Specialist county council outdoor teams have tackled drinking water leaks which accounted for losses of more than 1.5 million gallons daily in areas in Co Cork which would be at risk of poor, or no, supplies in the event of a repeat of drought conditions experienced last summer.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
The introduction of a charge by some waste disposal companies for disposing of recyclable materials has led to a huge increase in glass bottles, drinks and food cans being deposited at a local authority's bring sites.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2019
Cork County Council is to examine if it has the power to grant a rates rebate to businesses seriously affected by roadworks, rather than seeking approval from the Government for such a move.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018
As the ‘Beast from the East’ fast approaches, Cork County Council is not only preparing for polar conditions but is also worried about the cost as the Government does not properly reimburse it for the damage such weather events can cause.
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018
Cork County Council wants Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to create a national emergency committee to tackle the housing crisis — one which will act with the same urgency which addressed the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the North in 2001.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2018
A feasibility study is to be carried out into creating Travellers’ horse-caring project in Co Cork, which it’s hoped will put an end to the number of stray animals being put down every year by the local authority.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Proposals to send all 55 Cork county councillors to European Union training sessions in Brussels, at a cost of tens of thousands of euro, have been sharply criticised as the hard-up local authority cannot afford to improve many of its basic services.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
A Sinn Féin TD who was allegedly bullied out of her position by party colleagues has held exploratory talks with the Independent Alliance in recent weeks about a possible general election bid, the Irish Examiner has learnt.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015