Cork City Councillors vote to give planning permission to the €6 million Morrison’s Island public realm and flood defence plans

Cork City Councillors tonight voted to give Part 8 planning permission to the €6 million public realm and flood defence plans for Morrison’s Island which will remove 80% of the flood threat in the city centre. Councillors voted  22 to 6 in favour of the proposed scheme. Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald said: “This scheme…

Putting Cork on the map – Visit Cork Takes to the Road

Visit Cork, the governing organisation for leisure and business tourism, has been very active in promoting Cork as a destination for visitors and is now taking to the road to host a series of Open Roadshows on the 23rd and 24th May in Cork City, West Cork, North Cork and East Cork. Seamus Heaney, Head of Visit Cork and Ursula Morrish, Destination Manager, Visit Cork With four events in two days, the aim…

The European Parliament are consulting with young people from all over Ireland about what they want from the Future of Europe

The European Parliament are consulting with young people from all over Ireland about what they want from the Future of Europe to feed in to the European Youth event in Strasbourg on 1-2 June when 10,000 young people from across the continent will gather to discuss, debate and share ideas. Photography By: Gerard McCarthy 087…

World-class jazz greats announced for 2018 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

An exciting line-up of world class jazz greats has been announced for the 2018 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, regarded as one of Europe’s most thrilling Jazz events, which takes place over the October bank holiday weekend (October 25 to 30) in Cork City. The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival line-up features Grammy award-winning Maria Schneider and her orchestra…

The 17th of May is World Hypertension Day. 6 in every 10 adults over the age of 50 in Ireland have high blood pressure and many don’t know it

It is estimated that 6 in every 10 adults over the age of 50 in Ireland have high blood pressure.  Hypertension, if untreated, is a major risk factor for heart and kidney diseases, stroke and heart failure. Of those over 50’s with hypertension half are not aware they had it. And of those taking blood…

Colbert & Co Estate Agents – Industrial Unit For Sale: Unit 7, Owenacurra Business Park, Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 DT97

Colbert & Co Estate Agents are proud to present this magnificent Industrial Unit located in the busy Ownenacurra Business Park. Located just off the newly built Midleton bypass, you are in the heart of the town but with easy access to N25. As well as having over 20 car spaces, the groundfloor also comprises of…

CORK SUMMER SHOW: A CELEBRATION OF FARMLIFE FOR ALL TO EXPERIENCE & ENJOY

Munster Agricultural Society launch a bumper Cork Summer Show 2018 Food, flower arranging, farming, fashion, drones, music and lots of family fun are on the agenda for this year’s Cork Summer Show, taking place on 16 and 17 June 2018.  Organised annually by the Munster Agricultural Society and supported by Cork County Council, Cork Summer Show…

La Roche-Posay launches Save Your Skin campaign in partnership with the Irish Cancer Society

Young people are being urged to play safe in the Sun as 30 people are diagnosed with skin cancer daily Businesswoman and well-known mum of two, Pippa O’Connor, today helped launch La Roche-Posay’s Save Your Skin campaign, in partnership with the Irish Cancer Society. The campaign aims to raise awareness of skin cancer prevention through…