EAST CORK: Cloyne Village benefits from Cork County Council’s Village Enhancement Fund

EAST CORK: Cloyne Village benefits from Cork County Council’s Village Enhancement Fund

14 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cloyne has recently undergone a number of public infrastructure improvements, culminating in the opening by Cllr. Susan McCarthy, Cathaoirleach of the East Cork Municipal District (MD) of Cork County Council, of the public car park on Water Street. The works were funded by the Council’s Village Enhancement Fund. […]

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

12 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, today (12 December) published a report of the Cork Implementation Oversight Group which outlines the proposed delineation of an extended boundary for Cork City. The Cork Implementation Oversight Group, which was established in July 2017 on foot of recommendations […]

EAST CORK: Agri Minister Creed welcomes planned €77m Norwegian investment in Mogeely Dairy Facility

EAST CORK: Agri Minister Creed welcomes planned €77m Norwegian investment in Mogeely Dairy Facility

8 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister Michael Creed today welcomed the announcement by the TINE Group, Norway’s largest dairy co-operative, of a planned €77 million investment in a new production facility with capacity to produce up to 20,000 tonnes of the famous Norwegian cheese brand Jarlsberg® annually. The facility is to be located […]

FARMING: State to provide €112,000 towards Agricultural shows in Cork

FARMING: State to provide €112,000 towards Agricultural shows in Cork

8 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork-based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has announced that €112,000 has been granted to Cork for agricultural shows next year. This is part of a national allocation of €812,000 by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, which will benefit almost 120 agricultural shows throughout […]

Over €150,000 in additional funding for Cork roads under Local Improvement Scheme

Over €150,000 in additional funding for Cork roads under Local Improvement Scheme

7 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A further €151,985 in funding has been secured for Local Improvement Schemes in Cork, confirmed Minister Simon Coveney, Cork South Central TD. A further €7.4 million in funding for Local Authorities under the Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) was announced last week by Minister Michael Ring, Minister for Rural […]

Schools Short Story Competition winners travel to Cork County Hall

Schools Short Story Competition winners travel to Cork County Hall

6 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 100 school children from schools across Cork County travelled to the top of County Hall to receive their prizes from Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley at the inaugural Primary Schools Road Safety Short Story competition. The competition – launched earlier in the […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Cork CITY Council welcomes proposed boundary extension into County Cork

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Cork CITY Council welcomes proposed boundary extension into County Cork

5 December 2017, Tuesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The latest in a series of engagements between the two Cork Councils and the Implementation Oversight Group (IOG) took place yesterday , with political and executive representatives from both sides meeting with the IOG. The elected members of both Councils were subsequently briefed in relation to progress […]

CORK POLITICS: Sinn Féin welcomes expansion of City Boundary

CORK POLITICS: Sinn Féin welcomes expansion of City Boundary

5 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has given a welcome to the expansion of the City Boundary, agreed in principle between City and County Council today. Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire commended the Party’s City & County Cllrs for their work on the issue, saying: “Sinn Féin […]

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