POLITICS: Close the Dáil Bar immediately and set an example

POLITICS: Close the Dáil Bar immediately and set an example

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Government must stop treating those living and working in rural Ireland as second-class citizens – says TD Deputy Michael Collins has called on the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross to remember that his Road Traffic (Amendment) 2017 bill will cause further economic and social problems […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: want shoppers to support local this Christmas

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: want shoppers to support local this Christmas

28 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the success of last year’s ‘Think Cork County’ campaign, which was brought to life by Cork County Council, the initiative is once again returning ahead of the festive season to encourage the residents of Cork’s many towns and villages to support their local businesses in the lead […]

COUNTY CORK: to receive €1.3m from Department of Rural Development for improvements across 15 towns

COUNTY CORK: to receive €1.3m from Department of Rural Development for improvements across 15 towns

4 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Declan Hurley has welcomed the investment of €1,347,826.77 announced for 15 towns across the county under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, from the Department of Rural and Community Development. The announcement was made by the Minister for Rural […]

TIDY TOWNS: Cork County Council congratulates 2017 winners

TIDY TOWNS: Cork County Council congratulates 2017 winners

26 September 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley and Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey, today conveyed their congratulations to all the participants and winners in this year’s National Tidy Towns competition with a record breaking 870 towns and villages competing. Commenting on the Cork successes, […]

HOUSING CRISIS: West Cork TD Michael Collins says “Minister, I don’t envy your task in trying to turn this crisis around”

HOUSING CRISIS: West Cork TD Michael Collins says “Minister, I don’t envy your task in trying to turn this crisis around”

22 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie West Cork Independent TD, Deputy Michael Collins has called on the government to put their words into action and tackle the housing and homelessness crisis head on. As the new session of the Dáil opened Deputy Collins raised the urgent national crisis of housing. ‘The housing crisis is […]

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 […]