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Category / AREA: WEST CORK
17 August 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Long-time public servant Valerie O’Sullivan is set become the temporary chief executive (CE) when Tim Lucey leaves the role in October 2023. Cork’s other Local Authority – Cork City Council – has had a female CE since Ann Doherty was appointed in 2014. Valerie O’Sullivan’s CV includes senior... Read More
8 August 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Politics West Cork Deputy Michael Collins has expressed his strong objections to the decision by the National Ploughing Championships 2023 organizers to make the event cashless, citing concerns about privacy, inclusivity, and government control over financial transactions. Deputy Michael Collins and the Rural Independent Group stand united in... Read More
8 August 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie St. Enda’s National School, Kilnadur in Dunmanway, County Cork, has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first primary school in Ireland to successfully transition its heating system to use Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) – a renewable and environmentally friendly energy source. The school completed its move away... Read More
2 August 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Frank O’Flynn has announced the launch of a grant scheme aimed at providing financial support to groups and organisations involved in Irish language projects. Cork County Council has established the initiative to assist and promote Irish language events and initiatives... Read More
29 July 2023 By Elaine Murphy Elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. Frank O’Flynn has launched a new guide map offering an introduction to the archaeology of East and North Cork. The comprehensive guide showcases thousands of years of human activity, offering a remarkable insight into the region’s rich and diverse archaeology. Entitled ‘101... Read More
28 July 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Essential overnight restrictions continue for Clonakilty Public Water Supply over the weekend Nighttime water restrictions are necessary in the Clonakilty area this weekend from 11pm each night to 7am the following morning. The restrictions are continuing in the area to maintain a daytime water supply. The areas affected... Read More
9 July 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Summary: The quickest method of finding a list is to Google “Peace Commissioner + the name of your town” OR to use an easier-to-find title called “Commissioner for Oaths”. There are varying levels of service available in the competitive market; for example, one provider works until 8pm and... Read More