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The Land Development Agency will have compulsory purchase powers and will identify and release land banks for the construction of 150,000 homes over 20 years. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government’s new €1.25 billion Land Development Agency may demand more than 40 per cent social and affordable housing on private land that has lai(...)

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(...)

Cork Opera House chief executive Eibhlín Gleeson with UCC professor Jools Gilson

“A city on the rise is a beautiful thing,” said Cork City Council’s chief executive Ann Doherty recently. She was speaking both metaphorically and phy(...)

Prince Charles meets school children during a visit to Cork Naval Base. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

Sean O’Callaghan probably never envisaged his ballad extolling all things Cork from harriers to hurlers being used to greet members of the Britis(...)

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall meet fishmonger Pat O’Connell as they visit the English Market. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

We’re getting used to royal visits now. Nevertheless when Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall turn up at Cork’s English Market at 10.30 th(...)

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 (...)

Jayna McCloskey (9) and Max Barrett (9) at the launch of Safefood’s report, which shows that families with children spent on average €1,037 last year on highly processed food such as crisps, chocolate and sweets.

News that the average Irish family spends 20 per cent of its food budget on so-called treats full of sugar and fat and empty of nutrition is shocking (...)

Patrick Street, Cork. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork city traders are to lobby local councillors ahead of a Cork City Council meeting next week to get the council to reverse an afternoon ban on priv(...)

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 (...)

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