Cork County Council v Dogs

Cork County Council v Dogs

28 July 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This week Mr Seán Canney TD, Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development announced the publication of the 2018 Dog Control Statistics. This relates to certain dog control functions of Local Authorities from dog licences to the management of dog pounds and dog breeding […]

Cork Airport wins ‘Best Airport Award’

Cork Airport wins ‘Best Airport Award’

12 July 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie In recent weeks Cork Airport won the top award for European airports in its class from the Airport Council International (ACI) in Limassol, Cyprus last night (Wednesday, 26 June). Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, was named Best Airport in Europe serving under five million […]

Connolly’s Red Mills announced as sponsors of Cork’s richest greyhound race for three year period

Connolly’s Red Mills announced as sponsors of Cork’s richest greyhound race for three year period

4 July 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Greyhound Board has announced that Connolly’s Red Mills will assume sponsorship of the Irish greyhound Laurels until at least 2021. Red Mills previously sponsored the event, ran in Cork’s Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium, between 2012 and 2014. The Laurels is Cork’s biggest and richest annual greyhound […]

ESB Networks announces initial roll out locations for Ireland’s electricity meter upgrade programme

ESB Networks announces initial roll out locations for Ireland’s electricity meter upgrade programme

3 July 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ESB Networks has today (Wednesday 3 July) announced the initial locations in 2019 to benefit from the upgrade of Ireland’s electricity meters to modern smart ready technology. The next generation electricity meters are a key part of Ireland’s Climate Action Plan 2019. Similar meters are currently being rolled […]

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

EDUCATION: Schools out for summer, and four principals are retiring

29 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The school term has ended for Primary Schools. In the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, following cumulative service of over 160 years, four primary school principals are retiring: Sinead Solleveld (South Abbey National School, Youghal), Harriet Pritchard (Bandonbridge National School), Sharon Hosford (The Model […]

FARMING: New measures to support beef farmers

FARMING: New measures to support beef farmers

29 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Member of the Oireachtas Agriculture, Food and the Marine committee, Carrigaline based Senator Tim Lombard, has said that new measures to boost the beef sector would support hard-pressed beef farmers in Cork. Senator Lombard was speaking in the wake of the committee’s report, ‘The Future of the Beef […]