Far from producing 'slow-motion running' lifeguards more focused on their looks, this academy will produce a steady stream of highly-trained rookie lifeguards equipped with an internationally-recognised qualification.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
A small community project in Cork that encourages people to pick up three pieces of plastic whenever they visit the coast is fast gaining momentum, writes.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
Only one service in Cork met all its punctuality targets last year.
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
A marine biologist with a passion for scuba diving is going deep with a new venture which aims to unlock the underwater tourism potential of Cork Harbour.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2018
explores a modern three-bed bungalow with views over a picturesque part of the Cork coast — just 20km from the city
Sat, 25 Aug, 2018
Oh say can you see a supersized home with stunning views?salutes a classier ‘White House’.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
As one offshore classic race draws to a close this week, another major race is drawing a near record fleet together closer to home, while at the same time, the Volvo Ocean Race will be decided this weekend in The Netherlands, writes
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
Rapidly growing satellite town Carrigaline could be divided into two local election areas.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
The extraordinary quality of political talent in Cork South Central sees it as one of the most hotly contested constituencies in the country, writes political correspondent.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
They were poised to reopen on Saturday, with diners confirmed, staff rostered, and food and stock ordered in.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
Beach goers are being urged to be respectful when taking to our country's strands.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
CORK CITY’s coat of arms shows a ship sailing between two castles: it could now, as easily, show ships passing between the two Roches Points.
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
A restored 1800s mill structure and a newly built lodge combine charm with comfort, says
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
Six popular bathing spots have failed to meet minimum EU standards, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual report which is released today.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Sat, 06 May, 2017
It’s 25 years since Alan Foley created Cork City Ballet. Today it’s firmly established in the city’s cultural landscape, writes
Sat, 06 May, 2017
This charming seaside home has planning permission to double its size, says
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
The aptly-named Radharc is an architect-designed home with stunning vistas, writes
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
“It is a place we all love coming back to. It has unbelievable memories for us.”
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Sorting out Cork people for ages.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Two separate investigations are under way following the death of a man while laying pipes in a trench in a popular Co Cork caravan park.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
The man who was injured in an incident in the seaside village of Fountainstown today has died, Gardaí have confirmed.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
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Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Sat, 04 Mar, 2017
explores the social phenomenon of the Ford crates which have remained part of the country’s landscape.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
THERE’S almost a moveable feast on the doorstep of The Cottage, an original style former fisherman’s cottage by the end of the Ferry Road, in coastal Cork’s Fountainstown: here, the tides have been steadily pushing back a sand spit or sandbar, inching it further up the scenic creek just west of the popular south Cork beach.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
recalls his first day on the job at the Ford plant on the Marina in Cork in 1971.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
A man caused €150,000 fire damage to his ex-employer’s home in Fountainstown, co Cork, because of a grievance and yesterday got a five-year sentence suspended on condition he would remain on medication for his delusions.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
“I think I’m going to cry, inspector” — this was just one of the interjections that lightened the weighty proceedings on day seven of An Bord Pleanála’s oral hearing into an application by Indaver Ireland to build an incinerator in Ringaskiddy.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Distracting views are a feature of this quality beach-side home on a mature landscaped site, writes
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
A WALK by the beach at Fountainstown years ago sealed the deal for a young couple — they spotted the house they really, really wanted.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
Sat, 06 Feb, 2016
The sea is off in the distance, visible down the rolling landscape and fields from is this fine family dormer home, at south Cork’s coastal Ballinluska.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
joins an expert woodturner in a bid to discover what could have been if he had not thrown out his rusty old lathe.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
A turning tide of market confidence could see a rebuild, or even one, two or three new homes, on the grounds of this seaside older-style bungalow called Chusan, a stone’s skip from the Ferry Road at Fountainstown.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
says this is one of the very few woodland sites where development has been allowed in the greater Cork area.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
says this tastefully finished house really grows on you with each visit.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015
The setting, the sea, the sunny aspect, the swimming holes beneath the sloping terraced grounds - just some of the features that combine to make Ceann Mhara a very special buy.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
As the Irish singer gets ready for the Grammys,hears the story of the €1,500 promo film that helped bring him to an audience of millions.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
The beach closest to Cork City and a well-known one in East Cork could be closed next summer due to an EU directive on water quality.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
A survey this week by Real Estate Alliance indicates that the average price for an Irish three-bed semi-d is €179,981: it noted that this house type had gone up 21% in value within the past 12 months, and by 24% in Dublin.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014