CORK RUNNING OUT OF WATER: Night-time restrictions in Crosshaven and Clonakilty

CORK RUNNING OUT OF WATER: Night-time restrictions in Crosshaven and Clonakilty

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is anxious to ensure public water is conserved as much as possible and has established a Water Conservation Management Group in response to the current weather conditions to help manage supplies across the county.  This group convened today and has issued guidance to staff on the […]

Bandon fireman joined by Rob Heffernan to launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ 2018 in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

Bandon fireman joined by Rob Heffernan to launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ 2018 in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

2 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Olympic race walker and star of RTE’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’, Rob Heffernan joined Bandon fireman, Dave Crean to officially launch this year’s ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation. The annual 22km walk will start at 9am on Sunday, July […]

WATER SHORTAGES IN CORK: but it’s worse in Dublin where Irish Water are implementing legal ‘Water Conservation Orders’

WATER SHORTAGES IN CORK: but it’s worse in Dublin where Irish Water are implementing legal ‘Water Conservation Orders’

1 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As the warm weather continues, the demand on water supplies is outstripping the supply across the country. Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water as much as possible and to avoid unnecessary use of water. As flows in rivers and water levels in boreholes reduce, […]

LUCKY yet UNLUCKY! Cork lotto winner has less than one week left to claim prize

LUCKY yet UNLUCKY! Cork lotto winner has less than one week left to claim prize

30 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie They were lucky enough to win, but perhaps the luck ran out when it came to keeping the ticket and checking the numbers? A lucky National Lottery player from Cork has less than one week to claim a EuroMillions prize worth €40,872 that they won on Friday April […]

“PLEASE STOP WASTING WATER” – it’s running low in Clonakilty and Nohoval

“PLEASE STOP WASTING WATER” – it’s running low in Clonakilty and Nohoval

29 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Water is appealing to customers across Cork to conserve water. Small measures by everybody will help to maintain supply. Due to the increase in the demand for water and the limited availability of raw water as a result of the current dry weather, reservoir levels have dropped […]

SPORTS: Galway and Cork Tipped At 11/8 To Retain Provincial GAA Hurling Titles

SPORTS: Galway and Cork Tipped At 11/8 To Retain Provincial GAA Hurling Titles

29 June 2018 By Byran Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Both the Munster and Leinster Senior Hurling Championship take place this weekend with Cork and Galway defending their titles against Clare and Kilkenny. BoyleSports are tipping up the Tribesmen and Rebels to retain their respective titles at 11/8 whilst Clare and Galway to come out provincial champions is […]

Irish Water appeal for water conservation as prolonged dry spell predicted increases pressure on water supplies

Irish Water appeal for water conservation as prolonged dry spell predicted increases pressure on water supplies

26 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water as a prolonged dry spell has been predicted by Met Éireann. In several areas around the country where water supplies were already under pressure, warm weather has exacerbated this situation. Demand for water is increasing while levels in […]

83 Special Needs Assistants for Cork Schools

83 Special Needs Assistants for Cork Schools

24 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcome the news that Cork schools are to get 83 more Special Needs Assistance positions this coming school year. This will bring the number of SNAs in primary and secondary schools in Cork to 1,898. There will be 15,000 Special Needs Assistants […]