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# cork-county-council - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Council asks public to stay away as ghost ship on Cork coast 'now essentially empty'

Dozens of barrels of oil were removed by helicopter from the MV Alta.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

'Extremely dangerous': Council says members of the public have been boarding 'ghost ship'

The ship ran aground in east Cork during Storm Dennis and there were concerns about a fuel spillage.

# cork-county-council - Thursday 29 August, 2019

After two years of delays, Cork council to issue tender for dog rehoming service

Rehoming services for dogs are in Ireland are often run by charities, such as the ISPCA and Dogs Trust.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Vandals drill through 88 solar-powered lights in Co Cork

The lights cost over €4,500 to install last month.

# cork-county-council - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Garda investigation launched after newly opened Cork park vandalised overnight

Substantial damage was caused to a green area in Tramore Valley Park on South Douglas Road.

# cork-county-council - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store

The Irish operators of the coffee chain have opened numerous unauthorised outlets in recent years.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid

Despite being tipped for a run for the Áras for months, Freeman’s campaign has been muted until now.

# cork-county-council - Monday 23 July, 2018

Explainer: Can the Liam Miller tribute match be allowed take place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh?

A technicality in the GAA Rule Book could see the game played at the 45,000-seater stadium.

# cork-county-council - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions

The utility suggested that it could extend a national hosepipe ban into August.

# cork-county-council - Sunday 29 April, 2018

How do you get a city ready to have an extra 85,000 people in it?

The time is ticking for Cork City Council and Cork County Council to get ready for the city’s expansion.

# cork-county-council - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Future of Sherkin Island arts programme secured as money pledged for next three years

The course is estimated to bring €150,000 to the island of around 100 people.

# cork-county-council - Saturday 13 January, 2018

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding Impassable This post contains images

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.

# cork-county-council - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Cork council wants a public artwork of Maureen O'Hara - and is looking for ideas

Funds of up to €50,000 are available for the artwork, which will go on public display in Glengarriff village.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'It's a big mistake' ... 'It's great news': Cork councillors divided as new city boundary deal agreed

A row about the boundary between the city and the county has been rumbling for months.

# cork-county-council - Monday 23 October, 2017

Cork has received €12.4 million to help build over 800 new houses. Here's where they're going to be

The money was allocated to Cork County Council by the Department of Housing.

# cork-county-council - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'It belongs in the bin': Expanding Cork city has potential to be destructive across rural Ireland say TDs

Rural TDs fear expanding Cork city would set a dangerous precedent in councils across the country.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Cork councillor with young baby back at work after discovering she's not entitled to maternity leave

Legislation states that a representative must resign if they haven’t attended a meeting in six months.

# cork-county-council - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Cork boundary row rumbles on as locals given chance to have their say

A public consultation will open tomorrow, and run for two months.

# cork-county-council - Monday 4 September, 2017

'The lack of public consultation is deplorable': Local concerns raised as Cork boundary row continues

Cork County Council is to submit a formal boundary alteration proposal to Cork City Council for consideration.

# cork-county-council - Thursday 24 August, 2017

County mayor talks up 'quality of life' as Cork boundary row rumbles on

It’s the latest twist in a row about the boundary between the city and the county.

# cork-county-council - Friday 18 August, 2017

'It's more like a child's scribble on a map': Cork County Mayor furious at plans for city expansion

Councillor Declan Hurley said plans outlined in a government-commissioned report are “simply madness”.

# cork-county-council - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Cork County Council to launch online service to help rehome and reclaim lost dogs

A local councillor said the move would help to increase the rehoming rate in the county.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Calls for nationwide fire safety checks after discovery of Grenfell cladding on Cork County Council HQ

Cork County Council confirmed that its headquarters had the same cladding as Grenfell Tower.

# cork-county-council - Monday 24 April, 2017

'It was scary last night. You could hear animals in the valley': Gorse fire in Cork brought under control

Firefighters have been working through the night to keep the fire under control.

# cork-county-council - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Colleagues express shock and sadness as Cork councillor dies suddenly

Tributes were paid to Claire Cullinane, after the news she passed away suddenly emerged today.

West Cork islanders left stranded for two days after cable car service was suspended

Cork County Council has apologised to the islanders for “any inconvenience caused”.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response

Bishop Colton said that without neighbours helping each other, people would have been homeless and hungry in recent days.

# cork-county-council - Saturday 18 April, 2015

It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast

Cork will spend the next few weeks commemorating the Lusitania dead and celebrating the rescue effort.

# cork-county-council - Monday 29 September, 2014

Cork City Council to cut property tax by 10%

Louth councillors also voted to reduce the tax – by 1.5%.

# cork-county-council - Monday 10 March, 2014

Cork County Council calls for an immediate end to water fluoridation

The largest county council in the country passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

# cork-county-council - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Two Cork beaches expected to reopen today

Tragumna and Kilcrohane beaches in Cork were closed to swimmers after the water tested positive for high levels of enteroccocus.

# cork-county-council - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Blind woman's eight year wait for a suitable home in Cork

Lisa O’Sullivan said the stress of the eight-year wait led to her eyesight and her 17 health conditions deteriorating further.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Health and safety ‘gone mad’ as council workers suspended over filling pothole

A spokesperson from the HSA said that the issue wasn’t one of “red tape and bureaucracy”, but of safety.

# cork-county-council - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Sinkhole opens up in a housing estate in Cork

The one-foot-deep and one-foot-wide hole didn’t get to stay around for too long though.

# cork-county-council - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Investigations into council worker's death launched

The 47-year-old Cork County Council employee died yesterday afternoon after being struck in the head while working.

# cork-county-council - Friday 9 November, 2012

Cork council publishes €40m ‘master plan’ for Spike Island tourism

‘Ireland’s Alcatraz’ would become a major tourist trap and national park under Cork County Council’s new plans.

# cork-county-council - Monday 24 September, 2012

Cork City Council to vote on call for law against buying sex

Tonight’s council meeting will debate a Labour motion which would see Cork become the latest council to call for a change in law.

# cork-county-council - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Swimming restrictions still in place but conditions improve at Cork beaches

High levels of E.coli in the water at seven different beaches in Cork has meant that swimming restrictions have been in place since last week.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Swimming ban at Cork beaches to remain in place until Thursday

Seven Cork beaches, including three in Youghal, have been affected by the high levels of E.coli found in the water last week.

# cork-county-council - Monday 20 August, 2012

Further tests due on waters from Cork E.coli beaches

Seven beaches were declared unsafe for swimming over the weekend over concerns about E.coli levels.

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