The Lord Mayor of Cork, Labour’s Catherine Clancy, was the most high-profile casualty in the city’s local elections carnage as her party was annihilated.
Mon, 26 May, 2014
City councillors have called for several quick-fix measures to be introduced to minimise flood risk in Cork while the city waits for a €50m flood defence scheme.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2014
Enough reports — we need action now.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
The first phase of a huge public park on the site of Cork City’s former landfill is set to open to the public next year.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2014
Fast-food giant McDonald’s has been criticised for not attending a public meeting to discuss its plans for a drive-through restaurant on the grounds of one of Cork’s largest sports grounds.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2013
A trade union has expressed serious concerns about a local authority’s plans to lease some of the vacant social houses it can’t afford to repair to voluntary housing agencies who could do the work.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
Protesters opposed to water and property taxes forced the abandonment of another Cork City Council meeting last night, branding councillors “fucking rats” and “traitors”.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2013
A robust multi-agency crackdown has been demanded by a city councillor who witnessed heroin being sold openly in daytime in a busy public park in Cork.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2013
An outspoken city councillor has branded some of the members of Cork’s anti-property and water tax campaign as “blathering loudmouths” who need to “put up or shut up”.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2013
Cork’s city manager has invited the private sector to pitch for public funding in a bid to secure the development of a large-scale events centre in the city.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2013
A bid by Kerry councillors to let motorists in rural areas break drink-drive laws has been condemned by alcohol-awareness groups.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
The gates of cemeteries in Cork City may be locked at night in a bid to prevent vandals from desecrating graves.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
Nice wan, like — the People’s Republic of Cork is getting its own “rebel passport” to mark the Gathering.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
Cork city councillors want the environment minister to overhaul An Bord Pleanála amid claims it has rendered the city’s development plan useless.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2012
A citywide teen mental health project will be launched in Cork today.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2012
An early warning weather alert system has finally been launched in Cork City.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
Cork may be getting its own day of celebration, if a local politician has his way.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
They will come in all shapes and sizes, and all levels of expertise, but they all have just one thing in mind — getting across the finishing line.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2012
Sinn Féin attempts to sanction the lord mayor of Cork failed last night as the mayoral pact parties closed ranks.
Tue, 15 May, 2012
Cork’s city manager has defended the sale price of public land to facilitate the GAA’s €40m revamp of Pairc Uí Chaoimh.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2012
City officials monitored the voluntary dismantling of the Occupy Cork camp yesterday — 150 days after it was established.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2012
Members of the Occupy Dame St protest last night converged once more on Dublin’s Central Bank with the intention of resurrecting the camp which had been dismantled by gardaí earlier in the day.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2012
A historic fort in the heart of Cork City is finally poised to open to the public after years of campaigning.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2012
A THEATRE which got a €1 million loan from the taxpayer this summer was thrown another €250,000 lifeline last night.
Tue, 28 Sep, 2010
VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help a cash- strapped local authority maintain an historic cemetery which has become overgrown due to government cutbacks.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2010
DAMPNESS, dangerous wiring, inadequate insulation and plumbing.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2009
FINE Gael has for the first time become the largest party on Cork City Council, ending decades of Fianna Fáil dominance.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2009
FROM school mates to candidates.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2009
A RETIREMENT has made one thing certain – south central will have at least one new councillor after the elections.
Wed, 27 May, 2009
GRINDING down shoe leather for the past 12 months, first-time Fine Gael South Central candidate Emmet O’Halloran maintains being a newcomer this time out is proving to be a help rather than a hindrance.
Fri, 15 May, 2009
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