E-bike subsidies, ringfenced funding for cycling infrastructure, and the establishment of a National Cycling Office are some of the measures sought by cycling lobbyists in their pre-budget submission to Government this week.
Craftsman Dave Nolan was recently building boats for dramatic battle scenes in the fantasy blockbuster TV series Game of Thrones. Now he’s exchanged the world of knights, dragons and medieval intrigue for a more contemporary — and local — craft.
They christened a bridge after Christy and bored a tunnel in the name of Jack, so surely it’s time to re-name the Inniscarra Dam in honour of the local legend, the most decorated player in GAA history?
Finally the word is out on the damage caused by the flood waters of the Lee back in 2009. In the interim, thousands of Corkonians have watched the film, River Runner, which gives a cinematic, detailed account of the true story of our ancient and well-loved river.
The video for Hozier’s Take Me To Church, which was filmed in Cork, is up for two awards in tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles - and now a timely behind-the-scenes look at the award-winning video has been released.
Business people and householders may have differing views on Cork City’s €50m flood defence plans, but they’re united in one respect — the Government must ensure insurance companies offer all flood victims renewed cover once the works are completed.