There is strong evidence that the overcrowding that currently exists in our hospitals and emergency rooms results in people dying, writes
Thu, 09 Jan, 2020
The city is growing and changing, but unless the Government can ability to deliver their objectives, more urban sprawl awaits, writes
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
There have been calls for more enforcement of the 'Pana ban' in Cork city as new figures show a marginal increase in footfall on the main street since its introduction.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
A row has erupted over the branding of Cork’s MacCurtain St as part of the Victorian Quarter ahead of War of Independence centenary commemorations next year.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
Delivery of new office stock in Cork city looks set to calm recent rent growth, with current peaks now standing at €350 per square metre or €32.50 per square foot, according to a new specialist sector report.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
Cork’s landmark Arbutus Lodge is spacious and packed with original features. It is also Pure Cork, writes.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
Cyclists must have greater input into the design of cycling infrastructure, Cork's city councillors have said after getting first-hand experience of life in the bike lanes.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
The men in their 40s were arrested following the discovery of cannabis herb in a car on Lower Glanmire Rd and a second drugs find in a house in Togher.
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019
One man is due before court on a cocaine possession charge after passengers on the Dublin to Cork train alerted staff regarding the behaviour of two men on board.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Over 24,000 vehicles have been clamped at Irish Rail car parks over a three-year period, figures released by the company has revealed.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
The National Transport Authority says it hopes to achieve some quick-wins on the bus and rail network once its ambitious €3.5bn transport strategy for the greater Cork area is adopted.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
A €1bn 25-stop light-rail system linking Ballincollig to Mahon via a new docklands bridge is among the proposals contained in the long-awaited Cork Metropolitan Area Draft Transport Strategy (CMATS).
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Work on a €1bn light rail system for Cork will not start until 2031 at the earliest with the focus in the interim on improved roads and increased bus lanes.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
A €1bn light rail system between Ballincollig and Mahon Point via the city centre, as well as eight new railway stations and 100km of bus lanes, are contained in a radical new transport plan for Cork.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
CONSTRUCTION work will roll from one block to another at Cork city’s largest ever office scheme, Navigation Square, over the next three years, pledged developer Brian O’Callaghan this week.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Developers with 'tunnel vision' are being canvassed for a Cork city centre plot, which directly overlook overlooks two sites where work is now underway on €300 million worth of projects.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
To the charge that Harper’s Island in Cork Harbour, with its three points of contact to the ‘mainland’, is not an island, the rebuttal affirming its island status: The area is defined by its natural history and not its current structures, writes.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
The regeneration of Cork’s docklands has stepped up another gear with work underway on a €125m office block on the northern quays which will be able to accommodate more than 2,250 workers by mid-2020.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
The State must use the new €1.25bn Land Development Agency to finally unlock the potential of Cork’s docklands, which have capacity for some 15,000 homes.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
While there’s much to be done in making Cork a safer place for cyclists, Bike Week aims to show people of all ages the benefits of pedal-power, writes
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
THE quiet market sale of a €30m-plus residential development, totalling 165 apartments in Cork’s Ballincollig, is likely to see a continuation of overseas buyers and funds now looking for multi-family investments of scale, outside of the Dublin market.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
Up to 1,500 people will be working on site across the bank holiday weekend, with some 40,000 fans expected on each of the three concert nights.
Wed, 02 May, 2018
Workers and students from north Cork who are regular rail users into Cork City are being penalised as they cannot avail of Leap card discounts, applicable to other so-called ‘commuter’ lines in the region.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
MORE investors are getting out of the housing market in Cork than are buying into it, at a time of unprecedented demand for rental properties, with no new supply of any scale, a gathering of the construction sector has been told.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2017
A new €10m revamp to Cork city’s railway station is to open to tomorrow providing passenger access to the quays for the first time.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
A Tipperary town has retained its record as having the least-used train station on the country’s rail network.
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
Christmas in Cork has been saved after City Hall secured enough funding to stage the city’s hugely popular Glow festival again this year.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
They christened a bridge after Christy and bored a tunnel in the name of Jack, so surely it’s time to re-name the Inniscarra Dam in honour of the local legend, the most decorated player in GAA history?
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
DEVELOPMENT worth €160 million, spanning eight buildings and to include 237 apartments, a 136-bed hotel, 400,000 sq ft of offices and an acre of open plaza is coming on track on Cork city’s Horgan’s Quay.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2017
WHEN Peter the Great decided, in the early 1700s, that Russia needed access to the Baltic Sea, he built a port city on the river Neva, on the Gulf of Finland.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
The tens of thousands expected to attend the first inter-county games at the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh this weekend have been advised to arrive early and to walk to the stadium, if possible, to avoid traffic congestion.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
THERE has been considerable focus recently on the volume of new office stock coming on stream in Dublin, both in terms of the number of schemes under construction and the volume of stock that could potentially be delivered if all schemes in the planning process materialise.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Plans for a pedestrian and cycle bridge in Cork City, which is being part-funded by the EU, have gone on public display.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
The location of two, 19th century stone warehouse buildings (plus an investment property currently let out as an adult shop,) on a central 0.42 of a Cork city centre acre put up for imaginative redevelopment is what underpins an asking price close to €2m, for the property and site’s owners and vendors, Cork City Council.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
As it is the last week of 2016 I’ve taken my glass half-full tablets for this final column of the year.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
Companies considering locating in Cork may be lured by favourable terms to accommodate staff in a new, purpose-delivered, build-to-let apartment investment, as part of a proposed, mixed-used city centre project at Horgan’s Quay.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
Continued under-investment in Irish rail services threatens to impact on the safety and quality of services, Irish Rail’s CEO has warned.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016
Irish Rail is defending increases in the cost of parking at train stations.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016