Mayoral Reception from Cork Cork Mayor for Special Olympic Athletes

Mayoral Reception from Cork Cork Mayor for Special Olympic Athletes

29 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie In honour of the recent achievements of Cork Special Olympics Athletes, County Mayor Cllr John Paul O’Shea will host a Mayoral Reception on Monday, 1st February at 4.30pm in the Council Chambers. There are six recipients who will be awarded on the day: 1. Laura Ahern from Glanmire […]

Sinn Féin in Government would defend Students – says Cork Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Sinn Féin in Government would defend Students – says Cork Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

29 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that Sinn Féin would ensure that access to Third Level Education can be expanded, and would not allow the hardships students have suffered in recent years to continue. Cllr Ó Laoghaire spoke at a debate on Wednesday […]

Cork MEP raises concerns around public procurement process

Cork MEP raises concerns around public procurement process

28 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has raised concerns around public procurement process & e-tenders following a number of issues being made apparent by community groups. Ní Riada said, “I recently met with a community group that applied for funding for the refurbishment /extension of their community hall. […]

An Post retaining Social Welfare Contract is good news for small towns in Cork

An Post retaining Social Welfare Contract is good news for small towns in Cork

28 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Te Department of Social Protection has renewed its contract with An Post for the delivery of over-the-counter cash services to Department of Social Protection customers. The current contract was signed in December 2013 for an initial two years with an option for extension for a further four years […]

Do you have problems parking near school to collect or drop-off your children? A Cork TD wants to fix that

Do you have problems parking near school to collect or drop-off your children? A Cork TD wants to fix that

27 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Áine Collins, Fine Gael TD for Cork North-West, has today (Wednesday) called on Cork County Council and it’s Councillors to carry out a safety report on all National Schools across Cork County. “It was brought to my attention by a concerned parent, whose children attend Banteer National School, […]

Network Cork holding recruitment night in Kingsley Hotel next week

Network Cork holding recruitment night in Kingsley Hotel next week

26 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Network Cork will hold an informative business panel evening on Wednesday 3rd February in The Kingsley Hotel. The event kicks off at 6pm and will showcase the financial supports, as well as investment and training opportunities, available to business owners and employees. The “one stop shop” information event […]

Cork Punter Scoops €23K On Footie Accumulator

Cork Punter Scoops €23K On Footie Accumulator

26 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 9 Fold Accumulator Defies 2,363/1 Odds A plucky Footie punter struck it big when their incredible 9-fold accumulator clicked and saw them take BoyleSports for over €23K. The bet, which was placed in one of BoyleSports County Cork shops, had a total stake of €10 and consisted of […]

Cork County Council needs emergency funding for vital road repairs – Cllr Rachel McCarthy

Cork County Council needs emergency funding for vital road repairs – Cllr Rachel McCarthy

26 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein General Election candidate Councillor Rachel McCarthy has called on the government to provide emergency funding for urgent repairs to the road infrastructure in County Cork, which are needed due to damage caused by recent storms and flooding. Councillor McCarthy said that it is unacceptable that, as […]

When will Belgooly water problems be fixed?

When will Belgooly water problems be fixed?

26 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish water have confirmed that the substantial watermain contract (3,694m), tender evaluation and clarifications are now complete and the contract for Belgooly will be signed with the successful tenderer this week. It is expected that the programme of works will be about 24 weeks, commencing in February and […]

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