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12 May 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie PepsiCo confirms €127 million expansion at Little Island facility PepsiCo, a global food and beverage leader, is nearing completion on a €127 million investment at its Little Island manufacturing facility, which will see the opening of additional manufacturing capacity and further investment in its R&D campus. PepsiCo currently... Read More
11 May 2023, 9.30am By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) will visit Doneraile Court, North Co Cork, today to officially reopen “a more accessible Doneraile Court with enhanced visitor attractions”.  Speaking ahead of the official reopening of Doneraile court today North Cork... Read More
11 May 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A Munster Fine Gael senator has accused well-known Cork brand ‘Jameson’ of selling its Irish produced whiskey in Russia Tipperary Senator Garret Ahearn secured photos of Jameson whiskey, complete with Russian labelling showing the bottling date of December 16th last, “openly on sale in Russia this month”. Senator... Read More
9 May 2023 By Bryan McCarthy Bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator Tim Lombard has been appointed Fine Gael Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food, Forestry, Fisheries and the Marine. The Minane Bridge/Carrigaline based Senator – who is also a Farmer – has been the party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food, Forestry, Fisheries and the Marine since 2020,... Read More
6 May 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Oireachtas News The Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, and the Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann, (Cork based) Senator Jerry Buttimer, offer His Majesty King Charles III warmest congratulations on his Coronation and look forward to continuing friendship between our two countries and the Irish and... Read More
6 May 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Postmasters have called on the public to use their Post Office, to sustain local services which support communities and businesses. Speaking at the Irish Postmasters’ Union (IPU) annual conference in Cork this weekend, General Secretary Tony Howard said members of the public have a central role to play... Read More
1 May 2023 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie The map is available to downloaded at https://www.corkcoco.ie/en/visitor/cork-county-historic-town-maps Cork County Council has launched a Historic Town Map of Fermoy. The informative illustrated map highlights key heritage sites and buildings in the town, offering a self-guided user-friendly informative tour of Fermoy. The Fermoy Town Map presents a brief history... Read More
28 April 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is seeking public engagement on the first stage of a new Climate Action Plan for the county. The consultation will inform how we can best tackle the challenges posed by our changing climate, while working to meet national targets for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.... Read More
26 April 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The government needs to take the issues facing rural Ireland seriously and provide sufficient and sustainable funding to help farmers overcome the climate crisis, according to Social Democrats leader Holly Cairns. Deputy Cairns was commenting after meeting members of Macra na Feirme, who gathered at the Dáil to... Read More