SPORT: Fundraiser Launched to Deliver New Astroturf for Kanturk #NorthCork

SPORT: Fundraiser Launched to Deliver New Astroturf for Kanturk #NorthCork

23 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Kanturk Community Astroturf Committee are very excited to be rolling out plans for the €1 million development of 116 metre by 76 metre Astroturf pitch at Greenane, Kanturk, adjacent to the Coláiste Treasa sports hall. The development will also include a pedestrian walkway around the pitch with bollard […]

Cork City Council elects Ballincollig-based Cllr Colm Kelleher as 2021-2022 Lord Mayor of Cork

Cork City Council elects Ballincollig-based Cllr Colm Kelleher as 2021-2022 Lord Mayor of Cork

19 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The new Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Colm Kelleher (Fianna Fail) was elected last evening at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Cork City Council The Ballincollig-based Fianna Fáil councillor was elected 21 votes to 7 Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s AGM took place at Coláiste Choilm […]

Permanent TSB closes physical cash desk

Permanent TSB closes physical cash desk

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Closure of physical cash desks at PTSB Bishopstown is a “a blow to the community” The new Sinn Féin Cork City Councillor Eolan Ryng has described as “a blow to the community” the decision by Permanent TSB to remove physical cash desks at its Bishopstown branch from 03 […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Ireland needs rapid antigen COVID testing

HEALTH POLITICS: Ireland needs rapid antigen COVID testing

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie “The Government must stop prevaricating and urgently roll out rapid antigen testing as part of its overall response to the Covid 19 pandemic,” said Fianna Fáil MEP, Billy Kelleher, who is based in Cork North Central. Kelleher was commenting following the publication of a HSE study produced by […]

LISTEN: Cork Airport workers income must be protected during 10 week runway closure – says TD

LISTEN: Cork Airport workers income must be protected during 10 week runway closure – says TD

13 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Department of Transport must support workers during Cork Airport closure – says Local TD Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has urged the Department of Transport to increase funding allocated to the Regional Airports Fund with the purpose of keeping aviation workers on the books for the duration […]

Climate Action Bill threatens rural Ireland says #WestCorkTD

Climate Action Bill threatens rural Ireland says #WestCorkTD

10 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Politics Deputy Michael Collins and his colleagues from the Rural Independent Group, have today challenged government TDs to step forward and explain why they are allowing a deeply flawed and damaging Climate Action Bill to be “rammed through the Oireachtas”, without any consideration for practical solutions or opposition […]

TRASH TALK: Chewing Gum is litter too

TRASH TALK: Chewing Gum is litter too

10 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley officially launched the Gum Litter Taskforce’s education campaign, with the help of students from Bunscoil Mhuire, in Youghal earlier this week. Speaking of the campaign, Mayor Linehan Foley said “Covid-19 has brought more people outdoors to socialise […]

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