Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 1°C Friday 5 March 2021

#Cork County Council

# cork-county-council - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Cork council accepts €26,250 refund after Maureen O'Hara statue was 'not a good likeness'
# Glengarriff
# Glengarriff

Cork council accepts €26,250 refund after Maureen O'Hara statue was 'not a good likeness'

Wed 6:30 AM 38,634 Views 17 Comments

The project started afresh with a different sculptor but “artistic differences” have arisen.

# cork-county-council - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Public asked to stay away from Cork ghost ship as 'hazardous materials' analysed
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Public asked to stay away from Cork ghost ship as 'hazardous materials' analysed

Feb 16th 2021, 2:55 PM 26,493 Views 19 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork a year ago today during Storm Denis.

# cork-county-council - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Spider-Man scooter causes sewer blockage in Cork
# Stuck
# Stuck

Spider-Man scooter causes sewer blockage in Cork

Feb 3rd 2021, 5:06 PM 49,491 Views 19 Comments

The blockage was reported to officials last weekend.

# cork-county-council - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Cork Council warns ghost ship could 'break apart' and seeks State solution for shipwreck
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Cork Council warns ghost ship could 'break apart' and seeks State solution for shipwreck

Dec 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 44,900 Views 29 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February.

# cork-county-council - Friday 28 August, 2020

Water notices at 15 Cork beaches after heavy rain
# Bacteria
# Bacteria

Water notices at 15 Cork beaches after heavy rain

Aug 28th 2020, 11:47 AM 25,581 Views 3 Comments

High levels of bacteria have been detected at some beaches in the county.

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

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

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

Feb 26th 2020, 9:22 PM 28,864 Views 24 Comments

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'
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

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

Feb 18th 2020, 2:57 PM 40,066 Views 42 Comments

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
# Criticism
# Criticism

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

Aug 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 10,709 Views 9 Comments

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
# Crosshaven Walk
# Crosshaven Walk

Vandals drill through 88 solar-powered lights in Co Cork

Aug 20th 2019, 10:16 PM 74,134 Views 72 Comments

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
# Tramore Valley Park
# Tramore Valley Park

Garda investigation launched after newly opened Cork park vandalised overnight

Jun 5th 2019, 5:46 PM 67,180 Views 65 Comments

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
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

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

Sep 20th 2018, 4:02 PM 2,670 Views 2 Comments

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
# Aras18
# Aras18

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

Sep 4th 2018, 8:11 AM 18,244 Views 47 Comments

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?
# Rule 44
# Rule 44

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 4:52 PM 22,892 Views 59 Comments

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
# Make It Rain
# Make It Rain

Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions

Jul 19th 2018, 6:51 PM 25,986 Views 122 Comments

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 Cork Conundrum
# The Cork Conundrum

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

Apr 29th 2018, 8:00 PM 98,483 Views 49 Comments

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
# Cork County Council
# Cork County Council

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

Apr 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 8,414 Views 4 Comments

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
# Impassable

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Jan 13th 2018, 5:05 PM 71,361 Views 38 Comments

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
# Glengarriff
# Glengarriff

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

Dec 10th 2017, 7:15 AM 6,122 Views 12 Comments

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
# It's A Deal
# It's A Deal

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

Dec 5th 2017, 11:06 AM 14,681 Views 40 Comments

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
# Affordable Housing
# Affordable Housing

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

Oct 23rd 2017, 6:05 PM 50,698 Views 51 Comments

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
# Dangerous Precedent
# Dangerous Precedent

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

Oct 21st 2017, 9:45 AM 17,916 Views 39 Comments

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
# Danielle Twomey
# Danielle Twomey

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

Sep 26th 2017, 12:48 PM 46,636 Views 70 Comments

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
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

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

Sep 14th 2017, 8:04 PM 8,487 Views 17 Comments

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
# City Vs County
# City Vs County

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

Sep 4th 2017, 10:42 PM 9,798 Views 26 Comments

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
# County Life
# County Life

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

Aug 24th 2017, 3:48 PM 12,528 Views 23 Comments

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
# New Boundary
# New Boundary

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

Aug 18th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,462 Views 22 Comments

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
# Forever Homes
# Forever Homes

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

Aug 10th 2017, 2:46 PM 12,338 Views 7 Comments

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
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

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

Jun 27th 2017, 3:24 PM 13,417 Views 24 Comments

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
# Gougane Barra
# Gougane Barra

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

Apr 24th 2017, 3:45 PM 37,310 Views 41 Comments

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
# Claire Cullinane
# Claire Cullinane

Colleagues express shock and sadness as Cork councillor dies suddenly

Dec 14th 2016, 1:01 PM 40,739 Views 13 Comments

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
# Dursey Island
# Dursey Island

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

Dec 14th 2016, 9:33 AM 15,423 Views 35 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

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

Jan 5th 2016, 5:45 PM 17,893 Views 61 Comments

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
# Lusitania
# Lusitania

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

Apr 18th 2015, 10:30 AM 19,402 Views 26 Comments

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%
# Put To The Vote
# Put To The Vote

Cork City Council to cut property tax by 10%

Sep 29th 2014, 10:01 PM 6,381 Views 22 Comments

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
# Unanimous Vote
# Unanimous Vote

Cork County Council calls for an immediate end to water fluoridation

Mar 10th 2014, 5:25 PM 20,544 Views 249 Comments

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
# Beaches
# Beaches

Two Cork beaches expected to reopen today

Aug 14th 2013, 11:25 AM 9,891 Views 18 Comments

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
# Housing
# Housing

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

May 12th 2013, 8:30 AM 9,851 Views 38 Comments

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
# Co Cork
# Co Cork

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

Mar 26th 2013, 11:52 AM 37,248 Views 180 Comments

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
# I See China
# I See China

Sinkhole opens up in a housing estate in Cork

Mar 14th 2013, 2:24 PM 28,110 Views 19 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

Investigations into council worker's death launched

Nov 24th 2012, 9:43 AM 5,562 Views 1 Comment

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

1 2