6,362 Cork Adults renew Passports online

6,362 Cork Adults renew Passports online

30 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Passport Service is currently implementing major upgrades to the passport service technology platforms and business processes, enabling it to deal with the increasing demand for Irish passports. At present, the online service only accommodates adult renewals but it is planned to further extend the online passport application […]

HOUSING CRISIS: 2,100 Council houses will be built in Cork over next three years – says Govt Senator

HOUSING CRISIS: 2,100 Council houses will be built in Cork over next three years – says Govt Senator

27 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that 2,154 new social homes are proposed for Cork over the next three years, plus additional rental supports. Senator Lombard said Cork will benefit from the significant progress made to date in advancing the construction pipeline, as well as social housing […]

Cork as highest number of work related fatalities over 10 year period – Workers’ Memorial Day

Cork as highest number of work related fatalities over 10 year period –  Workers’ Memorial Day

27 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Breen marks international day for those injured or killed in the workplace Cork as highest number of work related fatalities over 10 year period Saturday 28th April is “Workers’ Memorial Day”, on this date every year all those injured or killed in work related accidents are remembered. […]

PHOTOS: Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards 2018

PHOTOS: Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards 2018

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley, held the sixth Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 25th 2018.  11 Awards were made on the night from 34 nominations with an incredible variety of community groups and individuals from across Cork County attending the evening’s celebration. […]

EAST CORK BUSINESS: An Bord Pleanala Grant Permission for Dairygold Expansion in Mogeely

EAST CORK BUSINESS: An Bord Pleanala Grant Permission for Dairygold Expansion in Mogeely

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Above: Logo of company referred to in articleAn Bord Pleanala’s decision to grant planning permission for an significant expansion at the Dairygold facility in Mogeely, Co. Cork has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. The new […]

Senator Lombard encourages Cork groups to apply for €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

Senator Lombard encourages Cork groups to apply for €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging Cork groups to apply for the new €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund, which was launched by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys. Senator Lombard said: “The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is looking for innovative proposals that are […]

WEST CORK: Discharge of raw sewerage from Castletownbere to end – Irish Water unveils plans

WEST CORK: Discharge of raw sewerage from Castletownbere to end – Irish Water unveils plans

25 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water unveils plans for new Castletownbere sewerage scheme to end the discharge of untreated wastewater to Bantry Bay and enhance development potential Irish Water is working in partnership with Cork County Council to end the discharge of untreated wastewater to Bantry Bay from Castletownbere. This unacceptable practice […]

Cork receives €3m from Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

Cork receives €3m from Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

25 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie €3 million approved for life-long learning, strengthening communities and helping people to become job ready here in Cork Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has welcomed the announcement of €3 million in SICAP funding for Cork. Minister […]

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