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Archives / November 2015
29 November 2015, 9am By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Africa a Key Trading Partner for Ireland” The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Simon Coveney TD, departs today (Sunday 29th) on a weeklong trade mission to West Africa. Speaking before his departure, Minister Coveney said: “This Trade Mission provides a key foundation on... Read More
28 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Pat Buckley warned the government that it must address its chronic underfunding of suicide prevention services. Above: Cllr Pat Buckley Councillor Buckley was speaking following a suicide prevention event in Youghal this week in which local man Nigel Kirby decorated his... Read More
27 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth david@TheCork.ioe Calling all 5th Class Teachers – Win a Free Boat Trip around Cork Harbour for your class The Port of Cork has launched their Primary Schools Initiative for 2016 and is encouraging all 5th class primary school teachers to get their class involved. This year’s theme ‘A... Read More
27 November 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of Cork County Council lead a delegation to the Jiangsu Province, China on November 16th last. Other members of the delegation included a representative from CIT, from the Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) and two... Read More
27 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Barnardos launched its annual Christmas Toy Appeal, supported by GLS ParcelShops, today. The children’s charity is asking shoppers in Cork to add the Barnardos Christmas Toy Appeal to their shopping lists this festive season and help make a child’s Christmas. Every Christmas Barnardos needs gifts for children... Read More
27 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking this evening on the need for more adequate aftercare facilities for children, Sinn Féin Children’s Spokesperson and TD Sandra McLellan has said children leaving care are possibly some of the most vulnerable children in our state and that current services do not go far enough in protecting... Read More