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27 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The decision of the Court of Appeal to allow large trawlers fish in Ireland’s inshore waters is deeply disappointing and hugely worrying, according to Social Democrats Fisheries Spokesperson – the West Cork TD – Holly Cairns. A Department of the Marine Policy Directive, which banned large trawlers over... Read More
23 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ABP have a large meat processing plant at Kilbrogan, on the Northside of Bandon town, on the road from Bandon to Brinny ABP has become the first Irish-owned company to achieve the International Water Stewardship Standard Version V2.0, Platinum Level certification. The leading international sustainability standard was awarded... Read More
23 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Walking stick is expected to fetch £10,000 (€11,700 approx) at a Belfast auction – Irish state should purchase it says Fine Gael Cork Senator A walking stick belonging to Michael Collins and documents linked to the political leader must be acquired by the State given their historical significance, a... Read More
21 September 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed the fact that the Government has agreed to enact a Bill which will clarify the law on how some property rights, such as rights of way, are validated and registered, providing certainty for landowners in County Cork. Senator Lombard said, “New... Read More
21 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Throughout the summer, Fáilte Ireland’s ‘Keep Discovering’ marketing campaign has been encouraging Irish people to discover the joy of holidaying in Ireland. With restrictions for tourism and hospitality businesses easing, the upcoming shoulder season is an important time for the tourism sector in Cork. Rolling into Autumn, the... Read More
17 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie West Cork Distillers and Keohane’s Seafood have both been acknowledged for their outstanding sustainability efforts in Lidl’s inaugural Supplier Recognition Awards. The Award ceremony was part of a special virtual event that brought more than 300 of Lidl’s suppliers across the island of Ireland together virtually to mark... Read More
17 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is the local authority for the County of Cork, which means it is responsible for the Fire Service. The large organisation is now looking to recruit part-time firefighters for the Skibbereen, Kinsale, and Carrigaline stations. If you live and work within 2 miles of the... Read More
17 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Greg Tarr, Cormac Harris, and Alan O’Sullivan will represent Ireland The winners of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) 2020 and 2021 will compete against over 150 young people from 39 countries at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) this weekend, at a virtual... Read More
17 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Students spanning Primary (5th and 6th class) and Secondary (up to Junior Cert) schools are invited to enter the inaugural, national An Post Brain Busters programme announced by Dr Niamh Shaw, award-winning communicator, writer and explorer of space activities. Students must successfully complete a series of numeracy and... Read More
14 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Kerry Community Healthcare wishes to remind the public that walk-in testing at Covid-19 screening centres in Dunmanway and Cork city is not currently available. The centres are available for testing by appointment, and we appeal to the public to attend for their scheduled appointments. Where that’s not... Read More