The Long Read

Get an in-depth long read, on anything from environmental issues to profiles with Cork personalities, fresh to your in-box each Thursday.

Earmarked for a population explosion to 10,000 and a corresponding building boom, Carrigtwohill in East Cork is at a crossroads in terms of its…
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Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien sparked fury amongst Cork County Councillors by ordering changes be made to Cork County Development Plan 2028 this…
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22,000 new homes and a population increase of 60,000 in the next six years, with big changes for Mallow and Clonakilty: part one of our two-part series…
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A playing field for all the world in CorkWatch now (35 sec) | This weekend 28 teams will converge on Musgrave Park for the first ever mixed ability rugby world cup held in Ireland. It's been an…
Plans to convert Cork city's Butter Exchange building into a tech and job creation hub have been lodged with Cork City Council, but some say the…
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19-year-old Alisa Salenko is a journalism student from Kiev who arrived on her own in Cork last month. She writes about leaving home and family, and the…
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There are 1,089 short-term lettings in Cork city and county right now, and 62 long-term homes to rent; is AirBnB the disruptive innovator that's truly…
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