#BLARNEY – Man dies after scrambler motorbike hits tree in woodland

#BLARNEY – Man dies after scrambler motorbike hits tree in woodland

5 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a fatal collision involving a scrambler bike which occurred in Blarney, Co Cork yesterday, Saturday 4th April 2020. Gardaí received report of the incident, which took place on a public trail in a woodland area, at approximately 8pm. From initial investigations, it appears that the […]

Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

4 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library & Arts Service, with support from the Arts Council, is providing a series of free online writing workshops, designed to support creative writing throughout the county. Three new online courses, beginning on April 29th and running every Wednesday evening until late June, will offer […]

“Virtual” events to offer advice for teenagers, and now also parents, during challenging times

“Virtual” events to offer advice for teenagers, and now also parents, during challenging times

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie TeenTalks Goes Online to Offer Support During COVID-19 Crisis Cork County Council’s TeenTalks events may have been postponed, but as COVID-19 affects our entire community, it is now more important than ever to communicate. The TeenTalks series was initially designed to support teenagers with their Health & Wellbeing, […]

New supports announced for fishermen and fishing sector in response to COVID-19 crisis

New supports announced for fishermen and fishing sector in response to COVID-19 crisis

3 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP, Billy Kelleher – who is based in Cork – has welcomed confirmation of proposals to support fishermen and the wider fishing sector affected by the current and ongoing Covid-19 crisis through a number of practical yet important measures. “We have been informed that the European […]

COVID-19 brings Cork property market to a halt

COVID-19 brings Cork property market to a halt

3 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The last few weeks have changed the prospects for the Irish housing market entirely, with the COVID-19 pandemic reaching Ireland and completely disrupting everyday life for weeks and possibly months to come In Cork City, prices in the first three months of 2020 were 1% lower than a […]

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2 Needs You! Following the success of Cork County Councils ‘Colourful Heritage of County Cork’, a colouring book for all ages, a second volume is now in the works. In addition, The Council’s “Heritage of County Cork” series will this year […]

GOOD NEWS FOR NORTH CORK: Road Resurfacing Contract for Kanturk, Mallow, and Fermoy areas

GOOD NEWS FOR NORTH CORK: Road Resurfacing Contract for Kanturk, Mallow, and Fermoy areas

2 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Kanturk Mallow & Fermoy Municipal Districts Road Resurfacing Contract 2020 Cork County Council has recently sought tenders for the Kanturk/Mallow & Fermoy Municipal Districts Road Resurfacing Contract 2020. The contract includes 24 sites throughout the North Cork region. It also provides for 12km of road improvement works in […]

FARMING: Cork food producers can enter “Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards”

FARMING: Cork food producers can enter “Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards”

1 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With 46 winners from Cork announced at the awards in 2019 – the upcoming 2020 awards year will certainly be of interest to Cork food producers Despite the current shutdown of life, in general, it is great to see that the Blas na hÉireann 2020 entries are now […]

Grow your small business by accepting contactless card payments #CashLessSociety #COVID-19

Grow your small business by accepting contactless card payments #CashLessSociety #COVID-19

31 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cash is king used to be a mantra in business, but things have changed quickly “Oh” exclaimed the lady in the Pharmacy when I produced a banknote “We accept card only”. I was stumped. Not since I visited an ultra-trendy Scandinavian style cafe in a New York Metro […]

FARMING NEWS: Vets encouraged to focus on animals involved in food production or emergency care only

FARMING NEWS: Vets encouraged to focus on animals involved in food production or emergency care only

31 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), the statutory body responsible for the regulation and management of the practise of veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing in the state, has issued guidance to veterinary registrants regarding COVID-19, following updated Government restrictions to curtail the spread of the virus, which came […]

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