TOXIC DUMP TURNED INTO PUBLIC PARK: Haulbowline Remediation Up for Engineers Ireland Project of the Year

TOXIC DUMP TURNED INTO PUBLIC PARK: Haulbowline Remediation Up for Engineers Ireland Project of the Year

21 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The East Tip Haulbowline Island Remediation Project completed by Cork County Council, RPS Consulting Engineers, PJ Hegarty & Sons and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has been shortlisted for the Engineering Project of the Year 2019. The remediation project on the East tip of Haulbowline […]

New Citizens Information Centre premises opens in Cobh, East Cork

New Citizens Information Centre premises opens in Cobh, East Cork

12 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie New Citizens Information Centre premises opens in Cobh, East Cork The new Centre, based at 8 Pearse Square, is substantially bigger than their previous offices and is in a very central and convenient location. The Centre is fully wheelchair accessible and there are three interview rooms where you […]

Fianna Fail confident in East Cork – now running 2nd candidate – a new Cllr – alongside incumbent TD Kevin O’Keefe

Fianna Fail confident in East Cork – now running 2nd candidate – a new Cllr – alongside incumbent TD Kevin O’Keefe

3 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Fianna Fáil ticket for the Cork East constituency has been completed following the addition of Cllr James O’Connor (who has the memorable domain ‘askoconnor.com’) Cllr. O’Connor will join sitting TD Kevin O’Keeffe in contesting the next General Election. The decision was taken following a meeting of the […]

Cork County Council wants to hear from YOU #PublicConsultation

Cork County Council wants to hear from YOU #PublicConsultation

30 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is currently preparing a new Corporate Plan. This document, which will be approved by elected members, will run for 5 years and will contain the aims and actions which will inform and guide the Council’s activities during this time. The Council is seeking the views […]

JOBS: Educational Company of Ireland (Edco) seek new Cork Sales Rep

JOBS: Educational Company of Ireland (Edco) seek new Cork Sales Rep

28 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Employer: The Educational Company of Ireland (Edco) Ireland’s leading educational Publisher for over 100 years Job title: Educational Sales Representative Description: The Educational Company of Ireland (Edco), Ireland’s leading educational Publisher for over 100 years, wishes to recruit an experienced Sales Representative to its growing team. Reporting to […]

PEOPLE OF CORK – stop parking on footpaths #MakeWayDay

PEOPLE OF CORK – stop parking on footpaths #MakeWayDay

26 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Make Way Day 2019 Cork County Council is this year, once again, putting its support behind Make Way Day, a day of action organised by the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI), which takes place nationally on Thursday September 26th. Disability groups, organisations and campaigners will be hitting the […]

Another nail in coffin of Cork City Centre? out-of-town bowling opens in Little Island with free parking

Another nail in coffin of Cork City Centre? out-of-town bowling opens in Little Island with free parking

26 September 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New €1.5m Air-tastic Entertainment Centre To Open In Cork It’s all change at Air-tastic! On 17th October it is changing to Air-tastic Entertainment Centre and expanding to become Cork’s largest leisure destination. At a cost of €1.5m and creating up to 30 new jobs. a new leisure development […]

How will climate change affect Cork?

How will climate change affect Cork?

25 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Climate Adaptation Strategy 2019-2024 was adopted Monday morning at Full Council Meeting in Cork County Hall. Climate Adaptation relates to addressing the impacts of climate change and under the National Adaptation Framework, each local authority must adopt a Climate Adaptation Strategy on or before the […]

CORK CRIME: 1 in 14 premises have been broken into over past decade

CORK CRIME: 1 in 14 premises have been broken into over past decade

23 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 13,296 burglaries in Cork over past decade 13,296 burglaries have occurred in Cork over the past decade, according to new analysis carried out by PhoneWatch. This is equivalent to one in every 14 homes or businesses in the county experiencing a break-in during this time, which PhoneWatch say “demonstrates […]