Berwick Fountain on Grand Parade Lights Up

Lord Mayor Cllr. Mick Finn formally launched the recently refurbished and illuminated Berwick fountain on Grand Parade last night. Conservation and preservation works were carried out on the almost 160-year-old fountain over the summer including comprehensive cleaning, treating and renovating of all stonework, overseen by the Cork City Council Architects Department. The fountain is also now lit for the first time in Read more…

House of Cards tumbling for Spacey?

Production of the latest season of US series ‘House of Cards’ has been halted, its creator Netflix has said. The company along with the show’s producer Media Rights Capital (MRC) announced the decision following allegations of sexual harassment against its co-lead actor Kevin Spacey. The award-winning political drama recently began Read more…

Schools close over Ophelia

Schools in counties across Ireland are set to remain closed on Monday as Hurricane Ophelia prepares to make landfall. Met Éireann has issued a “red alert status” for  Wexford, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford. The Department of Education has, following a meeting with the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning, Read more…

Who ya gonna Call???

Deerpark CBS in Cork is appealing for help from Ghostbusters after this video shows paranormal activity. At first look the video does look authentic, however I’ve watched enough of mediocre paranormal activity television programs where they do lead you in to believe it is indeed paranormal activity while the Igor Read more…

Cork City to Expand

Back in June of this year the Government-commissioned McKinnon Group published its recommendations. It included the retention of both the Cork City Council and the Cork County Councils. In 2015 the controversial Smiddy Report advocated by 3-2 suggested the amalgamation of both local authorities into one super-authority . A minority report by Read more…