Streetscape improvements in Mitchelstown #NorthCork & Cobh #EastCork

Streetscape improvements in Mitchelstown #NorthCork & Cobh #EastCork

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council continues to progress a range of projects across the county, having recently awarded the contract for the development of a new 50-space car park in Mitchelstown and currently seeking tenders for the Cobh Municipal District Footpath Contract 2021. Triur Construction Ltd were awarded the contract, […]

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Dáil Health Spokesperson and Cork North Central Deputy, Colm Burke TD, has highlighted that an additional €10 million has been made available by Government for mental health services. Deputy Burke said: “In announcing the updated plan for managing our way through the pandemic, ‘The Path Ahead’, […]

Cork based Air Ambulance does almost 500 jobs during first full year @ICRROfficial @MichealSheridan

Cork based Air Ambulance does almost 500 jobs during first full year @ICRROfficial @MichealSheridan

20 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The ICRR Air Ambulance currently has two helicopters at its medical aerodrome in Rathcoole, which is a rural area 24 km west of Mallow. Only one helicopter is operational at any one time, the other acts as a backup. The Irish Community Rapid Response Air Ambulance was tasked […]

MALLOW NEWS: Tom Lynes Plant Hire Ltd fined €80,000 after on-site employee suffers serious injuries

MALLOW NEWS: Tom Lynes Plant Hire Ltd fined €80,000 after on-site employee suffers serious injuries

19 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Today, Friday 19th February 2021 at Cork Circuit Court, Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin imposed a fine of €80,000 on Tom Lynes Plant Hire Ltd following guilty pleas to breaches of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (Construction) […]

People aged 70 and over to be invited by GPs for #COVID19 vaccination @AindriasMoynih1

People aged 70 and over to be invited by GPs for #COVID19 vaccination @AindriasMoynih1

17 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fail TD for Cork North West and spokesperson on public health, Aindrias Moynihan, has said from this week onwards people aged 70 and over will be invited by GPs for vaccination starting with those aged 85 and over. Earlier this week the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, […]

CORK BUSINESS NEWS: Mallow’s ‘EPS Group’ expands in UK with acquisition of ‘Ferrier Pumps’

CORK BUSINESS NEWS: Mallow’s ‘EPS Group’ expands in UK with acquisition of ‘Ferrier Pumps’

16 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Business News EPS Group – headquartered in Mallow, Co Cork – has further expanded its presence in the UK with the acquisition of Ferrier Pumps Limited, a multi-faceted engineering company with 40 years experience and pedigree across Scotland and Northern England. Established by Brian Ferrier in 1981 […]

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY: Rents for Cork City now average €1,452 which is up 4.8% year on year (Q4 2020)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY: Rents for Cork City now average €1,452 which is up 4.8% year on year (Q4 2020)

8 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Rents in Munster rose 8.8% year-on-year, reflecting a sharp fall in availability – just 232 homes were available to rent on February 1, down by nearly half compared to a year ago. In Cork City, rents have risen by 4.8% in the last year and the average rent […]

’tis freezin’ in Cork like

’tis freezin’ in Cork like

8 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A Met Éireann Weather Advisory is currently in place for Ireland with temperatures forecasted in low single figures by day and sharp or severe frosts and icy patches at night, resulting in possible hazardous conditions on roads and paths. Cork County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team attended Met […]

#WinterReady – Salt Bins available for Residents Associations and Community Groups

#WinterReady – Salt Bins available for Residents Associations and Community Groups

2 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of Cork County Council’s Winter Service Plan, a limited number of salt bins are being made available to Residents Associations and Community Groups on a shared funding basis. Under this initiative, the Council will make bins and salt available at a subsidised rate to aid Community […]

Online Writing Workshops

Online Writing Workshops

1 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Library & Arts Service is delivering a new series of free online writing workshops for Spring 2021, designed to support creative writing throughout the county. Six online courses begin in mid-February, catering to a variety of ages and styles including adults, teens, songwriters, crime-writers, fiction […]

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