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, […]

Delay on motor insurance recommendations is inexcusable – says Cork TD Michael Moynihan

Delay on motor insurance recommendations is inexcusable – says Cork TD Michael Moynihan

14 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Premiums continuing to soar as Govt fails to take action Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan says the Government’s failure to take action to curb rising motor insurance costs cannot be excused any longer. Premiums are continuing to rise while the Government sits on its […]

SIPTU members in ‘Kerry Group’ (Charleville Co Cork) escalate dispute with four more work stoppages

SIPTU members in ‘Kerry Group’ (Charleville Co Cork) escalate dispute with four more work stoppages

10 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SIPTU members at the Kerry Group plants in SIPTU members in Kerry Group escalate dispute with four more work stoppages, have scheduled four 24-hour work stoppages over the next two weeks (Tuesday 14th, Friday 17th, Tuesday 21st and Friday 24th February) in a dispute which results from the […]

Banteer Macra (from Avondhu, Co Cork) win FBD Capers Title

Banteer Macra (from Avondhu, Co Cork) win FBD Capers Title

9 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The All-Ireland final of Macra’s variety entertainment contest, the FBD Capers competition, took place in the Mountmellick Arts Centre, Laois, last weekend. Banteer Macra, Avondhu, Co Cork took home the top prize on the night thereby keeping the title in Cork following Donoughmore Macra’s win last year. Athboy […]

Jonathan O’Brien TD calls for publication of whistleblower investigation terms

Jonathan O’Brien TD calls for publication of whistleblower investigation terms

7 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   Speaking following the news that there will be a Commission of Investigation into allegations concerning Garda whistleblowers, Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Deputy Jonathan O’Brien said the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald had a number of urgent questions to answer regarding the Iarfhlaith O’Neill report and the terms […]

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 […]

New Link Road, and Fire Station for Kanturk

New Link Road, and Fire Station for Kanturk

1 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Local Kanturk TD, Michael Moynihan has said that the decision by Cork County Council to apply for planning permission for a new link road, and a new fire station is fantastic news for the town, and the local community. “The construction of the link road is a vital […]

North Cork TD challenges Transport Minister on Bus Eireann cuts

North Cork TD challenges Transport Minister on Bus Eireann cuts

1 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry will challenge Transport Minister Shane Ross on his plans for Bus Eireann at today’s meeting of the Oireachtas Committee for Transport, Tourism and Sport. Deputy Barry told TheCork.ie how will put it to Minister Ross that it is the “economics of the […]

Blackwater Valley ‘Fit-up Theatre Festival’ begins in North Cork today

Blackwater Valley ‘Fit-up Theatre Festival’ begins in North Cork today

31 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Blood in the Alley theatre productions, in association with Cork County Council, present the Blackwater Valley Fit-up Festival. The festival, which runs from today 31st January – 19th February, will play host to 18 productions at seven venues across North Cork – Youghal, Rockchapel, Dromtarrif Community Hall, Mallow, Watergrasshill, […]