€104,000 Secured for Assisting Towns and Villages in County Cork

€104,000 Secured for Assisting Towns and Villages in County Cork

6 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD has announced that under the ‘Town and Village Accelerated Measures in Response to Covid-19’, four applications made by Cork County Council have been successful in securing funding to the value of €104,000. This measure is a new strand […]

Magnet networks successfully test broadband speeds in Abbeymahon, Ballincollig, Bandon, Bantry, Blarney, Buttevant, Carrigaline, Carrigtoohill, Clonakilty, Kanturk, Mahon, Midleton, Milford, Mitchelstown, Youghal

6 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Many remote workers in Cork are being offered the chance to connect to high-quality broadband for the first time following the launch of a new service with average minimum speeds of 20mbps virtually anywhere in the county. Broadband Anywhere from Magnet Networks is a new mobile technology product […]

‘Eagle McEagleface’ will NOT be the name of the Glengarriff white-tailed eagle chick in #WestCork

3 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Having been watched by thousands of people on our live EagleCam for 11 weeks, the Glengarriff white-tailed eagle chick has now fledged and the public have a change of choosing a name. Please note, Eagle McEagleface will not be considered! The eagle chick is gradually finding her wings and […]

CORK BUSINESS: ‘Network Ireland West Cork’ hoping to win 3 in a row at awards

2 August 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Network Ireland West Cork President Caroline Murphy and Vice President Katherine O’Sullivan are celebrating the branches success with two National Awards in the first two years since this branch was formed. This West Cork branch has gone from strength to strength, becoming the fastest-growing branch Nationally in 2019 […]

Minister Naughton Launches Safety on the Water website

1 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD has launched the newly updated Safety on the Water website. www.safetyonthewater.gov.ie Speaking at an event hosted by RNLI Galway to formally launch the new initiative today Minister Naughton said; “Water safety is not just a seasonal […]

WATCH: John Spillane livestreams TWO gigs from DeBarra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty, #WestCork

30 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie What: Live online ticketed gig from DeBarra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty When: Thursday, 6 August 2020. Show 1: 9pm Irish time / 10pm GMT+2 & Show 2: 11pm Irish Time How much: €12 – Full Price, €20 – Group Ticket (For more than one person viewing), €10 – Student/OAP/Retired/Pensioner/Unwaged, […]

IRISH FAMINE: Skibbereen Heritage Centre releases new video on graveyard

30 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Skibbereen Heritage Centre has released another graveyard video tour, this time on Aughadown Graveyard. The videos are voiced in serious whisper tones like an impersonator of RTE’s Jennie O’Sullivan! There is also some Jeremy Irons in there. Great credit is due to all involved in these interesting videos […]

CORK TOWNS TO IMPROVE: after County Council secure €33.7 million loan from Council of Europe Development Bank

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Council of Europe Development Bank to provide loan funding to Cork County Council to foster sustainable growth in the County’s key towns and their hinterlands The Council of Europe Development Bank today signed a €33.7 million loan agreement with Cork County Council to support the Council’s Social Sustainability […]

€7 million for businesses in County Cork

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie COVID19 Government Restart Grant Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that Cork businesses have thus far received €7,040,646 from the Government’s COVID-19 Restart Grant to help them get back on their feet. Senator Lombard said, “Cork County Council is responsible for administering the Government’s Restart Grant to […]

52% of Septic Tanks Tested in Cork Failed Inspection in 2019

26 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Call on Government to roll out awareness campaign on grant support and nationwide training programme for homeowners and planning authorities More than 1 in every 4 domestic waste water treatment systems nationwide inspected in 2019 were a risk to human health or the environment, and even though the […]

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