Giant Hogweed, Himalayan Balsam and Japanese Knotweed: are clogging up Irish rivers

Giant Hogweed, Himalayan Balsam and Japanese Knotweed: are clogging up Irish rivers

19 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Working in partnership with the BRIDE Project Cork County Council has recently commissioned JBA Consulting to carry out an Invasive Plant Species Survey along the River Bride. The aim of the project is to map non-native invasive plant species which occur along the river bank, and it is planned to […]

Tasmania (Australia) signs agreement with Cork (Ireland)

Tasmania (Australia) signs agreement with Cork (Ireland)

19 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Curator of that museum and Deputy Mayor of the island, Mr Luke Agati, is one of a delegation from Tasmania to visit Passage West Maritime Museum this month to sign a friendship agreement between the two maritime museums. Chairman of the Municipal District, Seamus McGrath will sign the […]

Tynan calls for improvements to be made in “audible” pedestrian crossings

Tynan calls for improvements to be made in “audible” pedestrian crossings

19 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr. Ted Tynan has called for urgent improvements and upgrades to be made to a number of pedestrian crossings at Ballyvolane and Mayfield which are inadequate for people with visual impairment. Cllr. Tynan said that the audible alerts from the pedestrian crossings in question are either not working […]

First Mercedes Electric Car

First Mercedes Electric Car

19 September 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Dealer welcomes first Mercedes Electric Car Mercedes-Benz main dealer Liam Mullane of MSL, Cork pictured with the new EQC – the first of a family of electric-powered vehicles being launched by the luxury carmaker over the next two years. Speaking at the launch, Mullane said: “More than […]

CORK ENTERTAINMENT: What’s on at St Lukes for Autumn/Winter

CORK ENTERTAINMENT: What’s on at St Lukes for Autumn/Winter

19 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Including: Grandbrothers, Efterklang, Caoimhín O’Raghallaigh, Thomas Bartlett, Sam Amidon, The Altered Hours, Lankum, Lloyd Cole, Gruff Rhys, Hermitage Green + many, many more www.liveatstlukes.com It’s going to be a busy few weeks at Cork City’s wonderfully unique venue, the deconsecrated church on the north side of the city. Live […]

Green Party hoping to win Dail seat in Cork North Central with Cllr Oliver Moran

Green Party hoping to win Dail seat in Cork North Central with Cllr Oliver Moran

18 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Councillor Oliver Moran selected to contest Cork North Central by-election for Greens Green Party members in Cork North Central have nominated their first-time councillor for Cork City North East, and Green Party spokesperson for political reform, Oliver Moran to contest the by-election in the constituency. Speaking after his […]

Weir Delighted with €175k for Fermoy

Weir Delighted with €175k for Fermoy

17 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €175,000 Fermoy Weir Funding for Cork County Council Confirmed The confirmation of a maximum of €175,000 funding from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government for Fermoy Weir has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & […]

Powers Whiskey signs deal with SuperValu Supermarkets

Powers Whiskey signs deal with SuperValu Supermarkets

17 September 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Headquartered SuperValu Supermarket franchise has joined forces with Powers Irish Whiskey to launch two exclusive single cask releases. Two unique casks were specially selected for SuperValu customers by Blender Dave McCabe, in conjunction with Master Blender Billy Leighton at Midleton Distillery in Co. Cork. The result […]

BRANDING: Cork’s “Victorian Quarter” nominated for Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards

BRANDING: Cork’s “Victorian Quarter” nominated for Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards

16 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Victorian Quarter among nominees for National Award The historic Victorian Quarter is in the running for this year’s 2019 Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards, which brings business and community groups together to showcase the spirit of enterprise in their local area. (incidentally, Bank of Ireland closed […]

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