House Prices rise by 6% in Cork City – Daft.ie House Price Report Q4 2018

Housing prices nationally rose by 5.5% during 2018, according to the latest House Price Report released today by Ireland’s No.1 property website, daft.ie. The average price nationwide in the final quarter of the year was €254,000, down 1.1% on the figure for the third quarter. The annual increase of 5.5% (€241,000 was the average asking price…

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Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced 822,000 Irish passports issued in 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced that the Passport Service has reached yet another record-breaking year, with over 822,000 Irish passports issued. These figures are similar to 2017 figures and, during peak periods, more than 6,500 applications were submitted in a single day. The award-winning Online…

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THOUSANDS OF HOLIDAYMAKERS EXPECTED AT THE CORK INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR

The Cork International Travel Fair in association with Cork Airport will take place once again at the Cork International Hotel on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of February. Now in its third year, the Cork International Travel Fair will see more than 3,000 people availing of special offers and learning about new holiday destinations from…

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Inspiring.ie launches with the roll out of its branches and Ireland’s first connections agency for women in business

Inspiring.ie is the new connections agency for women in business from all counties on the Island of Ireland that will see a branch established in each county and a local President appointed to lead it. Speaking at the launch in Cork, Founder Michael Mulcahy said: “I have been involved in the women in business sector for…

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Maternity Directorate of S/SWHG announced all pregnant women will have equal access to mid-Trimester fetal anatomy scans

Professor John R Higgins, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Clinical Director Maternity Directorate, Fidelma Harrington, Acting CMM3 Ultrasound; and Michelle Twohig, patient from Cork. Photo: Gerard McCarthy Photography The Maternity Directorate of the South/South West Hospital Group (S/SWHG) has today announced that all pregnant women will have equal access to a mid-Trimester fetal anatomy scan,…

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Tyndall welcomes €8 million in disruptive technologies innovation funding

One of Europe’s leading technology research centres, Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork, will be involved in four key industry projects worth several million following the recent announcement of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Funding. Tyndall teams, in collaboration with industry partners, will be driving disruptive innovation on the key areas of connected health, smart…

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Garryvoe Hotel takes home Savour Food Award for new environmentally-friendly steps in the kitchen

This year has been a time for becoming more environmentally conscious and proactive towards preventing further harm to the beautiful land in which we live and the Savour Food Awards are the cherry on top of that step forward! Tackling food waste management featured on the menu of many East Cork restaurateurs, producers and retailers…

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Ó Crualaoí Butchers & Delicatessen spice up Christmas with their award-winning Spiced Beef

Christmas is a time for carol singing, decorating, and all of our favourite traditional festive foods. While spiced beef is often a Christmas favourite, Corkonians will know that popular spiced meat is available all year round. Ó Crualaoi Butchers, based in Ballincollig, Fermoy and Wilton are renowned for their spiced beef, born of a recipe…

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