Perhaps it should not be surprising that work on starting — or in this case, not starting — the largest and most expensive flood-defence system in the country’s history has been the target of so many objections, studies, plan revisions, delays, court actions, plan revisions, and even a European Court ruling on the risks to protected habitats.
It’s called Three Gables, but one of the three gables on this Lehenaghmore home really is quite stand-out: it has a raised balcony with elevated decking, deliberately placed for spanning dramatic views of Cork city’s western suburbs.
is a visually impaired sprinter from Derry, is officially the ‘fastest Paralympian on the planet.’ In this month's blog, he discusses his final preparations and why he's skipping the opening ceremony.
Families living in the Lee Valley area of Co Cork are refusing to give up their nine-year fight to stop a windfarm being sited close to one of the Europe’s last ancient river forests. They are to appeal Cork County Council’s latest decision to An Bord Pleanála.
Politics has always been a family matter for newly elected TD Aindrias Moynihan. Yesterday may have been his first day to take a seat in the Dáil as an elected representative for Cork North West, but he is certainly no stranger to Leinster House.