Work to dismantle Cork's famous Shakey Bridge has begun.
The revamped Cork City local electoral areas are posing challenges and changes across the city but the northside of the river is undergoing a far more drastic change.
Sorting out Cork people for ages.
THE landmark former St Vincent’s Church, in Cork’s Sunday’s Well, plus an adjacent development site, have come to market with estate agent Edward Hanafin, in two lots, each guiding €750,000, or €1.5m for the duo.
A nun described as the “Mother Teresa of Cork” has been honoured on her 100th birthday.
Plans for a residential development at the Sunday’s Well site of the former Good Shepherd convent in Cork City are likely to be the subject of planning appeals after considerable local objection.
The Spike Island visitor attraction has rejected suggestions it has cynically exploited its link to Little Nellie, the “unofficial patron saint of Cork”.
"WE DOWNSIZED too early,” quip the owners of 6 Lisin, a high-end, first floor super comfortable two-bed apartment, in this niche development of just a dozen units along Cork city’s Strawberry Hill.
Irish Water plans to cut off water to large areas of Cork city overnight on Tuesday to repair a critical mains pipe at risk of bursting.
The dozen or so apartments and townhouses at Lisin, on Strawberry hill next for Cork’s Old Gaol visitor attraction in Sunday’s Well are, a rguably, about the most high end niche residential developments in this sector.
Developers of an apartment complex at a former Magdalene Laundry in Cork must carry out an assessment of the “likely occurrence of undocumented burials of children” on the site before planning permission can be granted.
A teenager who represented Cork in the sport of pitch and putt became addicted to prescription tablets and ended up being jailed yesterday for accosting people on the street to rob them of small amounts of money.
This two-storey property was built in the mid 1950s, and so will be newer than many of the neighbouring homes, and it has an elevated deck, facing south.
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Shannon begin the defence of their Munster Junior Cup trophy this weekend, one of the biggest in the junior rugby calendar.
And so, back to reality. Irish fans returned home yesterday, some bleary-eyes and a little bedraggled, but all filled with optimism after a thumping World Cup win against Canada.
This graceful, great-order five-bed period des-res has credentials and charm after careful minding and conservation, writes Tommy Barker.
For too long people accepted the terrible toll of infant deaths like Little Nellie’s. Victoria White says we shouldn’t be trying to exhume her, but rather remember her with a fight for universal health care.
The Bishop of Cork and Ross has backed the calls of campaigners to make the vandalised mass grave of Magdalene women at Sunday’s Well accessible to the public.
Southerly aspect , city location, with period interiors and long gardens, No 3 Lower Janemount packs a personality punch, says Tommy Barker.
There’s an appeal to home hunters either end of a long spectrum, at the end of a short terrace, at Cork city’s Shanakiel suburb by the 1870’s Gothic revival church St Mary’s.
Tommy Barker finds that Glanmire Rectory fits the ‘one of the best in town’ bill as demand for high-end homes makes a remarkable recovery.
New owners of elevated Sunday’s Well house opened it up within, instead of extending, says Tommy Barker.
This Cork period home has a pretty perch — with precious parking space aplenty, writes Tommy Barker.
The 5,500 sq ft Woodlawn, a modernised Georgian up in Sunday’s Well, may be unrivalled in decorative quality and finish. It’s yours for €3.8m.
An extensive critique of the McAleese Report into the Magdalene laundries could be published by the year end, according to the Justice for Magdalenes (JFM).
NO road tax. No costly NCT, and you can repair a puncture yourself. Cycling is cheap, reliable transport, perfect for negotiating a city.
A landmark church in Cork City is at risk of crumbling unless it receives an urgent cash injection.
A famine cross which vanished from Clonakilty about 30 years ago is to return to its former home on Good Friday.
Size: Sq m: 154 (1,665 sq ft)
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Size: 74 sq m(800 sq ft)
DJ and entertainer, Mike Darcy, is planning to celebrate the art of dance this summer, in Cork. The inaugural Footwork Festival will run from Jul 11-13, and Darcy is considering Dublin as an added location.
Families stay for decades at Landscape House, only trading down when the child-rearing is done.
We view a selection of trading up homes from around the country.
No 7, Shanakiel, measures 1,260 sq ft and costs €198,000. Tommy Barker reports
Worth a visit for house hunters looking for land and a well-speced home, writes Tommy Barker
Tommy Barker reports on this all done-up city townhouse
Auckland it ain’t but Tommy Barker finds a peach named after a beach in a lofty location in Ireland’s southern hemisphere
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