The worst COVID Counties are Dubin, Donegal, then Cork

The worst COVID Counties are Dubin, Donegal, then Cork

24 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. There has now been a total of 1,797 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Wednesday, 23 September, the HPSC has been notified of 324 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is […]

EAST CORK: Extension project proposed for St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill

EAST CORK: Extension project proposed for St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Education and Skills has given notice that a major capital project for the development of St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill has been devolved to the Le Chéile Schools Trust for delivery, according to Fine Gael TD for Cork East Constituency, David Stanton. The Department has confirmed […]

Government must provide answers on Cork Airport – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

Government must provide answers on Cork Airport – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

24 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Ryanair are threatening to pull out. So are Aer Lingus…” Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, TD for Cork South-Central, used his Dail time yesterday to raise ongoing issues at Cork Airport, with the Minister for Transport. Deputy Ó Laoghaire said: “There are countless local people relying on Cork Airport for […]

Dáil to debate Professional Home Care Bill – Burke

Dáil to debate Professional Home Care Bill – Burke

24 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke, has confirmed that the Health (Amendment) (Professional Home Care) Bill 2020, which he introduced, is to be debated in the Dáil today. This new legislation is necessary and is designed to provide regulation in the area of professional home care. […]

Holly Cairns TD seeks further funding for rural villages

Holly Cairns TD seeks further funding for rural villages

24 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Social Democrats TD for Cork South-West, Holly Cairns, has called on the Department of Community and Rural Development and the Islands to extend funding for rural areas and provide specific investment for villages. Speaking in the Dáil last week, Holly said: “The Town and Village Renewal Scheme, which […]

The Rise of eCommerce in Ireland & Why Cybersecurity Matters

The Rise of eCommerce in Ireland & Why Cybersecurity Matters

24 September 2020 By Roger Murray roger@TheCork.ie Introduction While COVID-19 has had many negative, severe side effects, it’s also shed light on the growth of eCommerce. Studies show that over 6,000 Irish retail firms have jumped onto the eCommerce boat, creating eCommerce sites for their businesses to aid them during the pandemic. But many digital […]

How Do Steel Enterprises Manage Post-Industrial Dust Emissions?

How Do Steel Enterprises Manage Post-Industrial Dust Emissions?

24 September 2020 By Tony Rogerson news@TheCork.ie Of the entire range of harmful substances entering the atmosphere, one of the most important factors is dust emitted by enterprises of metallurgy and other heavy industries. The most dangerous for humans is fine (respirable) dust with a particle size of up to 10 microns, which is not […]

#BadParking has consequences

#BadParking has consequences

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Mary Linehan Foley met with representatives from disability support groups from around the County ahead of the annual national Make Way Day this Friday September 25th. ‘Make Way Day’ is a public awareness campaign, coordinated by the Disability Federation of Ireland, […]

Victory for Ballymaloe Foods at Great Taste international awards

Victory for Ballymaloe Foods at Great Taste international awards

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What is Ballymaloe Foods? The company has 33 staff and 18 products and exports into the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Australia and the US and its products include relishes, mayonnaise, pasta sauces and dressings. Three of Ballymaloe’s Foods products have been awarded stars at this year’s prestigious Great […]

FOOD AWARDS: 3 Gold stars for Free Range Irish Whole Goose from Skeaghanore West Cork Farm

FOOD AWARDS: 3 Gold stars for Free Range Irish Whole Goose from Skeaghanore West Cork Farm

23 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Aldi Ireland has won 52 titles at the 2020 Great Taste Awards, including the highest possible three gold stars award for its Specially Selected West of Ireland Lamb Guard of Honour with Rosemary and Garlic Salt Rub (€22.99/kg), Specially Selected Free Range Irish Whole Goose, winning the title […]

Pedestrian aged in his 80s dies on Main Cork-Limerick road at Charleville

Pedestrian aged in his 80s dies on Main Cork-Limerick road at Charleville

23 September 2020, Wednesday, 1.40pm By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Witness Appeal by Gardai Gardaí are currently at the scene of a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision involving a pedestrian, which occurred on Main Street, Charleville at approximately 11am this morning. The pedestrian, a male in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene after […]

GILET BLEU: Blue reflective vests remind public to keep 2-metres apart #COVID19

GILET BLEU: Blue reflective vests remind public to keep 2-metres apart #COVID19

23 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie As doctors ask the people of Cork to double down on public health guidelines with cases of Covid-19 again on the rise, Cork City Council has a new initiative that aims to promote social distancing and help protect vulnerable members of the community from Covid-19. 1,000 social distancing […]