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18 May 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Rural and Community Development is to allocate total funding of €1,039,535 to Cork County Council under its inaugural Community Recognition Fund for the development and upgrade of community infrastructure and facilities in Cork East, according to local Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. The Community Recognition... Read More
18 May 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Millstreet Community has today received €222,000 under the Community Recognition Fund. The fund is a Major initiative to support and reward communities that have welcomed Ukrainians and other nationalities. Over 880 projects across the country are to receive funding as part of a €50 million investment for sports... Read More
17 May 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Montenotte Hotel has partnered with Cork-based water tour-operator Ocean Escapes to treat guests to a thrilling new adventure experience this summer. Guests of The Montenotte will be able to pair a two-night stay with an excursion upon the high-seas on one of Ocean Escape’s state-of-the-art RIBS along the picturesque Irish coastline from... Read More
16 May 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Harbour Festival returns this June with Cork’s largest celebration of maritime culture, heritage and harbour activities taking place across 10 days from Friday 2 to Sunday 11 June 2023. Highlighting Cork’s greatest natural amenities, Cork Harbour and the River Lee, the festival programme includes events around, in... Read More
12 May 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie IKEA has today announced it will be collaborating with Tesco in an innovative new six months test-and-trial to expand its offering, providing customers with more convenient, accessible, and affordable collection services across the country. IKEA and Tesco have teamed up to launch a new pilot service in Ireland... Read More
11 May 2023, 2pm By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie OPW reopens a more accessible Doneraile Court with enhanced visitor attractions Significant conservation work at Doneraile Court is unveiled today, doubling the visitor experience at this architecturally important eighteenth-century house at the centre of one of Ireland’s most intact Georgian Estates. The development in North Cork is part of the Office of... Read More
11 May 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The company behind the Avonmore brandname announces 2022 Annual Results with 36% revenue rise to €3 billion Tirlán (formerly Glanbia Ireland and Glanbia Co-op), Ireland’s largest farmer-owned food and nutrition business, paid €102 million to farm families in Cork for the milk they supplied last year. Payments of... Read More
11 May 2023, 9.30am By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) will visit Doneraile Court, North Co Cork, today to officially reopen “a more accessible Doneraile Court with enhanced visitor attractions”.  Speaking ahead of the official reopening of Doneraile court today North Cork... Read More
10 May 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 2,100 Cork homes, businesses and farms along the Kerry border near Rathmore will soon be able to connect to fibre broadband on National Broadband Ireland network Close to 18,000 homes, businesses and farms in County Cork can avail of a high-speed connection from this week. National Broadband Ireland,... Read More
8 May 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Three exceedance for pesticides were detected in the public drinking water supplies in Carrignavar, Mogeely and Glanmire in 2022. These exceedances were detected as part of Uisce Éireann’s public water supply monitoring programme. MCPA is still the most commonly detected pesticide in drinking water sources and is present in many... Read More
4 May 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie As the bathing season approaches, Cork County Council has launched a new virtual reality educational initiative aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of rip currents in our waters. Developed in partnership other Local Authorities, Water Safety Ireland and The Coast Guard, it is designed to give the... Read More