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16 April 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has launched a new Circular Economy Fund with the aim of empowering local action to drive a more circular economy. The fund aims to support communities to move away from the traditional linear ‘take-make-use-dispose’ model towards more circular living where resources are reused or recycled,... Read More
15 April 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on Irish Rail to prioritise parking at Kent Station for rail users At the April meeting of Cork City Council, councillors debated the pressure for parking that exists at the station and agreed to write to Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan,... Read More
11 April 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dairygold Co-Operative Society Limited has announced its financial results for 2023. Two particular highlights, in the delivery of ‘Our Strategy, Our Future 2030’, were the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Vita Actives Limited and the rollout of the Dairygold Grassroots Milk Supplier Sustainability Bonus Programme which confirms the... Read More
4 April 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The introduction of the electric truck, named ‘e-moove’, to Dairygold’s fleet is part of Dairygold’s wider decarbonisation and sustainability programme. Dairygold has announced that it is adding an electric truck to its milk collection fleet, making it the first dairy processor in Ireland to do so. The development... Read More
24 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie BirdWatch Ireland in partnership with Cork County Council and the National Parks and Wildlife Service have completed a survey of Barn Owls in the county, the results of which show that the fortunes of this iconic farmland bird appear to be changing, as Barn Owls were recorded in... Read More
21 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie In celebration of National Tree Week 2024, Cork County Council is offering a number of native trees to schools, community groups and organisations. National Tree Week is an initiative of the Tree Council of Ireland and will take place this year from the 3rd to the 10th of... Read More
20 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Solid fuel use is one of the biggest sources of air pollution in our homes and communities. With roughly 1 in 10 householders in County Cork burning solid fuel as their main source of heating, Cork County Council is reminding householders that only approved fuels should be used... Read More