Read More
6 January 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Castletownbere RNLI has recovered a British adventurer’s transatlantic boat which was abandoned in a hurricane some 400 miles west of Portugal. In what was their first call out of 2016, the volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to go the assistance of a boat yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 5... Read More