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 […]

POLITICS: Why is a Kerry TD – Michael Healy-Rae – calling for mroe funding in CORK Hospitals?

POLITICS: Why is a Kerry TD – Michael Healy-Rae – calling for mroe funding in CORK Hospitals?

20 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Kilgarvan TD Michael Healy-Rae this morning issued a statement calling for more investment in Cork University Hospital. Statement: With regard to the IHCA(Irish Hospitals Consultants Association) launch of their pre-budget submission. I wish to highlight in the strongest possible way, the absence of the non-invasive vascular laboratory […]

CORK COUNTY MAYOR: visits Transport Minister to ask for more investment in Cork infrastructure

CORK COUNTY MAYOR: visits Transport Minister to ask for more investment in Cork infrastructure

3 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley will lead a delegation from Cork County Council to meet with Minister Shane Ross and discuss requirements regarding investment in Cork Roads today. Top of the agenda will be the need for investment in transport infrastructure in Cork to […]

VIDEO: Historian Cllr Kieran McCarthy PhD is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

VIDEO: Historian Cllr Kieran McCarthy PhD is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

7 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie For over twenty years Kieran McCarthy has promoted Cork’s history and heritage and promoted its various communities and people. His love of local history has inspired his many successful heritage initiatives and he has now received the January Cork Person of the Month award to mark his work. […]

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

21 November 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 6723 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote before the deadline for inclusion on the electoral register […]

Cork County Mayor ‘Hooley in the Hall’ raises €22k for charity

Cork County Mayor ‘Hooley in the Hall’ raises €22k for charity

10 August 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Former Cork County Mayor’s charity event, the ‘Hooley in the Hall’ was a success, according to organisers, raising a total of €22,524.48 which will be now shared between two very worthy Cork charities, the Mercy Hospital Foundation Cancel Appeal and Pieta House, Cork. Speaking at the presentation, […]

Anthony McDermott installed as Mayor of Clonakilty

Anthony McDermott installed as Mayor of Clonakilty

27 June 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anthony McDermott was installed as the new Mayor of Clonakilty on Thursday evening 9th June at a pleasant ceremony attended by a large crowd at Asna Square. At 8pm, the Mayoral Council members led by the outgoing Mayor Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, arrived on foot from O’Donovan’s Hotel as […]

Cork County Mayor is a Cowboy?

Cork County Mayor is a Cowboy?

18 June 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mayor of County Cork last night hosted an event “jam packed with live music, bbq and refreshing summer drinks” in the slightly unexpected venue of County Hall. The quirkey ‘Hooley in The Hall’ was a casual event space with a fun ‘country’ theme for a very memorable […]