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
Cork’s city councillors have forced through several strategic changes to a major blueprint that will guide development in the busy Mahon suburb for the next 20 years.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
The Labour Party has insisted it knew nothing about the €20,000 refurbishment of the mayoral chambers in Cork’s City Hall before the work was sanctioned.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
Labour Party members on Cork City Council have vowed to reject any rent hike proposals in the council’s December budget.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013
A local authority has been asked to seek special government permission to borrow more than €5m in emergency funding to repair almost 500 vacant houses.
Tue, 10 Sep, 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
One of Cork’s busiest tech and retail hubs can take more development despite its chronic traffic problems, a major new report claims.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2013
AS US-BASED internet security company FireEye last week visited Cork City and its suburbs to consider new offices for 150 jobs, and as several significant other office demands progress around the city, planning permission has just been refused by An Bord Pleanala for an 82,000 sq ft office and mixed used development in suburban Wilton.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2013
Cork’s city councillors clocked up more than €75,000 in conference, seminar, and travel expenses in the past year.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
Over a dozen gardaí had to be called to Cork’s City Hall last night to end a tense standoff caused after anti-household tax campaigners forced the abandonment of a council meeting.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
The Cork Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (CSPCA) has made good progress in implementing the recommendations of a review ordered after concerns about animal welfare were raised.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013
The National Roads Authority has been slated after briefing Cork’s city councillors on contentious proposals to privatise the management of the Jack Lynch Tunnel.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2012
The local authority that manages the Jack Lynch tunnel in Cork has been urged to compete against the private sector for the tender to run it as part of a single contract with the Dublin Port tunnel.
Wed, 16 May, 2012
Sinn Féin has called for a “junket crackdown” after new figures showed a cash-strapped local authority spent almost €300,000 on visits, trips, conferences, and seminars in two years.
Thu, 03 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
Cork City Council rezoned almost seven acres of land next to Páirc Uí Chaoimh last night to facilitate the GAA’s €40m revamp of the flagship stadium.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2012
Cork’s city manager has criticised Fáilte Ireland over its lack of funding for St Patrick’s Day festivals outside the capital.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2012
Concerns have been raised about proposals to reduce the time limit in disabled parking spaces in Cork City to just four hours.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
A DEVELOPER has been cleared to lodge a planning application for a €41 million supermarket near an ecologically sensitive site on Cork’s northside which straddles the city-county boundary.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
DOZENS of parking spaces will be removed to make way for the first phase of a new €7 million network of cycle lanes linking Cork city to the suburbs.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
CORK’S city councillors are to consider proposals to slash development levies by 50% in an effort to stimulate construction.
Thu, 03 Nov, 2011
THE GAA will face opposition from residents living near Páirc Uí Chaoimh against its plans for a €45 million revamp of the flagship stadium.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2011
TRIBUTES poured in last night for teenager Aoife Downey who was killed in a tragic sledging accident in Cork at the weekend.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
Wed, 08 Dec, 2010
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
THE number of people on Cork city’s social housing waiting list has for the first time passed the 8,000 mark.
Tue, 13 Jul, 2010
CITY Hall will guarantee a €1.5 million loan being sought by Cork Opera House from the banks.
Wed, 12 May, 2010
PLANNERS have recommended rezoning land near one of the country’s busiest junctions for a €200 million office development which has the potential to create some 1,500 jobs.
Sat, 06 Mar, 2010
The owners of an apartment in a block of 21 units hit by subsidence has pledged not to move out until he is properly compensated by its builders.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2009
HISTORIAN Kieran McCarthy could be shaping Cork city’s future if he is, as predicted, in the final shake-up for the extra new seat in the city’s largest ward.
Tue, 19 May, 2009
FIANNA FÁIL’S local election candidates are “afraid” to knock on voters’ doors, the main opposition parties claimed last night.
Mon, 11 May, 2009
PART of a site which netted e27 million for an old folks charity three years ago is now to be off-loaded — most likely at a significant loss, by Edward Holdings’ developer Gerry Barrett, owner of Galway’s G Hotel.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2009
THE investigation into “irregularities” in Cork city’s bin tags and parking discs distribution system may involve a sum in excess of €800,000, it has emerged.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2009
AN attempt to withhold public funding from Cork’s main animal welfare group failed last night.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2008
IT MIGHT be worth up to €400,000 and have all the modern conveniences but because a bus doesn’t stop outside the door, this property has been turned down by a local authority housing applicant.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2007
CORK’S city councillors were under fire last nightafter they voted againstrezoning a site for a new gaelscoil.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2007
COUNCILLORS forced a housing plan with a controversial entrance back to the drawing board last night.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2007
CORK City Council is to ask SIPTU for full details of the pay and conditions of staff on board the Swansea Cork Superferry following allegations of wage abuses.
Wed, 10 May, 2006
OFF-LICENCES will be banned under a €3 million regeneration plan for Cork’s historic Blackrock village.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2006
A LOCAL authority with one of the country’s toughest car-clamping regimes has criticised the Government’s new parking fines system.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2006
A LOCAL authority with one of the country’s toughest car clamping regimes has criticised the Government’s new parking fines system.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2006