How to apply for Heritage Funding: for natural, maritime, cultural, architectural, archaeological, folklore, and traditional crafts

How to apply for Heritage Funding: for natural, maritime, cultural, architectural, archaeological, folklore, and traditional crafts

13 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has announced its inaugural County Cork Heritage Grant Scheme. The new scheme was developed to acknowledge and support heritage groups and individuals in undertaking activities that support the actions and objectives of the County Cork Heritage Plan. Supported by the Heritage Council, the scheme is […]

€300,000 in Govt grants to improve Cork community facilities and sports clubs

€300,000 in Govt grants to improve Cork community facilities and sports clubs

11 May 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have announced €4.5 million to support community groups and sports clubs impacted by Covid-19. The 2021 Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) will provide small capital grants […]

A €40,000 bottle of Whiskey is being produced in Cork, Ireland #MidletonVERYRare

A €40,000 bottle of Whiskey is being produced in Cork, Ireland #MidletonVERYRare

6 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Midleton Very Rare, renowned as the Pinnacle of Irish Whiskey, is produced in Midleton Distillery, Co. Cork, Ireland and the Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery Collection is a collection of six releases. There will be one release annually from 2020 until 2025, ranging in age from 45 to […]

Cork business can apply for Enterprise Ireland ‘Competitive Start Fund’

Cork business can apply for Enterprise Ireland ‘Competitive Start Fund’

5 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, is encouraging local entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial groups to consider submitting an application for Enterprise Ireland’s €1 million Competitive Start Fund (CSF). The CSF aims to provide funding assistance of up to €50,000 to up to 20 successful applicants in addition to […]

Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme 2021

Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme 2021

5 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications for its Creative Ireland County Cork Open Call Grants Scheme 2021. The scheme supports not-for-profit groups and organisations in creating community-centred, developmental, artistic and cultural projects, events and initiatives which positively impact their community. Launching the call for applications, Mayor of the […]

Council wants to reduce littering with ‘Be Proud, Be Sound’ campaign

Council wants to reduce littering with ‘Be Proud, Be Sound’ campaign

1 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Public asked “Be Proud, Be Sound” and to help keep County Cork clean An anti-litter campaign has been launched by Cork County Council in anticipation of an increase in daytrips and staycations across the county this summer. Designed to appeal to people’s pride of place, the campaign is […]

Council Awards Cork County Road Resurfacing Contract 2021

Council Awards Cork County Road Resurfacing Contract 2021

1 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has recently appointed Lagan Asphalt Ltd., for the Cork County Road Resurfacing Contract 2021. Valued at €1,600,000, this is the first in a number of road resurfacing contracts that Cork County Council will procure this year. The resurfacing contract incorporates 13 sites extending to 10km […]

“Stay alert and mindful of the safety of others” #COVID re-opening

“Stay alert and mindful of the safety of others” #COVID re-opening

26 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley urges people to continue to adhere to Public Health Advice when enjoying outdoor amenities “While people are travelling for leisure, both to enjoy the natural amenities and recent good weather across our beautiful county, I am asking everyone […]

Ballycotton RNLI Lifeboat launched to fishing vessel with engine trouble south of Cork Harbour

Ballycotton RNLI Lifeboat launched to fishing vessel with engine trouble south of Cork Harbour

25 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ballycotton RNLI all-weather Trent class lifeboat the Austin Lidbury was tasked by Valentia Coast Guard at 11.25am today to a report of a fishing vessel with engine failure approximately 5 miles off Flat Head, south of Cork Harbour Conditions were fresh with a strong 5/6 knot easterly wind […]