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An €80 million event centre in Cork was granted planning permission by the city council. Photograph: iStock

Cork City Council has granted planning permission for an €80 million event centre on the site of the former Beamish & Crawford brewery in the city(...)

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(...)

Patrick Street, Cork: The move came on foot of a motion by Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and was supported by Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, Sinn Féin, Independents and smaller parties. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork City Council has decided to suspend the controversial afternoon car ban on Patrick Street for three months following concerns from city traders w(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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