DRUG DRIVING: Gardai need to be given more training – says Cork TD

DRUG DRIVING: Gardai need to be given more training – says Cork TD

25 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tánaiste failing to provide training and resources to deliver roadside drug testing – Aindrias Moynihan TD (Fianna Fail) Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan (Fianna Fail) has said that he concerned about the level of resources and training being provided to members of An Garda Síochána to implement […]

POLITICS: Minister’s €1m contribution to M20 Cork-Limerick Motorway is TOO SMALL – says Cork TD

POLITICS: Minister’s €1m contribution to M20 Cork-Limerick Motorway is TOO SMALL – says Cork TD

25 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that the paltry €1 million allocation from Transport Infrastructure Ireland to engage in preliminary works on the promised M20 motorway project is an insult to the people of Cork and Limerick. “Sanctioning €1million is an attempt by Minister […]

COMMUNITY: Cork Foundation to run Diaspora Training to promote global Cork connections – in conjunction with Cork County Council

COMMUNITY: Cork Foundation to run Diaspora Training to promote global Cork connections – in conjunction with Cork County Council

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation will run a Diaspora Training Course at the end of June. The foundation wishes to invite all communities across Cork City and County to attend the event. The aim is to get communities active and engaged with their diaspora. The training will highlight opportunities in Community […]

SPORT: Climb the Galtee mountains and raise money for The Mercy Hospital Foundation

SPORT: Climb the Galtee mountains and raise money for The Mercy Hospital Foundation

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: ‘Climb to Remember’ Why: To remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation When: Sunday, June 11th Where: The Galtee Mountains The annual charity ‘Climb to Remember’ takes place on Sunday, June 11th and will see people from all over Munster rise to the challenge of […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Three weeks until ‘Street Feast’ – 76 events in Cork including Cobh, Bishopstown, Skibbereen, Leap & City Centre

ENTERTAINMENT: Three weeks until ‘Street Feast’ – 76 events in Cork including Cobh, Bishopstown, Skibbereen, Leap & City Centre

24 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The organisers of ‘Street Feast’ have confirmed that over 1000 Street Feast parties around the country have been registered to date, including 76 taking place in Cork. The 8th Annual Street Feast Day will take place on Sunday, 11th June 2017 In Cork this year, Street Feast parties are taking place throughout the […]

MEGA WHATS?: Planning Permission granted for two 5MW SOLAR FARMS at Beal na Bláth and Ballinvarrig in Co Cork

MEGA WHATS?: Planning Permission granted for two 5MW SOLAR FARMS at Beal na Bláth and Ballinvarrig in Co Cork

23 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Potential to provide the equivalent of 15,000 three-bedroom homes with clean renewable solar energy Total investment in ten solar facilities that have been granted planning permission equates to €70 million Cork County Council has granted planning approval for two new 5MW solar farms at Beal na Bláth (which incidentally, is […]

POLITICS: As Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney would REDUCE workers rights – warns Cork Solidarity TD Mick Barry

POLITICS: As Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney would REDUCE workers rights – warns Cork Solidarity TD Mick Barry

23 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that the mood in the country is to extend workers’ rights not to restrict them, and that yesterday’s comments from both candidates in the Fine Gael leadership contest showed that the Fine Gael party is “increasingly out of step with the […]

ENVIRONMENT: Irish Water outline – to Chamber of Commerce – how projects are benefiting all regions of Cork

ENVIRONMENT: Irish Water outline – to Chamber of Commerce – how projects are benefiting all regions of Cork

21 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Investment by Irish Water in Cork is leading to improvements in water quality, bringing health and environmental benefits and supporting social and economic development, a group of the city’s business leaders have been told. Staff from Irish Water and its parent company Ervia briefed Cork Chamber of Commerce […]

BUSINESS: Minister Mitchell O’Connor visits ‘Flow Technology’ in Charleville as part of Trade and Investment Mission in Ireland

BUSINESS: Minister Mitchell O’Connor visits ‘Flow Technology’ in Charleville as part of Trade and Investment Mission in Ireland

18 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Picture. John AllenAs part of the two-day Enterprise Ireland / IDA Trade & Investment Mission in Ireland event, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD visited Flow Technology at their facility in Charleville, Co. Cork yesterday. The company, set up 40 years ago by the […]

NORTH CORK: Insurance premiums are still rising; time for stronger action – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

NORTH CORK: Insurance premiums are still rising; time for stronger action – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

18 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fail Motion calls on Govt to urgently implement action points set out in the Report on the Cost of Motor Insurance Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that a spotlight needs to continue to be shone on the scandal of rising motor insurance costs, and […]

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