Greenfield sites hardly come any better, or beguiling, than this. Seven acres of ‘farm’ land, recently shorn of its annual crop of maize, between the two main Douglas Roads in suburban Cork, within a walk of the city centre have just come up for sale as a truly prime development opportunity.
THE first phase of a significant €15million motor trade investment on Cork city’s Bandon Road opens next week, indicative of the recovery in the Irish economy, the motor trade and a forerunner of other developments to follow on Cork’s western fringes.
I’ve been having a secret love affair for two weeks but have managed to keep it on the down-low. Heaven forbid my husband should ever discover that I’ve fallen in love. With an old bike.
The general Europe-wide ‘what-the-hell-were-they-thinking’ reaction to the British electorate’s decision to leave the EU is being mirrored by those motor manufacturers who’ve committed billions in investment in the UK.
AS IS NORMAL with such things, upon returning the Lexus RX450h to the garage from which I collected it, the personnel there were anxious to see what I thought of the car and seemed happy when I said it was a very nice beast to drive and very sophisticated with it. They did blanche however when I suggested it was something they might not sell very many of, writes
There was a time not so long ago when it was feared — with some reasonable justification — that Volvo was about to disappear down the same hatch that swallowed whole its’ fellow Swedish manufacturer Saab, writes Declan Colley