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Archives / August 2017
9 August 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 100,000+ Italians read all about Cork’s Wild Atlantic Way in motorcycling magazines Cork’s Wild Atlantic Way has made the cover of an Italian magazine which has about 20,000 readers – or potential holidaymakers for Ireland. A major 26-page article all about Ireland, and in particular our lighthouses,... Read More
8 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that while the installation of fencing along the proposed Macroom Bypass route is a positive development, unless the full funding is allocated in the soon to be announced Capital Development Plan, the project’s future is not secure. “I’ve seen comments... Read More
8 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 15th September deadline to apply Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on older people and those eligible for the Winter Fuel Allowance to consider applying for a lump sum payment instead of the normal weekly payment. At present, eligible recipients received €22.50... Read More
8 August 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin deputy Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD has said that government neglect of mental health services is failing young people and leading to unacceptable waiting lists for initial assessments and treatment. He made his comments following a call by the National Youth Council of Ireland for... Read More
8 August 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Rocketing Waiting Lists show that capacity is no longer there to deal with day to day issues – says TD Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher has said that unless the Government urgently increases capacity in the health system, routine, non-acute procedures and diagnostics will no longer... Read More
8 August 2017, Tuesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Film In Cork has joined forces the with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) South Cork to offer a six week, Start Your Own Business Programme, specially designed for those working in film, television and animation. The extremely practical course, running one Monday evening per week from September... Read More
7 August 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Southern Region Waste Management Office is currently compiling a database of (county) craftspeople skilled in the area of repairing, reimagining and repurposing old items, from which they will engage key personnel for Reuse Month 2017. The success of last year’s inaugural event means that even more... Read More