WEST CORK: Further Investment for N71 but Timelines Need to be Improved – Daly

WEST CORK: Further Investment for N71 but Timelines Need to be Improved – Daly

9 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A Fine Gael Junior Minister has expressed his disappointment with the lack of progress with carrying out upgrades to the N71 even though funding had been sanctioned some time ago, as he confirmed further funding to upgrade various stretches of the N71 this week. Cork South West Fine […]

FARMING: Agriculture Minister Creed opens €25m Hen Harrier Programme

FARMING: Agriculture Minister Creed opens €25m Hen Harrier Programme

8 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced the opening of the new €25m Hen Harrier Programme under Ireland’s Rural Development Programme. The Minister made the announcement on a visit to the farm of Jack Lynch, who farms in the Hen Harrier SPA […]

FARMING: State to provide €112,000 towards Agricultural shows in Cork

FARMING: State to provide €112,000 towards Agricultural shows in Cork

8 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork-based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has announced that €112,000 has been granted to Cork for agricultural shows next year. This is part of a national allocation of €812,000 by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, which will benefit almost 120 agricultural shows throughout […]

WEST CORK INVESTMENT: Third Grant of over €100k for Innishannon in a week – Daly

WEST CORK INVESTMENT: Third Grant of over €100k for Innishannon in a week – Daly

7 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that LEADER funding has been approved for community projects. Confirming the announcement, Minister Daly said, ‘Minister Ring has confirmed to me that Innishannon playground is to receive €125,000 […]

Over €150,000 in additional funding for Cork roads under Local Improvement Scheme

Over €150,000 in additional funding for Cork roads under Local Improvement Scheme

7 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A further €151,985 in funding has been secured for Local Improvement Schemes in Cork, confirmed Minister Simon Coveney, Cork South Central TD. A further €7.4 million in funding for Local Authorities under the Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) was announced last week by Minister Michael Ring, Minister for Rural […]

FARMING: Minister Creed confirms €1.1 bn paid to date under Basic Payment Scheme

FARMING: Minister Creed confirms €1.1 bn paid to date under Basic Payment Scheme

6 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Basic Payment Scheme Balancing Payments Commence The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D., today confirmed that the next installment of payments under the 2017 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and Greening has now commenced. The Minister commented that “in mid-October my Department began issuing 70% […]