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Archives / January 2016
26 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four children from Cork are in with the chance of becoming this year’s overall ‘Doodle 4 Google champion’. This year, students were asked to design a Doodle on the theme ‘Ireland Is…’ with the winning Doodle appearing on the Google homepage on Easter Monday, 28th March 2016. The... Read More
26 January 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton today announced €5 million in funding over five years for a Health Innovation Hub in UCC. The Hub, which is based in UCC, provides a link between the health service and industry to develop new products... Read More
26 January 2016, Tuesday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington, has said that the announcement of €17.87m for Community Hospitals in West Cork will make a significant difference for elderly people in our communities. “7 Community Hospitals in West Cork – Castletownbere, Dunmanway, Bandon, Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Kinsale and... Read More
26 January 2016, Tuesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last night at County Hall the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea hosted a Mayoral Reception for some of Cork’s highest achievers. The evening was an acknowledgement of the outstanding dedication exhibited by Cork people in their individual and team pursuits. The... Read More
26 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €200,000 has been allocated to Dunmanway Hospital. The funding is being allocated by as part of an investment programme into public nursing home facilities. West Cork TD Michael McCarthy (Labour) stated: ““I am particularly pleased that Minister Kathleen Lynch (Labour) favourably entertained my request for funding for this... Read More
26 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Councillor Mick Barry this morning said that it would be a betrayal both of workers’ rights and the interests of young people for the Labour Party to vote for the Technological Universities Bill currently being rushed through the Dail before the General Election is called.... Read More
25 January 2016 By Elaine Murhpy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, has said that the confirmation today (Monday) of the Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme will be welcomed by residents and businesses alike. “The River Ilen Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme has been confirmed today by Minister Brendan Howlin, on foot of... Read More