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26 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has welcomed the 2024 Grant Allocation of €61.8m announced for National Roads, Active Travel and Greenway Projects in County Cork. These include funding for the N73 Annakisha South Improvement Scheme, N72 West Pavement Improvement Schemes, Midleton to Youghal bypasses (Castlemartyr), Midleton to Youghal Greenway and... Read More
25 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications from community and voluntary groups for funding under the new Local Enhancement Programme (LEP) and Women’s Groups Fund 2024. Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the €254,559 LEP capital only fund will help groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas, with... Read More
24 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie BirdWatch Ireland in partnership with Cork County Council and the National Parks and Wildlife Service have completed a survey of Barn Owls in the county, the results of which show that the fortunes of this iconic farmland bird appear to be changing, as Barn Owls were recorded in... Read More
23 Feb 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Property News Labour’s Candidates in Cork South Central are calling on the government to urgently address the housing crisis in light of the alarming findings of the recent Daft Report. The report revealed a staggering 6.8% increase in advertised rents in 2023, further exacerbating the challenges faced by... Read More
22 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie National Heritage Week 2024 will take place this year from 17th-25th August and will celebrate the theme of Connections, Routes and Networks. During National Heritage Week 2024 taking place from 17th – 25th August, we are encouraging you to explore the physical, cultural and natural connections in your... Read More
21 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie In celebration of National Tree Week 2024, Cork County Council is offering a number of native trees to schools, community groups and organisations. National Tree Week is an initiative of the Tree Council of Ireland and will take place this year from the 3rd to the 10th of... Read More
20 February 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Solid fuel use is one of the biggest sources of air pollution in our homes and communities. With roughly 1 in 10 householders in County Cork burning solid fuel as their main source of heating, Cork County Council is reminding householders that only approved fuels should be used... Read More
18 February 2024 By Mary L Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie daa Unveils 20-Point Plan To Accelerate  Dublin, Wednesday, February 7, 2024: daa, the operator of Dublin and Cork airports, recently unveiled details of 20 environmental sustainability initiatives being rolled out at Dublin and Cork Airports, which will accelerate both airports’ climate and sustainability related ambitions, including achieving... Read More
14 February 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Recently, the Social Democrats announced that they will run a candidate in every local electoral area in the Cork South Central Constituency for the first time. Richard Terry, Chairperson of the Cork South Central branch, and candidate for the Carrigaline Local Electoral Area describes the party: “The Social... Read More