The Irish economy is heading into recession a senior economist has warned, as official measures designed to defeat the Covid-19 outbreak hits the jobs-rich industries of tourism, hospitality, and retail.
World Vegan Day on Friday celebrates animal-free food and clothing. While researching vegan options in Cork city, the wide variety on offer — cappuccinos, lattés and hot chocolates, milk substitutes such as oat, coconut, and soya alternatives — suggests huge demand.
A Cork City landmark premises, Finn’s Corner, and associated with four generations of the Finn family including former Irish and Munster rugby international Moss Finn, who’s a co-director, has been put up for sale, either as an investment or for new owner-occupier use.
A primely set, corner investment property in the heart of Cork’s suburban Douglas village which once was the focus for an €8m bar and restaurant venture is for sale for €1.75m plus Vat, let to three tenants and earning €174,000 a year in rent.
Details of the Cork County Board’s fundraising match for Kieran O’Connor were confirmed today — Cork hurlers will face Kilkenny in Páirc uí Rinn on Wednesday, March 27th at 7.30pm, with tickets priced at €10 (adults) and €5 (concessions).
A sperm whale found dead in a national park in Indonesia had nearly 6kg of plastic waste in his stomach — including 115 plastic cups; four plastic bottles; 25 plastic bags; two flip-flops; a nylon sack and more than 1,000 other plastic pieces.