ROAD SAFETY: Landowners reminded of need to cut their road hedges

ROAD SAFETY: Landowners reminded of need to cut their road hedges

21 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council wishes to raise public awareness and to remind landowners, under the terms of the Roads Act 1993, that it is their responsibility to carry out any necessary tree or hedge cutting where their lands abut the public road or public footpath. Uncut hedges are a […]

Cork students to enter Chinese competition #ETB

Cork students to enter Chinese competition #ETB

20 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council, in conjunction with Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB), Nanjing Municipal Education Bureau, and Jiangsu Foreign Affairs Office are honoured to introduce the 2020 Méihuā Cup Chinese Learning Competition for Cork students. The competition, which is open to teams of students from Cork ETB […]

High speed broadband for rural Co Cork in 2020

High speed broadband for rural Co Cork in 2020

20 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West Fine Gael General Election candidate Councillor John Paul O’Shea has announced that Government is to invest €314 million to deliver high-speed broadband to Cork. Cllr. O’Shea was speaking as the Government announced the biggest initiative for rural Ireland since electrification. “This is a landmark day […]

FARMING: How does agriculture affect climate change? Cork based Agriculture Minister begins public consultation

18 November 2019, Monday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D., today launched a public consultation on “Ag-Climatise”, a National Climate & Air Roadmap for the Agriculture Sector to 2030 and Beyond. The Minister stated, “The importance of addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas […]

Climate activist, academic and author, Dr Lora Gold to speak at Nano Nagle Birthplace

Climate activist, academic and author, Dr Lora Gold to speak at Nano Nagle Birthplace

17 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Birthplace will host a seminar on climate change to be delivered by climate activist, academic and author, Dr Lora Gold. The event – ‘Awakening to our Children’s Future – will take place next Saturday, 23 November from 10am – 4pm. This special event will explore the […]

Cork County Council Arts Funding Opportunities Announced

Cork County Council Arts Funding Opportunities Announced

17 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has announced details of its 2020 funding for the Arts. There are a total of eight schemes with funding available to support a wide range of arts activity, including opportunities for Arts Organisations, Festivals, Community Groups, Schools and Artists seeking funding for projects and activities […]

Commissioner for Oaths near me

Commissioner for Oaths near me

16 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Commissioner for Oaths David O’Sullivan has adjusted his service to focus on weekday evenings. The service makes life easier for anybody who needs to have legal documentation witnessed/executed. Mr O’Sullivan said “You may have a document that needs the signature from a Commissioner of Oaths, Peace Commissioner, Practising Solicitor, […]

Taoiseach turns sod on €198,000 ‘affordable houses’ in Cork (at Boherboy Road, Lotamore, Mayfield)

Taoiseach turns sod on €198,000 ‘affordable houses’ in Cork (at Boherboy Road, Lotamore, Mayfield)

16 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, An Tánaiste, Mr Simon Coveney & Mr Eoghan Murphy, Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government were in Cork this afternoon to turn the sod at the official launch of the Affordable Housing Scheme at Boherboy Road, Lotamore, Mayfield, Cork. The €40 million value […]

Cork’s fight for Irish independence needs State commemoration – Burke

Cork’s fight for Irish independence needs State commemoration – Burke

16 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie State commemorations must be held in Cork to mark the contribution of the Rebel city and county in the fight for Irish independence, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Colm Burke, a Fine Gael bye-election candidate for Cork North Central, said, “Next year Cork will be central […]

Cork County Council is ready for winter, checkout WinterReady.ie for personal tips

Cork County Council is ready for winter, checkout WinterReady.ie for personal tips

16 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The “Be Winter Ready” campaign for Cork and Kerry, an inter-agency initiative involving An Garda Síochána, the Health Service Executive, Cork County Council, Cork City Council and Kerry County Council launched last week. “Be Winter Ready” is a co-ordinated campaign involving statutory services to raise public awareness about […]

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