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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The city council’s head of environment insists the Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme is the only solution, writes
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
Major design changes to Cork’s €140m flood defence scheme have been unveiled that will see demountable flood defences, rather than walls, used to protect the most historic city centre areas.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
The virus outbreak at The Lough in Cork has killed more than 750 carp, which could cost €200,000 to restock.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
Some 1,200 local authority homes in Cork City have been earmarked for repairs or upgrades, as part of a massive €11m loan-funded scheme.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
There have been calls for the Government to write off the debt on a publicly owned landbank in Cork City earmarked for up to 600 homes after it emerged that the cost to the city of servicing the interest on the loans has soared to over €5m.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
A newly-published book gives a rare insight in images and words into the daily lives of those who inhabit the only Cistercian monastery for women in Ireland.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
The Lord Mayor of Cork says the city owes a debt of gratitude to the chairman of the board of Cork Opera House, who is stepping down after helping to save the theatre from the brink of financial collapse.
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
For tree-lovers, autumn is perhaps the most beautiful time of the year when foliage changes into a rich mixture of brown, red, yellow, orange and gold.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
Housing officials in Cork city have launched a second bid to identify sites for social housing after the first initiative helped deliver more than 160 units in less than a year.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Another 109 more social housing units are scheduled to be developed in the Cork city centre following a special City Council meeting last night.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
A local authority’s ability to meet housing demand could be “fundamentally compromised” unless Cork’s city boundary is extended, top city officials have warned.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
A sheltered housing scheme for downsizing over-60s was among four social housing projects approved for Cork City last night.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
A chronic shortage of local authority housing officers in Cork City has sparked fears about an increase in serious antisocial behaviour.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
The first supported-student accommodation complex of its kind in the State will provide vulnerable young adults with a gateway to a new life, Cork’s city councillors say.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Cork City Council is developing a €2.1m supported-student accommodation complex in the western suburbs for young adults at risk of homelessness.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
Plans for more than 100 social housing units on four inner city sites are set to breathe new life into the heart of Cork city.
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
Homeless agencies in Cork will be asked to explain why 17 people were turned away from emergency shelters in January because no beds were available.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
A baby chick’s first moments of life captured on camera took the top prize in the Irish Examiner Readers’ Pictures Competition.
Sun, 08 Jan, 2017
Two collections of photographs capture the magnificence of Ireland’s mountains, showcasing stunning surroundings and intimate portraits of the people who call the slopes home, writes.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
The State spent just over €672,000 providing 24-hour security during the construction of a state-of-the-art Traveller housing project in Cork City, it has emerged.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
The head of housing in Cork city has been criticised after suggesting that if people on the housing list can book a holiday online, they should be able to engage with an online council house letting system.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016
Tue, 13 Sep, 2016
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Two outspoken community activists whose home has been attacked have called for a multi-agency taskforce to tackle serious anti-social behaviour in their estate.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
City officials have revealed a damning catalogue of obstruction, threats, and intimidation which have thwarted efforts to resolve issues at what has been branded Ireland’s worst Traveller halting site.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Travellers may face legal action if they continue to refuse social housing offers after a Cork City Council report revealed ongoing anti-social problems.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
Vandalism has delayed the opening of a community centre built in a €5m Traveller housing scheme in Cork.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
City officials have been given discretion to make higher rent support payments to people in private rented accommodation who are availing of a government scheme introduced in Cork City during the summer.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
Almost 1,200 council tenants in Cork city are facing rent hikes as work continues on a major city-wide rent review.
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
A controversial rent review process affecting almost 6,000 Cork City Council tenants will not be halted despite protests and calls for it to be scrapped.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015
Taxpayers could face a €400,000 bill for providing 24-hour Garda security for builders who worked on a Traveller housing scheme.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
In need of a break from the frantic pace of neon-lit shopping centres? looks at the rising trend of traditional Christmas markets featuring festive fun and finger-licking food
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
Dust off your Santa hat, root out that reindeer nose — Christmas in Cork has officially begun as the annual Glow festival dons its festive baubles once again.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
City Hall has defended the early switch-on of Cork’s Christmas lights this week.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
The magic of ‘the night before Christmas’ will come to life for children visiting the festive wonderland at Cork’s Bishop Lucey park this winter.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2014
One of Cork’s leading arts groups is set to get its first permanent home in a legendary former cinema.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2014
City officials are banking on the public for ideas on how a historic former bank could get a new lease of life.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
Let the bells ring out — and not before time. Cork’s landmark Shandon clock, which has been at a standstill for months, is set to tick again within weeks.
Fri, 23 May, 2014