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27 September 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork County coast and harbour offers unlimited potential in terms of green energy prospects. With increasing demands in this area and opportunities for related industry, businesses and employment, recognition of the co-ordination of state, semi-state and investors is needed to ensure this potential is fully maximised. Cork... Read More
24 September 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Polar IceTech will kick off its Lunch & Learn series in Cork next week Polar IceTech has announced a series of lunchtime events to demonstrate how companies can benefit from Dry Ice Cleaning, an environmentally-friendly, non-abrasive method of cleaning. The process uses reclaimed and recycled food grade CO2... Read More
21 September 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Earthquake lecture There is a lot of interest in this evenings (21st) Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage public talk on the effects of the Lisbon Tsunami of 1755, which altered much of the coastal landscape of West Cork and other areas. The talk will be delivered by Dr. Robert Devoy,... Read More
21 September 2023 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie MEP Deirdre Clune, a lead negotiator for the revision of the EU’s water pollution and urban wastewater rules has expressed her support for the European Parliament’s Environment Committee adoption of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive this week. Speaking after the vote in Brussels, MEP Clune said, “this... Read More
20 September 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The deadline for applications for the first phase of the Celtic Interconnector Community Benefit Fund has now closed EirGrid, the operator and developer of Ireland’s electricity grid, has reported great interest in the initial phase, with €960,000 available. The Community Benefit Fund has been established by EirGrid with... Read More
20 September 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie All season sailings from Cork to Roscoff and Rosslare to Cherbourg Ferry company Brittany Ferries has announced its 2024 sailing schedules from Ireland to France, meaning travellers in Ireland can now plan and book trips direct to Brittany and Normandy from now right up until November 2024. The... Read More
14 September 2023 By Tony Forde tony@TheCork.ie ESB recruits 80 graduates to its award-winning programme – Recruitment for next year’s (2024) programme is open at www.esb.ie/careers 10 graduates from Co Cork have commenced ESB’s prestigious Graduate Development programme. They join 70 other graduates from Irish and international third-level institutions, spanning the fields of engineering, IT,... Read More
14 September 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking from the European Parliament in Strasbourg today, Deirdre Clune, MEP for Ireland South, has reiterated her support for stronger measures in Ireland to address the largest environmental health risk facing Europe: poor air quality. Voting on the Ambient Air Quality Directive this week, a cornerstone of the... Read More
14 September 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Cork site has been awarded Best Energy Achievement in Manufacturing and Best Energy Management Team at the Business Energy Achievement Awards held Thursday, 7th September 2023, in Dublin. Thermo Fisher was recognised for its ambitious targets and significant progression toward a 50% reduction of Scope... Read More
9 September 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Uisce Éireann, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing approximately 2.7km of old and damaged water mains in Clonakilty, Co Cork that were prone to frequent bursts and leakage. The existing watermains are being replaced with new modern pipes. The section of works will start at... Read More