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Archives / February 2018
21 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Community initiative is cutting through the recycling confusion ‘Plastic Free Kinsale’, a new community initiative to reduce unnecessary plastic use and increase recycling, was launched in January by Madeleine Murray and Tara Shine. A recycling workshop has been organised in conjunction with Transition Towns Kinsale and Tidy Towns... Read More
21 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over €40,000 has been allocated to 23 projects in Cork County to tackle the scourge of illegal dumping following work by Cork-based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard. Senator Lombard said: “Illegal dumping is a massive blight on our communities. It shows a complete lack of respect for other... Read More
20 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork author Danny Denton has been appointed Cork County Library’s new Writer in Residence. His debut novel, The Earlie King and the Kid in Yellow, has recently been published by Granta to considerable acclaim, grabbing the attention and praise of critics at home and abroad. It has been... Read More
20 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 49% of all young Cork people waiting for 1st assessment are on City’s Northside Cork North Central TD, Billy Kelleher has said that children on Cork’s Northside face significantly longer delays in accessing Occupational Therapy services than their peers across the rest of Cork and Kerry. Billy Kelleher... Read More
20 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Spring Campaign for Ireland’s Ancient East encourages Irish tourists to take short breaks within Ireland Fáilte Ireland’s 2018 spring advertising campaign for Ireland’s Ancient East kick-starts today, featuring Cork as a perfect place to take a short break, both in the run up to the St Patrick’s and... Read More
20 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Contract signed for residential construction of 49 houses in Kilnagleary, Carrigaline Deputy Mayor Ian Doyle together with Chief Executive of Cork County Council Tim Lucey  have signed contracts with Cormac Smith of MMD Construction (Cork) Ltd for the construction of  49 residential units in a mix of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom... Read More
19 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Ibec Regional Executive Committee (REC) in Cork, has welcomed the announcement of Project Ireland 2040, comprising of the National Development Plan and the National Planning Framework. Ibec Cork Regional Director Peter O’Shaughnessy stated: ‘Project Ireland 2040, presents significant opportunities to unlock Cork’s growth potential. The plan presents... Read More