Environmental campaigners are to initiate High Court proceedings to try and force State authorities to raise public awareness about what they claim is the threat posed to public health by contaminated material on part of the former Irish Steel plant on Haulbowline.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has asked environmental campaigners “not to turn what is a hugely positive story in Cork harbour into something negative”, amid a row over the new park on Haulbowline Island.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
The Government has committed to spending €61m on turning part of Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour into a public park, despite a report commissioned by the Office of Public Works (OPW), which concluded it was an unsuitable location for use as a public amenity.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
The organisation which represents the majority of the Naval Service says there can be no delay in cleaning up a toxic waste dump close to its headquarters in Cork harbour and claimed the Government has “a legal and moral obligation to safeguard those employed in the area”.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2016
The Government is to invest nearly €4m stabilising three architecturally-stunning old buildings in Cork harbour which are planned to eventually become home to high-tech spinoff companies created by Irish Maritime Energy Research Cluster and the UCC-run Beaufort research centre.
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016