TOURISM MAGAZINE: 34,000 Britons read all about Cork city and county

TOURISM MAGAZINE: 34,000 Britons read all about Cork city and county

17 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An article highlighting Cork features in the February edition of Wanderlust travel magazine, profiling this part of Ireland to some 34,000 readers – or potential British holidaymakers. Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited Phoebe Smith, the editor of Wanderlust, to visit Cork last year. […]

Cork County Council – Muncipal District Community Fund Grant Scheme

Cork County Council – Muncipal District Community Fund Grant Scheme

16 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is “committed to supporting local communities across County Cork” and the Local Authority has confirmed that financial assistance for community, and voluntary groups, along with local organisations will be available through the Community Fund Scheme 2018. This scheme is administered by the 8 Municipal District […]

Irish Water wants to STANDARDISE new pipe connection charges

Irish Water wants to STANDARDISE new pipe connection charges

14 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water (IW) has submitted proposals to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) for a set of national connection charges and to standardise the scope of work involved in each connection. Today the CRU has opened a public consultation on those proposals. Currently, new connections to the […]

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces another Record Year for Irish Food & Drink Exports

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces another Record Year for Irish Food & Drink Exports

10 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), today announced that the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports increased by 13% in 2017, to reach €12.6 billion for the first time. The figure increase to €13.5 billion when non-edible products such as […]

GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Donate instruments to others via Cork County Library

GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Donate instruments to others via Cork County Library

10 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Call for donations of musical instruments Cork County Library is currently looking at the possibility of making musical instruments available to borrow through its branch library network on a pilot basis, to allow members of the public to road test their musical skills before investing in a costly […]

EAST CORK: Civic Reception recognising achievements of Cobh and Glounthaune Tidy Towns Committees

EAST CORK: Civic Reception recognising achievements of Cobh and Glounthaune Tidy Towns Committees

9 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cobh Municipal District – of Cork County Council – held a civic reception to honour the volunteers of Cobh and Glounthaune Tidy Towns Committees this evening. It was to mark their successes in the 2017 National Tidy Towns Awards. Photographer David Keane was at Cobh Town Hall: […]

CORK POLITICS: Minister Stanton welcomes further developments at Dunkettle Interchange

CORK POLITICS: Minister Stanton welcomes further developments at Dunkettle Interchange

9 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed Cork County Council confirmation that works are progressing at the Dunkettle Interchange site. Works are ongoing in the area north of the existing N25 roadway and Minister Stanton understands that […]

JACK LYNCH TUNNEL: Traffic problems to be solved by end of 2022, when flyover will open

JACK LYNCH TUNNEL: Traffic problems to be solved by end of 2022, when flyover will open

7 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Construction of Dunkettle Flyover to begin this year, and be completed by end of 2022 Site Clearance Works are now underway at the Dunkettle Interchange Site. The below photograph shows the ongoing Works in the area north of the existing N25 – the large building in the background […]

EAST CORK: Little Island MIGHT get a shuttle bus service

EAST CORK: Little Island MIGHT get a shuttle bus service

5 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn has welcomed the news today from Little Island Business Association of a proposed new bus service for Little Island. “I was briefed today by Little Island Business Association on their initial discussions with a leading private coach operator to start operating a bus service […]

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