Cork’s role in peace process recognised at City Hall event

Cork’s role in peace process recognised at City Hall event

12 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The role of Cork-based individuals in building the Irish Peace Process through their support of charity Co-operation Ireland was celebrated at a special event in Cork City Hall Council Chambers on Tuesday, November 12. To mark Co-operation Ireland’s 40th anniversary, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr John Sheehan hosted a […]

Cork’s role in Peace Process to be celebrated at City Hall

Cork’s role in Peace Process to be celebrated at City Hall

12 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of Cork-based individuals in building the Irish Peace Process through their support of charity Co-operation Ireland will be celebrated at a special event in Cork City Hall Council Chambers this evening. To mark Co-operation Ireland’s 40th anniversary, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr John Sheehan will host […]

CORK CITY needs a CYCLING TSAR (there is life in Ireland beyond Dublin)

CORK CITY needs a CYCLING TSAR (there is life in Ireland beyond Dublin)

10 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Greens Members of the Green Party in Cork have said that the recent revelation that the National Transport Authority (NTA) were in the early stages of developing a dedicated office to work on cycling infrastructure that would “focus on schemes in the Dublin City Council area” is a […]

MIDLETON, EAST CORK: Lakeview Slip Road Open

MIDLETON, EAST CORK: Lakeview Slip Road Open

9 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton has welcomed the completion of the Lakeview slip road. The slip road opened to traffic on Friday evening, 8 November. “I would like to congratulate Cork County Council on the […]

#PublicConsultation – Govt Dept wants public opinions on proposed disposable coffee cup levy (and other levies)

#PublicConsultation – Govt Dept wants public opinions on proposed disposable coffee cup levy (and other levies)

7 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie “I encourage people in Cork to have their say on these landmark proposals.” Member of the Special Climate Action Committee, Carrigaline based Senator Tim Lombard, has confirmed that a public consultation has been launched regarding several proposed environmental levies designed to encourage more sustainable behaviour. The consultation was […]

AUDIO: 5,500 School children “practically offline” in Cork East – Sherlock

AUDIO: 5,500 School children “practically offline” in Cork East – Sherlock

6 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over 5,500 school children in schools across Mallow, Fermoy, Midleton and Cobh are in schools with broadband speeds of less than 20 MBs, says Cork East TD Seán Sherlock. “These numbers highlight a digital divide in this country with Dublin doing well but schools outside the M50 doing […]

MACROOM & KANTURK will receive rural regeneration funding

MACROOM & KANTURK will receive rural regeneration funding

6 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Christopher O’ Sullivan today welcomed news that Cork County Council has been successful in securing government funding of over €2.6million for rural regeneration in the towns of Macroom and Kanturk in County Cork. The Government’s Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) […]

€2.6 million for transformative projects in Kanturk and Macroom – O’Shea

€2.6 million for transformative projects in Kanturk and Macroom – O’Shea

6 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some €2.6 million has been allocated for transformative regeneration projects in Kanturk and Macroom, according to Cork North West General Election candidate Councillor John Paul O’Shea. Cllr. O’Shea said: “This is fantastic news for both Kanturk and Macroom, and the wider Cork North West region in general. The […]

Does Cork need more Gardai?

Does Cork need more Gardai?

3 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour Cork City Councillor John Maher has demanded the Garda Commissioner and Minister for Justice to account for news reports today that just two Gardaí were able to patrol the city last March on a Saturday night and clarify when additional resources will be made available to Cork, […]