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14 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Independent Cork South West Candidate Cllr Alan Coleman has called for the Government to use an existing model to force Insurance companies to offer flood insurance cover to those that are refused such cover. Cllr Coleman said “We already have the Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) which... Read More
5 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has issued a lengthy statement in relation to the recent flooding, indeed as it arrives the main Cork to Waterford road is still closed due to remaining water. The County Council is the primary response agency for flooding events in Co Cork and is supported... Read More
20 December 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Something significant happened in Cork last Sunday. In the small village of Ballyhea – on the main Cork-Limerick Road – at 10.30am the 250th ‘Ballyhea Says No’ march took place. Organiser Diarmuid O’Flynn sent us a statement. Statement from ‘Ballyhea Says No’ organiser Diarmuid O’Flynn  Last Sunday we... Read More
4 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The last meeting of 2015 for the Cork City Joint Policing Committee Will take place on Monday (7th December 2015) at 2 pm in the Council Chamber, City Hall, Cork. The JPC is a forum where Senior Gardai interact with elected City Councillors. Routine reports presented include a... Read More
1 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea who this week leads a delegation from Cork to Boston to help foster Business, Culture & Tourism links will receive a donation of $7,500 on behalf of the three secondary schools in Mallow. Davis College,... Read More
30 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of the County Council, Tim Lucey, travel to Boston, MA, USA today November 30th, accompanied by the Chair of the Tourism SPC, Cllr Alan Coleman and the Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Louis Duffy.... Read More
27 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of Cork County Council lead a delegation to the Jiangsu Province, China on November 16th last. Other members of the delegation included a representative from CIT, from the Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) and two... Read More
26 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Barnardos CEO Fergus Finlay has delivered the keynote address at an awareness morning for the Hands Up for Children campaign in Cork today. The campaign is a coalition of organisations from around the country, which is calling for preventative and early interventions for children and families to be... Read More
9 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.,ie Members of Cork County Council have voted by a substantial majority, 42 votes in favour with eight against, to adopt the Annual Budget 2016. Not since 2008 have commercial rates levied by Cork County Council been increased and the adoption yesterday by Council of the Annual Budget for... Read More