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 […]

Thanks for adhering to the COVID19 guidelines

Thanks for adhering to the COVID19 guidelines

26 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Greens thank children & young people The Green Party in Cork have thanked the children of Ireland for their selflessness and conscientiousness ahead of schools re-opening this week. A representative for the group says their sacrifice and discipline throughout the crisis has saved countless lives, and stands […]

‘Millions of investment’ in sustainable transport in Cork City in 2020 and 2021

‘Millions of investment’ in sustainable transport in Cork City in 2020 and 2021

25 August 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Green Party welcome “millions of investment” in sustainable transport in Cork City in 2020 and 2021 – Cllr. Oliver Moran & Minister Eamon Ryan The Green Party in Cork has welcomed investment of millions of euro in pedestrian, cycle and green infrastructure for the city in 2020 and […]

Night-time economy taskforce for Cork City

Night-time economy taskforce for Cork City

9 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Night-time economy taskforce & a ‘Night Mayor’ for Cork could “revolutionise” arts & entertainment in the city for life after Covid Green Party Councillors in Cork have welcomed the recent announcement that a new Night-time Economy Taskforce will be established to promote and develop a vibrant and sustainable […]

Cork City Council needs to do more to support the arts – says Green Cllr

Cork City Council needs to do more to support the arts – says Green Cllr

18 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council needs to do more to support the arts & music, in light of COVID19 – says Cllr. Oliver Moran The Green Party in Cork has said that Cork City Council needs to do more to support musicians and cultural groups affected by budget cuts and […]

Cork City needs more and wider cycle lanes (and enforcement!)

Cork City needs more and wider cycle lanes (and enforcement!)

28 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Green Party Councillor for Cork City South West, Colette Finn, today said that we need to provide cycling infrastructure to allow healthcare workers in Cork to cycle to and from work safely. Speaking today, Cllr. Finn said: “I’ve been contacted by frontline healthcare workers in CUH that are […]

Biodiversity boost: one of the positives of COVID19

Biodiversity boost: one of the positives of COVID19

11 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Greens say increased opportunity for residents groups to increase biodiversity in their area due to COVID-19 The Green Party in Cork has asked residents groups to use this Summer season as an opportunity to set an area of green space aside for greater biodiversity. Restrictions because of COVID19 […]

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