#StormEmma – Irish Defence Forces & Civil Defence assist authorities in Cork and nationwide

#StormEmma – Irish Defence Forces & Civil Defence assist authorities in Cork and nationwide

2 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe T.D. provides an update on the activities of the Defence Forces and Civil Defence. In the past 48 hours, including overnight, the Defence Forces have deployed 290 Army personnel and 117 vehicles in a range of tasks to support the primary […]

Cork County Council Red Weather #StormEmma update 11am

Cork County Council Red Weather #StormEmma update 11am

2 March 2018, 11am By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A Status Red Snow Ice Weather warning remains in place across Munster with heavy snowfalls overnight continuing in places. Cork County Councils 24 hour emergency line on 021 480 0048 remains in operation. However due to severe weather conditions and resulting large volume of calls it may […]

WEST CORK: New council houses planned for Clonakilty and Skibbereen

WEST CORK: New council houses planned for Clonakilty and Skibbereen

1 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the proposals put forward by Cork County Council for 50 unit residential developments in both Clonakilty and Skibbereen. Senator Lombard said: “Cork County Council have proposed a residential development of 53 housing units located between Park Road and Western Road, Miles, […]

WEST CORK: New Council houses at Ceim Hill, Rosscarbery

WEST CORK: New Council houses at Ceim Hill, Rosscarbery

6 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has turned the sod on a new development of social housing at Ceim Hill, Rosscarbery between Rosscarbery Social Housing Association and Cahalane Bros. Limited. The development will see the construction of 9 houses providing long-term accommodation. Cork County Council […]

Cork University Hospital, South Infirmary, Bantry General Hospital, Mallow General Hospital – CANCEL appointments for Thursday and Friday – due to Snow

Cork University Hospital, South Infirmary, Bantry General Hospital, Mallow General Hospital – CANCEL appointments for Thursday and Friday – due to Snow

28 February 2018, Wendesday, 7.45pm By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie South / South West Hospital Group can confirm that in order to minimise unnecessary travel risks for patients, all elective and outpatient appointments have been cancelled for Thursday, 1st March, and Friday, 2nd March 2018 in Cork University Hospital; along with The South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital; […]

Baltimore RNLI on 11 hour callout to assist trawler broken down off the coast of West Cork

Baltimore RNLI on 11 hour callout to assist trawler broken down off the coast of West Cork

27 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI were called out yesterday afternoon (Monday 26 February) to a fishing trawler with five people on board which had broken down 50 miles off the coast of Baltimore, West Cork. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat at 2.12pm after the Irish Coast Guard requested […]

Access Officers need to be more… accessible!

Access Officers need to be more… accessible!

26 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Access Officers need to be more… accessible! A Cork Fine Gael Senator has said there needs to be clarity from Local Authorities in relation to the role and responsibilities of their Access Officers. Senator Colm Burke said: “The Access Officer should take up a more proactive role in […]

Major TripAdvisor Social Media Campaign Expected to Increase Interest in Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way

Major TripAdvisor Social Media Campaign Expected to Increase Interest in Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way

24 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Making sure Cork tourism businesses are prepared to capitalise fully on an expected upswing in social media searches was the purpose of a Fáilte Ireland workshop which was held in the Brehon Hotel, Killarney on Tuesday. The workshop was held ahead of an up-coming Tourism Ireland social media […]

WEST CORK: Minister signs contracts for Clonakilty Flood Relief Scheme

WEST CORK: Minister signs contracts for Clonakilty Flood Relief Scheme

23 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief has today signed contracts with Ward and Burke Construction Ltd for the construction of the Clonakilty Flood Relief Scheme. The Minister spoke with the Media in O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty, Speaking […]