Cork City Council projects shortlisted for Excellence in Local Government Awards

Cork City Council projects shortlisted for Excellence in Local Government Awards

16 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Environment Directorate was shortlisted in the Sustainable Environment category for its Sustainable Canteen Project, where saw it ban disposable, single-use cups and crockery in the staff canteen. Instead, staff were encouraged to use environmentally friendly reusable cups. Under the Best Practice in Citizen Engagement category, the Community and […]

DIRTY CORK: is Ireland’s Second Most Flea-Infested County

DIRTY CORK: is Ireland’s Second Most Flea-Infested County

15 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Rentokil is advising homeowners to be on the lookout for signs of flea infestation in their homes after a 77% surge in residential flea inquiries for May, June and July 2018, compared to the same period last year. Cork ranked second for flea related call-outs at 18%, closely followed […]

AWARDS FOR EVERYONE! 60 Cork Centra Stores “Recognised for Excellence in Areas of Hygiene and Food Safety”

AWARDS FOR EVERYONE! 60 Cork Centra Stores “Recognised for Excellence in Areas of Hygiene and Food Safety”

11 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie It was an evening of well-deserved celebration and excitement for 60 Cork Centra stores as they were honoured at the 2018 Centra Quality Awards for excellence in the fields of hygiene and food safety within their businesses. Throughout the course of the event, which was held in the […]

NOT ENOUGH GREEN SPACE ON NORTHSIDE: Green Party unhappy with ‘Tank Field’ plans

NOT ENOUGH GREEN SPACE ON NORTHSIDE: Green Party unhappy with ‘Tank Field’ plans

10 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party has denounced Cork City Council for removal of the last public green area in the Tank Field. Works started this week at an area designated as public open space on the Tank Field. Plans released to the Green Party show that the area will be […]

When is Cork Heritage Open Day 2018?

When is Cork Heritage Open Day 2018?

9 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Saturday August 18th, take a step back in time, and immerse yourself in the history of some of Cork’s most historical buildings. From steps and steeples, to customs and commerce, Cork Heritage Open Day invites the public to explore buildings, many not usually accessible to the general […]

Travel by bus in Cork City for only €1

Travel by bus in Cork City for only €1

9 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Reduced fares and enhanced Park & Ride to mark re-introduction of Patrick St bus priority Bus Éireann and Transport for Ireland (TFI) will introduce new promotional fares tomorrow, to mark the re-introduction of bus priority measures in St. Patrick Street, Cork. Adults using a Leap Card in the […]

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

7 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on the public to show its support for the Patrick’s Street traffic restrictions when they are reintroduced from Thursday. The party has invited people to come into the city centre on Saturday and Sunday afternoon to experience the new arrangements on […]

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