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11 September 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Did you know there is a 9/11 memorial on the Wild Atlantic Way driving route, in County Cork, Ireland? Most people have not heard of ‘Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance’. It has no website, just a Facebook page. The garden is located South West of Kinsale town, Co Cork,... Read More
9 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Bike week will take place from September 12th to 18th 2021 Junior Minister (Minister of State), Hildegarde Naughton TD paid a visit to Gaelscoil Mhainistir na Corann in Midleton, Co. Cork in advance of Bike Week 2021, which will place from 12th to the 18th of September.... Read More
6 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, are delighted to announce that raw sewage from Cobh Town is now being treated. This is a big milstone in the Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage project. Taoiseach Micheál Martin officially today opened the Cork Dockyard Pumping Station, which transfers... Read More
29 August 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A ‘just transition’ to accessible and affordable low carbon energy for off-grid homes crucial to decarbonisation in Co. Cork Improving the energy efficiency of Co. Cork homes through retrofitting and installation heat pump systems could cost in excess of €4.7bn. That’s according to a new report published today... Read More
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