Main N25 road from Cork City to Youghal/Waterford still flooded between Castlemartyr and Killeagh

Main N25 road from Cork City to Youghal/Waterford still flooded between Castlemartyr and Killeagh

31 December 2015, 4pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The N25 between Castlemartyr and Killeagh still remains severely flooded and will not re-open to traffic until tomorrow (New Years Day) at the earliest. The following updated traffic plan has been agreed between Cork County Council and An Garda Siochana and will come into place at 4.30pm […]

Cork City Flood Assessment Team meets over Storm Frank

Cork City Flood Assessment Team meets over Storm Frank

31 December 2015, 12 noon By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork City Flood Assessment Team met again this morning to review the ongoing situation with regard to continuing poor weather and flood risk. The Cork region experienced less severe weather overnight in the aftermath of Storm Frank. The Lee Catchment has suffered substantial and persistent […]

Who is the Cork Person of the Year for 2015?

Who is the Cork Person of the Year for 2015?

31 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On January 15 2016, at a Gala Awards Lunch at the Rochestown Park Hotel, the Cork Person or Persons of the Year will be announced. The winner will be chosen from the Cork Persons of the Month selected over 2015. Some 250 guests will attend the awards lunch, […]

Clonakilty Mayor invites people to ring in 2016 in Clonakilty town centre

Clonakilty Mayor invites people to ring in 2016 in Clonakilty town centre

31 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of Clonakilty Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin has issued an open invitation to all Clonakilty people and visitors to the town to a community ringing in of the New Year at the town-centre Asna Square tonight (Thursday 31st). People are asked to assemble from 11.45pm at Asna Square […]

Bandon and Skibbereen residents feel let down says Cork County Cllr Murphy-O’Mahony

Bandon and Skibbereen residents feel let down says Cork County Cllr Murphy-O’Mahony

30 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has criticised the Government’s lacklustre response to the latest flooding to hit large parts of West Cork. Cllr Murphy O’Mahony says that people feel completely let down by the Government as they are forced to fend for themselves against the latest storm. “Homes […]

Irish Coast Guard in rescue off Cork coast

Irish Coast Guard in rescue off Cork coast

30 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Earlier today following a request from the UK Coast Guard, the Irish Coast Guard through its coordination centre at Valentia coordinated the airlift of a Spanish national crew member from the UK registered Fishing Vessel Brisan 120nm SSW off Mizen Head. The crew member was injured during severe […]

Gardai investigate Cobh assault

Gardai investigate Cobh assault

29 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding an incident in Cobh, Co. Cork on the 27th December 2015. At approximately 2.15am a 24-year-old male sustained head injuries during an altercation involving small number of people on High Road, Cobh. The man was taken by ambulance to Cork […]

What’s happening with the Macroom bypass? Local Cllr fears plans have stalled

What’s happening with the Macroom bypass? Local Cllr fears plans have stalled

29 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork North-West Cllr Aindrias Moynihan has revealed that the Government has allocated less money to the Macroom Bypass for next year. When the Transport Infrastructure Ireland allocations were announced just before Christmas the Macroom Bypass was allocated €3.8m for 2016. This is […]

‘A Sinn Féin Government would make an additional €30 million available for emergency accommodation’ says Cork TD

‘A Sinn Féin Government would make an additional €30 million available for emergency accommodation’ says Cork TD

28 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien has stated that the scale housing crisis demands a genuine commitment to creating a better housing system, along with a commitment to tackle emergency homelessness in a pragmatic way. As part of a wider plan to tackle the housing crisis, […]

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