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8th January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Work is scheduled to begin this week on the new state-of-the-art secondary school in Skibbereen to accommodate 1,000 students. The new secondary school will replace Mercy Heights, De la Salle and Rossa College and bring them all together under one roof.  Plans to amalgamate the schools on one... Read More
7 January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The elegant and eloquent Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Kenneth O’ Flynn has dismissed criticism from fellow Councillors and other critics of the decision to fund and place the Events Centre within the City Centre. Cllr O’ Flynn said “its quite obvious that some people fail to... Read More
7 January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has launched a new flight tracking feature on its app. The airport is the first airport in the world to offer this feature which will allow passengers to click on a flight number and track live updates of exactly where the plane is at that moment... Read More
7th January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Marion O’Sullivan this morning warned Fine Gael and Labour that they would pay a heavy price at the next General Election for “setting the Revenue Commissioners on the people” in relation to the Local Property Tax. Her warning came on the deadline day for... Read More
6 January 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence, Minister Simon Coveney TD today praised the work being undertaken at Waterpark House, the temporary building for the new Gaelcholáiste in Carrigaline. The Minister made his comments as he toured the interim building with Chief Executive of Cork Education... Read More
30th December 2014 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The award-winning entrepreneurship initiative “Cork innovates” which has previously been recognised by the European Commission as a model for driving entrepreneurship, promoted the work of Irish entrepreneurs, particularly, women in business, in New York recently. Cork County Mayor, Cllr Alan Coleman, the ‘positive economist’ and 2014 inBusiness inCork... Read More
By Bryan Smyth 28th December 2014 brya@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Cobh Co Cork are investigating the full circumstances surrounding the discovery of the bodies of a male and a female (Both in their late 40’s) at a house at O’ Neill’s Place, Cobh, Co Cork at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon (Sunday 28th December 2014) A female... Read More
21st December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardai in Fermoy, Co. Cork are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occured at Scartbarry, Watergrasshill, Co. Cork this afternoon Sunday 21st December, 2014 at approximately 1p.m. The collision occurred when a car was in collision with a male motorcyclist (55yrs). The motorcyclist was fatally injured... Read More
17th December 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The number of deaths on Irish roads is set to rise for the second year, Deirdre Clune MEP warned today, while urging motorists to take care on the roads this Christmas. “Provisional Garda road traffic statistics for 2014 predict a worrying rise in the number of fatalities for... Read More