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6 May 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Kinsale Community School hosted a two-day EU Council of Ministries conference in collaboration with the Department of Education aimed at exploring Sustainable Education Strategies. The event, held on May 3rd and 4th, brought together educationalists and representatives from 13 different countries, as part of the European Education Area... Read More
28 April 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is seeking public engagement on the first stage of a new Climate Action Plan for the county. The consultation will inform how we can best tackle the challenges posed by our changing climate, while working to meet national targets for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.... Read More
24 April 2023 By Gareth Nigel gareth@TheCork.ie Minister turns sod on the first project of Amarenco’s €200m investment in Solar farms in Co Cork Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney today turned the sod on Amarenco’s first Solar Farm in Co Cork. The ‘Kilmoney 5MW Solar Farm’ (Amarenco Solar Kilmoney Limited) is the... Read More
20 April 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The new six-part documentary TV series ‘Food Matters’ presented by GIY Founder Mick Kelly airing on RTÉ One each Wednesday evening at 8.30pm is set to visit West Cork, Dublin, Kilkenny, Waterford and Kildare for the programme set to air on April 26th. The series uncovers Ireland’s food... Read More
7 April 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The National Transport Authority (NTA) recently launched the second round of public consultation on the Sustainable Transport Corridors earmarked for development as part of the BusConnects Cork programme. The latest round of public consultation centres on the Preferred Route Options which have been identified. This comes following the... Read More
28 March 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Independent TD for Cork South-West Michael Collins has blasted the Government’s decision to approve the purchase of 4.1 million carbon credits from Slovakia at a cost of €2.9 million to help meet its 2020 climate ambition targets. Deputy Collins was speaking during a Dáil motion on the matter... Read More
22 March 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In its latest report “Ireland’s Gas Network – at the heart of Ireland’s energy future”, Gas Networks Ireland outlines the key role gas plays in Ireland’s energy ecosystem today, as gas continues to generate almost half of Ireland’s electricity, powers over 40% of Ireland’s heating; and one third... Read More