Place: Sullivan’s Quay
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
What you see is what you’ll get - that was the pledge from the Office of Public Works (OPW) to the people of Cork yesterday as public reaction to its latest Lower Lee flood defence designs continued.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2019
The economic upsurge isn’t good news for every one. Artists on Leeside are finding it increasingly difficult to find affordable studios, writes
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
The phoenix rises: new work after a conflagration for Cork Artist Rebuilding his art practice after the studio fire that claimed his life’s work has meant a shift of focus from stained glass to sculpture, artist Peadar Lamb tells.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Rebuilding his art practice after the studio fire that claimed his life’s work has meant a shift of focus from stained glass to sculpture, artist Peadar Lamb tells
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
Cyclists must have greater input into the design of cycling infrastructure, Cork's city councillors have said after getting first-hand experience of life in the bike lanes.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
The construction industry has called on the State’s environmental watchdog to reclassify for recycling and reuse the same kind of demolition rubble which is at the centre of enforcement action on a strategic site in Cork city.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Planning enforcement proceedings have been initiated against developers BAM for the storage for over a year of a rubble mountain on a Cork city centre site.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
A “process of engagement” is underway with developers BAM in relation to a vast rubble mound left sitting on a prime Cork city centre site following the demolition almost a year ago of a landmark office block, the head of Cork City Council has confirmed.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
Mick Finn, Lord Mayor of Cork city, was born and raised on Friars Walk but has also lived intermittently in Athlone, Dublin and Sydney. He atttended Sullivan’s Quay, Deerpark CBS and UCC
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
The owners of a prime riverside site in Cork have been given three months to deal with a vast rubble mound left following the demolition of a landmark office block.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019
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
One of Cork’s best-known jewellers, who was found critically injured on a street after a Christmas party, died from head injuries consistent with a fall, an inquest has established.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2018
Ambitious plans for a development that will include Cork’s largest hotel have been given the go-ahead by An Bord Pleanála.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
Plans for the development of almost 300 new homes in Carrigtwohill have been put on hold following an objection from the village’s community council.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
An English-language teacher who smashed into a wall while doing a bear-crawl at a gym class settled her action for compensation from the fitness centre yesterday.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
A teacher who ran into a wall while doing a bear-crawl at a gym class said yesterday: “I don’t think it is fair that I came to the gym, got injured, and now I see my bills stacking up.”
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018
An English language teacher who was doing a bear-crawl as part of gym class smashed into a wall and brought a claim for damages against the gym to the High Court yesterday.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2018
APARTHOTEL use is mooted for a Cork bar and entertainment complex, just put up for sale and with almost 200 years of trading history in the heart of the city centre.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
A major development of high-rise student accommodation has been given the go-ahead in Cork.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
Cork City Council has advised that it has upgraded its Severe Weather Alert to level 3 status and it has activated its Crisis Management Team.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
The country is facing total shutdown from 4pm today with people ordered to stay indoors, schools and colleges closed, rail and bus services halted, and motorists warned it would be “suicidal” to take to the roads.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
The number of motorists caught parking illegally in Cork city fell by 4.2% last year, although the South Mall remains the country’s top blackspot for catching illegally parked motorists.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Three Dublin men “beat the lard out of a taxi driver” and yesterday the sentencing judge said they could not avoid a conviction even though they were never in trouble before.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
Plans for the largest hotel to be built in Cork city centre have been put on hold, following objections by the owner of a private, third-level college building.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
City-centre views of the River Lee will be improved by proposed flood defences in Cork and some elements will be redesigned to preserve historic features, says the Office of Public Works.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2017
Cork city does not need European funding to bankroll development, with some €365m worth of private sector projects underway in the city, writes
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
There have been calls for an urgent public update on the status of Cork’s stalled events centre project as a new report shows how the city is poised for a 30% boost to its hotel bed capacity.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
The OPW has bowed to public pressure and plans to use demountable barriers instead of raising quay walls along two historic quays as part of its €140m flood defence plan for Cork City.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
A sleight of hand saw a black bag containing an iPhone, iPod, and iPad being replaced with a similar bag containing nothing more valuable than two bottles of water and some paper.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
THERE has been considerable focus recently on the volume of new office stock coming on stream in Dublin, both in terms of the number of schemes under construction and the volume of stock that could potentially be delivered if all schemes in the planning process materialise.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
One of Cork’s most historic hotels, the Metropole, is poised for a €50m investment that will double its rooms tally, add shops at ground level, and see the construction of another three-star hotel to be called The M.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
The OPW has dismissed calls for an independent international review of the €140m Cork flood defence plan.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
There has been a dramatic rise in penalties for illegal parking in Cork City, with a 37% increase in the number of parking fines handed out by traffic wardens last year.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
Campaigners opposed to the design of Cork city’s massive flood defence scheme are planning a human chain protest to highlight their fears.
Tue, 31 Jan, 2017
A man who was locked out of an apartment in the early hours of the morning was jailed yesterday for two months because of his aggressive reaction when gardaí arrived on the scene.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
A young man who was wanted for a vicious assault in the city centre was arrested and brought before Cork District Court yesterday.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
Described as a commercial development opportunity on a modest scale is the proposed sale of No 23 George’s Quay, in Cork city centre.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
The Lord Mayor of Cork has called on the US authorities to sanction transatlantic flights from Cork in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016
This year’s degree show at the Crawford College of Art and Design is an exhibition not to be missed. Until June 15, students graduating in fine and applied art are showing their work in the college’s high-ceilinged studio spaces.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016