DRUGS: €300,000 worth of Cannabis herb seized in Bantry

DRUGS: €300,000 worth of Cannabis herb seized in Bantry

11 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Friday, 10th January 2020 a search operation was conducted at various locations in the Bantry area by Cork West Divisional Drugs Unit and members of Bantry Local Unit with the assistance of the Garda Southern Region Dog Unit. During the course of the searches a large quantity […]

VIDEO: New TV documentary looks at Castletownbere, West Cork Fishing Industry

VIDEO: New TV documentary looks at Castletownbere, West Cork Fishing Industry

7 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The programme called ‘Gafa sna Líonta’ will air Wednesday 8th January 2020 on Irish language TV channel TG4 @ 9.30pm (it will have English subtitles) Despite having the richest fishing waters in Europe, Ireland’s fishing industry and fishing communities are swimming against the tide. Gafa sna Líonta tells […]

City Centre clean but Northside struggles in 2019 litter rankings

City Centre clean but Northside struggles in 2019 litter rankings

6 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fermoy and Midleton both clean Some improvement in ‘moderately littered’ Mahon Litter levels have fallen in our cities over past decade The final litter survey for 2019 from business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) has shown Cork City Centre to be clean for the 7th year in a […]

Poll topping Cork Mayor wants to run in General Election, but will Fianna Fail add him to their ticket?

Poll topping Cork Mayor wants to run in General Election, but will Fianna Fail add him to their ticket?

5 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie County Mayor Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan has all the ingredients to be a TD for the constituency of Cork South West, but his Fianna Fail party need to add him to the ticket first, because he says he has no intention of going Independent (as then-Mayor Alan Coleman did in […]

Cork City to be focus of 1920 centenary events

Cork City to be focus of 1920 centenary events

3 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D., Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. and Minister David Stanton T.D. announce a significant Decade of Centenaries (which incidentally uses a .com domain, probably to appeal to the US market) programme for 2020 The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the […]

NEAR KINSALE: Construction beins on 93-bed ‘Riverstick Nursing Home’

NEAR KINSALE: Construction beins on 93-bed ‘Riverstick Nursing Home’

30 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A look back at news this December Pictured at Delsk Ireland’s sod-turning ceremony at Riverstick, Co Cork The development project, Riverstick Nursing Home, is a two-storey 93-bed residential care nursing home worth in the region of 13 Million Euro. The nursing home will provide a full range of […]