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Cobh Municipality Seek IDA Answers to Wallingstown Castle Site

Cobh Municipality is to ask the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) to explain its intentions for a rundown Castle which stands on part of its...

Collins Calls for National Review of Hidden Costs Incurred by Cancer Patients

Cork County Council has backed a call to have Minister for Health, Simon Harris, investigate the financial penalties with which Cancer victims are being...

Carrigtwohill Calming Scheme Goes Out for Public Consultation

A four week public consultation period is underway in Carrigtwohill to obtain the opinion of the community on a Traffic Calming Scheme for the...

Traffic Cops in Cobh Could Get Safe Space to Stand

“Where can the Gardaí stand in safety?” in Cobh, to catch speeding vehicles, was the burning questions at the October Sitting of the Cobh...

Spooky Town returns to Fota Island Resort

Fota Island Resort once again invites families from across Ireland to visit the neighbouring Spooky Town this Halloween period. Taking place from October 25...

Clarity Called on Who Sets Bus and Rail Fares

Cork County Councillors have sought clarification on who sets the fares for the bus and rail network, among ongoing calls for a review of...

Frustration as East Cork Waits 2 Years for 90 Affordable Homes

A Government plan to make a meaningful difference to the affordable housing supply in Cork County has been criticised by a number of Cork...

Call from Family Carers Loud and Clear

Despite all the signs of a return to growth almost 20,000 people in Cork County, who are registered as full time carers, are struggling...

East Cork Beaches Infested with Deadly Portuguese Man O War Jelly fish

An armada of Portuguese man o war jelly fish equipped with venomous tentacles is feared to be attacking East Cork beaches. Countless numbers of the...

East Cork Beaches Infested with Deadly Portuguese Man O War Jelly fish

  An armada of Portuguese man o war jelly fish equipped with venomous tentacles is feared to be attacking East Cork beaches. Countless numbers of the...

Councillors Call for Incentive to Save Cloyne Post Office

Cork County Councillors have called on the Minister for Communications, Richard Bruton, and An Post to offer incentives to allow businesses take over post...

Council Considers Peep Hole in Bishop’s Wall

Cobh Municipality has been asked to investigate the possibility of cutting a “peep hole” in a heritage wall to allow tourists get the perfect...

Windfall For Carrigtwohill and Cobh

There will be extra sparkle in Carrigtwohill this December as Cobh Municipality have given the green light to replace some of the festive lighting...

Are You Brave Enough to Visit Youghal this October Bank Holiday Weekend?

The annual Youghaloween Spooktacular will bring Samhain to the streets of Youghal from Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 October. The huge 3 day Halloween Party...

No Agenda Items Discussed at October Sitting of East Cork Municipal District

The East Cork Municipal District chose not to debate their monthly agenda items on Monday (7 October) in preference for two back to back,...

Killeagh Nursing Student Raises €1,600 For Child Cancer Charity

A nursing student who was touched by the story of an eight year old East Cork girl battling a rare form of cancer, has...

Shanagarry Community Association Discuss Road Safety

A campaign for better road safety around Shanagarry took a major step forward on Monday as villagers met with Council officials to advance their...

Traffic Warden To Tackle Parking Violations in Carrigtwohill

Traffic Wardens are to crack down on illegally parked vehicles in Carrigtwohill in an effort to improve road safety and increase traffic flow through...

Purple lights For Baby Loss Awareness Week

Notable Cork landmarks will turn purple this week to recognise baby loss awareness week. Tonight St Colman’s Cathedral Cobh and Blackrock Castle Cork will join over...

Calling All Young Film Makers

Cork Young Filmmakers Academy are hoping to unleash your child’s inner Spielberg and with this in mind, the Cork Film Centre will run a...

The Emotional Power of Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg’s speech at the UN summit on climate change last week resonated across the world, eliciting widely differing reactions. Many people were deeply...

Cork Should Be Treated As Three Counties

Cork County Council should have special status when Government is carving up Grant Aid, is the view of Cllr Gerard Murphy.   The Fine Gael...

State Reforms Needed to Protect House Buyers from “Fly by Night” Developers

Cork County Council is calling on the Minister for the Environment, Richard Bruton, to introduce new legislation which would force developers to finish ghost...

The Happy Pear Visit Midleton CBS

Dave and Steve from the Happy Pear visited Midleton CBS to present to first, second and third year students about the benefits of healthy...

Glounthaune Residents Battle to Save Village Green

Residents living near a controversial piece of land in Glounthaune will find out today if they have done enough to save their Village Green. The...

Life On The Spectrum At Midleton Library

A new Photographic Exhibition giving the public an insight into how a person on the Autism Spectrum sees their environment, is coming to Midleton...

Green Party In Cork Describes Lack Of Debate On Local Property Tax Rate In...

Green Party Councillors in Cork are outraged as city councillors refused to debate changes to the Local Property Tax rate and forced a vote...

Gardaí Investigate Alleged Rape of Woman in Midleton

Gardaí are investigating the alleged rape of a woman in Midleton. The incident is believed to have taken place at a bar in the...

Midleton Youghal Greenway Construction To Get Underway

Cork County Council is set to commence development of the Midleton Youghal Greenway (MY Greenway) in the coming months. The 23km Greenway secured planning...

East Cork Green Party Cllr to Contest 2020 General Election

Councillor Liam Quaide has been selected to contest next year’s General Election on behalf for the Green Party in Cork East. Cllr Quaide, along with...

Green Party Calls For Air Pollution Monitoring In Cork County

At a Cork Co. Council meeting in September Cllr Liam Quaide of the Green Party highlighted the need for air-pollution monitoring across the region....

Flawed FG policy Will cost Cork households – O’Sullivan

- Increase in LPT will result in bigger bills for homeowners –   Fianna Fáil Bye Election candidate for Cork North Central Cllr. Padraig O’Sullivan has...

Road To Close for Nearly Two Months

Cobh drivers are being warned they could face disruption as a key section of road network is set to be closed for almost two...

October 7th to 13th 2019 is Road Safety Week

As the dark evenings approach Cork County Council is encouraging road users to keep behaviour and attitudes around the roads in mind. October 7th to...

Linehan Foley Welcomes HSE Plan For East Cork But Pressure Needs To Be Maintained

The HSE say they intend to develop a Primary Care Centre in Youghal providing community based healthcare for all. The promise was made at a...

Cork County Council Increase Property Tax for 2020

The Local Property Tax(LPT), which has been kept by the Local Authority at base rate since 2017, is set to increase across the County,...

Midleton Christmas Lights Table Quiz

The Midleton Christmas Lights Committee is hosting a Christmas Lights Table Quiz fundraiser in O’Meara’s Bar Ballinacurra at 8:30pm on Thursday next, 3 October. Teams...

Midleton Library Play Shines a Light on Dementia

A play on coping with dementia entitled ‘I don’t know what I’m supposed to be doing’ will take place at Midleton Library at 11:00am...

Minister For Health Seeks European Commission Approval To Regulate Alcohol Promotions

Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., has notified the European Commission of his plans to regulate promotions that incentivise alcohol consumption. The regulations, which...

Major Fundraiser to Help Light Up Midleton

A fundraising campaign to have Midleton dazzle throughout the festive season, with a spectacular array of lights to bring a traditional feel to the...

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