Slip road closes from tonight at part of Dunkettle Interchange upgrade

Slip road closes from tonight at part of Dunkettle Interchange upgrade

29 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The N25 eastbound off-slip and on-slip at Bury’s Bridge will close with effect from tonight. Local diversions will be in place via the Little Island Interchange. The closure is required to allow the construction of a new junction as part of the ongoing Dunkettle Interchange Upgrade project, including […]

How to apply for Business funding from Cork County Council #COVID

How to apply for Business funding from Cork County Council #COVID

28 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Business News: Small Business Assistance Scheme for Covid announced for County Cork Businesses Interested businesses in County Cork operating from a ratable property can apply online through the Council’s Customer Service Portal, www.YourCouncil.ie. The closing date for receipt of applications for Quarter 1, 2021 is April 21st. The […]

Polish born artist awarded Council bursary

Polish born artist awarded Council bursary

27 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Visual Artist Tomasz Madajczak has been awarded Cork County Council’s PLATFORM 31 bursary. He is one 31 artists across Ireland awarded the €8,000 bursary to invest in their practice, participate in an advisory, developmental framework and be part of a peer network. PLATFORM 31 is the nationwide artist […]

Free Training for new SME artisan food producers #SustainableFood @SECADCork

Free Training for new SME artisan food producers #SustainableFood @SECADCork

27 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Food Business owners across South and West Cork will be eager to sign up to SECAD Partnership CLG’s newly announced and free Sustainable Food Training Programme which kicks off next month. The programme (which has limited spaces) has been developed with Small, Medium and Artisan food (and beverage) […]

Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Services Respond and Innovate

Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Services Respond and Innovate

27 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Service has achieved record activity, membership and performance in 2020, reinforcing its role in the community response to Covid 19. Shortly after the announcement of restrictions in Ireland in March 2020, the Council’s Library Service began the delivery of books to isolating […]

The Art of Living

The Art of Living

27 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library & Arts Service invites applications to be part of a new and exciting project “The Art of Living”. Funded under the Creative Ireland Positive Ageing and Creative Wellbeing Challenge Fund, The Art of Living is a short film about creativity which highlights, showcases and […]

David Stanton encourages local groups in qualifying rural areas to apply for CLÁR funding

David Stanton encourages local groups in qualifying rural areas to apply for CLÁR funding

25 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Plenty of time to apply before closing date of Friday, 7 May 2021 Fine Gael TD for Cork East, David Stanton, has urged local constituency communities to consider examining opportunities, in conjunction with Cork County Council, for funding under the recently launched 2021 CLÁR programme. The Department of […]

Open Call for Applications for Cruinniú na nÓg County Cork 2021 

Open Call for Applications for Cruinniú na nÓg County Cork 2021 

24 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cruinniú na nÓg, is Ireland’s national day of free creative activity for children and young people up to 18 years of age. The event provides opportunities for Ireland’s 1.2 million children and young people to be inquisitive and curious, to be inventive and innovative, and to learn a […]

Cork History Podcasts

Cork History Podcasts

23 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In recent months Cork County Council’s Local Studies Library has been undertaking a range of different podcasts covering many different aspects of history, including a new podcast on St. Patrick – a fitting podcast for this time of year. Previous podcasts range from Christmas Traditions and Witches to […]

Community Monuments Fund 2021

Community Monuments Fund 2021

22 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Building on the inaugural 2020 Fund, the 2021 Community Monuments Fund (CMF 2021) will invest in Ireland’s valuable archaeological heritage and help the owners and custodians of archaeological monuments to safeguard them into the future for the benefit of communities and the public. This includes Local Authorities, private […]

Plant trees during ‘National Tree Week 2021’ March 21st to 27th

Plant trees during ‘National Tree Week 2021’ March 21st to 27th

21 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council, with thanks to the Tree Council of Ireland, has an availability of trees (Common and Silver Birch, Oak, Scots Pine and Alder) that can be provided to various groups, organisations and schools  National Tree Week is an initiative of the Tree Council of Ireland with […]

Reminder to Hold Firm on Safety as Schools Re-open

Reminder to Hold Firm on Safety as Schools Re-open

18 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie With all primary school children returning to school this week Cork County Council’s Road Safety Office issues a timely reminder to help each other stay safe in our daily lives, especially getting to and from school and at the school gate. Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr […]