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Archives / January 2016
6 January 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Blame for failure to dredge rivers and streams rests squarely with the Government – says Cork based Liadh Ní Riada MEP Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada today welcomed clarification from the European Commission that it is in fact the Fine Gael and Labour Government, and subsequent governments,... Read More
6 January 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Castletownbere RNLI has recovered a British adventurer’s transatlantic boat which was abandoned in a hurricane some 400 miles west of Portugal. In what was their first call out of 2016, the volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to go the assistance of a boat yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 5... Read More
6 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that Sinn Féin in Government would ensure adequate care for the elderly in their homes, as well as much improved working conditions for carers. Cllr Ó Laoghaire was speaking on Sinn Féin’s detailed Health policy, which commits... Read More
6 Janaury 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy, The Cork based Junior Minister with responsibility for the EU, says record Enterprise Ireland jobs growth in 2015 signals robust year ahead for Cork businesses. Dara Murphy TD, Minister for European Affairs, has praised management at Enterprise Ireland and their local staff in Cork and the... Read More
6 January 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Dara Murphy, Data Protection Minister, calls on Cork startups and SMEs to ‘Get Digital’ in 2016 and seize opportunities in the multi-billion euro digital marketplace. “Irish SMEs need to improve their digital presence to succeed in global markets. Start the New Year by contacting your... Read More
5 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has issued a lengthy statement in relation to the recent flooding, indeed as it arrives the main Cork to Waterford road is still closed due to remaining water. The County Council is the primary response agency for flooding events in Co Cork and is supported... Read More
5 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s general election candidate in Cork South-West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said comments made by the Justice Minister on the closure of rural garda stations are proof that Fine Gael simply doesn’t appreciate the problem of crime in rural communities. Margaret said, “I’m really disappointed to see... Read More