CORK-KERRY BORDER: Ballydesmond gets improved water supply network

CORK-KERRY BORDER: Ballydesmond gets improved water supply network

19 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water is pleased to confirm that work will get underway shortly to upgrade the water supply network in Ballydesmond following the appointment of a contractor to lay new watermains. This will improvt the quality of water in Ballydesmond and the surrounding areas. This area has had historic […]

Conference on the environment and climate in UCC next Monday

Conference on the environment and climate in UCC next Monday

19 February 2018, Monday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The UCC Environmental Society have announced that they will be holding a free conference on the environment & climate change. The UCC Climate Conference will be held in the historic Aula Maxima in the University’s North Wing on Monday February 26th. The conference will consist of a […]

EDUCATION: Cork ETB Student Showcase & 2017–2021 Strategy Launch

EDUCATION: Cork ETB Student Showcase & 2017–2021 Strategy Launch

18 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The past few weeks have brought an abundance of weather warnings and cold snaps, but in spite of such inclement conditions causing disruptions at every turn, the students of Cork Education and Training Board’s (CETB) numerous schools and facilities have remained hard at work in the lead up […]

HEALTH POLITICS: New elective hospitals must be for PUBLIC PATIENTS only – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

HEALTH POLITICS: New elective hospitals must be for PUBLIC PATIENTS only – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

17 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Responding to reports that the new national development plan is to pledge to build three new elective only hospitals, Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher says that the new hospitals must be for public patients only. “The Government is briefing that these new hospitals will be key to […]

What will ‘Project Ireland 2040’ do for Cork?

What will ‘Project Ireland 2040’ do for Cork?

16 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has welcomed the publication of Project Ireland 2040, the Government’s National Development Plan and National Planning Framework, but wants to ensure that successive governments will deliver the policies and spending programmes within the timelines outlined. In commenting on Project Ireland […]

Shine Centre for Autism announced as Cork Airport Charity of the Year 2018

Shine Centre for Autism announced as Cork Airport Charity of the Year 2018

16 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has named the Shine Centre for Autism as its Charity of the Year for 2018. Pictured at the announcement at Cork Airport were brothers from Carrigaline, along with Laura Crowley, Manager of Educational Support Services, Shine and Eamon O’Donovan, The Loop Retail Operations Manager, Cork Airport Also included […]

RURAL BROADBAND: thoughts from a rural West Cork Independent TD

RURAL BROADBAND: thoughts from a rural West Cork Independent TD

16 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Can local communities, in rural Ireland, take the lead when it comes to provide the infrastructure that will allow every home, no matter how remote, with high-speed broadband? West Cork independent TD, Deputy Michael Collins is calling on the government to ensure that the promises made to provide […]

SPORT: Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme

SPORT: Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme

16 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Declan Hurley, presented the Cork County Boxing Board with a cheque for €2,000 to assist with the Cork-Bristol Boxing Exchange Programme. In January 2017, a team of 20 boxers and officials from across Bristol and Western Counties Boxing […]

Sustainable rural housing will help develop our rural communities – Lombard

Sustainable rural housing will help develop our rural communities – Lombard

16 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sustainable rural housing will ensure that rural communities can thrive, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard said: “After a comprehensive debate in the Seanad, Minister Eoghan Murphy confirmed to me that once-off rural planning will be safeguarded under the forthcoming national Planning Framework. This is […]

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