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Cork County Council wishes to announce that due to the prolonged dry spells of late, it will be necessary to turn off water supply to Charleville town and surrounding areas tonight from 11pm-7.30am to conserve supplies. The water supply to the high areas of Buttevant will also be switched off at this time The areas... Read More
TODAY, October, October 19, marks the 11th month since the devastating floods in Cork city which saw thousands of homes left without drinking water, over 100 families evacuated from their homes and hundreds of businesses destroyed. Tonight a meeting will take place at the Cork County Cricket Club on The Markdyke at 8pm for those... Read More
According to UCC this will be the century when Asia emerges as the dominant economic force in the world. How the West responds now, therefore, will be critical to each country’s success or failure in the decades ahead. Tomorrow, October 20th , University College Cork begins a series of lectures involving the key Asian ambassadors... Read More
Gardaí at Bishopstown in Cork are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Ballinveltig, Curraheen Road shortly after mid-night this morning, 19th October 2010. A 20 year old female front seat passenger was fatally injured when the car in which she was travelling went out of control. She was pronounced dead... Read More
Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry said this morning that Irish workers should “speak French” and follow the example of striking French workers in combatting austerity policies. French workers undertake their sixth national strike in a month today in advance of Thursday’s Senate vote on plans to increase the age at which French people are entitled... Read More
UCC/CIT will play the Australian International Rules Team on Wednesday, October 20th in Páirc Uí Rinn at 6pm. The Cork team will contain the cream of young intercounty talent from both Colleges including many who featured on the winning All-Ireland Football Team. Unfortunately, UCC’s All Star, Shane O’Neill will be an absentee due to Club... Read More
New appointments: Father Gearóid Dullea, Father Seán Maher Father Gearóid Dullea, Diocese of Cork and Ross, has been appointed Executive Secretary of the Irish Episcopal Conference. Father Dullea previously worked as the National Coordinator of the formation programme for the Permanent Diaconate. Father Dullea succeeds Monsignor Eamon Martin who is returning to his native Diocese... Read More
Fine Gael Cork South Central Senator, Jerry Buttimer, said the National Spatial Strategy is the engine that has the potential to drive Cork and the entire southern region forward so that it can fully realise its potential. “Implementation of the National Spatial Strategy presents a huge challenge given that we now live in a different... Read More
Fine Gael Innovation & Research Spokesperson Deirdre Clune TD has challenged Enterprise Minister Batt O’Keeffe TD to ‘ramp up’ the Government’s initiatives to tackle graduate unemployment. Minister O’Keeffe claims the Government has been pro-active in addressing the growing problem of graduate unemployment – but the reality is totally different. The Government has a target of... Read More
Clonakily’s “Energy Week 2010” which takes place from Today – Monday 18th – and runs ’til to Sunday 24th October in West Cork The programme was jointly launched by: Cllr. Kevin O’ Regan, Mayor of Clonakilty and Cllr. Jim Daly, Mayor of County Cork on Monday 4th October at The new Waterfront Complex (opposite Euro... Read More
Gardaí at Blarney are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 9.30am this morning, Friday 15th October 2010. It happened on the N20 near the village of Rathduff and involved an articulated truck and a car. The 41 year old male driver and sole occupant of the car was taken to Cork... Read More
Cork North West TD, Michael Creed has called for the implementation of a National foot screening programme as proposed by the Diabetes Federation of Ireland. Commenting on figures provided by the Diabetes Federation of Ireland, Deputy Creed said: “Diabetes is at an epidemic rate in this country with an estimated 150,000 sufferers. Diabetics are prone... Read More