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May 2020
31 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that TidyTowns groups in Cork can still use funding allocated to them despite the cancellation of this year’s competition. Last September, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring allocated €1.4m to groups nationwide to assist them in their preparations for... Read More
30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Seven of Co. Cork’s most innovative Irish food and drink producers have won a new contract to supply Aldi’s 142 stores through its Grow with Aldi supplier development programme. Their exciting products will now go on sale nationwide as part of an Aldi Specialbuys event, kicking off on Sunday,... Read More
30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 1776 was the year in which the United States declared it’s independence from Britain. The Declaration of Independence was issued on 4th of July of that year. Meanwhile, across in Ireland something much smaller happened: Near Macroom, in County Cork, Ireland a small 3-room lodge was built on... Read More
30 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Corporate Social Responsibility from ESB ESB has launched a special Covid-19 response emergency fund for the communities surrounding its wind farms across the island of Ireland and the UK, including Castlepook in North County Cork. Castlepook is a rural area near the Limerick border, being West of Mitchelstown... Read More
30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Construction of the facility began in October 2019 doTERRA (“the world leader in essential oils and wellness products”) is set to create up to 100 new jobs in the northern suburbs of Cork City over the next three years with the opening of the company’s first manufacturing facility... Read More
30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Farranree and Fairhill local community and voluntary groups are hard at work for their community. Working alongside the Cork City Community Response Forum (CRF), local heroes are continuing to work around the clock to ensure everyone is well looked after. Some recent highlights include: The Springboard project have... Read More
29 May 2020, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Deaths There have now been a total 1,645 COVID-19 related deaths across Ireland. Confirmed cases As of midnight Thursday 28th May the HPSC has been notified of 39 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 24,876 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, of which... Read More