Officers are sleeping in barracks in rooms where there are rat and mice droppings and when they can't avail of limited living-in accommodation they're forced to travel long distances to postings or pay exorbitant rents.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
Conserving and adapting Cork city's protected 200-year-old Bonded Warehouses to new uses at the planned 34-storey, hotel tower site at the Port of Cork/Custom House Quay may take more than €25m of the overall estimated €150m development budget, it has been revealed.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Environmental campaigners are to initiate High Court proceedings to try and force State authorities to raise public awareness about what they claim is the threat posed to public health by contaminated material on part of the former Irish Steel plant on Haulbowline.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
The organisation which represents enlisted personnel in the Defence Forces says it's "very sceptical" about the Department of Defence's claim that it will address the accommodation crisis at Naval Service headquarters "as a matter of urgency".
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
THE arrival of Monkstown’s oft-coveted Castle House for sale on a weekend when Cork celebrates all things ocean and harbour related is an irony that would not have been lost on this home’s long-time owner, the late, great and erudite Cork gentleman Charlie Hennessy.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
As the fresh paint dries across Cork City, a massive security operation has kicked in and traffic restrictions will be in place from early morning for the visit of Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018
A Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) was presented to a naval service officer for “bravery which went above and beyond the call of duty” when he led a boarding party onto a drug-running yacht during atrocious weather.
Sat, 03 Feb, 2018
Amid a sea of human misery there were heartwarming moments: The arrival of a new life and migrants singing happy birthday to a 21-year-old sailor who was happy to forego celebrating his milestone day to ensure they were safe.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
Plans to fast-track the building of thousands of homes on Dublin’s Poolbeg West peninsula will likely entail significant costs in making good the high-risk contaminated lands, one of the country’s leading environmental experts has said.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017