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Archives / February 2018
5 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Raffeen Civic Amenity Site – previously known as ‘Raffeen Dump’, then ‘Raffeen Landfill’ – closes for maintenance today. The closure is expected to last 3 weeks. Raffeen is located 10 km south-east of Cork City, or 2km south-west of Monkstown. The landfilling of waste at former quarry took... Read More
4 February 2018, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards. In the 2018 All Ireland Community and Council Awards – held in Croke Park, Dublin, last evening – the County of Cork was awarded Best Community-Based Initiative with regard to ‘Centenary Commemorations in... Read More
4 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork city and county feature prominently in a new Angling catches report for 2017. In Cork city, The Lough and Cork Harbour are highlighted in the Irish Specimen Fish Committee Report 2017, which was published this week. The largest Carp recorded in Ireland last year was caught at... Read More
3 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie New strategy targets +23% growth in American visitors by 2021 The United States offers considerable potential for Irish tourism, according to a new Tourism Ireland strategy launched this week by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD. The launch was attended by tourism industry leaders... Read More
3 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that he is worried that the number of lambs born in 2018 will drop putting further financial pressure on farmers and potentially increasing prices for consumers. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after a large number of local sheep farmers contacted him... Read More