Urgent action needed as fodder crisis reaches emergency levels – O’Keeffe

Urgent action needed as fodder crisis reaches emergency levels – O’Keeffe

5 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has accused the Agriculture Minister of allowing the fodder crisis to develop into an emergency. He says Minister Creed ignored the situation for months, putting unnecessary pressure on farmers. Deputy O’Keeffe explained, “This crisis was predicted as far back as […]

US Warplane Lands in Clonakilty, West Cork, Ireland

US Warplane Lands in Clonakilty, West Cork, Ireland

5 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Lecture on 75th anniversary of ‘Taint a Bird Tonight’s (Thursday) Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage lecture on the story of “’Taint a Bird” – the day the war came to Clonakilty”, will be held at 8pm at O’Donovan’s Hotel (not at the usual venue where the monthly lectures are held). […]

CONTINUED PROGRESS: on stopping raw sewerage entering Cork Harbour – “Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project”

CONTINUED PROGRESS: on stopping raw sewerage entering Cork Harbour – “Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project”

5 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Every day the equivalent of 20,000 wheelie bins of raw sewage is released into Cork Lower Harbour from the communities living around it. Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, is working to end this decades-long practice and clean up the harbour through its investment in the […]

WEST CORK: Suspected ‘Vomiting Bug’ at Bantry General Hospital causes visitor restrictions

WEST CORK: Suspected ‘Vomiting Bug’ at Bantry General Hospital causes visitor restrictions

4 April 2018, 7pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Strict visitor restrictions have been put in place with immediate effect at Bantry General Hospital (BGH) due to Suspect Norovirus Outbreak- commonly known as the Vomiting Bug. In the interest of patient care and in order to restrict the spread of the virus within the hospital, it […]

DOUGLAS: Waterpipe repairs at Donnybrook Hill

DOUGLAS: Waterpipe repairs at Donnybrook Hill

3 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water to carry out essential repair work to the trunkmain at Donnybrook Hill, Douglas on Wednesday and Thursday April 4th and 5th Irish Water and Cork County Council plan to carry out essential repair works to a leaking joint on the trunk watermain from Chetwynd Reservoir to […]

ANOTHER PROPERTY BOOM? House Prices UP by 2% in Cork City

ANOTHER PROPERTY BOOM? House Prices UP by 2% in Cork City

1 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie House prices nationally rose by 2.5% during the first three months of 2018, according to the latest House Price Report released today by Ireland’s No.1 property website, Daft.ie. The average price nationwide was €247,000, 7.3% higher than a year ago. Compared to their lowest point in 2013, prices […]

Government must regulate ‘PCP’ car finance – says Cork TD

Government must regulate ‘PCP’ car finance – says Cork TD

1 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister must resolve standoff on the regulation of €2.7bn of car finance – says COrk SOuth Central TD Michael McGrath Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called on Minister Paschal Donohoe to intervene and resolve a reported stand-off between two State bodies about who is responsible for […]

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