PLANNING PERMISSION: it just became easier to view County Cork applications

29 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie For the first time ever the public can easily view Cork County Council Planning Permission applications (new and old) online Until now the desktop system needed a specific browser and plugin which had mixed results The old system cost the Council marks on the Transparency International score sheet, […]

Cork’s Sexual Health Centre launches Ireland’s first community sexual health hub

Cork’s Sexual Health Centre launches Ireland’s first community sexual health hub

29 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Last week saw the launch of Ireland’s first Sexual Health Hub, in Cork. This new initiative, spearheaded by the Sexual Health Centre, aims to make sexual health information more accessible to youth in communities across Cork City and County. The Sexual Health Hubs will be the first point […]

Offshore Wind: Cork based ‘Irish Mainport Holdings’ makes strategic move into new line of business

Offshore Wind: Cork based ‘Irish Mainport Holdings’ makes strategic move into new line of business

28 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork-based shipping company, Irish Mainport Holdings, has announced its entry into the Offshore Wind Sector with its investment in a 50-metre Survey and Research Ship, the Mainport Geo, and at the same time buying a share of Wicklow based offshore services company, Alpha Marine. In Ireland, Mainport operates […]

FOOD STATS: The most popular take aways in different parts of Cork

FOOD STATS: The most popular take aways in different parts of Cork

28 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie From Douglas to South Gate: Deliveroo Reveals Neighbourhood By Neighbourhood Breakdown Of Corks’s Eating Habits Over Lockdown Corkonians made a lot of sacrifices over peak lockdown (we’re still traumatised by the at home haircuts!) but missing out on delicious food wasn’t one of them. When the good people […]

City Hall wants to know what YOU think about pedestrianing 18 streets, but you must use https://consult.corkcity.ie

City Hall wants to know what YOU think about pedestrianing 18 streets, but you must use https://consult.corkcity.ie

27 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Commenting on Facebook is one thing!, but if you want to make a real submission you have to visit https://consult.corkcity.ie Cork City Council is seeking to permanently pedestrianise 18 of Cork city’s streets to support social distancing and its vision for a city of sustainable urban growth. Following […]

UP THE ARTS: City Centre Art Gallery gets €3.32 million

UP THE ARTS: City Centre Art Gallery gets €3.32 million

25 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Crawford Art Gallery receives significant capital funds from Government to advance its major capital project to redevelop the Gallery An announcement of €3.32 Million is very significant and timely, enabling Crawford Art Gallery to move onto the next phase of procurement for the planned redevelopment of the Gallery […]

CRIME: Drugs & Cash worth more than €50,000 seized in Cork

CRIME: Drugs & Cash worth more than €50,000 seized in Cork

25 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of ongoing patrols targeting local drugs distribution networks Gardaí from Gurranabraher Station stopped and searched a car in the Fairhill area of Cork yesterday. Cannabis herb worth €5k (analysis pending) and a sum of cash (in excess of €12k ) was recovered from the car. The […]

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

25 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork Company is making the announcement that has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the company. Eoin replaces Brendan Keating who retired recently after 18 years of service as CEO. Newly Appointed Chief Executive of the Port of Cork Company Eoin McGettigan. […]

GILET BLEU: Blue reflective vests remind public to keep 2-metres apart #COVID19

GILET BLEU: Blue reflective vests remind public to keep 2-metres apart #COVID19

23 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie As doctors ask the people of Cork to double down on public health guidelines with cases of Covid-19 again on the rise, Cork City Council has a new initiative that aims to promote social distancing and help protect vulnerable members of the community from Covid-19. 1,000 social distancing […]

North Cathedral and Carrigaline Community School to benefit from ENERGY SAVING deep retrofits

North Cathedral and Carrigaline Community School to benefit from ENERGY SAVING deep retrofits

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed funding for deep retrofit of public housing and buildings in the city and county. Up to 200 local authority and housing association homes in Cork (out of 630 nationally) are to receive funding for deep retrofits of energy-saving technologies. €28 million […]

Have you seen a ladybird recently? Research wants spottings from Glanmire, Ballincollig, Cork City

Have you seen a ladybird recently? Research wants spottings from Glanmire, Ballincollig, Cork City

23 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Irish Ladybird Research Project calls on the public to help log records Fota Wildlife Park along with the Irish Research Council co-fund the Irish Ladybird Research Project and the project scholar, Gill Weyman, is based at Fota Wildlife Park and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences […]