Cork County Council’s 2020 Heritage Publications

Cork County Council’s 2020 Heritage Publications

15 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie For the ‘Colourful Heritage of County Cork – Volume 2’, Cork County Council is again seeking suggestions for content Over the last number of years, Cork County Council has been producing a heritage book each year, from bridges to houses and churches to castles. What is very evident […]

New book ‘Surviving the Storms’ showcases incredible rescue by West Cork lifeboat crew  

New book ‘Surviving the Storms’ showcases incredible rescue by West Cork lifeboat crew  

14 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New book Surviving the Storms showcases incredible rescue by West Cork lifeboat crew   A new book providing a collection of first-hand accounts of some of the most dramatic rescues carried out by RNLI lifesavers around Ireland and the UK over the past 20 years, features an incredible feat of […]

Cork County Council Beach Lifeguard Team take up duty for 2020 Bathing Season

Cork County Council Beach Lifeguard Team take up duty for 2020 Bathing Season

12 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As the bathing season arrives Cork County Council’s Beach Lifeguard Team are once again preparing to oversee the safety of the public in the water off the County Cork Coast. The beach lifeguards motto this year is ‘Safe on the Sand and in the Sea’ and lifeguards are […]

How many people in Cork have COVID19?

How many people in Cork have COVID19?

11 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As of today Cork has 1,532 cases The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 8 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,703 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Wednesday 10 June the HPSC has been […]

1,531 cases of COVID19 in Cork

1,531 cases of COVID19 in Cork

10 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 5 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,695 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Tuesday 9 June the HPSC has been notified of 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19. […]

Support your local shops, or else they may close

Support your local shops, or else they may close

10 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is taking action to support businesses across the county as they reopen for the first time since the COVID-19 crisis began. As part of Project ACT, the Council has launched a campaign to encourage people to “realise the value of staying closer to home”. The […]

Parents told to bring hand sanitiser to playgrounds, which are re-opening

9 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Further to the Government’s announcement on Friday last regarding Phase 2 of the Roadmap to reopening Society and Business, Cork County Council wishes to advise that playground facilities, Multi-Use Games Areas (MUGAs) and outdoor gym equipment will begin to reopen on week commencing Monday 8th June 2020. It should […]

LATEST DATA: Number of COVID19 cases in Cork

LATEST DATA: Number of COVID19 cases in Cork

8 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 4 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,683 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 7 June the HPSC has been notified of 9 confirmed cases of COVID-19. […]

LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN: Bus Éireann returns to normal schedule

LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN: Bus Éireann returns to normal schedule

7 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Social distancing requirements mean capacity will remain very limited and should only be used for essential journeys, Customers strongly encouraged to wear a face-covering (but not mandatory)  In response to the Government announcement on moving to phase 2+ of Ireland’s roadmap for reopening society and business, all weekday […]

GOOD NEWS for houses in rural ireland

GOOD NEWS for houses in rural ireland

7 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has highlighted changes to grants for septic tanks and wells which will see increased funding available to people in Cork. The changes come under Measure 8 of the Multi-Annual Rural Water Programme, which runs from 2019 to 2021. Senator Lombard said, “Under the […]