BUSINESS: Hickey’s Pharmacy opens two new outlets in Cork

BUSINESS: Hickey’s Pharmacy opens two new outlets in Cork

21 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Two new Cork outlets are part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group double in size Hickey’s Pharmacy, Ireland’s largest independently-owned pharmacy group, has today opened two new outlets in Cork as part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group […]

TIDY TOWNS: Cork groups recognised by County Council’ “Anti-Litter Challenge Competition – Divisional Awards”

TIDY TOWNS: Cork groups recognised by County Council’ “Anti-Litter Challenge Competition – Divisional Awards”

17 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council recently hosted 3 award ceremonies for prize winners in the Divisional Anti-Litter Challenge Awards, 2018. Awards ceremonies were held in the Council Offices in Annabella, Mallow for prize winners in the Northern Division, in the Council Chamber in County Hall for villages in the Southern […]

50 vacant shops in Macroom, Co Cork – Government must do more to help small villages – says TD

50 vacant shops in Macroom, Co Cork – Government must do more to help small villages – says TD

16 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaoie@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said the Government would be better off implementing existing new plans on town and village renewal rather than launching yet another scheme. Deputy Moynihan was speaking after raising the failure of the Government’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme amid yet more […]

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

14 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced details of funding of €1.2 million to a range of First Responder organisations in rural areas under Measure 3 (First Responders Support) of the CLÁR Programme 2018. The funding will go towards a range of supports including: […]

Cork County Council asking people of Cork to help conserve water supplies

Cork County Council asking people of Cork to help conserve water supplies

12 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council continue to work with Irish Water to maintain water supplies through careful management of schemes and targeted leakage detection and repair. The continuing cooperation of the public in terms of water conservation is greatly appreciated. This, together with the national hosepipe ban, has helped to […]

MEP backs Cork maritime cluster call

MEP backs Cork maritime cluster call

7 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has backed calls for Cork to be developed into a maritime cluster. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU Fisheries Committee, was speaking as she attended the Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Galway. “I was very pleased with the positive […]

Cork Seeks Stimulus Package as Brexit Looms – County and City Mayors issue joint statement

Cork Seeks Stimulus Package as Brexit Looms – County and City Mayors issue joint statement

6 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Seeks Stimulus Package as Brexit Looms – Limerick Precedent Being Cited The Mayors of Cork City and County have joined forces to lobby Government for a multi-million euro stimulus package for Cork over the next 3-5 years. City Lord Mayor Mick Finn and Cork County Mayor Patrick […]

How is Nano Nagle relevant to today’s world?

How is Nano Nagle relevant to today’s world?

6 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Discussing Nano Nagle in the Context of Today’s World. Mallow Course 12th-16th July A 5-day programme of inspiration, wisdom and reflection at the birthplace of Nano Nagle at Ballygriffin near Mallow will be held this July as part of the tercentenary celebrations of the birth of the founder […]