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12 May 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract to upgrade the wastewater infrastructure for the Whitegate and Aghada areas. This important project will eliminate the discharge of untreated wastewater from both areas into Cork Harbour resulting in... Read More
10 May 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Carrigaline Greens have welcomed a 50% decrease in public transport fares for young people and students. This is a permanent reduction in fares for those aged between 19 and 23, and follows a commitment secured by the Green Party in the last budget. Discussing the announcement, Green... Read More
6 May 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The National Spring Clean is Ireland’s official anti-litter campaign and over the past 23 years, the initiative has been highlighted the collective responsibility we share in tackling and preventing our national litter problem. National Spring Clean is operated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce in partnership... Read More
30 April 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Proposals sought to improve the waste water needs of rural villages in Cork as Minister O’Brien announces new €50 million fund The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien has announced the commencement of a new funding scheme targeting the waste water collection and treatment needs... Read More
28 April 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Two pesticide exceedances in County Cork drinking water supplies in 2021 – Public urged to continue to consider the environment and alternatives to pesticides when gardening, farming and maintaining sports grounds  Exceedances for the pesticides MCPA and Triclopyr were detected in the public drinking water supplies in Glanmire... Read More
28 April 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann employees in Cork attended the An Taisce Clean Coasts Roadshow at Garryvoe Beach, Co. Cork followed by a walking tour around the Ballycotton Bay area with Dr Maxim Kozachenko who spoke about the coastal processes, which shape the landscape of the bay. Bus Éireann operates the... Read More
28 April 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ireland’s 2nd busiest airport will have welcomed almost 200,000 passengers over the month of April and May Bank Holiday weekend. Cork Airport is set to welcome over 41,000 passengers over the course of the May Bank Holiday Weekend. As the strong growth of passenger traffic continues at Ireland’s... Read More
19 April 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie At the Palm Sunday Vigil Mass on Saturday, April 9th, the Cathedral Family of Parishes Climate Justice Group celebrated the reception of the Eco Congregation Ireland Award from Bishop Fintan Gavin, Bishop of Cork & Ross. The Climate Justice Group was established by the Parish Assembly to help... Read More
11 April 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Bus fares on all subsidised public transport services in Cork provided by Bus Éireann and Local Link are to be cut by an average of 20% from today, Monday April 11. The plan to cut public transport fares was announced by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan in February... Read More