Giant Hogweed, Himalayan Balsam and Japanese Knotweed: are clogging up Irish rivers

Giant Hogweed, Himalayan Balsam and Japanese Knotweed: are clogging up Irish rivers

19 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Working in partnership with the BRIDE Project Cork County Council has recently commissioned JBA Consulting to carry out an Invasive Plant Species Survey along the River Bride. The aim of the project is to map non-native invasive plant species which occur along the river bank, and it is planned to […]

Tasmania (Australia) signs agreement with Cork (Ireland)

Tasmania (Australia) signs agreement with Cork (Ireland)

19 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Curator of that museum and Deputy Mayor of the island, Mr Luke Agati, is one of a delegation from Tasmania to visit Passage West Maritime Museum this month to sign a friendship agreement between the two maritime museums. Chairman of the Municipal District, Seamus McGrath will sign the […]

Tynan calls for improvements to be made in “audible” pedestrian crossings

Tynan calls for improvements to be made in “audible” pedestrian crossings

19 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr. Ted Tynan has called for urgent improvements and upgrades to be made to a number of pedestrian crossings at Ballyvolane and Mayfield which are inadequate for people with visual impairment. Cllr. Tynan said that the audible alerts from the pedestrian crossings in question are either not working […]

CORK ENTERTAINMENT: What’s on at St Lukes for Autumn/Winter

CORK ENTERTAINMENT: What’s on at St Lukes for Autumn/Winter

19 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Including: Grandbrothers, Efterklang, Caoimhín O’Raghallaigh, Thomas Bartlett, Sam Amidon, The Altered Hours, Lankum, Lloyd Cole, Gruff Rhys, Hermitage Green + many, many more www.liveatstlukes.com It’s going to be a busy few weeks at Cork City’s wonderfully unique venue, the deconsecrated church on the north side of the city. Live […]

Green Party hoping to win Dail seat in Cork North Central with Cllr Oliver Moran

Green Party hoping to win Dail seat in Cork North Central with Cllr Oliver Moran

18 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Councillor Oliver Moran selected to contest Cork North Central by-election for Greens Green Party members in Cork North Central have nominated their first-time councillor for Cork City North East, and Green Party spokesperson for political reform, Oliver Moran to contest the by-election in the constituency. Speaking after his […]

Weir Delighted with €175k for Fermoy

Weir Delighted with €175k for Fermoy

17 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €175,000 Fermoy Weir Funding for Cork County Council Confirmed The confirmation of a maximum of €175,000 funding from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government for Fermoy Weir has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & […]

Where to find a Commissioner for Oaths in Cork?

Where to find a Commissioner for Oaths in Cork?

15 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Commissioner for Oaths is a person appointed by the Chief Justice (of the Supreme Court) authorised to witness the signing of legal documents. Examples are Affidavits, Statutory Declarations, and Certified / True Copies, and the generally witnessing signatures for any purpose. People may need the services of […]

Credit Union offers special loan for Home Energy Savings

Credit Union offers special loan for Home Energy Savings

12 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie With the increased focus from Irish householders on increasing the energy rating in their homes, Gurranabraher Credit Union recently announced a major new partnership with the largest community-based installers of energy-saving measures in Cork, NCE Energy-Hub, under the brand EnergyUnion. EnergyUnion brings together 2 northside based Community organisations, […]

GLANMIRE: New Garda station – but youth crime continues in John O’Callaghan Park

GLANMIRE: New Garda station – but youth crime continues in  John O’Callaghan Park

9 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called for the extension of Community Safety Forums to Glanmire to help resolve local issues, including persistent anti-social behaviour. The call follows reports of youths throwing bottles at people using John O’Callaghan Park on Saturday night. The forums, which are already established […]

BIRD TALK: at Nano Nagle Birthplace at Ballygriffin, near Killavullen ( not @NanoNaglePlace )

BIRD TALK: at Nano Nagle Birthplace at Ballygriffin, near Killavullen ( not @NanoNaglePlace )

4 September 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Talk on Native Birds in Ireland and Bird Migration A very interesting talk on “Native Birds in Ireland and Bird Migration” will be held in Nano Nagle Birthplace at Ballygriffin, near Killavullen on Saturday, 7 September at 11am. It will be delivered by Dr. Tom Kelly who is […]

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