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Water Services, Coastal and Flood Projects
22 Mar 2021

Cork County Council welcomes OPW Support for Flood Relief Projects

Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley has welcomed the approval of €295,000 in funding from the Office of Public Works under the Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme for flood relief works at Crookstown in County Cork. This represents 90% of the cost of the approved scheme with match funding from the Council. The funded project will include the provision of a storm water pumping station, new drainage pipes and associated works in the village.
Anne Bonny wood etching
Arts and Culture
19 Mar 2021

Kinsale Stoney Steps Street Art Initiative

Cork County Council have invited local community artists, Claire Coughlan and Helen O’ Keeffe, to develop a public art initiative to bring a new lease of life to the ‘Stoney Steps’ in the centre of Kinsale town.
Carrigaline Western Relief Road Layout
Roads and Transportation
19 Mar 2021

Construction Contract Awarded for Carrigaline Western Relief Road

Cork County Council has awarded the construction contract for the delivery of the Carrigaline Western Relief Road to BAM. The awarding of the contract follows the Council’s successful securing of €6.4 Million under the Urban Regeneration & Development Fund from Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage. BAM will mobilise in the coming weeks, with a view to commencing construction in early April.  It is envisaged that the construction of the road will take approximately 18 months to complete. 
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Council
16 Mar 2021

Reminder to Hold Firm on Safety as Schools Re-open

With all primary school children returning to school this week Cork County Council’s Road Safety Office issues a timely reminder to help each other stay safe in our daily lives, especially getting to and from school and at the school gate.
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Business and Economy
15 Mar 2021

Small Business Assistance Scheme for Covid announced for County Cork Businesses

Cork County Council is calling on relevant businesses operating from commercially rated premises to avail of the Small Business Assistance Scheme for Covid (SBASC) fund which can assist with fixed costs following the ongoing impact of Covid-19 restrictions. This fund, launched by the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment, will supplement the €34 million awarded to County Cork businesses and administered by the Council under the Business Restart Grant Scheme.
Glanseair Children’s Formula has been developed to facilitate the growth and nutrition of Chinese children aged 4 to 12 and is produced by Kerry Group in their state-of-the-art facilities in Charleville, Co. Cork.
Business and Economy
12 Mar 2021

Innovative International Product Launched in Charleville

A positive news story for Irish exports at the beginning of this month with the official launch of Glanseair Children’s Formula for the Chinese market.  Glanseair Children’s Formula has been developed to facilitate the growth and nutrition of Chinese children aged 4 to 12 and is produced by Kerry Group in their state-of-the-art facilities in Charleville, Co. Cork.
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Libraries
12 Mar 2021

The Art of Living

Cork County Council Library & Arts Service invites applications to be part of a new and exciting project “The Art of Living”. Funded under the Creative Ireland Positive Ageing and Creative Wellbeing Challenge Fund, The Art of Living is a short film about creativity which highlights, showcases and celebrates a selected group of our older citizens.