Cork County Council Shortlisted in 11 Categories for Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2020

Cork County Council Shortlisted in 11 Categories for Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2020

14 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has been shortlisted in 11 categories in the seventeenth annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2020. The Excellence in Local Government Awards 2020 (ELG Awards), sponsored by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, are held to recognise and celebrate the outstanding […]

Bantry Drugs Bust: 2 men aged in 20’s taken to Bantry Garda Station

Bantry Drugs Bust: 2 men aged in 20’s taken to Bantry Garda Station

12 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie €140,000 of Suspected Cannabis Seized as part of Multi-Agency Operation in Cork and Dublin Today a multi-agency operation took place in Bantry and Dublin, led by Bantry District Drugs Unit, Cork West Divisional Drugs Unit, Store Street District Drugs Unit, and assisted by the officers from the Food […]

Further scrutiny of meat processing plants is warranted

Further scrutiny of meat processing plants is warranted

11 October 2020 BY Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Holly Cairns (Cork South West TD), Social Democrats spokesperson for Agriculture, has welcomed the Special Covid Committee’s recommendation that other Dáil committees should examine serious ongoing issues in meat plants. Holly said: “I have been calling for a taskforce to examine conditions for workers in this sector for […]

“Broadband Connection Points (BCPs)” to be created in five rural Cork locations

“Broadband Connection Points (BCPs)” to be created in five rural Cork locations

11 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 5 new Broadband connection points in Cork a key element of Government’s National Broadband Plan – Colm Burke TD The 5 new broadband connection points in Cork are a key element of the Government’s National Broadband Plan, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Cork North Central TD, Colm […]

WEST CORK: Secures new religious leader from Southern Africa

WEST CORK: Secures new religious leader from Southern Africa

10 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Archdeacon Adrian Wilkinson, Commissary to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, is delighted to announce the appointment of the Reverend Ivan Ruiters, who currently is serving as incumbent of the Parish of Karkloof in the Diocese of Natal, Anglican Church of […]

FUNDING for Charleville, Cobh, Fermoy, Skibbereen, Youghal

FUNDING for Charleville, Cobh, Fermoy, Skibbereen, Youghal

9 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Library Branches to benefit are Charleville receiving €20,707, Cobh €16,135, Fermoy €15,000, Skibbereen €41,031, Youghal €10,000 and Library Information and Communication Technologies upgrades which will benefit from €8,210 support. The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, recently announced funding of €3million to support […]

How can Tourism fight back against COVID19

How can Tourism fight back against COVID19

5 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The COVID-19 Safety Charter was developed by the National Tourism Development Authority to instil public confidence in ‘safe breaks’ in Ireland. Fáilte Ireland research shows the public expect and regard it as ‘important’ that appropriate safety measures are in place if they are to consider taking a domestic […]

18 Cork County Schools added to Creative Schools Programme

18 Cork County Schools added to Creative Schools Programme

4 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council welcomes news that 18 primary and secondary schools in Co County have been added to the national ‘Creative Schools Programme’. A new Primary Schools Creative Cluster for West Cork has also been announced. This Creative Cluster will be managed by the West Cork Education Centre […]

PROPERTY NEWS: Cork property prices RISE by €5,000 in Q3, in spite of COVID19 #RebelCounty

PROPERTY NEWS: Cork property prices RISE by €5,000 in Q3, in spite of COVID19 #RebelCounty

2 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Median asking price for a property in the county up to €250,000 Latest survey shows asking prices nationally rose by 5.2% in Q3 Property prices in Cork have gone up by €5,000 during the quarter, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy. The report […]

Irish company wins tender process for Council IT security

Irish company wins tender process for Council IT security

2 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Paradyn (with offices in Little Island, Cork and Sandyford, Dunlin 18) has implemented “an advanced cybersecurity and network solution” for Cork County Council in a €500,000 deal over the next three years. Having won a competitive tender process, Paradyn will provide security operation centre (SOC) as-a-service and network […]

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