Person: Kevin Murphy
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Another episode, another incredible Cork woman. The tale of Mother Jones, the famous union organiser and activist against child labour in 19th century America.
Sun, 23 Feb, 2020
Cork County Council is to seek expert advice and ask ComReg officials to address it after concerns were raised about the safety of 5G digital cellular networks.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
Young couples seeking to purchase affordable housing sites in Co Cork will have to wait at least two years because the Government has so far failed to provide the funding to the council.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Cork County Council bosses have been asked to use its Economic Development Section to come up with some kind of support or compensation package for businesses which suffer financial losses during major infrastructure works.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
A five-star first-half performance saw Ballyhale Shamrocks blast their way out of relegation trouble in the Kilkenny senior hurling championship.
Sun, 22 Sep, 2019
The evening may have gotten off to a slow start, but velvet-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter Feist’s performance at Cork Opera House on Saturday night was worth waiting for.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019
Cork County Council's economic development department has been asked to draw up plans to attract small and medium-sized businesses to Bandon amid fears major sewerage and flood projects underway in the town are driving them out.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
An investigation into the electoral register in Co Cork is to be carried out after claims there were “nearly more dead people on it than the living”.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
The Independents look likely to form an alliance with Fianna Fáil to take control of Cork County Council when newly elected councillors meet for the first time on June 7.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
Bodycams and talking waste bins could be introduced as part of a crackdown on littering and dog fouling in Co Cork.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
Two first-quarter goals paved the way for Muskerry to book their place in round 2 of the Cork SHC after a 5-17 to 1-15 win over Duhallow at Páirc Uí Chaoimh last night.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
The income gap between those who qualify for council housing and those who can afford a mortgage in metropolitan Cork has widened at an alarming rate.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
AS we pass the premises that formerly housed the late and very lamented Idá’s, just across from Doyle’s, I feel more than a pang for the now-closed Dingle restaurant where chef/proprietor Kevin Murphy delivered some truly exceptional food for the bones of three years, the class of fare I always believed could have crowned the town’s already sterling food offering with a Michelin star. But, just as Stella Doyle discovered when she took the plunge back in 1973 and opened Doyle’s Seafood Restaurant, a new culinary concept can take time to bed in to a local market, especially if you also have to set about creating that market in the first place.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
Cork County Council looks set to establish a special Rural Affairs Committee amid rising fears that many communities in North and West Cork are dying.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
Cork County Council should have the power to go on to private land to tackle invasive plant species such as Japanese knotweed because some landowners are ignoring calls to eradicate them.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
Cork County Council is to examine if it has the power to grant a rates rebate to businesses seriously affected by roadworks, rather than seeking approval from the Government for such a move.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018
Cork county councillors are to urge Minister Eoghan Murphy to put more professional planners on the board of the highest planning authority in the country.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Cork county councillors have urged their officials to look at the possibility of buying a dockyard to stimulate urban regeneration.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2018
New council houses built in Cork will be designed to be disability-friendly, or easily adaptable should somebody become infirm or suffer a life-changing accident.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
Cork County Council may use grass cuttings from verges and its unused land stock as biofuel to provide power to houses.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
Cork County Council officials have been told that drones and extra covert cameras should be deployed in the growing battle against illegal dumping.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
The speed at which 82,000 people are transferred into Cork City Council’s jurisdiction through its boundary extension will depend on how quickly the Department of Local Government agrees to provide additional staff to the county council to handle the changeover.
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018
Cork County Council is to examine barring start-up businesses from securing grant-aid unless they take measures to reduce the use of plastics in the workforce.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
Gabriel Byrne is a man of many parts. The former archaelogist, novice priest, schoolteacher, cook, messenger boy and plumber — who even tried his hand at bullfighting — has long since morphed into a multi-award winning actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
An emergency meeting has been sought aimed at staving off the closure of an important arts course which generates around €150,000 per year for the economy of an island off the south-west coast.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
Beach-friendly facilities for wheelchair users are being considered by Cork County Council.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
Ambulance crews have warned that county roads in Cork are in such a bad condition that it is taking longer to transport seriously ill patients to hospital.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Cork County Council is not buying the right type of private houses for those on the waiting list and should be building major social housing schemes itself to address the current housing crisis.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Premier League giants Liverpool are rolling out the red carpet for the Corkman whose catchy team chant has gone viral.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018
Warning: This may be stuck in your head all day after hearing it!
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
Do, please, come in and sit down, 2018! Extend your palm thusly, that Mystic Menu might divine your path over the coming 12 months. As always, this Al-Menu-nac for the year ahead begins with a brief look at predictions delivered in January last year, the hits and the misses.
Sat, 06 Jan, 2018
A debate has opened up over who should be honoured by having stands named after them at the €70m revamped Pairc Ui Chaoimh.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Local Government Minister Eoghan Murphy has been given until Monday to appoint an independent mediator to sort out the row over Cork City’s boundary extension, or face High Court action to prevent it.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
Homeowners in Co Cork will not have to pay increased Local Property Tax (LPT) next year after the majority of councillors voted to maintain the status quo.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
PROBABLY no festival will bring as many different musical styles to Cork this year as Sounds From a Safe Harbour, returning this week after a much-lauded debut in 2015.
Thu, 14 Sep, 2017
Michael Keegan-Dolan has put a very Irish twist on his contemporary take on Swan Lake. It’s been wowing audiences and critics alike,.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
County councillors are furious over a run-of-the-mill response from the HSE to the withdrawal of an ambulance service a North Cork area.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
Bylaws will come into force next month which will allow Cork County Council to seize roadside advertising billboards on lorries and trailers.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
The majority of Cork county councillors see the proposed extension of the city boundary as being nothing more than a “money grab” which could put rural areas at a serious disadvantage in the future.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
A unknown issue which caused work to cease on a €16m flood relief project in Co Cork has been resolved.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Peter Mulryan will give a day long Gin Distilling Workshop at the West Waterford Festival of Food which takes place next weekend (April 21-23).
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Bylaws are being drawn up to crack down on the roadside advertising of cars for sale and unapproved advertising hoardings which councillors say are “blighting” towns and villages in Co Cork.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017