How many people in Cork have COVID19?

How many people in Cork have COVID19?

11 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As of today Cork has 1,532 cases The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 8 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,703 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Wednesday 10 June the HPSC has been […]

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces €197,500 funding for Agri-Food Tourism projects

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces €197,500 funding for Agri-Food Tourism projects

10 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Following a call for proposals for Agri-Food Tourism Initiatives under the 2020 Rural Innovation and Development Fund in January, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D, has announced the projects that will receive funding from his Department. Minister Creed said “During these unprecedented times […]

1,531 cases of COVID19 in Cork

1,531 cases of COVID19 in Cork

10 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 5 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,695 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Tuesday 9 June the HPSC has been notified of 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19. […]

Support your local shops, or else they may close

Support your local shops, or else they may close

10 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is taking action to support businesses across the county as they reopen for the first time since the COVID-19 crisis began. As part of Project ACT, the Council has launched a campaign to encourage people to “realise the value of staying closer to home”. The […]

NORTH CORK: Bank of Ireland reopens

NORTH CORK: Bank of Ireland reopens

10 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North-West, Michael Moynihan has welcomed confirmation from Bank of Ireland (BoI) that its Kanturk branch will reopen on a full-time basis from June 29th but said the downgrading of the Millstreet branch hours is completely unacceptable. Deputy Moynihan, who has been in contact […]

Parents told to bring hand sanitiser to playgrounds, which are re-opening

9 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Further to the Government’s announcement on Friday last regarding Phase 2 of the Roadmap to reopening Society and Business, Cork County Council wishes to advise that playground facilities, Multi-Use Games Areas (MUGAs) and outdoor gym equipment will begin to reopen on week commencing Monday 8th June 2020. It should […]

LATEST DATA: Number of COVID19 cases in Cork

LATEST DATA: Number of COVID19 cases in Cork

8 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 4 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,683 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 7 June the HPSC has been notified of 9 confirmed cases of COVID-19. […]

LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN: Bus Éireann returns to normal schedule

LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN: Bus Éireann returns to normal schedule

7 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Social distancing requirements mean capacity will remain very limited and should only be used for essential journeys, Customers strongly encouraged to wear a face-covering (but not mandatory)  In response to the Government announcement on moving to phase 2+ of Ireland’s roadmap for reopening society and business, all weekday […]

SOLVED: How often does it rain in Cork?

SOLVED: How often does it rain in Cork?

6 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Quick answer: It rains 146 days each year, in Cork On average, June has the least rainy days in Cork, so enjoy the next few weeks while they last In meteorology, precipitation is the umbrella term (pun intended) for any water vapour that falls under gravity from clouds. […]

Even more Online Services available from Cork County Council

Even more Online Services available from Cork County Council

6 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s online customer service portal ‘Your Council’ has made a raft of new adaptive and creative services available in response to the evolving needs and challenges posed by our new way of living alongside Covid 19. From simplifying business grant applications to sharing good news stories […]