Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

16 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party has condemned Government failure to protect health, tourism and the environment in Cork, after the European Commission announced it is taking Ireland to court over the pumping of raw sewage into rivers and the sea in the county. Green Party representative in Cork North Central, […]

Allsop to Bring 16 Cork Properties to Market in February Auction

Allsop to Bring 16 Cork Properties to Market in February Auction

2 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Allsop have announced details of their first auction of 2017, an Online Auction featuring over 190 properties to be held on 23rd February. The auction will open with a large selection of residential properties, both tenanted and vacant. This will be followed by the commercial offering, featuring over […]

Searches for New Homes in Cork increase by 107%

Searches for New Homes in Cork increase by 107%

24 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Searches for new homes in Cork have increased by 107% in the week’s following the launch of the “Help-to-buy” scheme by the Government, according to Property website – Daft.ie. The site recorded an increase of 107% in searches for new homes in Cork when compared with the same […]

Cork politicians back ‘The Cork Foundation’

Cork politicians back ‘The Cork Foundation’

23 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation recently held a briefing in Leinster House with all Cork based TD’s and Senators. The organisation which was established in 2013 is a registered charity that matches donors to social enterprises who through this funding can create sustainable jobs, positively impacting communities at grass roots […]

30% of Cork people have dropped their smartphone down the toilet – according to insurance firm study

30% of Cork people have dropped their smartphone down the toilet – according to insurance firm study

16 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork is among the most careless of counties when it comes to looking after smartphones, a survey commissioned by Low.ie has revealed. Confirming its status as the ‘rebel’ county, some 28% of respondents from Cork admitted to going the extra mile to save their smartphone after dropping it […]

Clúid houses 426 more families in 2016, including 35 in Cork

Clúid houses 426 more families in 2016, including 35 in Cork

10 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Clúid provides 869 homes to date in Cork and 5,777 units across the country. And Clúid is aiming to deliver many more, with 2,500 homes in the pipeline over the next three years. Clúid’s spokesperson Simon Brooke said: “[local authorities] they support us in assessing the need for […]

Top Oil officially opens new service station at Cobh Cross

Top Oil officially opens new service station at Cobh Cross

9 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Top Oil has officially opened its latest company operated forecourt, Junction 3 at Cobh Cross, Co Cork. The new forecourt station will employ 17 people from the surrounding Glounthaune and Carrigtwohill areas.. Junction 3 at Cobh’s Cross marks the first in a series of planned investments by Top […]

Number of new companies being formed in Cork is up 1.4% (2016 v 2015)

Number of new companies being formed in Cork is up 1.4% (2016 v 2015)

6 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The number of new company start-ups natiowide surpassed 20,000 in 2016, the first time this has happened since 1998, according to new annual figures from leading business and credit risk analyst, Vision-net.ie. New companies and businesses There were 20,997 new companies registered in 2016, 8 percent more than […]

Who is the ‘Cork Person of the Year 2016’?

Who is the ‘Cork Person of the Year 2016’?

6 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Excitement is building Leeside as the countdown begins towards the official announcement of ‘Cork Person of the Year 2016’. Twelve ‘Cork Person of the Month’ winners are in contention for the overall 2016 title, which will be announced at a Gala Awards Lunch in a fortnight on January 20th […]

Cork house prices up 9.5% in 2016 to €230K

Cork house prices up 9.5% in 2016 to €230K

3 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie House price inflation is set to accelerate in 2017 to 8% driven by the economic recovery and an ever tightening housing market according to the latest house price survey from MyHome.ie in association with Davy. However the report warns that the combined impact of the Help-to-Buy scheme and […]

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