For the first time the population of the seven inhabited islands off the Cork coast have elected a joint community council which they hope will give them greater clout when it comes to gaining vital inward investment.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2012
THE economic future of an island off the south-west coast is in serious jeopardy because its water supply system is on the verge of totally disintegrating.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2010
BEING buried with loved ones in your local graveyard is something we have taken for granted for centuries.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
CORK County Council is prepared to offer its expertise to the embattled MV Julia should its owners, the Fastnet Line, require help.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2010
THE Irish Trotting & Harness Racing Federation (ITHRF) is objecting to Cork County Council plans to introduce bylaws on beaches which will severely curtail their sport and a number of other activities.
A LOCAL authority is to seek help from experts in an effort to stop an algal growth destroying one of West Cork’s finest beaches.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2009
CORK County Council it emerged yesterday is facing swingeing cuts of almost €17 million in its road maintenance grants.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2009
A MAN whose father was one of the main movers behind the first Swansea-Cork ferry link is hoping to resurrect the service and use its former name, the B&I (British & Irish) Line.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2009
Luxury clothing brand Burberry came under attack today when workers heard from the media that they were losing their jobs under plans to close a factory.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2009
CORK County Council is to take legal action in an attempt to move on a group of Travellers, some of whom have been involved in a violent feud.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2008
CORK County Council was “hoodwinked” into believing there was no EU funding for a tourist ferry to Britain, it has been claimed.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2008
CORK county manager Martin Riordan has called on private investors to “climb onboard” a council plan to help promote the marine tourist industry.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2008
CASH-RICH property developers repeatedly dashed a junior rugby club’s ambitions to secure a proper pitch and the club, it has been claimed.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2007
FORMER Attorney General David Byrne and ex-rugby international Oliver Waldron are among a group which has just been granted planning permission for a €20 million marina in Schull, Co Cork.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2007
THE successor to Maurice Moloney, manager of the largest local authority in Ireland, Cork, will be known next week, and it’s down to a two-horse race.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2006
ROGUE tenants who deliberately vandalise council houses in the West Cork region are set to face increased rental charges as the county council seeks to recoup money for repairs.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2006
PROPOSALS have been made by Cork County Council officials to increase refuse charges by 5% next year, the first time it has upped charges in two years.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2006
THE Third World condition of the Bandon-Clonakilty road has led councillors to demand that the National Roads Authority explain why it is so neglected.
Thu, 18 May, 2006
PLANS by a voluntary housing association to build 20 homes in West Cork were virtually scuppered yesterday by Cork county councillors.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2006
DEVELOPERS in County Cork will soon be forced to provide amenity and recreational outlets scaled to the size of their projects.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2006
A LOCAL authority is prioritising single people on its housing lists in west Cork.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2006
AN innovative pay parking utility will fly the flag for Cork at the National Enterprise Awards final next week.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2005
THE Minister for Agriculture is to be asked if the development of a 41-acre site for 100 local authority homes will compromise an agricultural college.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2005
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