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28 August 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “Development of one-off housing will continue in Cork to revitalise our communities” Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard (who farms near Tracton, Carrigaline, Co Cork) has said there are no plans to ban the development of one-off housing. Senator Lombard has been a Cork County Cllr, which included one... Read More
28 August 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ‘Myross Wood House’ was a Seminary, then a Retreat House run by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC) Order from 1946 (watch an hour long video here) but closed its doors on 17 August 2020. It is situated in the village of Leap in West Cork just... Read More
28 August 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council and Cork City Public Participation Network (PPN) have launched a new Community Climate Action Programme that they invite communities in Cork City to engage with. An online public information event to inform communities of the new programme will be held on Wednesday 8th September from... Read More
19 August 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform Malcolm Noonan TD has urged ‘walrus-watchers’ along Ireland’s southern coast to observe ‘Wally the Walrus’ from a distance. The Arctic walrus was first spotted in Ireland off the coast of Valentia Island in March, and following sightings along the... Read More
13 August 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Two of the country’s leading green energy businesses – Energy Services and Straightline Energy Solutions – have announced a merger that will create a new company to help industry and businesses to dramatically reduce their carbon footprint. The new company – ActionZero – has developed a patented turnkey... Read More
26 October 2010 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Councillors at today’s County Council Meeting passed a motion that Indaver Irelands revised plans do not meet any of the concerns expressed by the Council in their 2009 report to An Bord Pleanala on the applications. The motion was proposed by Labour Cllr Paula Desmond, and seconded... Read More