GreenOak provided BAM with a €19.6m loan for the development of the Counting House in Cork city.

London-headquartered real estate specialist lender GreenOak continues to grow its presence in Ireland with more than €80 million in lending completed (...)

A hotels federation survey in Cork city and county reveals average occupancy rate of 74% , leading to fears that additional rooms could oversaturate the market if the Events Centre does not start soon. File photograph: Getty Images

Cork needs a definite delivery date for the planned €80 million events centre if the city’s hotel sector is to capitalize on the 1,500 hotel rooms sch(...)

Oval Bar in Cork will be selling pints of Beamish at 1918 prices. Photograph: William Murphy/Flickr

It may not be Cork’s oldest bar but the Oval on South Main Street is one of the city’s most distinctive watering holes. To mark the centenary of its (...)

The developers of the long awaited Cork Event Centre have insisted that they are fully committed to the project. Photograph: iStock

The developers of the long awaited Cork Event Centre have insisted that they are fully committed to the project and hope to be in a position to commen(...)

Weaver’s sword  on display at the launch of the  exhibition at Cork Public Museum. Photograph: Michael O’Sullivan/OSM Photo

Excavations at a former brewery in Cork have uncovered the foundations of 19 wooden Viking age houses from the 11th and 12th centuries. Some of the (...)

The latest discoveries at the South Main Street site confirm Cork’s significance in the Hiberno-Norse world, archaeologist says

Cork was a significant centre for Vikings in Ireland with an urban centre that predates the Viking settlement in Waterford, a new report on the excava(...)

Waterford has a well-established life-sciences cluster. Photograph: iStock
Southern charms

With property prices and wages in Dublin spiralling ever upwards, more companies are beginning to see the merits of having an office outside the capit(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney. File photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has urged Cork councillors to trust the experts tasked with overseeing the implementation of a city boundar(...)

Senior members of the Cork Irish Farmers Association are opposed to the proposed boundary extension of Cork city. Pictured are (from left to - right) Corney Buckley, West Cork IFA county chairman; Harold Kingston, Cork Central IFA county chairman; and Billy Cotter, North Cork IFA county chairman. Photograph:  Robert Bateman

The Irish Farmers Association has criticised a proposal to allow Cork city expand into the county. It says the move would have a detrimental impact o(...)

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney: “I want to get something of significance done.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney has confirmed that expects to publish a 130 page report on local government reform in Cork before the star(...)

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