Cork City FC v Bray Wanderers

Cork City manager Tommy Dunne says his side need to “kick start” their season ronight, as they travel to the Carlisle Grounds to face Bray Wanderers. City lost out to Dundalk on Friday night, and are back on the road again as they face a Bray side who have also endured a difficult start to […]

Taoiseach pays tribute to the Cork Politician Dick Barry

By David O’Sullivan The Taoiseach has paid tribute to the late Cork politician Dick Barry who passed away last night (28th April 2013) at the age of 93 Mr Barry lived in Fermoy for most of his life was elected to serve Cork East and later the Cork North East. His name was well known […]

Too many Cork people refusing Council houses says Cllr

Cork County Council has begun to suspend people from its waiting list for social housing after nearly half of the homes it offered last year were turned down.**** ** ** Up to 347 offers were made, but 164 homes were rejected for reasons including that a house was built on a hill which could be […]

Cork is Best Place to Holiday in Ireland?

Cork is Best Place to Holiday in Ireland?

Cork City has made it on to the longlist in The Irish Times competition *The Best Place to Holiday in Ireland*. It will join 24 other holiday hotspots in the race to be named as Ireland’s best place to holiday. The other finalists include Beara Peninsula, Gougane Barra and Kinsale. Every county in the country […]

Chill Insurance creates 8 jobs in new Cork office

*By David O’Sullivan* 8 new jobs in insurance are being created in Cork. Chill Insurance has announced it will open an office in the City next month, Founded six years ago the insurance broker currently employs 170 people in Dublin. Cork will be it’s first expansion outside of the Capital. It follows on from Chill […]

West Cork tourist driving route progresses

West Cork tourist driving route progresses

Fine Gael Cork South West Deputy, Jim Daly, said the new Wild Atlantic Way, which is Ireland’s first long-distance driving route stretching from Donegal to Kinsale, will attract tourists who are interested in areas of exceptional beauty from all across the world. The final route for the Atlantic Way was unveiled this week by the […]

Events centre presents massive opportunity for Cork says Clune

Events centre presents massive opportunity for Cork says Clune

Seantor Deirdre Clune (Fine Gael) would like to welcome the significant progress in setting up a publicly funded conference centre in Cork. The City Council has announced it is seeking firm proposals from developers for the venue. “I am delighted that [Cork] City Councillors are taking decisive action in getting this crucial project off the […]

[Audio] Landmark Cork Kingsley Hotel for sale

[Audio] Landmark Cork Kingsley Hotel for sale

24th April 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie A landmark former Hotel in Cork is for sale. The five star Kingsley Hotel, on the Carrigrohane Road has today been listed with Savills Property Agents with a guide price of 6 million euro. The 131 bedroom Hotel has been closed since the floods of 2009 which damaged […]

5 people arrested in Cork over Fraudulent motor insurance claims

Gardai have arrested five people this morning (24/4/2013) as part of ‘Operation Nascar’. The arrests were made during an operation in Co. Cork involving members of the Organised Crime Unit and Fraud Investigation Unit attached to Anglsea St. Garda station along with local detectives. During this morning’s operation 3 males and 2 females (ranging in […]

Socialist Party Cllr questions Govt household stats

Cork City Socialist Party Councillor Mick Barry has released figures which show Cork people ARE rebelling AGAINST the “household charge”, albeit only slightly. A recent Dail reply to a Socialist Party TD from the Minister for the Environment revealed that Nationally 73.3 percent of eligible households have registered for the controversial charge, but the registration […]

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