EAST CORK: Cloyne Village benefits from Cork County Council’s Village Enhancement Fund

EAST CORK: Cloyne Village benefits from Cork County Council’s Village Enhancement Fund

14 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cloyne has recently undergone a number of public infrastructure improvements, culminating in the opening by Cllr. Susan McCarthy, Cathaoirleach of the East Cork Municipal District (MD) of Cork County Council, of the public car park on Water Street. The works were funded by the Council’s Village Enhancement Fund. […]

“A village post office is much more to the people of rural Ireland than just a place to collect pensions and buy stamps”

“A village post office is much more to the people of rural Ireland than just a place to collect pensions and buy stamps”

13 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie West Cork TD Michael Collins (Independent) has welcomed the announcement that Bantry has been chosen as one of just three sites across the country for a new An Post online delivery trial, which aims to redevelop and update the national post office network. ‘This is great news not […]

1,727 Cork children waiting for free dental treatment is simply unacceptable – says opposition TD

1,727 Cork children waiting for free dental treatment is simply unacceptable – says opposition TD

14 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that it is unacceptable to have 1727 children in Cork waiting for some form of orthodontic treatment. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after receiving confirmation from the HSE on the number of children waiting to commence treatment at […]

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

12 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, today (12 December) published a report of the Cork Implementation Oversight Group which outlines the proposed delineation of an extended boundary for Cork City. The Cork Implementation Oversight Group, which was established in July 2017 on foot of recommendations […]

Cork City to get a DIRECTLY ELECTED Mayor (similar to London)?

Cork City to get a DIRECTLY ELECTED Mayor (similar to London)?

9 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed reports that the government plan to propose a directly-elected mayor for the city. Reports in the Irish Times say the government is expected to recommend the plan at next week’s cabinet meeting. The plan is for an executive-style mayor with responsibility […]

WEST CORK: Further Investment for N71 but Timelines Need to be Improved – Daly

WEST CORK: Further Investment for N71 but Timelines Need to be Improved – Daly

9 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A Fine Gael Junior Minister has expressed his disappointment with the lack of progress with carrying out upgrades to the N71 even though funding had been sanctioned some time ago, as he confirmed further funding to upgrade various stretches of the N71 this week. Cork South West Fine […]

Illegal Dumping in Cork’s Inner City

Illegal Dumping in Cork’s Inner City

9 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Long Term Solutions are needed Constant Dumping is causing great damage to city and therefore long-term solutions are needed sooner rather than later The Fianna Fail Cork City Cllr Dr John Sheehan (pictured above) has expressed his frustration at what he called a “rampant amount of dumping in Cork’s […]

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