Person: Gerard Murphy
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 16 Apr, 2020
Cork County Council aims to provide a record 922 houses this year for those on the waiting list, considerably more than it made available in the previous two years.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2020
A special meeting is to be held by councillors in North Cork to draw up a battleplan aimed at persuading the government to locate a new elective hospital for the county in Mallow.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2020
Planning permission has been granted for a near €40m RDS-style indoor exhibition and sports centre on the western outskirts of Cork city.
Thu, 16 Jan, 2020
Cork county councillors have welcomed this news and yesterday's signing of a contract to design a planned northern relief road in Mallow.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
Multi-million euro plans have been unveiled to upgrade a historic castle and enhance recreational amenities in a North Cork town.
Mon, 25 Nov, 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
Cork county councillors are lobbying counterparts in other counties to try and scupper a motorway motion coming before a Southern Regional Assembly (SRA) meeting which they believe will position Limerick as the country's second city.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
It takes a special team to make a team like Mayo look so old, spent, lost.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
Peter Keane told reporters afterwards that he did not watch Saturday’s Dublin-Mayo semi-final (“there was no point, we were worrying about ourselves”), but he clearly heard some of the commentary which followed the Dubs’ comprehensive win as the Kerry manager was incredibly quick off the mark when it was put to him that nobody was giving the Kingdom a prayer on September 1.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
Out-of-hours GP service, SouthDoc, may be forced to cut the number of its treatment centres because of funding pressures and doctor shortages.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
A statue of Cork boxer Jack Doyle is to be erected in Cobh after councillors voted to approve the proposal at their meeting yesterday.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
Plans have been lodged for a €30m indoor sport and exhibition centre west of Cork City as work continues to resolve State-aid funding issues blighting the city’s larger event centre project.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Independents will hold sway in Cork’s County Hall despite Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael continuing to underline their dominance as the main parties in the local authority.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
A single six-seater in 2014, the Kanturk-Mallow municipal district will be two separate electoral areas this time around.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
The problem with Brexit is that it seems to restate the choice: are you Irish or are you British? says
Thu, 09 May, 2019
People living in an East Cork village are concerned about plans which could disturb a site where dozens of British soldiers were executed by an IRA unit during the War of Independence.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
The most senior roads engineer in Co Cork doubts there will be any change in the route previously chosen for the Cork-Limerick motorway (M20), despite consultants being paid €15m to revisit it.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Cork County Council members are questioning the cost of a new design for the proposed Cork-Limerick motorway and the likely delay in securing planning, again, for the M20 route.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
A popular Cork City gym that went into liquidation this month owing €625,000 is now debt free and more attractive to potential buyers, according to the liquidator.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018
The directors of a popular Cork city gym which ceased trading suddenly last week, leaving members out of pocket, had “a reasonable expectation” that it would continue to trade “for the foreseeable future”, according to accounts signed off in February.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2018
County councillors are to ask the heads of the IDA and Enterprise Ireland to visit North-West Cork in a push to have more industries located there after a factory closure in Kanturk.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2018
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Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
Cork county councillors want to use the country’s largest, but unused, landfill site to dispose of Japanese knotweed, and say the move might make it cheaper to build new homes.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
A plan to create a digitised record of burial plots in Cork county has been put on ice.
Mon, 28 May, 2018
Plans to build 16 social houses in a Co Cork town have been mothballed, despite 150 people being on the waiting list there.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
Cork County Council has promised to look into hardship cases after a new rent system introduced for its tenants saw an 80-year-old man’s rent double overnight.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
Lack of infrastructural investment is impacting on the “vitality and viability” of rural communities in Co Cork, a senior planning official has warned.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
Rural parts of Co Cork are rapidly ageing as young people cannot build houses because planning guidelines are too restrictive.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
The Government has ruled out allowing hard-pressed drivers pay their motor tax in monthly instalments, despite making an additional €55.3m this year from those forced to renew their discs on a three- or six-monthly basis.
Thu, 28 Dec, 2017
The Department of Housing is to be urged to let local authorities build council houses with downstairs bathrooms and bedrooms so they are readily usable for tenants who become disabled or too frail for stairs.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
Cork County Council officials have been told they must change their housing policy or they will kill off communities in north-west Cork, an area known as Western Duhallow.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
The upturn in housing construction is leading to a large number of previously unfinished estates being completed in Co Cork.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
Thousands of acres of forest, moorland and wildlife are now at major risk of destruction.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
Executive staff of Cork County Council, backed by elected members, have warned the Government any attempt to re-route a proposed motorway link between Cork and Limerick through Tipperary would be a disaster for the economies of North Cork, Kerry, and West Limerick.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
A child who suffered catastrophic injuries at birth 10 years ago was awarded €4.5m against the HSE at the High Court in Cork yesterday.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
A scheme is progressing around the country whereby vacant private properties that are in need of an upgrade receive grant aid for residential use in the social housing sector.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
The first shots in the ‘Battle for Marengo’ have just been fired.
Sun, 05 Feb, 2017
Cork County Council is to ask the Government to urgently implement promised guidelines for windfarm developments because under current legislation it cannot carry out noise monitoring unless all turbines in a project are fully completed.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
The company which organises the Cork Summer Show, one of Ireland’s longest running agricultural events, insists the event remains viable despite recording losses of more than €251,000 last year.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017
Parents awaiting the building of a new primary school in Kanturk can breathe a sigh of relief after it was confirmed a planning condition laid down by An Bord Pleanála can be met by Cork County Council.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
Hopes have been raised that a further 92 private estates could soon have their everyday maintenance taken over by Cork County Council.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016