CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: County Mayor encourages people to make submissions on CITY boundary expansion into COUNTY

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: County Mayor encourages people to make submissions on CITY boundary expansion into COUNTY

15 September 2017, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley, is encouraging the people, communities and businesses across Cork to have their say on the boundary alteration proposal put forward by Cork County Council under Section 29 of the Local Government Act 1991. “The people of Cork […]

WEST CORK: Michael Collins welcomes Clonakilty flood relief scheme funding approval

WEST CORK: Michael Collins welcomes Clonakilty flood relief scheme funding approval

7 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie West Cork Deputy Michael Collins has welcomed the announcement this week that the River Feagle Flood Relief Scheme has been given the go-ahead by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform. ‘This is very welcome news for the people of Clonakilty and the surrounding areas,’ Deputy Collins said. […]

WEST CORK: New vehicle for mobile library – replaces 14 year old truck

WEST CORK: New vehicle for mobile library – replaces 14 year old truck

5 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley launched the West Cork Mobile Library from his home in Dunmanway last week. The new mobile library replaces a fourteen-year-old vehicle which served almost every locality in rural West Cork and ensures the continuity of this valuable, socially inclusive […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: Shortlisted for 6 National Awards

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: Shortlisted for 6 National Awards

4 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has welcomed the announcements of six projects from Cork County Council shortlisted for the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2017. The projects shortlisted are: the Living Space Project Mallow; www.YourCouncil.ie; Dunmanway Community Garden; the Physicality and […]

WEST CORK: New mobile library vehicle launched by County Mayor Declan Hurley

WEST CORK: New mobile library vehicle launched by County Mayor Declan Hurley

1 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley has launched Cork County Council’s new mobile library for West Cork. The launch took place at the Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway. The new West Cork Mobile Library will replace the well-known, 14 year old vehicle that has visited nearly […]

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Clonakilty, Whiddy Island, Carrigtwohill, Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge & Mitchelstown – IPB Pride of Place Awards nominations

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Clonakilty, Whiddy Island, Carrigtwohill, Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge & Mitchelstown – IPB Pride of Place Awards nominations

29 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has congratulated the five Cork towns nominated by Cork County Council for the 2017 IPB Pride of Place Competition, in association with Co-Operation Ireland. The nominations are:- Ballymacoda/Ladysbridge Community Council Ltd, population between 300 and 1,000. Carrigtwohill Community […]

HOME TOURISM: Cork County Mayor promotes ‘Heritage Week 2017’ – 19th to 27th August

HOME TOURISM: Cork County Mayor promotes ‘Heritage Week 2017’ – 19th to 27th August

14 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley is urging the people of Cork to come and enjoy the fantastic line-up of events organised for Heritage Week 2017. The week, which is coordinated by the Heritage Council and part of the wider European Heritage Days Programme, takes […]

NORTH CORK: Millstreet businesses to receive 40% discount due to recent ‘Boil Water Notice’

NORTH CORK: Millstreet businesses to receive 40% discount due to recent ‘Boil Water Notice’

8 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Business and Farming Community of Millstreet who were recently affected by the 28 day Boil Water Notice on their Water Supply are to receive up to 40% discount in their upcoming bill. Irish Water has confirmed this week to local Independent Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea that […]

NORTH CORK: New water-main for village of Liscarroll

NORTH CORK: New water-main for village of Liscarroll

27 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The village of Liscarroll is to receive new water-mains in the coming months following confirmation by Irish Water to Local Independent Councillor John Paul O’Shea this week that they are to replace 3.7km of debilitating pipes around the village. The historic North Cork village of Liscarroll has suffered […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Cork County Council’s 8 Municipal District Local Area Plans are adopted

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Cork County Council’s 8 Municipal District Local Area Plans are adopted

25 July 2017, Tuesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Elected Members of Cork County Council have adopted the Local Area Plans for each of the County’s 8 Municipal Districts. These are key documents which set the designation and prioritisation of land use for the next 6 years “giving a set strategic direction for the growth […]