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The latest edition of the National Housing Construction Index compiled and issued by Link2Plans (www.link2plans.com) illustrates the continued decline in planning applications and housing construction activity across Cork. The National Housing Construction Index measures every submitted Planning Application and Planning Commencement from January to February 2013. The Index gives a direct comparison with the exact... Read More
The World Mini Games 2013 will take place in Cork,Ireland from the 23rd to the 25th of August and registration for the events has started to open. Featuring over 30 sports, the 2nd Irish Sports Summit, a Sport and Leisure Expo and an International Corporate Golf Tournament, Cork is set to welcome thousands of sports... Read More
The freezing winds and heavy rain could not deter the large crowd who gathered for the Annual Bandon Easter commemoration which took place at the republican plot in St Patrick’s cemetery on Sunday last. A sea of umbrellas made up the procession that followed the Bandon and District Pipe band.Local councillor Rachel McCarthy and Aengus... Read More
Lord Mayor of Cork City Cllr John Buttimer has welcomed plans by Cork City Council to turn Cork City Hall Blue in recognition of International Autism Day on the 2nd of August. Cllr Buttimer, a clinical psychologist said that it was important to focus attention on Autism because of the increasing number of children being... Read More
“The development of Cork’s economy is being hampered by a lack of air transport links” That’s the warning from E-M-C The Irish arm of the multinational employs employs three thousand people Vice President and Managing Director Bob Savage says air access is a “big problem” for his firm, and the Cork region. There have been... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth, in Blackpool, Cork Two delegations from Blackpool will attend high profile meetings this morning to outline their flood concerns to both Cork City Council and the OPW. The village was flooded last Thursday night, and fifteen homes and business premises were badly damaged, and many don’t have flood insurance. One group... Read More
Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher will move a Bill in the Dáil today (Tuesday) aimed at preventing the destruction of important heel prick data.**** ** ** After raising the matter on Topical Issue debates in the Dáil two weeks ago, Deputy Kelleher submitted a Bill on protecting heel prick data to the Ceann Comhairle’s... Read More