Patrick Street, Cork. File photograph: Getty Images

Traders in Cork have reported a positive start to reopening with a variety of businesses all expressing satisfaction with the amount of people returni(...)

Margaret O’Sullivan from Montenotte is delighted to see Cork follow the template of European cities in embracing outdoor dining. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision

Clare Nash, who runs Nash 19 restaurant in Princes Street in Cork, believes outdoor drinking and eating are here to stay after Covid-19, despite the v(...)

 Minister of State for the OPW Patrick O’Donovan said: ‘You have to allow people to object...  but there also has to be an end game’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Climate change is occurring at such a fast rate that the Government will have to look at ways of speeding up the delivery of major flood relief projec(...)

Pembroke Street in Cork, which has recently been pedestrianised as part of the Reimagining Cork City Programme. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Plans to pedestrianise significant parts of Cork City’s centre and create 4km of new cycle lanes are to be launched on Wednesday under a “Reimagine Co(...)

British developer Rioja Estates wants to create a tourist outlet village close to the IDA industrial estate at Killacloyne in Carrigtwohill. File photograph: Getty

Cork city retailers have expressed concern that a plan by Cork County Council to allow a €100 million Kildare Village-type retail outlet on the outski(...)

VFI visited one Cork pub with a capacity for 300 people which had no customers during the survey time of 9.15pm to 10pm on Thursday night. Photograph: iStock

Business owners and publicans have called on Cork City Council to grant business people in the city a moratorium on rates to help them cope with the f(...)

Architect’s image of the proposed development in Ballyvolane, Cork: locals and businesses do not see eye to eye on the plan.

Plans to build more than 750 homes on the outskirts of Cork city have divided locals and business groups. Longview Estates, backed by investor Tempor(...)

An €80 million event centre in Cork was granted planning permission by the city council. Photograph: iStock

Cork City Council has granted planning permission for an €80 million event centre on the site of the former Beamish & Crawford brewery in the city(...)

Half of Irish consumers shop online, while  38 per cent of 25-34-year-olds shop online on a weekly basis. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Cork has become the first city in Europe to launch a customer service charter for businesses in a bid to help stores improve the shopping experience a(...)

From August 9th, private cars will be banned from Patrick Street between 3pm and 6.30pm daily. Photograph: Google

Business leaders in Cork have expressed hope that an afternoon ban on private cars entering the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick Street, will prove a(...)

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