‘Restart Grant’ for Small Businesses after COVID-19

‘Restart Grant’ for Small Businesses after COVID-19

24 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Online applications can now be made to Cork County Council for the Restart Grant for small businesses. As part of the Governments package of supports, this €250m fund will give direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and […]

Mayor of the County of Cork extends thanks for Cork Volunteer Week 2020

Mayor of the County of Cork extends thanks for Cork Volunteer Week 2020

22 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marking Cork Volunteer Week 2020, Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Ian Doyle has expressed his gratitude for the heroic voluntary effort that has come to fore throughout the county in the struggle against Covid 19. As part of the national response to the Covid 19 crisis, […]

How to choose a Commissioner for Oaths in Cork?

How to choose a Commissioner for Oaths in Cork?

22 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie When choosing any service there are a number of factors to take into consideration, and when choosing a Commissioner for Oaths the same is true. If you have an Affidavit or Statutory Declaration it may appear that you simply need a signature, or an autograph,! but there is […]

ROAD UPGRADES: of N28 Cork-Ringaskiddy, Dunkettle Interchange, Northern Ring Road, M20 Cork-Limerick, and N25 Cork-Rosslare must remain on agend in spite of COVID-19

ROAD UPGRADES: of N28 Cork-Ringaskiddy, Dunkettle Interchange, Northern Ring Road, M20 Cork-Limerick, and N25 Cork-Rosslare must remain on agend in spite of COVID-19

22 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents many Irish businesses, has launched a major new campaign ‘Reboot & Reimagine’ that provides a framework for a sustainable future for Ireland in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the campaign, Ibec outlines a comprehensive range of policy actions for a reboot […]

County Council wants to know where you swim so it can identify “official bathing areas”

County Council wants to know where you swim so it can identify “official bathing areas”

22 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie County Council wants to know WHERE people swim so that it can identify “official bathing areas” This isn’t a case of big brother, it is just that Local Authorities are required to identify “bathing areas” in their region each year, so that they can be monitored for safety, […]

Cork now has 2nd highest number of COVID-19 cases

Cork now has 2nd highest number of COVID-19 cases

21 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork now has 2nd highest number of COVID-19 cases (6% of the national total), but don’t worry it’s a long way behind Dublin (49%) The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 12 people with COVID-19 have died.l nationally. This means there have […]

CHILD WELFARE: Tusla reassures public that it continues to function during COVID-19 in Cork

CHILD WELFARE: Tusla reassures public that it continues to function during COVID-19 in Cork

20 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tusla – Child and Family Agency continues to provide key services across core areas that support children and families at risk during COVID-19 including • Child protection; • Children in care, and; • Domestic, sexual and gender based violence services, in conjunction with our partners and funded agencies. […]

Fota Wildlife Park re-opens today, but visitor numbers limited to allow #SocialDistancing

Fota Wildlife Park re-opens today, but visitor numbers limited to allow #SocialDistancing

20 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fota Wildlife Park reopens today, but visitor numbers will be limited due to try and ensure social distancing The park closed almost 2 months ago on the 24 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Fota Wildlife Park, is run by a charity which aims to promote conservation. […]

MARINE NEWS: €96,000 for upgrades at Ballycotton, Youghal, and Knockadoon in East Cork

MARINE NEWS: €96,000 for upgrades at Ballycotton, Youghal, and Knockadoon in East Cork

19 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Funding totalling €96,000 will be allocated between Ballycotton Pier, Knockadoon Pier and Youghal Harbour under the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s Local Authority Harbour Programme. The Local Authority Programme forms part of the 2020 Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Development Programme, through which the Department co-funds […]

Novel Plan to Combat Dog Fouling in Youghal

Novel Plan to Combat Dog Fouling in Youghal

19 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Environmentalist and local artist Martha Cashman has been working with Cork County Council on a mission to keep the streets of Youghal squeaky clean and dog poop free. The East Cork Municipal District of Cork County Council has been providing free PoopScoop bags in the town for a […]

23 towns in Cork are being helped recover from COVID-19

23 towns in Cork are being helped recover from COVID-19

19 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has unveiled a significant suite of measures to support communities, businesses and industry as they look to recover from the impact of COVID-19. Project “ACT”, or Activating County Towns, will see newly formed Town Teams working on individual plans for 23 towns in County Cork […]

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