Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

16 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party has condemned Government failure to protect health, tourism and the environment in Cork, after the European Commission announced it is taking Ireland to court over the pumping of raw sewage into rivers and the sea in the county. Green Party representative in Cork North Central, […]

Allsop to Bring 16 Cork Properties to Market in February Auction

Allsop to Bring 16 Cork Properties to Market in February Auction

2 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Allsop have announced details of their first auction of 2017, an Online Auction featuring over 190 properties to be held on 23rd February. The auction will open with a large selection of residential properties, both tenanted and vacant. This will be followed by the commercial offering, featuring over […]

Irish Water invest in Courtmacsherry/Timoleague Sewerage Scheme

Irish Water invest in Courtmacsherry/Timoleague Sewerage Scheme

24 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water is progressing plans for the new Courtmacsherry/Timoleague Sewerage Scheme which will have significant economic and environmental benefits for the area. The project is aimed at addressing issues with inadequate wastewater treatment in the area, while also facilitating future growth and development. At present, untreated effluent is […]

Searches for New Homes in Cork increase by 107%

Searches for New Homes in Cork increase by 107%

24 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Searches for new homes in Cork have increased by 107% in the week’s following the launch of the “Help-to-buy” scheme by the Government, according to Property website – Daft.ie. The site recorded an increase of 107% in searches for new homes in Cork when compared with the same […]

Cork politicians back ‘The Cork Foundation’

Cork politicians back ‘The Cork Foundation’

23 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation recently held a briefing in Leinster House with all Cork based TD’s and Senators. The organisation which was established in 2013 is a registered charity that matches donors to social enterprises who through this funding can create sustainable jobs, positively impacting communities at grass roots […]

ROWING: O’Donovan Brothers jointly win ‘Cork Person of the Year’ title

ROWING: O’Donovan Brothers jointly win ‘Cork Person of the Year’ title

21 Janaury 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie West Cork’s famous brothers have won another titel prestgious title of ‘Cork Persons of the Year’. Skibbereen based 2016 Olympic medal winners Gary and Paul O’Donovan received the title at todays gala awards luncheon in Rochestown Park Hotel Cork. The Mayor of Cork County Seamus McGrath and Lord Mayor of […]

MOTORSPORT: Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally 2017

MOTORSPORT: Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally 2017

21 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The 39th running of the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally will take place on 18th & 19th March 2017 with Greg McCarthy as Clerk of the Course for a third year. The club are delighted to have the Quality Hotel back as title sponsors and is once […]

Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony joins Cork Tillage Farmers protesting outside Dáil Éireann

Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony joins Cork Tillage Farmers protesting outside Dáil Éireann

19 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that while she accepts that the Minister for Agriculture cannot control the weather, he can support tillage farmers with financial compensation as a result of harvest destroyed by adverse weather. “Fianna Fáil brought the tillage crisis front and centre […]

30% of Cork people have dropped their smartphone down the toilet – according to insurance firm study

30% of Cork people have dropped their smartphone down the toilet – according to insurance firm study

16 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork is among the most careless of counties when it comes to looking after smartphones, a survey commissioned by Low.ie has revealed. Confirming its status as the ‘rebel’ county, some 28% of respondents from Cork admitted to going the extra mile to save their smartphone after dropping it […]

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