CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: continues clean up after storm #Ophelia

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: continues clean up after storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 1pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has received almost 600 calls in relation to fallen trees throughout Cork. Council crews were dispatched yesterday as soon as it was safe to do so and again this morning at first light. Over 300 Council staff, 60 tree surgeons, and 100 tractors/JCBs are […]

ESB: continues to reconnect electricity supplies following storm #Ophelia

ESB: continues to reconnect electricity supplies following storm #Ophelia

17 October 2017, 12.05pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Approximately 216,000 electricity customers remain without power today due to the impact of ex-hurricane Ophelia on the electricity network. Fallen trees on overhead lines are responsible for most of the damage to the network. At the height of the storm, 385,000 customers were without power but 170,000 […]

DRIVING TESTS CANCELLED: in Cork due to RED ‘Ex-Hurricane Ophelia’ weather warning

DRIVING TESTS CANCELLED: in Cork due to RED ‘Ex-Hurricane Ophelia’ weather warning

15 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The RSA is advising driving test candidates in counties affected by a RED weather warning and who are scheduled to take their driving test tomorrow Monday 16 October, not to turn up for their driving test. Met Eireann has RED wind weather warnings in place for counties Wexford, […]

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Dursey Island to get new cable car AND visitor centre IF Failte Ireland approve funding

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Dursey Island to get new cable car AND visitor centre IF Failte Ireland approve funding

13 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has successfully passed the first stage of a two-stage grant application process with Fáilte Ireland.Dursey Island, a Signature Discovery Point on the Wild Atlantic Way becomes an iconic must visit attraction resulting in increased visitor numbers to West Cork.” Dursey Island in West Cork is […]

CORK, COBH & KINSALE: feature at ‘East Cork Early Music Festival’

CORK, COBH & KINSALE: feature at ‘East Cork Early Music Festival’

12 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie What: East Cork Early Music Festival Where: Cork, Cobh, Kinsale When: October 13th, 14th and 15th 2017 East Cork Early Music Festival 2017 will again bring the music of the Baroque Era to life in Cork City and County. An annual event since 2003, the three day festival […]

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

6 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last weekend, the amazing food producers who are part of the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection scooped an unprecedented 22 Awards at the Blas na hEireann 2017, bringing to over 270 awards, this premium food and drink brand has received since it was introduced in 2013. The Awards, […]

KINSALE: Bastion Restaurant retains Bib Gourmand status in Michelin Guide

KINSALE: Bastion Restaurant retains Bib Gourmand status in Michelin Guide

5 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Popular Kinsale restaurant Bastion has retained its Bib Gourmand status in the new Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2018 just published. Michelin Bib Gourmand awards recognise those establishments that offer good food at affordable prices of EUR40 or less for a three-course meal. Bastion serves food with […]

COUNTY CORK: to receive €1.3m from Department of Rural Development for improvements across 15 towns

COUNTY CORK: to receive €1.3m from Department of Rural Development for improvements across 15 towns

4 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Declan Hurley has welcomed the investment of €1,347,826.77 announced for 15 towns across the county under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, from the Department of Rural and Community Development. The announcement was made by the Minister for Rural […]

CORK: Tourism businesses learn about supports to combat Brexit problems

CORK: Tourism businesses learn about supports to combat Brexit problems

3 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, is launching a series of regional industry briefings and will be meeting with Cork tourism businesses in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Tuesday 10th October. The tourism authority will provide local tourism industry members with details about its ‘Get Brexit […]