Conserving and adapting Cork city's protected 200-year-old Bonded Warehouses to new uses at the planned 34-storey, hotel tower site at the Port of Cork/Custom House Quay may take more than €25m of the overall estimated €150m development budget, it has been revealed.
Jim O’Malley is the author of Walking the Munster Blackwater, an account of his seven-day walk along the famed river. He’s from East Cork, between Killeagh and Youghal, and worked as a teacher in Cork, Dublin and Killorglin. He will read from his book at the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing, Lismore, Co Waterford on June 16-19.
The fall-out from its disastrous election performance was reflected in a stormy six-hour meeting this week, but the Labour party faces an enormous task to revive its fortunes and regain the trust and support of the electorate, writes Political Correspondent