Cork Greens welcome €51,600 funding for biodiversity projects

Cork Greens welcome €51,600 funding for biodiversity projects

23 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Greens have welcomed the allocation of €51,600 for biodiversity projects in Cork County and City as part of the Local Authority Biodiversity Grant Scheme. The Minister of State with responsibility for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, announced that all 31 Local Authorities have received funding […]

‘What is a healthy city?’ – Cork Greens Public Event

‘What is a healthy city?’ – Cork Greens Public Event

12 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork North West Green Representative Louise Jordan is hosting an event this week that asks this question and hopes to share with a wide audience some answers. “Denise Cahill, Co-coordinator of Healthy Cities, (HSE) is joining us this Thursday, May 13th, at 7pm to talk about what they […]

Green Party unhappy with chopping down of more trees in Cork City

Green Party unhappy with chopping down of more trees in Cork City

22 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “On this day ‘Earth Day’ it was devastating to see the destruction of trees and shrubs that birds were nesting in yesterday being chopped down and destroyed at Cushing Road and Tannery Gardens, Farranferris, Cork. Only recently, we applauded the good news that 500 trees were planted in […]

WEST CORK: ‘Stop Gorse Fires’ Facebook group from Green Party Rep gains popularity following recent Seskin, Bantry fires

WEST CORK: ‘Stop Gorse Fires’ Facebook group from Green Party Rep gains popularity following recent Seskin, Bantry fires

11 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The ‘Stop Gorse Fires’ Facebook group was founded by Green Party South West Cork Rep Rory Jackson way back in 2010 to raise awareness of the issue of land being burned off to increase farmland payments and clear off overgrown pastures. Too much of this has been happening […]

Cork Greens welcome publication of the Government’s White Paper to End Direct Provision

Cork Greens welcome publication of the Government’s White Paper to End Direct Provision

1 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork South West Green Party recently welcomed the publication of the Government’s White Paper to End Direct Provision and to establish a New International Protection Support Service. Launched today by the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman TD & Minister Joe O’Brien, Minister […]

Plans to import fracked gas have been scrapped

Plans to import fracked gas have been scrapped

15 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Politics News The Green Party in Cork has welcomed confirmation that plans to import fracked gas through the Port of Cork have been scrapped. In 2017, the Port of Cork and US gas company, NextDecade, signed a memorandum of understanding to import liquefied natural gas through the port. […]

Eco-burial an option in Cork, if public demands exist

Eco-burial an option in Cork, if public demands exist

14 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Background: Local Authorities are responsible for graveyards, so any change in practice must begin with your Local City or County Council The Green Party in Cork has asked officials of Cork City Council to meet with residents seeking an “eco-graveyard” in the city. The request comes after Cork […]

North Cathedral and Carrigaline Community School to benefit from ENERGY SAVING deep retrofits

North Cathedral and Carrigaline Community School to benefit from ENERGY SAVING deep retrofits

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed funding for deep retrofit of public housing and buildings in the city and county. Up to 200 local authority and housing association homes in Cork (out of 630 nationally) are to receive funding for deep retrofits of energy-saving technologies. €28 million […]

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