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Government’s Rural Action Plan will help to revitalise Cork

The Government has launched its Action Plan for Rural Ireland and Senator for Cork, Tim Lombard, has said it will bring tangible benefits to...

TD Michael Collins calls on minister to implement decision to aid...

Deputy Michael Collins calls on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to implement the decision taken in Dáil Eireann to provide aid to struggling...

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Efforts to mark 1916 across the county recognised at County Hall

Almost 300 guests assembled in the foyer of County Hall on Monday evening for a special evening of reflection, hosted by Cork County Council...

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Ring Rowing Club registration day

Ring Rowing Club registration day will be held on Sunday 29th January at 4.30pm in Darrara Agricultural Hall.  All new members welcome , experience is not necessary. Underage...

Galley Flash rowing club notes

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of GalleyFlash Rowing Club was held on Sunday, January 22nd, in the Parish Hall, Rathbarry. With a large crowd...

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Irish Ferries rings in the New Year with 25% savings on...

News likely to appeal to those seeking to banish the January blues is the announcement from Irish Ferries of a 25% reduction for motorists...

Aer Lingus announces 1.1 million seats for summer 2017 on Cork...

Aer Lingus, Ireland’s only 4 Star airline today announced its 2017 Cork summer schedule which will see 1.1 million seats for sale from Cork...

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Supporters in County Cork asked to Help Kiss Goodbye to MS...

Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is calling on supporters in County Cork to Kiss Goodbye to MS from January 17th until February 14th and to help...

Older people in Cork encouraged to get the flu vaccine and...

CORK based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging more older people in Cork to get the flu vaccine and keep healthy and safe...

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West Cork Brewing competes for most unusual brew at the Cask...

THE Cask Ales and Extraordinary Brew Festival returns for its fifth year at the Franciscan Well Brew Pub from 26th - 28th January. Judged by...

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West Cork Property

Just 217 Mortgage to Rent transactions since 2012 underlines need for...

'Vulture funds' more likely to participate in the scheme than main lenders - New figures from the Housing Agency showing that, at the end of...

Business

Dept of Finance assessment of Brexit a wake-up call for government

The Oireachtas Finance Committee was informed this morning by the Chief Economist at the Department of Finance that the emerging Brexit scenario will...

9.2 million tonnes of trade handled through the Port of Cork in 2016

TOTAL traffic through the Port of Cork reached 9.2 million tonnes in 2016, a slight decrease compared to 2015 traffic. Import figures remain steady...

Finance News

Credit Unions can offer much needed competition in mortgage market

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said that Credit Unions have the potential to offer badly needed competition in the mortgage...

Central Bank not knowing how many SME loans have been sold...

The Central Bank does not know how many SME loans have been sold on to so called 'vulture funds' according to a Dáil reply...

West Cork Motors

No excuse for not implementing motor insurance recommendations without delay

Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that there is no excuse for any delay in the speedy implementation...

Sneak Peek of new Škoda Kodiaq for Cork

THE much-awaited Škoda Kodiaq will be making its way to Škoda dealers in Cork for a special preview from Thursday, 9th to Saturday, 11th...