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Archives / January 2021
6 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has proposed that Cork City Council should issue advice to city residents when air quality drops in the city. The motion was put forward by Green Party councillor, Oliver Moran, who said the system should be similar to the one in place for... Read More
5 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Logitech Ireland today announced the creation of more than 50 new job opportunities over the next three years across wide-ranging roles, including design, engineering, IT and supply chain functions. An award-winning design company and maker of cloud peripheral products, Logitech is a long-standing proponent of flexible working and... Read More
5 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Property prices in Cork have remained unchanged during the quarter, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy. The report for Q4 2020 shows that the median asking price for a property in the county is still €250,000. This represents an increase of €5,000 compared... Read More
5 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Politics: Strong words from Cork TD “…the botched Brexit deal amounts to a cut of at least 25 per cent in quota and income for the Irish fishing fleet at a time when the sector is already in survival mode” – says Vocal TD Independent West Cork Michael... Read More
5 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The 2019 Cork Person of the Year, was cervical check screening campaigner Stephen Teape, but who will be the overall 2020 winner of the title? Every January there is a “gala luncheon” in the Rochestown Park Hotel (previously it took place in the Fota Hotel) where a veritable... Read More
4 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Today’s evening Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,265 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland since the pandemic began in early 2020. As of midnight,... Read More
4 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The author of ‘The Buildings of Ireland: Cork City and County’ has said he is disappointed that Cork receives less Funding for Protected Structures than any other County. His impressive book was published in February 2020 (see our article here). The state of Ireland has 26 Counties, which... Read More