CORK-KERRY BORDER: Ballydesmond gets improved water supply network

CORK-KERRY BORDER: Ballydesmond gets improved water supply network

19 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water is pleased to confirm that work will get underway shortly to upgrade the water supply network in Ballydesmond following the appointment of a contractor to lay new watermains. This will improvt the quality of water in Ballydesmond and the surrounding areas. This area has had historic […]

SPORT: Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme

SPORT: Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme

16 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Declan Hurley, presented the Cork County Boxing Board with a cheque for €2,000 to assist with the Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme. In January 2017, a team of 20 boxers and officials from across Bristol and Western Counties Boxing […]

How to become a Lifeguard in Cork?

How to become a Lifeguard in Cork?

15 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applications open for Cork County Council’s Beach lifeguard service Are you interested in joining Cork County Council’s Beach Lifeguard Service? The Council are currently recruiting for enthusiastic and diligent applicants to patrol Cork’s 13 Beachguard stations. The position offers a superb opportunity to be part of a service […]

MINISTERS ARE LANDLORDS: so can they really understand how tenants feel? asks Cork opposition TD

MINISTERS ARE LANDLORDS: so can they really understand how tenants feel? asks Cork opposition TD

15 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that no Cabinet was ever likely to sign off on legislation which decisively improves the position of tenants at the expense of landlords when more than a quarter of its members were landlords themselves. His comments came after […]

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Cork shopkeepers attend Londis ad launch in Dublin

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Cork shopkeepers attend Londis ad launch in Dublin

11 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The convenience retail chain Londis recently launched their new advertising and social media campaign a retailer event in The Stella Theatre recently. The multi-platform campaign, a contemporary take on Londis’ marketing positioning of ‘local like you’, will be broadcast across television, video-on-demand and accompanied by a digital and […]

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

9 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has signed an economic partnership agreement with Quincy City in Massachusetts. The aim of the agreement is to promote business, education and tourism links between both regions and to capitalise on the recently established transatlantic route operated by Norwegian […]

IRISH WATER: invest in new watermain for Kerry Pike

IRISH WATER: invest in new watermain for Kerry Pike

9 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Cork County Council plan to carry out work to connect a new watermain in the Kerry Pike area of Co Cork from February 15-16. The connection of this new watermain is to facilitate enhanced security of supply for new and existing developments in the area, […]

NORTH CORK FARMING: Cork ‘CAP 2020 Public Consultation’ to take place in Charleville Park Hotel

NORTH CORK FARMING: Cork ‘CAP 2020 Public Consultation’ to take place in Charleville Park Hotel

7 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Creed Announces CAP 2020 Consultation process “Vital Opportunity to hear the views of Irish Citizens on a future CAP” Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced his intention to launch a public consultation process on the future of the CAP post 2020. The […]

County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards

County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards

4 February 2018, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards. In the 2018 All Ireland Community and Council Awards – held in Croke Park, Dublin, last evening – the County of Cork was awarded Best Community-Based Initiative with regard to ‘Centenary Commemorations in […]

FISHING: Cork City & Co Cork dominate in new Angling catches report for 2017

FISHING: Cork City & Co Cork dominate in new Angling catches report for 2017

4 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork city and county feature prominently in a new Angling catches report for 2017. In Cork city, The Lough and Cork Harbour are highlighted in the Irish Specimen Fish Committee Report 2017, which was published this week. The largest Carp recorded in Ireland last year was caught at […]

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