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16 October 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie EPA finds smelly Kinsale Waste Water treatment plant undersized for existing housing demand The EPA has published a report in the last week criticising the continuous and ongoing breaches at Kinsale’s waste water treatment plant (Site Visit Report Kinsale WWTP Oct 2022). For years residents have been complaining... Read More
30 September 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There are 3,277 primary schools and 548 secondary schools in the country, all of which will be eligible for funding The Environment Minister Eamon Ryan TD (Green Party) announced plans to provide free solar photovoltaic (PV) panels for every school in the country as part of this weeks... Read More
26 July 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has described plans to lay twin track rail between Glounthaune to Midleton as a revolution in commuter rail for the Cork Metropolitan Area. The proposals to lay new track on a 10km stretch from Cobh Junction to Midleton Station have opened for public... Read More
14 July 2022 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie MEP Grace O’Sullivan warns of need for urgent action to tackle biodiversity loss at UN Summit in New York Ireland’s biodiversity loss is accelerating at unprecedented speeds, show recent reports. At the High Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York this week (13-15 July), Green Party... Read More
22 May 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Green Party councillor in Cork has said Cork City Council must divert resources to tackle a growing backlog of planning enforcement complaints in the city. Following a request for information, Cllr Oliver Moran was provided with information on a growing backlog of planning enforcement cases still being... Read More
10 May 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Carrigaline Greens have welcomed a 50% decrease in public transport fares for young people and students. This is a permanent reduction in fares for those aged between 19 and 23, and follows a commitment secured by the Green Party in the last budget. Discussing the announcement, Green... Read More