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(...)

A view of the river Lee in Cork. The €6m project includes plans by the OPW to provide flood defences  as part of its €140 million Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme. Photograph: iStock

A €6 million plan to redevelop part of Cork city which includes controversial flood protection proposals has been approved by councillors. Cork City (...)

Cork City Council  voted by 22-6 to approve the public realm project for Morrison’s Island off the South Mall in Cork city centre. File photograph: Google Street View

A new € 6 million plan to redevelop a historic part of Cork city centre into a public amenity while at the same time removing 80 per cent of the flood(...)

The ban on cars on Patrick Street in Cork will be discussed again in August.

Cork City Council has decided to suspend the controversial afternoon car ban on the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick St for three months following co(...)

According to figures from Cork City Council’s Traffic Division, 10,900 vehicles a day use Patrick St. Photograph: Google

Cork City Council should consider asking Bus Éireann to abandon cross-city services that use the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick St, and instead ope(...)

Patrick Street, Cork city. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork residents should give the new ban on private cars on the city’s main thoroughfare a chance before judging the restriction, the president of Cork (...)

Patrick Street, Cork city. Photograph: Eric Luke

Traders in Cork city centre have called for the immediate reversal of an afternoon ban on private cars on the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick Street(...)

Many family-owned businesses in Cork city are facing extinction if Cork City Council does not start listening to traders’ concerns about the loss of parking spaces in the city centre, traders warn. Photograph: Getty Images

Many family-owned businesses in Cork city are facing extinction if Cork City Council does not start listening to traders’ concerns about the loss of p(...)

Claire Nash (fourth from left) with her staff at Nash19

A Cork businesswoman who almost lost her business after the floods of 2014 has expressed concern that the Government may reallocate €140 million desig(...)

Business leaders in Cork hope a series of new road projects and public transport developments will be part of the Government’s National Planning Framework.

Business leaders in Cork are confident that a number of major infrastructure projects for the region will get the green light when the Government’s Na(...)

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