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26 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has welcomed the 2024 Grant Allocation of €61.8m announced for National Roads, Active Travel and Greenway Projects in County Cork. These include funding for the N73 Annakisha South Improvement Scheme, N72 West Pavement Improvement Schemes, Midleton to Youghal bypasses (Castlemartyr), Midleton to Youghal Greenway and... Read More
26 February 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie East Cork Health Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that planning permission has been granted to the HSE to replace “the outdated current building” which houses the Owenacurra Mental Health Facility in Midleton. David Stanton said: “I am pleased to see that planning permission... Read More
26 February 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber, the”voice of business in Cork”, has welcomed today’s important funding announcement for the highly anticipated N/M20 Cork to Limerick route and the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy project, but has expressed concern that more needs to be done regarding other projects. “A strong connection between Cork and... Read More
26 February 2024 By Roger Kennedy roger@TheCork.ie Entertainment Poker is a big deal in Ireland. We don’t have specific details about how popular in monetary terms -it’s a grey area- but we can give it some context. The online casino industry in Ireland is expected to hit around €1.14bn by the end of 2024.  The market could... Read More
25 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications from community and voluntary groups for funding under the new Local Enhancement Programme (LEP) and Women’s Groups Fund 2024. Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the €254,559 LEP capital only fund will help groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas, with... Read More
24 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie BirdWatch Ireland in partnership with Cork County Council and the National Parks and Wildlife Service have completed a survey of Barn Owls in the county, the results of which show that the fortunes of this iconic farmland bird appear to be changing, as Barn Owls were recorded in... Read More
23 Feb 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Property News Labour’s Candidates in Cork South Central are calling on the government to urgently address the housing crisis in light of the alarming findings of the recent Daft Report. The report revealed a staggering 6.8% increase in advertised rents in 2023, further exacerbating the challenges faced by... Read More