Fine Gael launches Yes campaign for directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford

Fine Gael launches Yes campaign for directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford

15 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael has today (Monday) launched its campaign for a Yes Vote in the plebiscites for directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford. The plebiscites will take place on Friday, 24th May, the same day as the Local and European elections. Under the Government’s proposals, a directly […]

How to stop graffiti? reintroduce the Community Graffiti Programme

How to stop graffiti? reintroduce the Community Graffiti Programme

14 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local election Candidate Peter Horgan and Senator Kevin Humphreys have called on the Government to reintroduce the Community Graffiti Programme to combat the damage to private property by vandalism. Graffiti is a real problem in communities right around Cork city and county,” said Mr Horgan “There is […]

HORSE RACING: Mallow gears up to welcome thousands for Annual Racing Family Festival

HORSE RACING: Mallow gears up to welcome thousands for Annual Racing Family Festival

13 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie For residents of Mallow and beyond, the Easter weekend signals the commencement of the biggest event of the season for the region– the renowned Racing Home for Easter Festival. As the main sponsor of the festival, Cork County Council was delighted to welcome members of the Racing Home […]

Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme.

Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme.

12 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Minister of State Jim Daly officially turn the sod to mark start of €28m upgrade to Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme Minister of State Jim Daly this morning joined Irish Water and Cork County Council in turning the sod to officially mark the start of […]

Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

12 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ballycotton Harbour is to benefit from Local Authority Harbour Programme funding of €36,844 for two separate projects, Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has confirmed. Funding is being made available under the Local Authority Harbour Programme whereby the […]

What will the Cork City boundary expansion mean for you?

What will the Cork City boundary expansion mean for you?

11 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork’s Councils embark on awareness campaign in advance of the changes to Cork City’s boundary Cork County Council and Cork City Council have begun an awareness campaign to ensure that the 85,000 citizens impacted are aware of the change which takes effect on 31st May 2019. Areas such […]

Cork Airport Internship and Bursary for CIT Marketing Students

Cork Airport Internship and Bursary for CIT Marketing Students

11 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Final year Marketing students at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) are working with Cork Airport to develop marketing communications campaigns through a ‘live case’ competitive process. The overall objective of the campaign is to grow passenger numbers at the airport by 8% this year, and to increase Cork […]

“Fort 2 Fort” Charity Cycle will raise funds for Mercy University Hospital Foundation, Lions Clubs, and Camden Fort Meagher Restoration

“Fort 2 Fort” Charity Cycle will raise funds for Mercy University Hospital Foundation, Lions Clubs, and Camden Fort Meagher Restoration

10 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie With this year’s Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle Sportive just around the corner on Sunday, April 14th, organisers of the Fort 2 Fort are looking forward to the return of the popular charity event which raised nearly €20,000 for local beneficiaries in 2018. Registration is now in full […]