The population of the Macroom electoral area is 36,844 and, despite the removal of Blarney from the district into the city jurisdiction, the number of seats up for grabs there will remain at six.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
A special committee of Cork County Council is to look at the possibility of setting up women’s refuges and ‘safe houses’ after an impassioned plea was made by a councillor who described how she was once a victim of domestic abuse.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Waiting times for driving tests in Cork are costing families of learner drivers a great deal of money because under newly-introduced legislation they are not allowed to drive on their own.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2019
State grant insufficient to rebuild fire-gutted venue in Macroom
Mon, 02 Jul, 2018
One of the most iconic theatre venues in the south of the country may not re-open until December 2019.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
The Office of Public Works (OPW) may have to revisit the drawing board on a proposed flood-prevention scheme, after reportedly failing to factor in flooding incidents during a cost-benefit analysis.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
“If this document was produced under British rule, it would have brought about revolution, and it should. This is a diktat we can’t accept.”
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
The roads’ authority, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), has parked proposals to name a major route in Cork City after the women who fought in the War of Independence.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
A flood relief project screw-up has led to €100,000 being spent on a preliminary cost/benefit analysis to discover a proposed scheme, at a further €200,000, would not be value for money.
Thu, 13 Oct, 2016
A united approach between local authorities in Cork and Kerry is being planned to lobby for a new road to improve connections between the counties.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016