Dump transformed into public park – Tramore Park, Cork City

Dump transformed into public park – Tramore Park, Cork City

23 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lord Mayor Cllr. Mick Finn performed the official opening of the 70 hectare Tramore Valley Park this afternoon. The park has been developed on the site of the former Kinsale Road landfill, which operated from 1963 to 2009. Waste deposited at the facility included: municipal solid waste, commercial […]

West Cork businesses are under threat as a result of the out of control and spiralling costs of insurance

West Cork businesses are under threat as a result of the out of control and spiralling costs of insurance

30 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ‘The governments need to act now to ensure that rural businesses that provide jobs and income for families can survive into the future.’ West Cork Independent TD Michael Collins is calling on the government to resolve the insurance crisis that is putting individuals and companies across the country […]

Apartments in Cork City Centre for social housing

Apartments in Cork City Centre for social housing

29 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, in collaboration with Cluid Housing Association, has announced the purchase of a ‘turnkey’ multi-unit central city residential scheme at Leeside, Bachelor’s Quay, as a part of the Rebuilding Ireland programme. The riverside scheme, which has been acquired by Cluid, comprises 72 homes that are available […]

CORK LORD MAYOR: visiting San Francisco, California, USA

CORK LORD MAYOR: visiting San Francisco, California, USA

5 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Mick Finn is leading a delegation to visit New York, San Francisco (Cork’s Sister City), and Miami. The delegation includes representatives from Cork Chamber of Commerce, The Local Enterprise Office and Cork City Council. The delegation is working through a packed itinerary, […]

Cork based Brian Crowley MEP retires

Cork based Brian Crowley MEP retires

17 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Brian Crowley announced today (January 17th) that he will not seek re-election to the European Parliament this May and also confirmed his retirement from public life. File photo of Brian Crowley MEPA sustained bout of ill-health over recent years has forced the decision, he said, despite his best […]

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

3 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A special meeting of Cork City Council will take place this evening where potential Presidential candidates can make presentations to councillors in a bid to seek the nomination of Cork City Council. The Special Meeting will take place at 7pm. This follows Cork City Council being contacted by […]

Cork City Council projects shortlisted for Excellence in Local Government Awards

Cork City Council projects shortlisted for Excellence in Local Government Awards

16 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Environment Directorate was shortlisted in the Sustainable Environment category for its Sustainable Canteen Project, where saw it ban disposable, single-use cups and crockery in the staff canteen. Instead, staff were encouraged to use environmentally friendly reusable cups. Under the Best Practice in Citizen Engagement category, the Community and […]

Mayor of County Cork meets Prince of Wales

Mayor of County Cork meets Prince of Wales

16 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor Hurley presents The Prince of Wales with a replica of sketch prepared by his great great great grandmother Queen Victoria During this week’s Royal visit to Cork, the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Declan Hurley presented HRH The Prince of Wales with a reproduction of […]

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