Lotto winner has just 24 hours to claim prize

Lotto winner has just 24 hours to claim prize

4 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has issued a final plea for all its EuroMillions players in Co. Cork to check their tickets as the deadline for a €40,872 prize, won on April 6th expires tomorrow, Thursday 5th July. The National Lottery has revealed today that it has still to hear […]

FARMING: Heatwave costing farmers €1,750 per week in additional costs

FARMING: Heatwave costing farmers €1,750 per week in additional costs

4 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie IFAC warn farmers to plan for winter fodder stocks now to avoid problems later in the year Farmers should get a cashflow budget in place to help meet financial commitments this year The accountancy and financial advisory firm IFAC (www.ifac.ie) today warned that the current heatwave sweeping the […]

WATER SHORTAGES IN CORK: Freemount, Gortnaskethy, Castletownroche, Ballinatona, Kilva, Mallow, Crookhaven Goleen, Schull, Cahernacrin, Derryginagh, Knockraha, Corbally, Minane, Nohoval, Roberts Cove, Whitechurch, Cobh

WATER SHORTAGES IN CORK: Freemount, Gortnaskethy, Castletownroche, Ballinatona, Kilva, Mallow, Crookhaven Goleen, Schull, Cahernacrin, Derryginagh, Knockraha, Corbally, Minane, Nohoval, Roberts Cove, Whitechurch, Cobh

4 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   Irish Water and Cork County Council are continuing to monitoring all water supplies across the county on a daily basis while this unprecedented dry spell continues. Night time restrictions have been imposed on the Inniscarra, Clonakilty and Kilbrin water supplies from 11pm until 7am. These will continue […]

WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE CYCLISTS! and install ramps on public steps

WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE CYCLISTS! and install ramps on public steps

4 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on Cork City Council to invest in Dutch-style cycle ramps on public steps on the northside of the city. Why the Northside? because that’s the hilliest part of Cork! The ramps, called wheeling ramps, are commonplace in the Netherlands and allow […]

#HousingCrisis – Rebuilding Ireland Homeloan discriminates against single people formerly in relationships

#HousingCrisis – Rebuilding Ireland Homeloan discriminates against single people formerly in relationships

4 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that there is an inherent unfairness in the way the Rebuilding Ireland Homeloan Scheme is biased against unmarried people. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after questioning the Minister for Housing on the guidelines used to determine if an […]

TRADE UNION NEWS: Unite to stage protest in Macroom in support of IAC archaeologists set to down trowels on bypass project

TRADE UNION NEWS: Unite to stage protest in Macroom in support of IAC archaeologists set to down trowels on bypass project

3 July 2018 By Bryan Symth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Archaeological Consultancy forces workers to ‘Dig4Decency’ as company refuses to engage collectively with workers Members of Unite’s archaeology branch and supporters from around the country will be converging on Macroom town square tomorrow (Wednesday 4 July) to hold a protest in solidarity with Unite archaeologists working for […]

CORK RUNNING OUT OF WATER: Night-time restrictions in Crosshaven and Clonakilty

CORK RUNNING OUT OF WATER: Night-time restrictions in Crosshaven and Clonakilty

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is anxious to ensure public water is conserved as much as possible and has established a Water Conservation Management Group in response to the current weather conditions to help manage supplies across the county.  This group convened today and has issued guidance to staff on the […]

WATER SHORTAGES IN CORK: but it’s worse in Dublin where Irish Water are implementing legal ‘Water Conservation Orders’

WATER SHORTAGES IN CORK: but it’s worse in Dublin where Irish Water are implementing legal ‘Water Conservation Orders’

1 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As the warm weather continues, the demand on water supplies is outstripping the supply across the country. Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water as much as possible and to avoid unnecessary use of water. As flows in rivers and water levels in boreholes reduce, […]

ROWING: Fermoy Sprints Rowing Regatta

ROWING: Fermoy Sprints Rowing Regatta

1 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Fermoy Sprints Rowing Regatta takes place this Sunday July 1st with more than 30 clubs and 580 boats competing in 212 races, scheduled every three minutes from 8am, in the centre of the town on the River Blackwater. The regatta which has been running for over 50 […]

Gardai appealing for witnesses to Hit and Run at Liscarroll, Co Cork – two weeks ago on 17 June

Gardai appealing for witnesses to Hit and Run at Liscarroll, Co Cork – two weeks ago on 17 June

30 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Gardaí in Mallow are renewing their appeal for information following a suspected fatal hit-and-run collision in Co. Cork. An investigation was launched following the discovery of a body of a 67-year-old Alister Hines on the road side at Ballybane, Liscarroll shortly before 9.30am on the 17th June, 2018. […]