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Community Grant Scheme

Guidelines for the 2019 Community Grant Scheme have been published, it is now being advertised, with a closing date of 4.00 p.m. on Friday 15th February. The link to apply is: https://www.yourcouncil.ie/service/Community_Fund_Application_2019 In 2018, Council operated a dual system, accepting both online and manual applications, as it was the trial year for the online system. […]

Lack of Democracy and Indifference of Party Politicians is Revealed

The outstanding question arising out of An Bord Pleanála’s decision to allow Indaver to proceed with the incinerator at Ringaskiddy is that of democracy. How can planning be granted in the face of unanimous opposition from the wider community, in Ringaskiddy and throughout the Cork harbour area? What has happened to our representative democracy, why […]

Culture Night Cork County 2018

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE Culture Night is the annual all of Ireland celebration of culture, creativity and the arts.  This year, Culture Night will take place on Friday 21st September, arts groups, arts centres, artists and communities come together to provide an extraordinary evening of imaginative and entertaining free cultural experiences in cities, towns and villages […]

Streetscape Painting, Signage & Improvement Scheme 2018

Cobh Municipal District Streetscape Painting, Signage & Improvement Scheme 2018 Cobh Municipal District of Cork County Council is pleased to announce the following schemes to promote town centre regeneration and business growth in Cobh, Carrigtwohill and Glanmire town centres for 2018: Tenants or owners of buildings can avail of a grant of up to 50% of […]

Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance

School Clothing and Footwear Allowance The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance helps meet the cost of uniforms and footwear for children going to school. Rules: You may qualify for the Back to School Allowance if you are: Getting a social welfare payment (including Working Family Payment and Back to Work Family Dividend) or […]

Cork County Council is Guilty!

Last Thursday’s Primetime Investigates show exposed very well what some landlords are allowed to get away with, even in the face of undeniable evidence of their wrongdoing. The nightmare at No. 4 Harbour Hill in Cobh was revealed as part of the RTÉ programme; the tenant has no hot water, no shower, no cooking or […]

Cobh – European Capital of Smart Tourism?

Notice of Motion in the name of Cllr. Diarmaid Ó Cadhla to meeting of Municipal District Council on 12th September 2017: “Noting that 2018 is the European Year for Cultural Heritage and also EU-China Tourism Year that this Council should support efforts to capitalise on the opportunities peresented, In particular, Cobh town should be submitted […]

Jack Doyle Statue for Cobh?

Notice of Motion in the name of Cllr. Diarmaid Ó Cadhla on agenda for meeting of Cobh Municipal Council on 12th Sept. 2017: “That the Municipal District Council supports the idea that a statue of Jack Doyle be erected at a prominent location on the main town frontage”. Much discussion on this has already taken […]

Housing Development for Ballynoe, Cobh

The following motions were put before the Municipal District Council meeting on July 11th by Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla, they were all adopted. The Housing Proposal will eventually go before a full meeting of Cork County County, hopefuly resulting is a formal proposal going to Government for funding. It is important that broad public support […]