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26 January 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Malcolm Noonan TD, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, has announced a doubling of funding to the Local Biodiversity Action Fund to €3 million for 2023. Local Authorities can now apply to the National Parks and Wildlife... Read More
24 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fort2Fort Charity Cycle raises €21,675 for Cork beneficiaries Organisers of the annual Fort2Fort Charity Cycle, which took place on Saturday, 29th October 2022, are pleased to announce that €21,675 was raised, and has been distributed to a number of local beneficiaries. A special event took place on Wednesday,... Read More
20 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has announced support to the value of over €1.8million to support local communities in 2023. The Council’s Community Fund Scheme provides financial support to a range of groups and organisations right across the county annually. The scheme is administered locally by the eight Municipal Districts... Read More
19 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Confirmation that Road Safety Authority (RSA) is engaged in legal process to impose penalties relating to NCT contract is welcome – but must be fully pursued The Government must urgently address ongoing delays being experienced by motorists trying to access National Car Testing (NCT) centres and apply appropriate... Read More
19 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Argos is to close all 34 of its Irish stores including the 2 in Cork at Mahon Point Retail Park & Blackpool Retail Park (which incidentally was always referred to as”Cork Retail Park” with no mentioned of the word Blackpool on the Argos website) Before the internet, Argos... Read More
18 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Win at Ceol An Geimhridh Claire Bradley of Comhaltas na Dúglaise won first place in the Wind Section Under 11 at Ceol an Geimhridh in Macroom last Sunday. Well done Claire. Music and singing classes resumed at Gaelscoil na Dúglaise last Wednesday. Céili Dancing Classes Comhaltas na Dúglaise... Read More
17 January 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aperee Living is headquartered in City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork and currently owns and operates ten nursing homes including Bantry (Cork), Belgooly (Cork), Churchtown (Cork), Conna (Cork). It recently announced the appointment of Henry Burrows as new Group CEO and Executive Director. The company has further plans to... Read More
14 January 2023 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune is calling for the establishment of a dedicated Health Committee at the European Parliament. The Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI) currently oversees public health issues that affect Ireland and all EU members. MEP Clune, a member of that Committee and... Read More