County Cork is getting a new town, it’ll be called “Monard”

County Cork is getting a new town, it’ll be called “Monard”

1 June 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Mr. Tim Lucey has today welcomed the significant decision made by An Bord Pleanala on 31st May, 2016 to approve the Councils Planning Scheme for the Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) at Monard. Mr. Lucey said “This decision gives national recognition to the Council’s strategic approach to forward planning in […]

Cork County Mayor Slams Blockers Of U.S. Transatlantic Route From Cork

Cork County Mayor Slams Blockers Of U.S. Transatlantic Route From Cork

19 May 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea has come out strongly in response to an objection lodged by the Irish Air Line Pilots Association (IALPA) against the granting of a licence to Norwegian Air International to commence its planned Cork – Boston route. He said: “The submission […]

€170k investment in Cork Opera House from Cork COUNTY Council

€170k investment in Cork Opera House from Cork COUNTY Council

9 May 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Opera House is located in Cork City, but today Cork County Councillors today voted in favour of contributing €170,000 to the much loved institution. Why? because the Opera House plays an integral role in sustaining the Arts in Cork County. Cork County Council have already providing €50,000 […]

‘Michael Collins House’ Museum opens in Clonakilty, West Cork

‘Michael Collins House’ Museum opens in Clonakilty, West Cork

28 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Saturday the 23rd of April, on a beautiful sunny Clonakilty day, the Mayor of the County of Cork John Paul O’Shea officially open the Michael Collins House Museum. The master of ceremonies for the day was Helen Collins the grand niece of Michael Collins, Helen was joined […]

Irish Road Bowling Association recognised by Cork Mayor

Irish Road Bowling Association recognised by Cork Mayor

28 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, held a Civic Reception for the Irish Road Bowling Association (Bol Chumann na hÉireann) in recognition of their work over their 62 year history. The Association’s Executive was joined at the reception by the 29 bowlers of the […]

Canadian Ambassador presents €5,000 to Cork County Council for Air India Ahakista Memorial

Canadian Ambassador presents €5,000 to Cork County Council for Air India Ahakista Memorial

26 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea, warmly welcomed Canadian Ambassador, Mr. Kevin Vickers, to County Hall on Tuesday, April 26th. Ambassador Vickers made the special visit to present Cork County Council with €5,000, monies to contribute toward the upkeep of the Air India Memorial […]

Annual Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards – Record Number of Nominations Received

Annual Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards – Record Number of Nominations Received

18 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea, will host the Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards on May 11th 2016 in County Hall. Now in its fourth year, the awards are a public recognition of the amazing work that is undertaken by people throughout Cork, those […]

Mayor of County Cork launches Muintir na Tire ‘Pride in Our Community’ Competition

Mayor of County Cork launches Muintir na Tire ‘Pride in Our Community’ Competition

18 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Councillor John Paul O’Shea launched the Pride in our Community Competition at the County Hall this week. The Pride in Our Community Competition, now celebrating its 12th year, continues to encourage communities to showcase the best of their area by developing sustainable […]

Cork County Council continues to strengthen links with Diaspora in United States

Cork County Council continues to strengthen links with Diaspora in United States

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’Shea will lead a business and tourism delegation on a three city programme of events which will include visits to Chicago, Detroit and New York. The visit follows on from last week’s visit to County Hall […]