NORTH CORK NEWS: New Graveyard for Dromina

NORTH CORK NEWS: New Graveyard for Dromina

5 May 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has confirmed this week that agreement has been made to purchase lands just outside Dromina village to provide a new graveyard for the area. The old graveyard in Dromina has been at capacity for some time now. Cork County Council will this week proceeded to […]

WEST CORK: Clonakilty Access Group praises local Camogie members initiative

WEST CORK: Clonakilty Access Group praises local Camogie members initiative

5 May 2021 By Mery Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Access Group, which campaigns for enhanced facilities and infrastructure in public places for people with physical disabilities, has commended the Clonakilty Camogie Club whose members have decided to undertake an online fundraising initiative to provide a beach wheelchair at Inchydoney. Physical access to most beaches is a […]

Sewerage in Kilumney and Ovens

Sewerage in Kilumney and Ovens

5 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is working in partnership with Cork County Council to support growth and development throughout the county, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies. A wastewater treatment plant for the Kilumney and Ovens area has now been selected for upgrade as part of the Small Towns […]

Cork business can apply for Enterprise Ireland ‘Competitive Start Fund’

Cork business can apply for Enterprise Ireland ‘Competitive Start Fund’

5 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, is encouraging local entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial groups to consider submitting an application for Enterprise Ireland’s €1 million Competitive Start Fund (CSF). The CSF aims to provide funding assistance of up to €50,000 to up to 20 successful applicants in addition to […]

Irish water to invest in Killeens, Co Cork

Irish water to invest in Killeens, Co Cork

5 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is working in partnership with Cork City Council to support growth and development throughout the city centre and surrounding areas, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies. An upgrade to wastewater infrastructure in the Killeens area has now been selected as part of the Small […]

Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme 2021

Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme 2021

5 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications for its Creative Ireland County Cork Open Call Grants Scheme 2021. The scheme supports not-for-profit groups and organisations in creating community-centred, developmental, artistic and cultural projects, events and initiatives which positively impact their community. Launching the call for applications, Mayor of the […]

How to Bet on Gaelic Football

How to Bet on Gaelic Football

5 May 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Gaelic football betting is a growing industry with increasingly more punters eyeing up the sport, as well as it growing in fans and also companies sponsoring GAA teams. The sport can appear confusing to outsiders with teams of 15 and a mixture of aspects from soccer and rugby. […]

Community Assessment Hubs demonstrate importance of community healthcare – Burke

Community Assessment Hubs demonstrate importance of community healthcare – Burke

4 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Community Assessment Hubs opened to treat people with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 demonstrate the importance and of community care with more than 12,000 appointments attended, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s spokesperson on Health, has praised the efforts of frontline healthcare workers who […]

BUSINESS FUNDING: €100,000 for Munster in Virgin Media’s Backing Business initiative

BUSINESS FUNDING: €100,000 for Munster in Virgin Media’s Backing Business initiative

4 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Virgin Media’s ‘Backing Business’ Initiative announces €100,000 programme to support Munster businesses with Digital Transformation Packages Virgin Media’s ‘Backing Business’ initiative, in collaboration with Digital Business Ireland (DBI), Permanent TSB, Milk Bottle Labs and Munster Local Enterprise Offices, has announced a €100,000 programme to select and support five […]