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

The allocation of €8 million by the Government towards the €15 million cost of a greenway in east Cork has been welcomed by local politicians. Mayor (...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton. Photograph: Denis Minihane

Members of Cork County Council have cleared the way for the local authority to apply for government funding for a new greenway along the old rail line(...)

The Waterford greenway runs along an old railway. Proponents of the Cork plan have said the greenway has the potential the replicate the success of  Waterford which is attracting close to 250,000 visitors annually.

Cork County Council is to vote on Monday on plans for a €15 million greenway along the route of a former rail line in east Cork. The proponents of th(...)

The occupants of the car involved in the collision were unharmed. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A member of Cork County Council has sought an explanation from the HSE for delays in ambulance response times after she spent three hours waiting for (...)

 Michael Micheál Martin: “Broadband is as critical as a motorway was a couple of years ago for economic development.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

As metaphors go, it was apt – the Fine Gael poster of a gimlet-eyed Enda Kenny urging people to “Let’s Keep the Recovery Going” gradually disappearing(...)