STORM #OPHELIA IS OVER: but seperate heavy rain forecast for Cork throughout today

STORM #OPHELIA IS OVER: but seperate heavy rain forecast for Cork throughout today

19 October 2017, Thursday, 11.20am By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Excaution caution, and to travel with care Heavy rainfall with accumulations of 30-50 mm are forecast across Munster from 10am until midnight today. Cork City Council has issued a pre-cautionary warning to the public. There are large accumulations of fallen leaves at many locations around the city […]

CORK FILM FESTIVAL: unveils 2017 programme

CORK FILM FESTIVAL: unveils 2017 programme

18 October 2017, 11pm By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The 62nd Cork Film Festival launches its 2017 programme today, showcasing the best in Irish and international film. Taking place across 10 days from November 10-19, this year’s Festival will screen more than 200 films, with the majority being Irish premieres. Over 16,000 people are expected to […]

STORM #OPHELIA: Map showing location of Irish Water tankers in areas where water is still off

STORM #OPHELIA: Map showing location of Irish Water tankers in areas where water is still off

18 October 2017, 5pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Water is continuing to work with the ESB and Cork County Council to restore water supply to all customers in Co Cork in the wake of Storm Ophelia. Cork and Waterford were the counties most badly impacted by outages due to the storm. At its peak […]

SIPTU: commends work of City and County Council staff during storm #Ophelia

SIPTU: commends work of City and County Council staff during storm #Ophelia

18 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The trade union ‘SIPTU’ has commended its members in the local authorities, fire, ambulance and emergency services and the Office of Public Works (OPW) for their courageous service to the public in relation to dealing with the lead up to and impact of storm Ophelia. SIPTU Sector Organiser, […]

CORK BREXIT: British Irish Chamber of Commerce helps businesses in Cork to get ‘Brexit ready’

CORK BREXIT: British Irish Chamber of Commerce helps businesses in Cork to get ‘Brexit ready’

18 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Chamber’s Director-General to speak at Bank of Ireland Brexit Roadshow today at 8am As part of its efforts to help business in Cork to prepare for Brexit, the British Irish Chamber of Commerce has today announced its participation in the Bank of Ireland Brexit Roadshow taking place today at […]

STORM #OPHELIA: Irish Government must apply for EU natural disaster fund – says Cork MEP

STORM #OPHELIA: Irish Government must apply for EU natural disaster fund – says Cork MEP

17 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Cork based MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the Government to immediately contact the European Commission regarding the European Union solidarity Fund (EUSF) in the wake of Storm Ophelia. The fund was set up in 2002 to help Member States deal with the aftermath and […]

SOCIAL WELFARE: SOME offices in Cork city & Co Cork still closed – due to storm #Ophelia

SOCIAL WELFARE: SOME offices in Cork city & Co Cork still closed – due to storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 2.20pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some social welfare customers living in Cork city and county may be experiencing disruption to social welfare services at their Intreo Centre, Social Welfare Branch offices today, Tuesday, 17th October. The following offices are not in a position to provide a normal service today due to power […]

CORK CITY COUNCIL: continues clean up after storm #Ophelia

CORK CITY COUNCIL: continues clean up after storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 1pm By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Hundreds of Cork city council crews and contractors are across the city this lunchtime clearing fallen trees and debris from the city following Storm Ophelia. The recovery operation is now focussing on removing trees and storm debris from secondary roads. Parks and green areas will then be […]

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