TV chef Clodagh McKenna hosts cooking Demonstration in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

TV chef Clodagh McKenna hosts cooking Demonstration in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

19 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Where: Douglas Court Shopping Centre When: Saturday, February 25th Clodagh McKenna will make her way to Douglas Court Shopping Centre on Saturday, February 25th to perform two cooking demonstrations; one at 2pm and a second at 3pm. These will be free to attend and will incorporate fresh produce […]

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, […]

Govt has no plans to fix absurd division of Carrigaline for rent limits – McGrath

Govt has no plans to fix absurd division of Carrigaline for rent limits – McGrath

14 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The government has no plans to fix the “absurd” and artificial division of Carrigaline which has resulted in rent limits applying to one side of the town and not the other, according to local Fianna Fáil TD Michael McGrath. Deputy McGrath was commenting following a parliamentary reply he […]

Cork International Hotel on board with BUMBLEance, helping sick children across the Rebel County

Cork International Hotel on board with BUMBLEance, helping sick children across the Rebel County

14 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork International Hotel have announced that ‘BUMBLEance – The Children’s National Ambulance Service’ are their charity partner for 2017. BUMBLEance is an interactive ambulance service designed specifically for children. It provides a free service for critically and seriously ill kids throughout Ireland who need to/from their home […]

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signs rules to improve quality of rental properties

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signs rules to improve quality of rental properties

13 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Carrigaline based TD, Simon Coveney, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government has signed the Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2017  giving effect to an important commitment under the Governments’ rental strategy, published in December. The Strategy sets out a number of actions under standards […]

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 […]

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signs Orders designating Ballincollig, Carrigaline (part of), Douglas and Passage West as ‘Rent Pressure Zones’

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signs Orders designating Ballincollig, Carrigaline (part of), Douglas and Passage West as ‘Rent Pressure Zones’

1 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney, T.D., has signed Orders this week designating Ballincollig, Carrigaline (the Northern/’City side’ only), Douglas and Passage West as Rent Pressure Zones. The new Orders mean that rent increases in these local electoral areas will be limited to a […]

708 fathers from Cork have availed of paid paternity leave since 1st September 2016

708 fathers from Cork have availed of paid paternity leave since 1st September 2016

29 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland introduced paid Paternity leave on September 1st 2016 and up to January 11th 2017, 5,545 fathers had taken up the 2 weeks leave to look after their new babies. Locally, 708 fathers from Cork have taken up the paid paternity leave since the option became available. The […]

Rent Control zones will cause serious confusion and distortion in Carrigaline

Rent Control zones will cause serious confusion and distortion in Carrigaline

29 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has said that it is absurd, and potentially will cause distortion, that half of Carrigaline town, in the Ministers back yard, has been included in a Rent Control zone, and half has not. “Minister Coveney has designated the Ballincollig-Carrigaline Municipal District area […]

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