An engineering expert who helped advise the Italian government on flood defences in Venice insists that the river Lee dams can protect Cork from river flooding without the need for "high walls".
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his Cabinet will undoubtedly have expected some soft focus PR during their trip to Cork City, with political strategists eyeing up the chance to win over some badly needed rural support when the visit plans were first unveiled.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
THOUGH a saltwater baby, half my childhood seemingly passed in the sea playing Man From Atlantis (ask anyone with receding hair and expanding belly), with age I am infinitely more reticent in my dealings with the cold, cold Atlantic, inching in toe by toe — and that’s while wearing a wetsuit. And so it is with January, these days, I ‘inch into it’, toe by toe.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
MULTIPLE murders in Montenotte; hostages in Blackpool; gangland kingpins strolling around Cobh and now deadly dognappers and drug smugglers battling for supremacy in Cork — gardaí in Graham Masterton’s world definitely don’t have it easy.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
The maritime heritage of Cork was celebrated yesterday when two majestic yachts sailed into view, one a sleek silhouette of modern motor cruising, the other an ode to a bygone era when ships had masts and rigging and relied on wind for speed.
Tue, 17 May, 2016
It was an out-of-the-blue phone call from an American that led to a space observatory being built in Cork City. Nine years on, and the project is being applauded worldwide for its work with children, writes
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016