EAST CORK GREENWAY: Converting former rail line to walkway – but… many want a modern railway instead to reduce road congestion

EAST CORK GREENWAY: Converting former rail line to walkway – but… many want a modern railway instead to reduce road congestion

14 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has described the decision by Cork County Council to tarmac over the Youghal-Midleton railway as a “serious blow to the region”. Cork County Councillors today voted unanimously in favour of a greenway proposal for Youghal – Midleton. The plan involves using the disused […]

Please visit the Library – membership is free, and now there are no fines for late returns either

Please visit the Library – membership is free, and now there are no fines for late returns either

12 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With fines abolished in all libraries since January 1st 2019, County Cork residents are being encouraged to make a New Year’s Resolution to reconnect with their local library. From January 1st, library members do not have to pay fines for overdue items and no existing fines will be […]

SOCIAL PICS: Kearys BMW launches new 3 series in Style at Brown Thomas Cork

SOCIAL PICS: Kearys BMW launches new 3 series in Style at Brown Thomas Cork

10 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Kearys BMW were delighted to preview the all new BMW 3 series at a special event in Brown Thomas Cork with customers, friends and special guests Paolo Alves, Managing Director, BMW Ireland and brand Ambassadors Pippa O’Connor Ormond and Keith Barry. Speaking on behalf of Kearys BMW, Bill […]

Where to get rid of your Christmas tree for free?

Where to get rid of your Christmas tree for free?

9 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Civic Amenity Sites providing Free Christmas Tree Drop-off Services in January All of Cork County Council’s Civic Amenity Sites are drop off centres for Christmas Trees. Trees are free of charge up to January 31st 2019. Where to take your old Christmas tree Macroom Civic […]

Junior Minister Stanton Welcomes Summer Works Funding for Local Schools

Junior Minister Stanton Welcomes Summer Works Funding for Local Schools

19 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Five schools based in Cork East Constituency have been successful in securing funding under the Summer Works Scheme according to Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton. This scheme is operated by the Department of Education and […]

EAST CORK: €500,000 grant will improve Youghal Eco Boardwalk

EAST CORK: €500,000 grant will improve Youghal Eco Boardwalk

18 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council welcomes the allocation of €500,000 from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2018 for the Youghal Eco Boardwalk. This amount is the maximum amount available under this scheme. This funding will enable Cork County Council to continue this […]

CORK PROPERTY PRICES: 4,820 property sales for €1.3 billion in 2018

CORK PROPERTY PRICES: 4,820 property sales for €1.3 billion in 2018

18 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie San Paula in Sunday’s Well is Cork’s biggest one-off sale of 2018 The sale of San Paula on Orchard Road (a small road between Victoria Cross and Dennehys Cross, which links to College Road) is the largest one-off property transaction recorded in Cork so far this year. Data from […]

Minister Creed visits Haulbowline Island to Mark the Conclusion of the East Tip Remediation Works

Minister Creed visits Haulbowline Island to Mark the Conclusion of the East Tip Remediation Works

14 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., joined by Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy and Chief Executive of Cork County Council, has visited Haulbowline Island to mark the substantial completion of the remediation of the former East Tip. Haulbowline Island, […]

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