NORTH CORK: Macroom Bypass must be funded as part of Government’s Capital Development Plan – Aindrias Moynihan

NORTH CORK: Macroom Bypass must be funded as part of Government’s Capital Development Plan – Aindrias Moynihan

12 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie €170m must be put on table for people to believe project will progress Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that a failure of the Government to include the funding needed to deliver the promised Macroom Bypass in the expected Capital Plan announcement this week will jeopardise […]

IRISH MILITARY CANNOT JOIN TRADE UNIONS: Cork TD suggests that pay and conditions would improve if Army, Naval Service, and Air Corps personnel could join

IRISH MILITARY CANNOT JOIN TRADE UNIONS: Cork TD suggests that pay and conditions would improve if Army, Naval Service, and Air Corps personnel could join

10 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Solidarity TD Mick Barry today said that the time has arrived for a debate on granting trade union rights for members of the Defence Forces. His comments came in the wake of a report by academics from the University of Limerick covered in today’s Irish Examiner, which finds […]

VIDEO: Cork’s Bantry House & Blarney Castle feature in Tourism Ireland YouTube video entitled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”

VIDEO: Cork’s Bantry House & Blarney Castle feature in Tourism Ireland YouTube video entitled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”

9 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of Ireland’s grand estates and glorious gardens, taking viewers on a tour of Ireland’s more ‘glamorous’ side. It features two Cork locations – Bantry House and Blarney Castle. Titled “The Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”, the video gives viewers a […]

FARMING: Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed supports Social Farming initiatives

FARMING: Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed supports Social Farming initiatives

8 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister Michael Creed T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today visited the Social Farming model project in South Kerry. Speaking at Hazelfort Farm, Ballymalis, Beaufort, Co. Kerry. Minister Creed said: “My Department has provided support for social farming initiatives since 2015 under the Rural Innovation and […]

COUNTY CORK: Rural communities face exodus unless health services improve – warns Fianna Fail TD

COUNTY CORK: Rural communities face exodus unless health services improve – warns Fianna Fail TD

6 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Older people and people with disabilities worst affected Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that unless health services in rural Ireland improve, we will see an exodus of people moving from rural villages to larger towns and cities to access services. Despite many announcements about increases […]

TRADE: Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed Welcomes Landmark EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

TRADE: Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed Welcomes Landmark EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

6 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Very significant gains achieved in relation to agri-food access to the Japanese market The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork based Michael Creed T.D., today warmly welcomed the announcement of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Japan, which provides for very significant access to […]

SPORT: If Ireland hosts the 2023 Rugby World Cup then TICKET prices must be reasonable

SPORT: If Ireland hosts the 2023 Rugby World Cup  then TICKET prices must be reasonable

6 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that if Ireland’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup is successful then ticket prices must be affordable and the matches must be shown free to air. He also said that hosting the event would have to […]

COMMUNITY: Former Knocknagree Garda station building on Cork-Kerry border should opened for voluntary and charity use – suggests TD

COMMUNITY: Former Knocknagree Garda station building on Cork-Kerry border should opened for voluntary and charity use – suggests TD

5 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that the former Garda station in Knocknagree should be made available for use by local community and voluntary groups to aid their work. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after receiving a reply from the Minister for Justice, Charlie […]

ENTITLEMENTS: Automatic ‘Back to School’ payments will be made next week – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

ENTITLEMENTS: Automatic ‘Back to School’ payments will be made next week – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

5 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applications being accepted by Department now Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that parents of school going children who have previously received the Back to School Allowance should receive their automatic payment next week from the Department of Social Protection. “Those who received […]

CORK COUNTY MAYOR: visits Transport Minister to ask for more investment in Cork infrastructure

CORK COUNTY MAYOR: visits Transport Minister to ask for more investment in Cork infrastructure

3 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley will lead a delegation from Cork County Council to meet with Minister Shane Ross and discuss requirements regarding investment in Cork Roads today. Top of the agenda will be the need for investment in transport infrastructure in Cork to […]