Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

4 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library & Arts Service, with support from the Arts Council, is providing a series of free online writing workshops, designed to support creative writing throughout the county. Three new online courses, beginning on April 29th and running every Wednesday evening until late June, will offer […]

“Virtual” events to offer advice for teenagers, and now also parents, during challenging times

“Virtual” events to offer advice for teenagers, and now also parents, during challenging times

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie TeenTalks Goes Online to Offer Support During COVID-19 Crisis Cork County Council’s TeenTalks events may have been postponed, but as COVID-19 affects our entire community, it is now more important than ever to communicate. The TeenTalks series was initially designed to support teenagers with their Health & Wellbeing, […]

COVID-19 brings Cork property market to a halt

COVID-19 brings Cork property market to a halt

3 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The last few weeks have changed the prospects for the Irish housing market entirely, with the COVID-19 pandemic reaching Ireland and completely disrupting everyday life for weeks and possibly months to come In Cork City, prices in the first three months of 2020 were 1% lower than a […]

Cork TD welcomes Community Call initiative and Cork County Council COVID-19 Community Support Programme

Cork TD welcomes Community Call initiative and Cork County Council COVID-19 Community Support Programme

2 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton, has welcomed the launch of the Community Call initiative that links local and national government with the community and voluntary sectors to coordinate local action in the wake of […]

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2 Needs You! Following the success of Cork County Councils ‘Colourful Heritage of County Cork’, a colouring book for all ages, a second volume is now in the works. In addition, The Council’s “Heritage of County Cork” series will this year […]

FARMING: Cork food producers can enter “Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards”

FARMING: Cork food producers can enter “Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards”

1 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With 46 winners from Cork announced at the awards in 2019 – the upcoming 2020 awards year will certainly be of interest to Cork food producers Despite the current shutdown of life, in general, it is great to see that the Blas na hÉireann 2020 entries are now […]

Grow your small business by accepting contactless card payments #CashLessSociety #COVID-19

Grow your small business by accepting contactless card payments #CashLessSociety #COVID-19

31 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cash is king used to be a mantra in business, but things have changed quickly “Oh” exclaimed the lady in the Pharmacy when I produced a banknote “We accept card only”. I was stumped. Not since I visited an ultra-trendy Scandinavian style cafe in a New York Metro […]

FARMING NEWS: Vets encouraged to focus on animals involved in food production or emergency care only

FARMING NEWS: Vets encouraged to focus on animals involved in food production or emergency care only

31 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), the statutory body responsible for the regulation and management of the practise of veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing in the state, has issued guidance to veterinary registrants regarding COVID-19, following updated Government restrictions to curtail the spread of the virus, which came […]

All Civic amenity sites RE-OPEN in County Cork: Youghal, Raffeen, Mallow, Kanturk, Clonakilty, Castletownbere, Rossmore, Millstreet, Macroom, Derryconnell, Bandon

30 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie All of Cork County Council’s Civic Amenity Sites will reopen tomorrow. In a statement yesterday the Council had closed the sites, stating: “…Customers are requested to store recyclable materials at home until the movement restrictions are lifted and Cork County Council can return to a full service offering…” […]

Fire service appeal to landowners to CEASE AND DESIST controlled burning

Fire service appeal to landowners to CEASE AND DESIST controlled burning

30 March 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Since last Thursday 26th March, Bantry, Castletownbere, Schull, Skibbereen, Dunmanway, Midleton, Macroom, Mallow and Fermoy Fire Brigades have all attended various gorse / outdoor fires. Some of these calls required the attendance of multiple brigades. In light of the ongoing Covid-19 National Emergency, Cork County Fire Service wish […]

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