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Cork greyhound tracks reopen for trainers but no racing until later in June

GREYHOUND activity returns at Curraheen Park this Monday and on Tuesday in Youghal. While greyhound racing doesn’t restart formally until June 29, trainers will begin preparations for the resumption after the weekend. Classic winning trainer from Blarney, Johnny Linehan is excited about greyhound racing returning. “We are really looking forward to starting again. We have […]

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NCTS Centres set to reopen

NCTS are reopening the NCT service on a phased basis from the 8 June 2020 with the reopening of 15 centres. Customers of those vehicles that had a test due date prior to 28 March 2020 are now invited to make a booking for one of the following centres: Cork – Little Island Cork – […]

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Free Parking for Youghal

At the monthly East Cork Municipal Meeting this morning , Cllr. Mary Linehan proposed that paid parking be suspended in Youghal for 3 Months to encourage and help local businesses to get back up and running post Covid 19. This was unanimously passed Cllr. Linehan Foley would encourage you all to try and Shop Local.

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Phase 2 Details

STARTING 8TH JUNE Extend travel/exercise restriction to within 20 k of home whilst continuing to avoid unnecessary journeys. Those cocooning can shop in designated retail hours. They can also be visited for short periods in their own homes. Number of people in attendance at funerals still restricted to immediate family and close friends and limited […]

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‘Stick to the guidelines’ – People warned not to gather in crowds as sunny weekend approaches

Ahead of the June bank holiday weekend and expected warm and sunny weather, the Government has urged the public to avoid spending prolonged periods at crowded amenities . At the Government’s morning Covid-19 briefing, assistant secretary general at the Department of Taoiseach Liz Canavan also said the 5km travel limit applies to beaches and other amenities. “It’s vital […]

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Cooling down at Cork beaches as temperatures soar

CORK looks set for a dry and sunny bank holiday weekend, with Met Éireann forecasting temperatures reaching the mid-twenties in places. Highest temperatures will range between 22 and 26 degrees. Dry weather and pleasant temperatures are forecast to remain on Friday and moving into the weekend. Massie Buttimer and Molly O’Rielly enjoying the afternoon sunshine […]

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€60,000 secured for Upgrading of Youghal Harbour

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has on 21st inst. announced details of a €3.1m package to assist 10 coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 58 development and repair projects on harbours and slipways in their ownership.   The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the […]

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Applications open for Cork County Restart Grant for Small Businesses Online applications can now be made to Cork County Council for the Restart Grant for small businesses. As part of the Governments package of supports, this €250m fund will give direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated […]

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Housing Operational Directorates Advisory to Members of Cork County Council

Housing Operational Directorates Advisory to Members of Cork County Council The following Housing services will recommence next week: Construction of social housing Surveys and Site investigations for construction projects Refurbishment of vacant houses Allocations DPG works Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Inspections – New and Stage Payments Municipal Districts Car parks to beaches will reopen and […]