KINSALE Community School pupils Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey, and Sophie Healy-Thow have been named among Time magazine’s most influential teens list. It is the latest accolade for the trio who were the winners of the prestigious Google Science Fair in California last month.
CORK County Council has approved a total of 104 grants for arts organisations, artists and schools from a fund of €150,250 for 2012. County Mayor Tim Lombard said that even in these difficult times it was “heartening that Cork County Council is in a position to provide substantial assistance to support to a wide range of arts and cultural activity throughout the county”. Arts Grants with a value of over
RESIDENTS of 29 estates across West Cork will be breathing a sigh of relief to find they are exempt from paying the controversial new €100 Household Charge this year. The 29 estates are among just under 300 estates nationwide that have been granted an exemption from paying the charge because they are deemed to be incomplete in terms of public infrastructure such as lighting, footpaths and road surfaces.