NEW MAP: Shows where smoky coal ban will be in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton, Mallow

4 August 2020 By Bryan Smyth See map here: Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has confirmed that the smoky coal ban will come into effect in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton and Mallow from Tuesday, 1 September 2020, making each town a Low Smoke Zone. The ban will be introduced in Cobh, Midleton […]

Book of Condolences for John Hume

4 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Joe Kavanagh, will open an online Book of Condolences to mark the passing of Mr. John Hume. The Book of Condolences will go live from 12 noon today. “The fulsome tributes to Mr. Hume from right around the world bear testament to […]

Lord Mayor pays courtesy visit to Army at Collins Barracks

3 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh, accompanied by his wife Stephanie (the Lady Mayoress) and Brian Geaney, Asst. Chief Executive, Cork City Council paid a courtesy visit to Collins Army Barracks last Friday. They were greeted by GOC Brig. Gen. Paddy Flynn; Barrack OC, Lt. Col. […]

‘Eagle McEagleface’ will NOT be the name of the Glengarriff white-tailed eagle chick in #WestCork

3 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy Having been watched by thousands of people on our live EagleCam for 11 weeks, the Glengarriff white-tailed eagle chick has now fledged and the public have a change of choosing a name. Please note, Eagle McEagleface will not be considered! The eagle chick is gradually finding her wings and […]

How Cryptocurrencies Became So Popular

3 August 2020 By Tom Collins Every age in human development has had a new form of currency; people have bartered with cattle, used shells, metal, banknotes; and now… cryptocurrency. This digital coin could very well become the most used form of currency in the near future. A change in currency is a reflection […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign Kit Elliott & Scott Fenwick

2 August 2020 By Tom Collins Cork City Football Club is delighted to confirm the signings of strikers Kit Elliott and Scott Fenwick until the end of the season, with both deals subject to international clearance. Elliott joins the club on loan from Championship side Huddersfield, while Fenwick joins the club having most recently […]

CORK BUSINESS: ‘Network Ireland West Cork’ hoping to win 3 in a row at awards

2 August 2020 By Bryan Smyth Network Ireland West Cork President Caroline Murphy and Vice President Katherine O’Sullivan are celebrating the branches success with two National Awards in the first two years since this branch was formed. This West Cork branch has gone from strength to strength, becoming the fastest-growing branch Nationally in 2019 […]

Cork Greens outline ‘quick-wins’ on transport investments in the city to new Transport Minister

1 August 2020 By Tom Collins The Green Party in Cork has outlined a series of quick-win transport investments in the city to new Transport Minister, Eamon Ryan. Among the projects highlighted are the Lee2Sea greenway from Inniscara to Crosshaven, a Kent Station to Glanmire/Little Island cycle-way, as well as key local projects such […]

Minister Naughton Launches Safety on the Water website

1 August 2020 By Tom Collins The Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD has launched the newly updated Safety on the Water website. Speaking at an event hosted by RNLI Galway to formally launch the new initiative today Minister Naughton said; “Water safety is not just a seasonal […]

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