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Category / AREA: EAST CORK
17 April 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The well known Cork Businessman John Mullins is running running as a Fine Gael candidate in the European Elections “We must also support the simplification of the CAP which is being proposed by the EU” “We must look after our farmers and ensure that they get a fair... Read More
16 April 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has launched a new Circular Economy Fund with the aim of empowering local action to drive a more circular economy. The fund aims to support communities to move away from the traditional linear ‘take-make-use-dispose’ model towards more circular living where resources are reused or recycled,... Read More
11 April 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie BallyCotton Seafood in East Cork is to invest more than €1 million in upgrading its production facilities and improving automation and efficiencies at its headquarters in Garryvoe. The investment is supported by a €300,000 grant under the Brexit Processing Capital Support Scheme, recommended by the Seafood Taskforce established... Read More
9 April 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie EirGrid, the operator of Ireland’s electricity grid is set to hold two cable construction information events on the Celtic Interconnector project. As part of ongoing information and engagement activities, two cable construction information days will be held today from 4pm to 6.30pm and tomorrow Wednesday, April 10 from... Read More
8 April 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Property prices in Cork have stayed flat during the quarter, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Price Report The report for Q1 2024, in association with Bank of Ireland, shows that the median asking price for a property in the county is still €285,000. This means prices have... Read More
8 April 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Staged payments rather than lump sum when works are completed should be implemented Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher has said that the Government should consider changes to how the Croí Cónaithe scheme operates to ensure that it remains highly attractive to potential property owners. Kelleher was commenting after... Read More
23 March 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Educaiton 31 students from Cork were among a total of 626 first-year students from Ireland and overseas who received prestigious Entrance Exhibition Awards for the 2023/4 academic year from Trinity College Dublin. The awards go to students accepted into the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree programme... Read More
19 March 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council calls for expressions of interest as part of the annual national celebration of arts, culture and creativity. Taking place on Friday, the 20th of September this year, Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir is an annual all-island public event celebrating culture, creativity and the arts. The... Read More
17 March 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie According to data published by the CSO on 14 March, there was an annual increase of 46% in the total number of planning permission approved for new homes in Cork County in 2023, 3238 homes in 2023 compared to 2243 in 2022. Commenting on the figures, Minister for... Read More
12 March 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Independent Ireland leader Michael Collins has described the first Cork candidate announced to stand in the local elections for Independent Ireland as “an outstanding candidate who we are delighted to support for Midleton, Youghal and surrounding areas of East Cork in the local elections in June” “Eileen Kelly... Read More