SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

1 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has launched a groundbreaking early intervention document which seeks to consolidate supports to parents from pregnancy through to the early years in primary school. The Young Knocknaheeny Programme meet families during pregnancy, provides language programmes from 9 months and support childcare […]

PROPERTY: Boutique Hotel and designer Hostel to be built near Cork City Bus Station – as City Council agrees to sell block of Parnell Place/Deane Street buildings to developer

PROPERTY: Boutique Hotel and designer Hostel to be built near Cork City Bus Station – as City Council agrees to sell block of Parnell Place/Deane Street buildings to developer

27 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has agreed to the sale of 7-9 Parnell Place and 1-2 Deane Street to Tetrarch Capital Ltd. Tetrarch’s proposal for the property includes a budget boutique hotel and a separate designer hostel with ground floor restaurants and bars. Cork City Council bought the properties in […]

CONFERENCE IN CORK: Cork City chosen to host ‘European Maritime Day’ 2020 – coincides with 300 year anniversary of the Royal Cork Yacht Club

CONFERENCE IN CORK: Cork City chosen to host ‘European Maritime Day’ 2020 – coincides with  300 year anniversary of the Royal Cork Yacht Club

27 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City has been chosen to host European Maritime Day (EMD) in 2020. This is the first time that Ireland has been selected by the Council of the European Union to hold this flagship two-day conference which since its creation has become one of the key events in […]

AUTOMATION: Bank of Ireland to cease ‘counter services’ in rural town of Dunmanway

AUTOMATION: Bank of Ireland to cease ‘counter services’ in rural town of Dunmanway

27 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that “rural Ireland is being hollowed out, and that the Government’s inability to see past the M50 risks destroying rural communities in West Cork”. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting after it was announced that Bank of Ireland will cease […]

COMMUNITY: Carrigaline Cllr Seamus McGrath holds final event as ‘Mayor of the County of Cork’

COMMUNITY: Carrigaline Cllr Seamus McGrath holds final event as ‘Mayor of the County of Cork’

23 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayoral Reception – Recognition for Remarkable Achievers across County Cork The outgoing Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Séamus McGrath (Fianna Fail) hosted the final Mayoral Reception of his one-year term yesterday in the Foyer of County Hall, formally recognising a number of significant achievements from groups […]

POLITICS: Fianna Fail vs Fine Gael: Tillage crisis aid fund must not be ‘kicked to touch any longer’ – says Fianna Fail West Cork TD

POLITICS: Fianna Fail vs Fine Gael: Tillage crisis aid fund must not be ‘kicked to touch any longer’ – says Fianna Fail West Cork TD

23 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to ensure that an emergency crisis aid fund for West Cork tillage farmers who had their crop destroyed last year is established as soon as possible. It has been reported that the Government is considering […]

ANTI FOULING: Mayor of County Cork asks dog owners to keep public parks litter free

ANTI FOULING: Mayor of County Cork asks dog owners to keep public parks litter free

21 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie With school holidays, tourist season and outdoor activities in full swing during the fine weather, Cork County Council is reminding dog owners of the importance of removing any dog waste from public areas and parks. The Council has run a number of awareness campaigns in the past and […]

CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXPANSION: Ballincollig residents have questions – says Fianna Fail TD Aindrias Moynihan who has office in the town

CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXPANSION: Ballincollig residents have questions – says Fianna Fail TD Aindrias Moynihan who has office in the town

14 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has called for greater clarity on the proposed move of the village of Ballincollig into Cork City Council. Deputy Moynihan was commenting in response to the announcement, made by Minister Coveney, that Ballincolling, Blarney and other areas near to the edge of […]

ARMY: Bravery award for Jadotville veterans the least the State can do – says Cork TD

ARMY: Bravery award for Jadotville veterans the least the State can do – says Cork TD

13 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin (A Cork South Cental TD)has welcomed the decision today by the Government to award medals for bravery to the men who served at the Battle of Jadotville in 1961. “This announcement comes after a long, and often fruitless campaign, by the families of […]

FARMING: Fianna Fail will introduce €60,000 ceiling for CAP payments – says West Cork TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony

FARMING: Fianna Fail will introduce €60,000 ceiling for CAP payments – says West Cork TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony

11 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West has said that her party’s commitment to seeking a reduction of the current Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) ceiling to €60,000 will safeguard future farm incomes for the vast majority of Cork farmers. “The current BPS structure needs immediate change following the […]