Comment: There's a good case Cork isn’t as strong a second city as it should be
Many of the city's issues can’t be blamed on funding - a reason often used to blame at Dublin, writes Edmund Heaphy
There has always been some sense in Ireland that Dublin gets all the love. Cork may be the tongue-in-cheek capital of Ireland – the rebel county and the ‘real’ capital – but there are few who really believe Cork is ever going to be able to rival Dublin in economic size and stature.
A report last year from the Nevin Economic Research Institute suggested that Ireland’s economic recovery was almost exclusively seen in Dublin and the surrounding...
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