Web Summit Co-Founder and Forbes Star Daire Hickey is Cork Person of Month

Web Summit Co-Founder and Forbes Star Daire Hickey is Cork Person of Month

31 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ballincollig’s Daire Hickey was recently named by Forbes magazine as one of its international Top 30 aged under 30 business stars, a list of the world’s most powerful young people under the 30 threshold. Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan was the only other Irish person to make the cut. […]

Cork Civic Trust want to purchase “Westview House” on Patrick’s Hill

Cork Civic Trust want to purchase “Westview House” on Patrick’s Hill

31 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Northside Fiànna Fàil Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn has welcomed the news that Cork Civic Trust will be placing a proposal before Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald offering to purchase the property known as Westview House on St Patrick’s Hill, the house that recently made headlines after the announcement of […]

Increase in home burglaries in Cork from 1,318 in 2014 to 1,499 in 2015

Increase in home burglaries in Cork from 1,318 in 2014 to 1,499 in 2015

30 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie PhoneWatch, Ireland’s largest provider of monitored security systems has welcomed the national decrease in burglary, praising homeowners for their continued vigilance. The CSO’s 4th Quarterly National Household Survey for 2015 showed there were 26,426 reported burglaries in 2015 down slightly from 27,635 reported in 2014 (CSO 2016). However, […]

Cork Minster Simon Coveney reminds dogs must be microchipped by end of Month

Cork Minster Simon Coveney reminds dogs must be microchipped by end of Month

30 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D, has reminded all dog owners that new arrangements requiring all dogs to be both microchipped and registered on an authorised database will become compulsory at the end of March this year. Minister Coveney said “The dog microchipping […]

European Parliament delegation to visit Cork tomorrow

European Parliament delegation to visit Cork tomorrow

29 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Leader of the Fine Gael delegation in the European Parliament and Ireland South MEP, Seán Kelly, will host a visiting European Parliament delegation in Cork tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday of this week (30-31 March). MEPs belonging to the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy will embark on […]

Carrigaline Notes

Carrigaline Notes

29 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Pipe Band The Carrigaline Pipe Band kept up the tradition and played in the Church grounds after 11.15 am Mass on Easter Sunday morning. In the past the Pipe Band played in parade through the village but due to the ever-increasing traffic it is not possible at present. […]

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