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30 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Housing, Climate Change, and Roads all identified for significant investment Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins and Chief Executive of Cork County Council Tim Lucey have warmly welcomed this week’s approval for the Council’s Capital Programme. The Council’s annual budget for 2023 was approved at... Read More
29 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University creates ultra-specific course on ‘The Climate Crisis and Local Government’ Today Cllrs from Cork received their parchments having completed a new course at University College Cork. The Level 7 “Continuing Professional Development in The Climate Crisis and Local Government” costs €850 according to the UCC website which... Read More
28 November 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan TD, today unveiled a plaque to mark the completion of the new Douglas Flood Relief Scheme, representing a significant investment in the area. The completed scheme ensures 221 properties are now protected from potential flooding in... Read More
27 November 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie President Michael D. Higgins was among the 160 guests at an event held in Cork on Friday to launch the European Union’s Mission to protect and restore ocean and inland waters in the Atlantic and Arctic regions by 2030. The National Maritime College of Ireland was the venue... Read More
24 November 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar T.D. today opened the Emergency Humanitarian Support Scheme to small businesses, sports clubs, community and voluntary organisations unable to secure flood insurance and affected by recent flooding in Cork city and its environs and Co. Wexford. The... Read More
7 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Business/Technology News The Hayfield Hotel is working with Roscommon based tech start up Positive Carbon to reduce food waste in all their kitchens, effectively reaching sustainability targets and improving profitability. The first installation of Positive Carbon’s food waste monitoring sensors took place this July at the Hayfield Family Collection’s... Read More
7 November 2022, Monday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Following from yesterday’s flood warning, Cork City Council is advising the public to be extremely cautious as severe weather remains forecast for Cork City today, alongside warnings for high tides over the coming days which will cause localised flooding and disruption to traffic. The City Council’s Flood... Read More
6 November 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Conductor David Brophy guides RTÉ Concert Orchestra in Cork City Hall concert Cork Orchestral Society makes a welcome return with an exciting program for autumn/winter 2022. They are pleased to announce twelve spectacular shows taking place in venues across Cork city including a highlight featuring the RTE Concert... Read More
3 November 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Carmaxx, the Fermoy based “Used Car Supermarket” will feature on RTE One’s Fly On The Wall Documentary, ‘Secrets from the Showroom’ in the coming days. The programme will air on Monday, November 7th on RTE One at 9.35pm. As previously reported by TheCork.ie the Carmaxx business is part... Read More