Stephen Teap found himself a grieving single dad to two small boys, holding down his job with Volvo, all while being caught up in the highly public eye of the CervicalCheck storm, when his wife Irene died of cervical cancer following two misread smear tests that could have saved her life.
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.
THE resuscitation of Volvo as a premium brand has been a wondrous thing to observe. The breathing of new life into a massive business with a potentially life-threatening condition was never going to be an easy task, but it is something that the Swedish marque and its new Chinese partners have pulled off with some aplomb.