Legendary publican Brian O’Donnell of the Hi-B bar was yesterday given a fitting send-off by his family and a large gathering of friends who came together on a cold and cloudless day to remember a man as warm and as wildly eccentric as the city itself.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
Commercial property buyers have the chance to place an enticing item in the shopping basket as Cork’s renowned Paul Street Shopping Centre has come on the market.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
British pub group JD Wetherspoon is eyeing more openings in Cork and Dublin as it seeks to push the number of bars it owns in the Republic to around 30 in the coming years.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
There will be two hours of free parking in the mornings and free late-night parking on selected days in the city’s North Main St and Paul St car parks.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
The chief executive of Cork City Council has ordered a review of the city’s multi-storey car parks in the wake of the devastating Douglas car park fire.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
A parking space has been transformed into an oasis of calm in the heart of Cork’s inner city.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
It can be hard to keep in step with the neighbours, can’t it?
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Gardaí say they are adopting a “very balanced approach” to enforcement of the controversial new time-regulated bus lanes on Cork’s St Patrick’s Street.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2018
The company which runs four of Cork's largest multi-storey car parks - Q-Park - has launched a loyalty app offering cashback and rewards to encourage shoppers into the city.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2018
Free late-night parking will be introduced in Cork’s two public car parks from next weekend in a bid to secure the afternoon car ban on the city’s main street.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Motorists flouting the St Patrick’s St car ban in Cork City will eventually face penalty points.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
Transport chiefs in Cork have promised a “soft and subtle” reboot of the controversial car ban on the city’s main street, insisting the measure is vital to avoid chronic traffic congestion and secure up to €200m in investment in public transport.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
Half-price parking deals, an extended park and ride bus service, and new city centre set-down areas are part of a package of measures planned as part of the reintroduction of the controversial afternoon car ban on Cork City’s main street.
Tue, 26 Jun, 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
A “boots on the ground” approach to consultation is required to deliver Cork City’s ambitious movement-and-transport strategy, following the suspension of the St Patrick’s St afternoon car ban.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
A free bus and parking initiative is being introduced in Cork city today to support traders who say the St Patrick’s St car ban has decimated afternoon trade.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
You could soon be walking in the footsteps of Cork’s favourite tracksuit-wearing teenage tearaways, Conor and Jock, if a former lord mayor has his way.
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018
Just days after banning plastic cups in City Hall, the Lord Mayor of Cork is going electric.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
During excavations at Paul St in central Exeter in 1983, archaeologists found the leg and wingbones of a large bird.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
A new website offering interactive, live data on many aspects of Cork City and county launches today.
Fri, 15 Dec, 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
A massive clean-up operation is under way across Cork City after Ophelia left a trail of destruction.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
A free pre-Christmas parking scheme is being introduced in Cork City earlier this year in a bid to boost trade.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Ireland has a long way to go before electric cars become a viable alternative — and the Government should prioritise the promotion of electric-hybrid alternatives, says a motoring expert.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
A market stall which was blocking views of a listed pub in Cork’s traditional street market quarter has been moved.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
Businesses in Cork city are planning to hire private security to ‘police’ their area following a major escalation of serious anti-social activity.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
The number of cars using Cork’s main off-street parking options has plummeted by more than 15,000 since parking charges were hiked.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Developer Owen O’Callaghan has been described as a humble man of integrity and a true gent who support many charities discreetly and charmed all those he met.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
A skateboarder who has been in custody for the last couple of months has been doing well with arts and crafts courses and gym training but he is missing his skateboarding hobby.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Cork City’s commercial rates will increase for the first time in eight years and funding for hugely successful Christmas festival, Glow, has been slashed after a lengthy and at times chaotic city council budget meeting.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
A 46-year-old Cork man dropped his pants and exposed his buttocks to gardaí in full view of a group of Spanish students in Cork city centre,.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Pinocchio’s toy shop in Paul St, Cork City, suffered a damaging blow days before Christmas when it was burgled, with €1,200 taken and the bank card machine smashed.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Builders and painters have teamed up with an arts collective to rejuvenate some historic lanes, urban green spaces, and derelict hotspots in the heart of Cork City.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
A number of simultaneous artistic performances were staged around the country, as well as in London, yesterday, to highlight Ireland’s restrictive laws on abortion.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Cork City is set to roll out the second phase of its free city centre wifi as part of a new campaign to promote the location to tourists.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015
A new movie on The Damned forms part of a season of punk films in Cork. speaks to the director and hears about the movement on Leeside
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015
Cork’s landmark Shandon bells are set to rock as part of a simultaneous citywide acoustic tribute marking the 20th anniversary of the death of legendary blues-rock guitarist Rory Gallagher.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
The number of parking fines issued in Cork City declined by 22% last year with almost 7,700 fewer tickets handed out to offending motorists.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015