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 (...)

Parnell Place bus station in Cork city. The Government has pledged to invest €200m in Cork’s public transport through the Bus Connects Programme.  Image: Google Streetview

Business leaders in Cork have hailed the Government’s €116 billion National Development Plan as “a historic vote of confidence” in the city’s future e(...)

Vodafone sales director Leo O’Leary, Cork Chamber chief executive Conor Healy, Vodafone’s Debbie O’Leary and President of Cork Chamber Bill O’Connell with Boston Scientfic’s  Barbara O’Gorman and Sean Gayer at Cork City Hall. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Affordable apartments to rent together with investment in public transport are essential if Cork is to become a thriving regional centre to counter ac(...)

River Lee: The Government must recognise the position and ambition of Cork as Ireland’s second city, according to Cork Chamber. File photograph: Google Street View

The Government must recognise the position and ambition of Cork as Ireland’s second city and driver of a thriving southern region and increase its gro(...)

Voxpro founders Linda and Dan Kiely, who were recognised by Cork Chamber with the Outstanding Achievement in Business award, having taken their company from just six employees 20 years ago to the recent sale for $150 million to Telus International. The award was presented at the Cork Chamber Dublin dinner last night in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Rd in front of 600 guests. Pictured with the Kielys are (from left) John Higgins, partner of sponsors EY; Conor Healy, chief executive of Cork Chamber; and Bill O’Connell, president of Cork Chamber. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Government growth plans for cities outside Dublin will perpetuate the current imbalance that favours the capital over the rest of the Republic, accord(...)