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27 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Glanbia Ireland’s garden centres, Glanbia CountryLife, are the official plant partner of the RTE television series, DIY SOS The Big Build, for the coming season. The heart-warming programme sees the homes, gardens and ultimately the lives of deserving families utterly transformed. Having witnessed first-hand the transformational impact the... Read More
27 July 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie When Cork native Ian Carroll launched his own digital marketing agency in April of 2019 he couldn’t have imagined the major obstacles that would’ve presented themselves so early on. Less than a year after beginning operations, the Coronavirus hit Irish shores and completely changed the landscape of the... Read More
26 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie More than one hundred community groups across Cork County are set to receive funding under the Community Enhancement Programme 2021. The programme aims to help communities to carry out minor improvements to buildings including energy-saving projects, renovate community centres, develop community amenities and purchase equipment. The county-wide allocation... Read More
26 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister McConalogue visits Howth, Kilmore Quay, Dunmore East, and Killybegs – Further visits to fishing ports to continue this week in County Cork The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, has undertaken a series of visits to some of Ireland’s main fishing ports. The... Read More
26 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has today formally signed up to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan (AIPP). Getting on board with this ambitious five-year roadmap to help bees and nature is further evidence of the Council’s commitment to playing a leading role in making its land more pollinator friendly. One-third of... Read More
25 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new book has been published about the Irish War of Independence rebels held on Spike Island in 1921, which marks 100 years this year. Spike Island’s Republican Prisoners, 1921, is now on sale, authored by historian and long term island employee, Tom O’Neill. The book details the... Read More
24 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Following the successful introduction of Local Heroes in Dublin in 2019, Bord Gáis Energy is expanding its online, on-demand service into Cork City and County. www.localheroes.ie is an innovative online platform which easily connects people with trusted local tradespeople. The service has proven extremely popular with both customers... Read More