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Advisory Group Chairman meets County Council to discuss local government proposals

The Chairman of the Cork Expert Advisory Group on Local Government Arrangements in Cork, Mr Jim MacKinnon, met recently with the members and executive...

Garnish Island among seven Green Flag Awards for OPW National Historic...

THE Office of Public Works (OPW) has welcomed the news of seven OPW parks being awarded the Green Flag Award for 2017. St. Stephen's Green...



Emergency works funding for Our Lady of Mercy, Bantry

Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the latest round of additional accommodation and emergency works funding which has provisions for Our...

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Cork GAA legend Dr. Con Murphy gives his verdict on the...

Ahead of the opening of Páirc Uí Chaoimh, we spoke with a true Cork GAA legend who knows the stadium better than anyone, Dr....

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club notes

A misty morning cleared away to golden skies for Kilmacsimon Rowing Club on Sunday last in Baltimore for the Coastal Rowing County Final. The...




The Residence at the Montenotte Hotel launched

Boutique Hotel invests in Apartments for Longer Term Stays Following the recent investment of €5 million at the luxury 4 star Montenotte Hotel in Cork...

Save time and renew your passport online

WITH many Cork people planning trips abroad over the coming months, local Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging people to save time by...



Health matters

Government’s new Disability Inclusion Strategy will be measured by its implementation

Responding to the publication of the new National Disability Inclusion Strategy Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Disability Margaret Murphy O'Mahony said, "While I welcome...

Rural communities face “exodus” unless health services improve

CORK North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that unless health services in rural Ireland improve, we will see an exodus of people moving...

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Cork GAA legend Dr. Con Murphy gives his verdict on the...

Ahead of the opening of Páirc Uí Chaoimh, we spoke with a true Cork GAA legend who knows the stadium better than anyone, Dr....

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West Cork Property

Court ruling calls into question future of €1.5bn of warehoused mortgage...

A recent ruling of the High Court has raised serious questions about the future of up to €1.5bn of warehoused mortgage debt under the...


Rising costs of commercial insurance must be curtailed

Yesterday Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, debated in Seanad Éireann about the need to curtail the increasingly high costs of insurance as...

Bandon fish shop in the running for BIM Seafood Retail Business Award

BIM is delighted to announce that eight finalists, three of whom are from County Cork, have been shortlisted for the BIM Seafood Retail Business...

Digital Cork initiative launched

MOST countries monitor their digital economies, however few cities or regions do. Those that do gain valuable insights that inform their digital policies. Digital Cork...

Finance News

Clune describes proposal to increase  9% VAT rate as short-sighted  

A Department of Finance briefing document prepared for Minister Paschal Donohoe argued the 9% VAT rate should be scrapped and that a return to...

Successful AIB flotation an important step forward

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has welcomed the successful flotation of AIB this morning which looks set to yield €3.4bn for...

West Cork Motors

Cork County Council takes action in relation to advertising vehicles, trailers,...

CORK County Council has launched a new policy to deal with unauthorised advertising vehicles, trailers, signs, including vehicles offered for sale on public roads. Using...

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class cabriolet completes E-Class range renewal

THE introduction of the new E-Class Cabriolet – which will arrive on to the Irish market in September – has seen Mercedes-Benz carry out...