Irish Water wants to STANDARDISE new pipe connection charges

Irish Water wants to STANDARDISE new pipe connection charges

14 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water (IW) has submitted proposals to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) for a set of national connection charges and to standardise the scope of work involved in each connection. Today the CRU has opened a public consultation on those proposals. Currently, new connections to the […]

CORK POLITICS: Micheál Martin speech at Killarney Economic Conference

CORK POLITICS: Micheál Martin speech at Killarney Economic Conference

13 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Below is the speech of Micheál Martin TD, Leader of Fianna Fáil, as delivered at the Killarney Economic Conference this afternoon. I would like to congratulate the organisers of this conference for putting together such a diverse and challenging programme. Brexit isn’t a minor side issue or abstract […]

ARTS: Corcadorca Theatre Company receive 7 nominations in Irish Times Theatre Awards

ARTS: Corcadorca Theatre Company receive 7 nominations in Irish Times Theatre Awards

13 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s Corcadorca Theatre Company have received an unprecedented 7 nominations in the Irish Times prestigious Theatre Awards including Best Production, and Best New Play. Actors – and sisters – Catherine and Eileen Walsh, have each been nominated in the Best Actress Category for their Performances in Enda Walsh’s ‘The […]

Additional funding for Seniors Alert Scheme after applications quadruple

Additional funding for Seniors Alert Scheme after applications quadruple

12 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that additional funding has been made available for the Seniors Alert Scheme following a massive increase in applications for the free personalised alarms for people over 65. “The objective of the Seniors Alert Scheme is to encourage community support […]

THINGS TO SEE IN CORK: Cork Cine Club to screen 18 films in St Johns Central College

THINGS TO SEE IN CORK: Cork Cine Club to screen 18 films in St Johns Central College

12 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Films Shown on Thursday Nights in St. John’s Central College CORK CINE CLUB offers authentic and original armchair travel to ten countries around the world during its 18th season of bringing the best of independent international cinema to Cork audiences.  Films from the U.S., Senegal, Australia, France, Morocco, Russia, Zambia, […]

CORK CITY: Public meeting on making our food system more sustainable and healthy

CORK CITY: Public meeting on making our food system more sustainable and healthy

11 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Healthy Cities and the Cork Food Policy Council are teaming up with the Earth Awareness Initiative of the Social & Health Education Project (SHEP) to explore our Unhealthy & Unsustainable Food System with the aim of discussing steps towards improvement. The public are invited to attend this […]