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28 June 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan recently called for an explanation as to why petrol prices at the pump are so high now given that the cost of a barrel of oil is at a “reasonable” point compared to the recent past. Deputy Moynihan, who... Read More
23 June 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The recent decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant approval for the Celtic Interconnector Project has triggered the next steps for a Community Benefit Fund to be established in East Cork. With onshore planning consents secured, SECAD Partnership CLG has now been appointed as the grant administrator for... Read More
21 June 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Visit https://busconnects.ie/cork/ to see the new map The National Transport Authority (NTA) has launched its new design for the Cork Metropolitan Bus Network. The new network, part of BusConnects Cork, is intended to transform the public transport network across the Cork Metropolitan Area. The new network will involve the creation of new bus routes... Read More
16 June 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie MEP Kelleher welcomes proposal to exempt rooftop solar panels on homes from planning requirements Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher has welcomed the proposal by the Government to exempt all houses from planning requirements when installing rooftop solar panels saying it will aid Ireland in meeting its climate targets.... Read More
9 June 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Colm Kelleher launched “NonFire Night 2022” yesterday in the Council Chamber at City Hall, with members of the Gardaí, Cork City Fire Service, the HSE, Le Cheile School Completion Programme, Foróige, community representatives from Churchfield and Mayfield and members of Cork City Council’s-Community,... Read More
7 June 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ryan Welcomes grants of over €1m for fisheries conservation across Ireland – Funding 34 conservation projects in 14 counties Inland Fisheries Ireland, the state agency with responsibility for the protection and conservation of freshwater fish and habitats, recently announced funding for 34 projects in 14 counties under the ‘Habitats and Conservation Scheme... Read More
6 June 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Six decades after its enactment the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is key to Europe’s effort to tackle the current global food crisis. That is the view of Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune, as the European Parliament marks the 60th Anniversary of CAP. A special ceremony will take place... Read More