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19 January 2023 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie To boost conservation efforts, anglers who wish to catch and keep wild salmon from the Lower River Lee in Cork this year, are being advised by Inland Fisheries Ireland that ‘brown tag’ regulations are coming into force from Wednesday, February 1st 2023. The measures are included in the... Read More
12 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie MTU Researchers Develop Automated Energy Management Platform That Can Reduce Energy Bills And Carbon Emissions A team of researchers at Munster Technological University (MTU) has developed a retrofittable energy management platform that enables energy cost savings of approximately 20% and a similar reduction in CO2 emissions. The O-PENS... Read More
11 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP, Billy Kelleher has urged the Irish Government to stand firm in any negotiations with the EU over Norwegian access to Irish waters. Kelleher was commenting after meeting with representatives of the South and West Fish Processors Organisation and the Irish Fish Processors and Exporters Association... Read More
10 January 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Dominican Religious order are selling their St Dominic’s Retreat Centre at Ennismore, Montenotte – Cork Greens welcome Cork City Council’s efforts to purchase land for use as a public park The Green Party in Cork has welcomed confirmation that Cork City Council is engaged in discussions with a... Read More
10 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork headquartered ‘SuperValu’ brand invests in sustainability initiatives This week SuperValu announced that €7.9 million has been invested in sustainability initiatives across its stores over the past six months. Of this €7.9 million, some €4.1 million was drawn down from a major sustainability fund announced by Musgrave in... Read More
19 December 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Treemetrics, a world-leading provider of forest inventory and management solutions, has announced the launch of its new ground-breaking ‘real-time forest monitoring and measurement’ platform. In a world-first innovation developed at the company’s headquarters in Cork, Ireland, the platform utilizes advanced satellite imagery processing software to provide real-time insights... Read More
12 December 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The planned strike action by SIPTU members employed Zenith Bantry Bay Terminal, county Cork, has been deferred in order to allow workers an opportunity to consider proposals put forward by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) today. SIPTU Sector Organiser, Willie Noone, said: “It was agreed to defer the... Read More
10 December 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister O’Donovan unveils new €30.5m flood defences, protecting more than 390 local Bandon homes and businesses Minister of State for the Office of Public Works Patrick O’Donovan TD yesterday unveiled a plaque to mark the completion of the new Bandon Flood Relief Scheme representing an investment of some... Read More