BONFIRE NIGHT: What do see and do in Cork City? – Cork City Council running 5 events

BONFIRE NIGHT: What do see and do in Cork City? – Cork City Council running 5 events

22 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dowtcha Puppets have built some jaw-dropping bonfire sculptures with local youth groups as part of Cork City Council’s family friendly Bonfire Night celebrations tomorrow Friday, June 23. This is the 10th anniversary of the hugely successful event, Young people created sculptures with Dowtcha Puppets in parks at Mahon, […]

CORK CITY COUNCIL: Must press ahead with boundary extension – Four Lord Mayors issue a statement outlining why

CORK CITY COUNCIL: Must press ahead with boundary extension – Four Lord Mayors issue a statement outlining why

21 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council wants to expand it’s boundary, but doing so would come at the expense of Cork County Council. The most recent report – the Mackinnon Report – into the long running issue recommends an extension of the City. Since the initiation of the Cork Local Government […]

CORK NEEDS MOTORWAYS AND BROADBAND: otherwise the jobs and business battle with Dublin will be lost

CORK NEEDS MOTORWAYS AND BROADBAND: otherwise the jobs and business battle with Dublin will be lost

21 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ibec makes submission to the Mid-Term review of Government’s Capital Plan Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called upon Government to increase investment in regional infrastructure, claiming that failure to adopt a more ambitious capital plan would accentuate the growing imbalance between the regions and the […]

BREXIT: Children’s Rights must be a priority in negotiations – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

BREXIT: Children’s Rights must be a priority in negotiations – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

19 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called on the Irish Government to ensure that the Rights of Children remain a priority for all throughout the Brexit negotiations that commence today. Teachta Ó Laoghaire said; “Both the British Government and the EU […]

POLITICS: LEADER changes costing jobs – warns Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

POLITICS: LEADER changes costing jobs – warns Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government’s failure to properly deliver European LEADER funding is costing jobs. The Ireland South MEP repeated her call for Rural Affairs Minister Heather Humphreys to explain changes to the funding scheme after it was revealed that the […]

ENTERTAINMENT: New film ‘Twice Shy’ boasts two Cork connections – features former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt – and Glanmire/Youghal director Fionn Greger

ENTERTAINMENT: New film ‘Twice Shy’ boasts two Cork connections – features former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt – and Glanmire/Youghal director Fionn Greger

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Twice Shy, the coming-of-age-drama written and directed by Tom Ryan will be released on Friday 23rd June. The film boasts two Cork connections: A father figure is plated by former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt The producer is Cork born Fionn Greger Fionn was born and […]

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUTUBE: Cork MEP welcomes EU directive that could better pay content creators / artists

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUTUBE: Cork MEP welcomes EU directive that could better pay content creators / artists

15 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has welcomed aspects of an EU directive that could force sites like YouTube to more fairly remunerate artists. The Ireland South MEP said the European Copyright Directive, which is still in the negotiating stage, has the potential to deliver fairer […]

POLITICS: Labour v Fine Gael – Cork Labour Rep says Govt not investing in assessments of need for children and families

POLITICS: Labour v Fine Gael – Cork Labour Rep says Govt not investing in assessments of need for children and families

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Labour Local Area Representative for Labour in Cork South Cenral – Peter Horgan – has expressed his disappointment and frustration that the new Government made not one mention of securing assessments of need for children and families in Cork and around the country. “Taoiseach Varadkar had the […]

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