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28 August 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “Development of one-off housing will continue in Cork to revitalise our communities” Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard (who farms near Tracton, Carrigaline, Co Cork) has said there are no plans to ban the development of one-off housing. Senator Lombard has been a Cork County Cllr, which included one... Read More
28 August 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council and Cork City Public Participation Network (PPN) have launched a new Community Climate Action Programme that they invite communities in Cork City to engage with. An online public information event to inform communities of the new programme will be held on Wednesday 8th September from... Read More
19 August 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform Malcolm Noonan TD has urged ‘walrus-watchers’ along Ireland’s southern coast to observe ‘Wally the Walrus’ from a distance. The Arctic walrus was first spotted in Ireland off the coast of Valentia Island in March, and following sightings along the... Read More
19 August 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie In 2021 Irish Water commissioned a survey of the nation’s flushing behaviour. 1,019 adults aged 18+ were surveyed by Behaviour & Attitudes in 2021. Where relevant, comparisons to a similar survey undertaken in 2018 and 2019 are made and assist us in our understanding of the nation’s flushing... Read More
13 August 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Two of the country’s leading green energy businesses – Energy Services and Straightline Energy Solutions – have announced a merger that will create a new company to help industry and businesses to dramatically reduce their carbon footprint. The new company – ActionZero – has developed a patented turnkey... Read More