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14 May 2024 By Valerie Ryan valerie@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Seeks Stories and Photographs for Retail Heritage Publication A new book is set to be published by Cork County Council this year highlighting the county’s incredible history of retail heritage. The publication will explore the earliest signs of trade many thousands of years ago to... Read More
7 May 2024 By Valerie Ryan valerie@TheCork.ie Seán Kelly, MEP for Ireland South, has highlighted the benefits of repurposing vacant and derelict properties for new use, such as housing, through renovation and energy upgrade works. “We have an abundance of vacant properties plotted around Ireland that could be repurposed as comfortable homes if renovation and... Read More
4 May 2024 By Valerie Ryan valerie@TheCork.ie The returning officer for the Local Elections in County Cork, Maurice Manning, recently confirmed that the counting of votes will commence on Saturday, June 8th, 2024.  Counting will take place at three centres in North Cork, West Cork and at Cork County Hall.  The start time on Saturday, June... Read More
26 April 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Charities and Community Groups invited to apply for €137,500 worth of donations in what is ALDI’s 25th anniversary in Ireland ALDI Ireland has launched its 2024 Community Grants programme, which features an expanded offering to mark 25 years of ALDI in Ireland. ALDI is calling on charities and... Read More
24 April 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The impact of Brexit on Cork’s and Ireland’s fishing community investigated on TG4 TV programme airing on Wednesday 24 April at 9:30pm Above: Tomás Ó Féinneadha Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Reddy Ó Faoláin Skipper, Castletownbere, Co, Cork. and Kevin Magee: Investigative journalist, Iniúchadh TG4, Greencastle Pier, Co. Donegal.  The serious impact... Read More
23 April 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Records only began in 2015 The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has published its monthly data on the number of Commencements Notices (residential construction starts) for the first quarter of 2024. The data shows that in the first three months of 2024, there have been commencement... Read More
22 April 2024 By Valerie Ryan valerie@TheCork.ie Cork County Council marked its milestone 125th anniversary with a day of commemoration starting with a Special Meeting of Council where the echoes of history were highlighted as the 1899-minute book was proudly displayed. As official proceedings ended, guests gathered in the Cork County Hall foyer where the... Read More
18 April 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Many Cork people have fond memories of RTÉ Radio Cork – Cork Local Radio – Cork 89FM. One of its well known presenters has passed away RTÉ Cork Local Radio was established in 1974 as an opt-out service that operated for a limited number of hours per week,... Read More
17 April 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher visited Dunmanway with local County Councillor Deirdre Kelly to meet with local organisations and businesses groups to discuss the town’s economic development. Kelleher, who is seeking re-election to the European Parliament in June, is continuing his tradition of visiting Cork’s towns and villages... Read More
17 April 2024 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council held the official launch of its Local Economic and Community Plan 2024-2030. The development of this plan has been a collaborative effort between Cork County Council, its economic and community stakeholders and the citizens of Cork County. It provides a framework for how the Council... Read More
16 April 2024 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has launched a new Circular Economy Fund with the aim of empowering local action to drive a more circular economy. The fund aims to support communities to move away from the traditional linear ‘take-make-use-dispose’ model towards more circular living where resources are reused or recycled,... Read More