QUICK FIX: 331 Council houses come back into system in Cork thanks to €7.3m cash injection from Govt for refurbs

QUICK FIX: 331 Council houses come back into system in Cork thanks to €7.3m cash injection from Govt for refurbs

19 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Voids Stimulus Programme to bring 331 units back into social housing stock in Cork The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has welcomed the response to the 2020 Voids Stimulus Programme which will see up to 2,500 social housing units across the country refurbished […]

TODAY: Culture Night 2020 in County Cork

TODAY: Culture Night 2020 in County Cork

18 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Culture Night 2020 When: Friday 18th September, 5pm to 11pm Tickets:  All Free Events Venues: Across County Cork , see CultureNightCorkCounty.ie Culture Night, the annual celebration of culture, creativity and the arts, takes place this evening h offering free tours, exhibitions, readings, performances, and films. There will be drama and poetry, music and dance, […]

Culture Night is this Friday

Culture Night is this Friday

16 September 2020, Wednesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This Friday, 18th September, Cork County comes alive for Culture Night with events, activities and performances taking place throughout the county. From a virtual circus performance in Clonakilty to a dramatic look behind the scenes of a theatrical rehearsal in Charleville, there are scheduled events for a wide […]

9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today

9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today

15 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 9 new cases of COVID19 in Cork today But first, let’s look at the national picture and Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died. This means there have been a total of 1,787 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland since the […]

44 Cork food producers make shortlist for Blas na hÉireann 2020 irishfoodawards.com #Blas2020

44 Cork food producers make shortlist for Blas na hÉireann 2020 irishfoodawards.com #Blas2020

15 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The team at Blas na hÉireann ( irishfoodawards.com ) have been working tirelessly since March to ensure that Blas 2020 goes ahead, maintaining their commitment to celebrating the very best in Irish food and drink. Chairperson, Artie Clifford feels that now, more than ever it is essential to […]

€130,250 to spruce up Crosshaven, Passage West, Kanturk, Liscarroll and West Cork

€130,250 to spruce up Crosshaven, Passage West, Kanturk, Liscarroll and West Cork

14 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD has announced a total of five applications by Cork County Council have been successful in securing funding to the value of €130,250, under the second round of the Town and Village Accelerated Measure in Response to Covid-19. The Accelerated […]

€735,000 worth of machinery added to Council’s Roads Fleet

€735,000 worth of machinery added to Council’s Roads Fleet

12 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new grader, two 26 tonne trucks and three automated gritters are the latest additions to join Cork County Council’s Fleet in 2020. With responsibility for 12.5% of the entire national road network, Cork County Council has a 700 strong vehicle fleet, the second largest in the country […]

Why is there a low-flying airplane over Cork? and what can landowners do?

Why is there a low-flying airplane over Cork? and what can landowners do?

11 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Q: Why is a Canadian registered white airplane flying over Cork? A: It’s equipped with state-of -the-art instruments and part of a Geo survey. The airplane will fly over counties Laois, Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford, and neighbouring parts of Offaly, Cork, Carlow and Kildare from September until the […]

“Two faced TD’s who are speaking out of both sides of their mouths”

“Two faced TD’s who are speaking out of both sides of their mouths”

10 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Deputy Michael Collins calls out the “two faced Td’s who are speaking out of both sides of their mouths”. Independent TD, for West Cork, Michael Collins has sharply criticised his opposition for voting for restrictions which they have repeatedly called “bonkers” and illogical and which they have claimed […]

What is the climate of Cork?

What is the climate of Cork?

8 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Yet, Cork is also one of Ireland’s sunniest cities, with an average of 3.9 hours of sunshine every day and only having 67 days where there is no “recordable sunshine”, mostly during and around winter. The climate of Cork, like the vast majority of Ireland, is mild oceanic […]

WEST CORK: Australian Expat Artist to give @Sotherbys painting auction proceeds to @WestCorkRR and @CUHCharity

WEST CORK: Australian Expat Artist to give @Sotherbys painting auction proceeds to @WestCorkRR and @CUHCharity

8 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie West Cork based, internationally renowned Australian artist, John Kelly, spent 45 days in Hospital and many more months in and out, two years ago. That he is alive today is thanks to the astonishing professionalism of the West Cork First Responders Unit and Cork University Hospital (CUH). To […]

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