Many councillors said they now felt a naming and shaming policy was the only way they were going to stamp out the problem which is blighting many towns and villages in the county.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2019
A masterplan has been unveiled for a multi-million euro redevelopment of the former Irish Fertiliser Industries (IFI) site at Marino Point in Cork harbour, which will include a mix of industries and a new cruise ship berth.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
20 year development time-frame for 31-acre docks site
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
Atlantic bluefin tuna may be targeted by a limited number of Irish recreational craft under a pilot scientific research programme run by several State agencies.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
A State fisheries body has succeeded in stopping the development of holiday homes on the Ring of Kerry over fears it could cause pollution to a local river.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
An Oireachtas committee has been advised a €50,000 boom will have to be deployed on a top angling and leisure river in Co Cork or risk cancelling a number of sporting and social events due to a rapidly-collapsing pier.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
The weir on the River Blackwater in Fermoy is crumbling - and threatening the economic livelihood of a North Cork town, according to local councillors who have asked for remedial works to halt the damage.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Those who held a protest against the Port of Cork's closing of a supposed public right of way for the arrival of Cobh's first cruise liner of the year have been urged to ditch their placards for the sake of the town's tourism industry.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2019
Environmental specialists working on the Bandon River flood relief project in the West Cork town have said they raised concerns with the company who subcontracted them about the porous nature of a haul road the night before it suddenly drained, leading to stricken fish become trapped.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
The local chamber of tourism and commerce yesterday organised a “mountain meithal” to try to repel the relentless invasion of rhododendrons choking Killarney’s neglected national park.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
A new student group is organising an event at Dublin’s Spire this Saturday to highlight Islamophobia and far-right extremism in the wake of the recent terror attacks in New Zealand.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
A new student group is organising an event at Dublin’s Spire this Saturday to highlight Islamophobia and far-right extremism in the wake of the terror attacks in New Zealand.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
The arrival of a woman at the mosque bearing flowers was a “beautiful gesture”, one that meant a lot to the Muslim community, a senior member of the mosque said.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
A battle over rights of way in a Cork harbour town could lead to pickets being placed at its deep water quay when cruise liners start to arrive for the new season in April.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
A masterplan for a multi-million-euro redevelopment of the old IFI plant at Marino Point in Cobh is expected to be completed by February and lead to its redevelopment as an import/export hub for the Port of Cork.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
I take exception to the headline ‘Fishy facts in Fermoy weir story’ (Letters, October 22), penned by Dr Ciaran Byrne, chief executive of Inland Fisheries Ireland.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018
An environmental officer for one of the firms facing charges relating to an alleged fish kill denies it was a fish kill and says a “negligible” number died.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2018
With temperatures hot enough to move statues, agencies responsible for human, fish, and animal protection have warned of a new set of threats: Distressed fish, sneezing motorists, and fire-prone vegetation.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2018
It will be dry and sunny again today but temperatures will start dropping slightly after reaching a high of 32ºC on Thursday.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2018
The Port of Cork has confirmed it has got the backing of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) for the multimillion-euro redevelopment of Tivoli docklands for new houses, offices and shopping centres.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
It would take two and a half hours to walk along the length of the illegal netting seized by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) last year.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2018
Angling restrictions on parts of the River Lee have been extended as investigations continue into the devastating outbreak which has killed over 1,000 carp and wiped out Cork’s landmark Lough amenity.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
Sample carp taken from Cork’s landmark Lough amenity and from Belvelly Lake near Cobh have all tested positive for carp edema virus (CEV).
Fri, 11 May, 2018
New angling restrictions have been introduced on a stretch of the River Lee amid fears that a mystery outbreak could wipe out one of Ireland’s top carp fisheries.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
New angling restrictions have been imposed on a stretch of the River Lee, as one of Ireland’s top carp fisheries faces a virtual wipe-out from a mysterious outbreak.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
A court has heard concerns that major drainage works on the Bandon River could be delayed unless an action brought by Inland Fisheries Ireland against three contractors on the project is resolved.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has flagged the “increasingly challenging environment” in which its its fishery officers work, referring to one incident in which staff were threatened with firearms.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
Irish Water has pleaded guilty to accidentally discharging lime into Wicklow's River Vartry. The event resulted in a fish kill for about 500m downstream.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
Three companies working on one of the biggest drainage projects in Europe have appeared in court on charges linked to a fish kill and disturbing spawning beds.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
The owner of a Kinsale restaurant has been fined after Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) found illegally caught wild salmon in a freezer.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
Residents and major industries in Ringaskiddy are united in their opposition to the proposed M28 motorway route as it will sever the Co Cork harbourside village.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has called for a crackdown on fish farms after farmed salmon escaped into five river systems in the west of Ireland.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Scores of farmed salmon have been caught in five renowned rivers despite producers not reporting any escapes, fisheries chiefs have revealed.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
The sight of hundreds of dead fish, killed by pollution, has always angered us. Caused by human activity, it shows contempt for water, wildlife, and amenities used by the public, writes.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
Courtmacsherry Bay is one of only two coastal areas in the whole of Ireland to fail to meet water quality standards.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
Thirty Pacific salmon have been found in nine Irish river systems since the first one was recorded in late June.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
Two landmark announcements yesterday could have significant industrial spin-offs for Cork Harbour.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
THE be-alert appeal by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) issued to farmers yesterday was a pretty standard piece of red-flag waving but one of the details contained in the plea is worthy of qualified celebration.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
New information released by Cork County Council supports claims by a major business association that it pays vast amounts of rates, but has got little or nothing back over the years to improve its creaking infrastructure.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
There are 63,400 practising Muslims living in Ireland and approximately 50 mosques and prayer centres within the State, with five Muslim clergymen or qualified imams.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
A leading Imam said worshippers, including children, could have been seriously injured in a rock attack on his mosque in Galway, in which one of its windows were smashed.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
One of the country’s busiest mosques has, for the past two months, had security guards in place and is to receive additional policing over the holy month of Ramadan, which begins today.
Sat, 27 May, 2017
A hearing into objections against the granting of a licence for a salmon farm in Bantry Bay has heard that, were the development to go ahead, it could prove a “tipping point” for local families who have fished the area for generations.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2017