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6 July 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Holidaymakers jetting off from Cork Airport this summer are being encouraged to take the bus and opt for coach travel with Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus service provider. Use your TFI Leap Card for best value fares with children traveling for as little as €0.65, adults €1.55, and student... Read More
19 June 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Frank O’Flynn has launched the Harper’s Island Wetlands Activity Books, a special publication series written and designed by renowned local author and educator Jim Wilson. The books are based around Harper’s Island Wetlands Nature Reserve and its wildlife. Owned and... Read More
16 June 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Celebrity chef Kevin Dundon opens the 6th annual Irish Yogurts Clonakilty Street Carnival as thousands celebrate West Cork’s food scene The crowds descended on West Cork’s foodie scene at the popular seaside town of Clonakilty this weekend as celebrity chef Kevin Dundon officially opened the Irish Yogurts Clonakilty... Read More
15 June 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister of State for Nature, Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, has announced that € 2.8 million has been awarded to local authorities to carry out biodiversity projects through the Local Biodiversity Action Fund (LBAF). First established in 2018, the Local Biodiversity Action Fund was created to... Read More
14 June 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Uisce Éireann, working in partnership with Cork County Council, will shortly commence works to construct a new wastewater pumping station in North Midleton. These works mark the final phase of the Midleton Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund (LIHAF) Wastewater Project, which commenced in 2022 and represents a €24... Read More
13 June 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie To mark World Ocean Day, employees at EirGrid, the developer and operator of the national electricity grid, collected more than 66kg of litter at a Cork beach as part of a coastal clean-up initiative. A group of eight volunteers from EirGrid, assisted by members of the Youghal Blue... Read More
12 June 2024 By Valerie Ryan valerie@TheCork.ie 10 year anniversary of on-site wind turbine Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has today celebrated the ten-year anniversary of its on-site wind turbine in Currabinny, Cork. Providing 19% of the site’s electricity in 2023, the turbine has generated over 75,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of... Read More
27 May 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie West Cork store has invested €1.3 million on sustainability measures to date SuperValu Skibbereen has achieved a 48% carbon reduction since implementing sustainable initiatives over the last year. As part of the significant store investment, SuperValu Skibbereen has incorporated a number of sustainability upgrades to enhance the efficiency... Read More