Derval O’Rourke jumps to support 24 marathons, 24 days charity challenge

Derval O’Rourke jumps to support 24 marathons, 24 days charity challenge

20 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A Dingle based gym instructor is set to run 24 marathons in 24 days to raise €100,000 for people in Ireland who live with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus. Following on from his ’12 Marathons, 12 Days’ in 2014, when Shane Finn raised €36,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland […]

Clune welcomes EU court ruling which saves Irish motorists 23% increase in tolls

Clune welcomes EU court ruling which saves Irish motorists 23% increase in tolls

19 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Transport Infrastructure Ireland now have 19m more to invest in our roads annually as well as an additional 60-70 million refund from Revenue Clune calls for that money to be put directly into upgrading our road network Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Transport Committee Deirdre […]

Port of Cork Handles 9.2m Tonnes Of Trade

Port of Cork Handles 9.2m Tonnes Of Trade

19 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Total traffic through the Port of Cork reached 9.2 million tonnes in 2016, a slight decrease compared to 2015 traffic. Import figures remain steady while exports were reduced primarily due to the closure of Lisheen Mines in Co. Tipperary and the subsequent cessation of exporting lead and zinc […]

Ringaskiddy incinerator delay unfair and lacking transparency, says Green Party in Cork

Ringaskiddy incinerator delay unfair and lacking transparency, says Green Party in Cork

19 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie File photo of anchor at Ringaskiddy Car Ferry building. Copyright TheCork.ie 2009.The Green Party in Cork are “deeply concerned” that An Bord Pleanála has once again postponed the decision date for the Indaver Ireland waste incinerator in Ringaskiddy. The postponement has been reported in the Irish Examiner Newspaper […]

Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony joins Cork Tillage Farmers protesting outside Dáil Éireann

Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony joins Cork Tillage Farmers protesting outside Dáil Éireann

19 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that while she accepts that the Minister for Agriculture cannot control the weather, he can support tillage farmers with financial compensation as a result of harvest destroyed by adverse weather. “Fianna Fáil brought the tillage crisis front and centre […]

New wildlife book from West Cork author Calvin Jones

New wildlife book from West Cork author Calvin Jones

18 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A new book featuring a collection of wildlife and nature writing by West Cork based author Calvin Jones celebrates the incredible diversity of life on and around the island of Ireland. Volume one of “The Irish Wildlife Collection” features wildlife profiles and articles covering a wide selection of […]