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6 December 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Celtic Interconnector project will create an electrical interconnection between Ireland and France to allow the exchange of electricity between the two countries. The connection will link the existing electricity substation located in Knockraha (in east Cork) to the substation in La Martyre (Finistère, France). Councillors of the... Read More
6 December 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Seán Kelly MEP has welcomed that the development, construction, and operation of Europe’s first-ever ammonia-fired power generation facility at Whitegate Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power station in Cork is being explored. The Ireland South MEP described it as “an important step towards a low-carbon and competitive economy”.... Read More
6 December 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie TFI Local Link Waterford is enhancing bus services from Fermoy to Dungarvan, from Monday the 11th of December. This enhancement is part of the Connecting Ireland Rural Mobility Plan which is a major national public transport initiative developed and funded by the National Transport Authority (NTA) as part... Read More
2 December 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting owners and custodians to apply for funding to safeguard protected structures and archaeological monuments in County Cork. Three funding streams have been announced for 2024, including the Community Monuments Fund, the Built Heritage Investment Scheme, and the Historic Structures Fund. Under the Built... Read More
27 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Council adopts budget which continues to increase spending to support communities across Cork County Cork County Council has approved its Budget for 2024 totalling over €458 million. This is the first balanced budget Council has adopted in several years and importantly ensures services are maintained and even increased... Read More
27 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Distillers, producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has launched a ‘Midleton Distillery Collection corporate gifting service’ for businesses. Midleton Distillery Collection, Irish Distillers’ direct-to-consumer ecommerce site, brings together the company’s full portfolio of Irish whiskeys including Jameson, Redbreast, Midleton Very Rare,... Read More
24 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Frank O’Flynn has welcomed Cork County Council’s latest addition to its machinery fleet, six state-of-the-art salt spreaders. Each valued at over €220,000, the new machines are set to bolster the Council’s Road maintenance during adverse weather conditions. Four of the... Read More
21 November 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Presents ’Small Things Like These’, a group exhibition including almost 100 small works by 85 artists. Cork County Council’s LHQ Gallery is excited to present a group exhibition titled ‘Small Things Like These’ aptly named after a novel by Claire Keegan, which is set in... Read More
18 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie All details of the day that are advertised on the poster are contained within the event text. On Sunday 19th Nov the Midleton Christmas Lights Committee will be hosting an official turning on ceremony. Sensory Santa form 10:00am-12:00pm (Free) Santa’s Grotto from 12:30pm to 3:00pm (Free) Pirate Pete... Read More
16 November 2023 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s acclaimed ‘Explore Cork’ app gained national recognition at a prominent event hosted by the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC). The app was also commended by the Minister for Housing, Local Government, and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, during the annual Good Practice Seminar held in... Read More