Heavy rain floods Cork overnight

[updated 6am] Parts of Cork city and county are under up to three feet of water this morning. Many places are without electricity as a result, and power should be reconnected by 8am the ESB say. It’s after heavy heavy rain and flooding overnight. Many secondary roads have surface flooding Cork City Council have activated […]

Cork has another tourism brand – Ring of Cork

A new brand, Ring of Cork, has been launched by South and East Cork tourism to attract visitors to South and East Cork. Speaking at the launch of Ring of Cork, Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., welcomed the new brand by saying: “This is a very positive development for the South […]

Soccer – Graham McCarthy Signs for City FC

Cork City Football Club are pleased to announce the signing of Graham McCarthy from Avondale. The central midfielder, who was previously with Douglas Hall, was a member of Avondale’s FAI Intermediate Cup winning side. The 24 year old told CorkCityFC.net: “I have been out training with the squad over the last couple of weeks. It […]

Statement by newly elected Mayor of Mallow Cllr. Noel O Connor.

After being elected Mayor of Mallow, Cllr. Noel O Connor outlined his hopes for Mallow for his year of office: As Mayor of Mallow I pledge to treat all councillors with respect and with fairness. In my capacity as Mayor, I will be the servant of the people of Mallow as their first citizen. It […]

Eyeries, County Cork is Ireland’s Best Kept Town, 2012

Eyeries, County Cork is the overall winner of Ireland’s Best Kept Town competition, 2012. The results were announced on 26th June 2012 at an awards ceremony in Titanic Building, Belfast. Eyeries also won the Best Kept Village category. Broughshane, County Antrim won the Best Kept Small Town category, Westport, County Mayo won the Best Kept […]

Bus Eireann Reduces Cork to Dublin trip time

Bus Éireann is pleased to announce an enhanced Route 8 Expressway Cork-Dublin service operating via the M8 motorway resulting in quicker journey times to and from Cork and Dublin city. The enhanced Route 8 service will now be known as the Route X8 and will also serve Dublin Airport. The Route X8 Cork-Dublin-Dublin Airport service […]

New Lord Mayor in City likes Gaeilge

The new Lord Mayor of Cork plans on using the Irish language as much as possible during his term in office. Fine Gael Cllr John Buttimer chaired his first City Council meeting last night and unusually read the introductory prayer “as Gaeilge” The Lord Mayor spoke with TheCork.ie at City Hall… 0626-LORDMAYOR-01-says-he-likes-gaeilge.mp3

New Lord Mayor for Cork City

Cork City has a New Lord Mayor. John Buttimer was elected last night. The Bishopstown Cllr is a brother of Cork South Central TD Jerry Buttimer The new “first citizen” wants to re-connect with the so called “Leeaspora” (a pun of Diaspora) of Cork people who have moved abroad Outgoing Lord Mayor Fianna Fail’s Terry […]

New Mayor for County Cork

County Cork has a new Mayor.. Cllr Barbara Murray is a full-time Cllr from Youghal and becomes only the second woman to become the leader of the County Council. The Fine Gael member was handed by the chain of office by outgoing Mayor Tim Lombard. At today’s County Council A-G-M Fianna Fail had proposed Cllr Kevin O’Keefee but […]

Cork City Team News v Derry City

Cork City are back in league action tomorrow night (Friday night), as they welcome Derry City to Turner’s Cross. **** City’s last league outing saw them claim a point away to Shamrock Rovers, thanks to a late equaliser from John Dunleavy. Speaking ahead of the game, City boss Tommy Dunne told *CorkCityFC.net*: “The rest has […]