‘I trained in Horticultural College in England and then I got into golf course construction and landscaping. I worked on golf courses all over Europe for years and then moved to Ireland in 2000 and set up my own landscaping company.
Wed, 25 Dec, 2019
Eirgrid could face stiff opposition to aspects of its €1bn project to import electricity from France, after announcing its preferred site in Co Cork for a major electrical converter station.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
There were warning signs back in April, signs I should have paid attention to. I was in hospital, about to go under general anaesthetic and I was playing a bargaining game with the surgeon.
Sat, 09 Sep, 2017
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Some East Cork families will be seeing in 2016 in five-star accommodation after their homes were swamped by flood waters, while eels were yesterday swimming down streets in Midleton as Storm Frank took its toll on the region.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2015
The €13 million sale agreed of East Cork’s Castlemartyr Resort to UK buyer Martin Shaw could prove fortuitous: business sources say interest is picking up for a major new biotech employer for a sizeable portion of the Amgen pharma site in Carrigtwohill east of Cork city, which was moth-balled after a major infrastructural investment and land-buying spree almost a decade ago.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
The menu would think nothing saddling up Neidín and travelling to Cavan and back for a taste of Silke Cropp’s Corleggy Cheese alone but throw in the Taste of Cavan 2015 food festival (Aug 7-8) and he’d be near tempted to shoulder the bould Neidín himself.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
ONE by one, Munster’s jewel resort hotels are finding appreciative new owners and investment: now, the stunning, five-star Castlemartyr Resort, in east Cork, may join the changing of the guard of ownership, having been developed at a cost of €70-€80m in the mid-2000s.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
BUILDING bridges in the air for internet search engine companies, completing a psychiatric care hospital for the Under 18s in Cherry Orchard, Dublin, and fitting out offices in Cork for the likes of VMware and extensions for Boston Scientific — the architectural practice Reddy O’Riordan Staehli is back being busy as it celebrates its 40th birthday.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012