Jim Mackinnon

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A review is to be undertaken of how the State processes forestry planting applications. The move follows a similar review in Scotland which is credi(...)

A map showing the new boundaries of the extended Cork city. Image: corkcity.ie

Cork City Council and Cork County Council have unveiled an awareness campaign aimed at the 85,000 citizens in the county that are due to transfer to t(...)

The Cork Local Government review group had recommended an even more expansive extension, which would have seen Killumney outside Ballincollig, Little Island and Carrigtwohill in east Cork also become part of the city.

A number of councillors from Cork County Council have strongly criticised a proposed deal, which will see Cork city expand into the county. They hav(...)

According to county council sources, the letter from Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy suggests that there is room for negotiation on the Mackinnon report on the Cork city boundary extension. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Hopes of finding a resolution to the controversial Cork city boundary extension dispute have received a boost following a letter from Minister for Loc(...)

A graphic showing the proposals for the expansion of Cork city. Photograph: Irish Times graphics

The proposed expansion of Cork city could have as devastating effect on rural communities in Co Cork as Brexit could have on the Irish economy, Michae(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney. File photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has urged Cork councillors to trust the experts tasked with overseeing the implementation of a city boundar(...)

A graphic showing the proposals for the expansion of Cork city. Irish Times graphics

The Government should hold a referendum in Cork to allow people living in the county decide whether they want to become part of the city under local g(...)

Senior members of the Cork Irish Farmers Association are opposed to the proposed boundary extension of Cork city. Pictured are (from left to - right) Corney Buckley, West Cork IFA county chairman; Harold Kingston, Cork Central IFA county chairman; and Billy Cotter, North Cork IFA county chairman. Photograph:  Robert Bateman

The Irish Farmers Association has criticised a proposal to allow Cork city expand into the county. It says the move would have a detrimental impact o(...)

The expansion options available to Cork city.

The proposed expansion of Cork city is essential if it is to develop as a metropolitan centre capable of counter balancing Dublin and Belfast, accordi(...)

Cork City Council’s ability to tackle the housing crisis  could be hampered if the city is not allow extend its boundary,  the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness heard.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Cork City Council’s ability to tackle the housing crisis in the city could be hampered if the city is not allow extend its boundary, a senior council (...)

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