DEVELOPMENT land on the grounds of the five-star Fota Island Resort, with full planning in place for 88 houses, half of them pitched at the “executive family market” goes to market this week for Fota’s owners the Kang family, via agents Lisney, guided at €4m.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
The €13 million sale agreed of East Cork’s Castlemartyr Resort to UK buyer Martin Shaw could prove fortuitous: business sources say interest is picking up for a major new biotech employer for a sizeable portion of the Amgen pharma site in Carrigtwohill east of Cork city, which was moth-balled after a major infrastructural investment and land-buying spree almost a decade ago.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Fota Island Resort is in the market to welcome back the Irish Open to Cork "in the not too distant future", as the city and county prepares to bid for a number of spectacular international sporting events on the back of a successful staging of the European Tour event.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
n un-named Chinese investor has stitched up a deal on Fitzgerald House, an 11,600 sq ft property facing Cork city’s English Market and adjacent to the dramatically just-painted up Singers Corner, where - coincidentally - a commissioned mural by artist Johnny Bugler depicts a floral Chinese pattern, as seen on old Singer sewing machines.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Pádraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell may have come up short in this year’s quest for an Irish Open victory, but both would be delighted to give it another shot at Fota Island Resort after a hugely successful week in Cork.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2014
Rory McIlroy has never even seen Fota Island, let alone played it. But if the hard work of organisers is anything to go by, he and his fellow players will be wowed not only by the three championship golf courses set in beautiful parkland, but also by the structures in place to make this week’s Irish Open one of the best ever.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2014
Adam Scott closed in on the Singapore Open title after the Australian established a three-shot lead at Sentosa Golf Club but a weather disruption of five and a half hours means the European Tour event will not be decided until tomorrow morning.
Sun, 14 Nov, 2010