The proposed route of the new bypass.

Work will commence within weeks on the long awaited €280 million Macroom bypass, the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed has said. Mr Creed conf(...)

Families of chough live on Dursey, and their numbers decline when tourist numbers increase near their habitat says FIE

Environmentalists have asked the Government to intervene over a proposal to build a €7 million interpretative centre and cable car system to Dursey Is(...)

‘Could Cork transform itself into a true high-density city?’ File photograph: Getty

If you happen to be a Jackeen relation of a large Cork family, we might get together and form a self-help group. Given the amount of inter-cousin abus(...)

The River Blackwater at Fermoy, Co Cork. Photograph: Getty Images

Plans to repair an important fish pass on the River Blackwater have moved a step closer this week after Cork County Council confirmed it had signed a (...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton which is to be turned into a greenway. Photograph: Denis Minihane

Clearance work on the proposed Midleton-Youghal Greenway in East Cork is expected to start in November after the Government approved €8 million in fun(...)

The Minister said   Macroom had   suffered commercially in that traffic congestion had dissuaded people living in the town’s natural hinterland from coming in there to shop and do business.

The Government is committed to delivering on a near €300 million piece of infrastructure on the N22 which will improve connectivity between Cork and K(...)

Bridie Dillon with with her visiting grandchildren at Cuan Barra, Kilmore, Ballingeary, Macroom, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Ballingeary – or Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh – is a village of about 350 people in mid-Cork that is best known for its proximity to Gougane Barra, or as (...)

Residents at Charleville Sheltered Housing. Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

“They wouldn’t let me go home, but I was too well to stay in hospital,” says Margaret Sheehan, describing a dilemma that eventually comes to a lot of (...)

In Corran, near Leap in west Cork, is a community of two contemplative nuns:  Mother Irene (61), Sister Anne Marie (21). Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

“I personally have been living as a hermit for the best part of 30 years,” Mother Irene says. “I was the first person to make my vows in Ireland as a (...)

It is now anticipated the contract for the construction works will be awarded in 2020 with sectional openings scheduled to take place in 2022 with full completion in 2023.

A major upgrade of the Dunkettle Interchange in Co Cork could be delayed by 12 months after Transport Infrastructure Ireland and contractor Sisk faile(...)

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