Why is Car Insurance so expensive in Ireland?

Why is Car Insurance so expensive in Ireland?

20 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that progress on reducing the cost of insurance for car and business owners is moving at a snail’s pace. Deputy Moynihan was commenting as the 5th Quarterly Report on the Working on Group on the Cost of Insurance was published. […]

Gardai in Gaeltacht must be able to speak Irish – says TD

Gardai in Gaeltacht must be able to speak Irish – says TD

19 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North West Co Cork Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that any members of An Garda Síochána who are transferred to Ballingeary station should be fluent in the Irish language. “Following a recent retirement, Garda authorities are due to appoint a new Garda to Ballingeary. I am […]

FARMING: Creed confirms successful move to online BPS applications

FARMING: Creed confirms successful move to online BPS applications

16 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over 129,700 Online Applications Received before deadline The Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Michael Creed has today confirmed that over 129,700 farmers applied online for their 2018 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in advance of the May 15th deadline. This figure is in line with application numbers […]

WEST CORK: Communities need to begin working on applications for the Town and Village Renewal Scheme

WEST CORK: Communities need to begin working on applications for the Town and Village Renewal Scheme

16 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has today encouraged communities across West Cork to begin working on their applications for the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. With some €15 million in funding being made available for rural […]

NORTH RING ROAD: Cork Cllr wants CONTINUOUS air quality monitoring

NORTH RING ROAD: Cork Cllr wants CONTINUOUS air quality monitoring

14 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party want Air Quality monitoring to be carried out throughout Cork city, starting with the North Ring Road. Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has proposed a motion to Cork City Council at which he will call for continuous air quality monitoring to be carried out on some […]

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

7 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €100,000 approved to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Cork County Cork Senator, and Seanad spokesperson for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Tim Lombard has confirmed that €72,990 in funding has been approved to tackle illegal dumping in Cork County, with a further […]

Investment in Cork respite services

Investment in Cork respite services

4 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie People with disabilities in Cork are to benefit from new Government investment in respite services. Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, announced that the Government funded Respite Development Programme for 2018 will mean additional services for Cork, with the following service providers receiving investment: Brothers of Charity Services Southern […]

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