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12 January 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sustainable angling initiatives which support beginners, young anglers and angling tourism are “top priorities” for funding in 2022 Inland Fisheries Ireland, the state agency with responsibility for the protection and conservation of freshwater fish and habitats and the promotion of recreational angling, is encouraging angling clubs in Cork... Read More
2 January 2022 By Tony Forde tony@TheCork.ie Local authorities nationwide are preparing for recycling of Christmas trees Cork City Council area Cork City Council will provide facilities for the acceptance of real (wooden) Christmas trees for recycling from householders in Cork City. Christmas trees may be deposited free of charge at any of the 7... Read More
15 December 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., yesterday visited Bantry where he met with residents and business owners in the town and heard at first hand about the extent of the damage caused by flooding during Storm Barra last week.... Read More
12 December 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has officially signed up to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan as it continues its efforts to make the county a place where pollinators can survive and thrive. The plan is an ambitious five-year roadmap, coordinated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre, which aims to make farmland,... Read More
4 December 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Arts Grants Scheme provides a number of funding strands for applicants seeking financial support for arts activities and events. This includes support for arts festivals, performances, exhibitions and other publicly accessible cultural activities throughout County Cork. Funding is also available to support the work of voluntary arts... Read More
24 November 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The works will “eliminate the discharge of untreated wastewater into River Lee”, says Irish Water Irish Water and Cork County Council recently began construction on the Inchigeelagh Sewerage Scheme. The scheme involves the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant and sewerage infrastructure, which will eliminate the discharge... Read More
22 November 2021 BY Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The OPW committed €1 million to essential capital infrastructural projects at Fota Wildlife Park. Other ongoing projects under this commitment include the Howler monkey habitat and the flood defence repair to the south sea wall. Fota Wildlife Park today welcomed Patrick O’Donovan, TD, Minister for the Office of... Read More