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Category / AREA: EAST CORK
18 October 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fermoy stays ‘Clean’ but Cork City slides in post-lockdown litter rankings – City Centre, Mahon and Cork Northside all ‘littered’ The first post-lockdown survey by Irish Business Against Litter shows Cork City Centre has dropped to ‘littered’, alongside Mahon and Cork Northside. Fermoy again was ‘Clean’ and in... Read More
18 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Speaker John McCabe, Teagasc is pictured at a Teagasc/Dairygold Joint Programme Farm Walk on the farm of Joe & Olivia Morrissey, Rostellan, Midleton, Co Cork. Photo O’Gorman Photography. Background Information Joe is a farmer participant in the Teagasc/Dairygold Joint Programme, as well as the Signpost Programme. Topics discussed during the farm... Read More
11 October 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The publication of the National Development Plan 2021-2030 in recent days provided capital funding of over €4.4bn for investment in school infrastructure during the period 2021 to 2025. This funding will facilitate the continued building of a modern and sustainable school infrastructure across the country. Approximately 1,200 school... Read More
5 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mervue Laboratories in Cork, the producers of Gelguard, donated 20,000 100ml bottles of their hand sanitiser to UCC to help keep students Covid-free as they returned to education this month. The Cork-based animal nutrition company pivoted part of their manufacturing plant to produce hand sanitiser in partnership with... Read More
5 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Last November we wrote about how Cork City Council and Cork County Council had received funding from the EPA’s Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) programme for a joint scheme, which would see unused water-based paints in Civic Amenity Sites diverted towards one of two social enterprises. The social... Read More
4 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Community and voluntary groups are being urged to make their voices heard by joining the Cork County Public Participation Network (PPN). As we emerge from the pandemic that put so much on pause, Cork County PPN has launched a new campaign to encourage local organisations to get vocal,... Read More
4 October 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The annual Fort2Fort Charity Cycle Sportive is back for 2021 and is celebrating its milestone 10th year. This year’s cycle will once again raise vital funds for the Mercy Hospital Foundation, four Cork City and County Lions Clubs and Camden Fort Meagher Restoration. Taking place on Saturday, October... Read More
3 October 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Short term upset… but long term improvements in signalling will improve safety Cork to Mallow (part of the main Cork to Dublin line) replaced by bus transfers 16th to 26th October Cork to Cobh & Midleton (part of the East Cork service) replaced by bus transfers 23rd to 26th October Iarnród... Read More
3 October 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With 21 rescues, 23 lost children reunited with their families and 940 first aid incidents, 2021 was a busy lifeguard season across Cork County’s twelve beaches. A total of 39 full-time Beach Lifeguards raised their red and yellow flags during the first weekend in June and lowered them... Read More
3 October 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Blas na hÉireann have announced the award winners for 2021, with 40 winners from Cork With the annual pilgrimage to Dingle – for the in-person awards – stalled, this year’s winners tuned in for a second year running from every corner of the country for a virtual celebration... Read More
30 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Robert Clarke from Midleton is set to compete in the Marathon des Sables, a gruelling endurance footrace, which involves running 6 ultra-marathons in less than 1 week in the Sahara desert, starting on Sunday 3rd October. He will face harsh terrain in an environment where midday temperatures can... Read More