A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Once upon a time, a wise person wrote that it might be easier for a camel to get through the eye of an needle than for a rich man to get into heaven.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
reports on a well-presented option in Cork’s Glanmire.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
It could take another year to award a new construction contract for the major upgrade works at the Dunkettle Interchange.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
Representatives of the construction industry have written to all Cork TDs and Senators to warn about ongoing frustrations about the lack of progress on major infrastructure projects in the region.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Any delays to the €100m upgrade of the Dunkettle interchange will have “disastrous consequences” for Cork’s growth and have knock-on effects for key infrastructural and housing projects.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019
The credibility of the Government, elected or permanent, around major projects is not beyond question.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
The National Transport Authority says it hopes to achieve some quick-wins on the bus and rail network once its ambitious €3.5bn transport strategy for the greater Cork area is adopted.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
A €1bn 25-stop light-rail system linking Ballincollig to Mahon via a new docklands bridge is among the proposals contained in the long-awaited Cork Metropolitan Area Draft Transport Strategy (CMATS).
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Work on a €1bn light rail system for Cork will not start until 2031 at the earliest with the focus in the interim on improved roads and increased bus lanes.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
A €1bn light rail system between Ballincollig and Mahon Point via the city centre, as well as eight new railway stations and 100km of bus lanes, are contained in a radical new transport plan for Cork.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
Consulting engineering and environmental scientists Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) has acquired Applied Ground Engineering Consultant’s (AGEC) services for an undisclosed sum.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
The long-awaited €3bn transport strategy for Cork, which is finally due to be unveiled next week, is expected to recommend massive investment to deliver a reliable high-capacity bus system as a precursor to a Luas-type rail service.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
Cork can reach its potential to compete with Dublin and other European cities but we must tackle the planning strategy that is failing this generation. There is no place for slogans and partisan politics, argues
Sun, 05 May, 2019
Ireland and Malta will be the only EU countries that drive on the left-hand side after Britain departs the bloc in October, writes
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
The owners of the cross-river ferry service in Cork harbour have told Cork County Council they don't believe it's economically viable to put on a second ferry at peak evening times.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2019
New homes prices starting from €247,000 for two-beds, and €295,000 for three-bed townhouses, are the immediate, stand-out points to note as the long-awaited €150m Ballinglanna, Cork scheme of 600 homes and services by the O’Flynn Group gets launched next weekend, from February 16.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2019
The State must invest in game-changing public transport projects in Cork to ensure the city can act as a counterbalance to development in the capital over the next 20 years, a planning expert has said.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
Fears have been expressed that plans to ease gridlock in one of the country’s industrial hubs will not work properly unless a €15m junction is built to serve it.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
Plans have been unveiled aiming to ease traffic gridlock in one of the country’s industrial powerhouses — and work should get under way in September.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
A review of the local electoral areas in Cork city and county has been announced as the Government prepares legislation to give effect to the first extension of the city’s boundary in more than 50-years.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
A quarter of Cork’s footprint has yet to be built and the city centre will look dramatically different in 20 years to what it does now.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
A number of residents’ associations are to lodge objections against one of the biggest housing projects ever proposed in Co Cork.
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
Councillors are warning that a proposed multi-million euro housing development cannot proceed in an already traffic-congested town without an advance major upgrade of a seriously inadequate road infrastructure.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
Site clearance works have commenced which signal the start of a €100m upgrade of the busiest road junction outside of Dublin.
Sat, 06 Jan, 2018
A deal is finally on the cards to deliver the first extension of Cork’s city boundary in 50 years.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Carrigtwohill in East Cork is being lined up by Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer, for its second full retail store in the Republic of Ireland, with a promise of around 500 retail jobs locally.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
Town planning firm Coakley O’Neill argues that simplifying the planning process to build more homes is not the same as fast-tracking prjects.talks to the firm’s Aiden O’Neill
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
Gardaí have been warning the public about parking restrictions this week ahead of the Munster quarter-final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
The long-mooted northern ring road for Cork’s northside is as important to the region as the proposed M20 motorway between Cork and Limerick, according to leading business figures in the city.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
Dream big, says Cork Airport’s head of asset care Bill Daly, as transatlantic flights and the upgrade of the Dunkettle interchange promise to take the airport’s fortunes on an upward trajectory once again, writes
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Transport chiefs have been accused of treating women as second-class citizens by refusing to implement the renaming of one of Cork’s busiest roads after the “forgotten women” of the Irish revolution.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
Separate traffic incidents involving trucks caused major disruption yesterday for commuters in Limerick and Cork.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
2016 was a pivotal year for construction activity in Cork and nationwide, up by 15% for the year ended, while further growth of up to 20% is expected locally and nationally in 2017, say international asset managers and professional advisory firm AECOM.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
It will be “challenging” to prevent major disruption for commuters during the €100m upgrade of the busiest road junction outside Dublin, admits Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
Thu, 13 Oct, 2016
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Work will not commence on a Macroom bypass or new Cork-Ringaskiddy road until at least 2022, as priority is being given to upgrading the Dunkettle/Jack Lynch Tunnel interchange.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
The chief inspector overseeing the oral hearing into a proposed incinerator for Cork Harbour will provide an update on Monday over whether the meetings can continue amid claims the initial application is invalid.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Pedestrian safety is a priority in three heavily vehicular-congested villages, in major industrial hubs, close to Cork City.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Thu, 28 Jan, 2016
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
Trish Dromey says Woodbrook semi-d is open to viewings, and well worth a look-see.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015