FIRE SERVICE STRIKE: called off in Cork City

FIRE SERVICE STRIKE: called off in Cork City

16 July 2018, 5.06pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has been contacted by SIPTU to say their members have accepted the proposals brokered between council management and union representatives at a conciliation conference, under the auspices of the Workplace Relations Commssion (WRC), last Friday. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn welcomed […]

50 vacant shops in Macroom, Co Cork – Government must do more to help small villages – says TD

50 vacant shops in Macroom, Co Cork – Government must do more to help small villages – says TD

16 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaoie@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said the Government would be better off implementing existing new plans on town and village renewal rather than launching yet another scheme. Deputy Moynihan was speaking after raising the failure of the Government’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme amid yet more […]

Cork Green Party want to stop fur farming in Ireland

Cork Green Party want to stop fur farming in Ireland

15 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on Cork-based Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, to engage with a national campaign to stop fur farming in Ireland. The call follows a meeting in Dublin this weekend organised by the National Animal Rights Association, who have been leading the campaign […]

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

14 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced details of funding of €1.2 million to a range of First Responder organisations in rural areas under Measure 3 (First Responders Support) of the CLÁR Programme 2018. The funding will go towards a range of supports including: […]

SPORT: Check out this replica of the Sam McGuire Cup

13 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A very special version of the Sam Maguire Everyone knows that most famous prize in Gaelic games, the Sam Maguire Cup, is awarded to the winners of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, but what do you know about the man himself, Mr Sam McGuire? He was born in […]

Cork County Council asking people of Cork to help conserve water supplies

Cork County Council asking people of Cork to help conserve water supplies

12 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council continue to work with Irish Water to maintain water supplies through careful management of schemes and targeted leakage detection and repair. The continuing cooperation of the public in terms of water conservation is greatly appreciated. This, together with the national hosepipe ban, has helped to […]

CORK CITY: ‘No name’ new Bridge from Merchants Quay to Patricks Quay – Construction begins

CORK CITY: ‘No name’ new Bridge from Merchants Quay to Patricks Quay – Construction begins

12 July 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Construction of the €5 million Harley’s Street Pedestrian & Cycle Bridge, linking the city centre and Victorian Quarter, is to start this month. It’s expected that when fully operational, up to 11,000 pedestrians and cyclists, travelling between the city centre and the Victorian Quarter daily, will benefit from […]

TONIGHT’S SOCCER: Cork City v Warsaw – Polish champions travel to leeside

TONIGHT’S SOCCER: Cork City v Warsaw – Polish champions travel to leeside

10 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City will return to Champions League action for the first time since the 2006/07 season when they welcome Polish Champions Legia Warsaw to Turner’s Cross tonight. City lie second in the SSE Airtricity League, 4 points off leader Dundalk, and come into this game on the back […]