Cork Junior Minister Jim Daly expands Skype ‘clinics’ to reach more constituents

Cork Junior Minister Jim Daly expands Skype ‘clinics’ to reach more constituents

31 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Skype clinics will be made available to even more people in one of Ireland’s most geographically challenging constituencies, a Fine Gael Minister has said. After experiencing a surge in demand for clinics since he became a Minister, Cork South West TD Jim Daly recently began hosting supplementary Skype […]

LAW & ORDER: Cork Minister finalises passage of Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill

LAW & ORDER: Cork Minister finalises passage of Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill

31 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton has welcomed the passage through the Oireachtas of the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill. This legislation is the first time that statutory provision has been made for the rights […]

FARMING: €93 million for Cork farmers

FARMING: €93 million for Cork farmers

31 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The start of the 70% advance of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) will see over €700 million sent out to 111,000 farmers across the country. 11,548 farmers in Cork will benefit from payments totalling €93,154,553, Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said. “This advance payment is a welcome […]

EAST CORK: People of Cobh need Government response to protect access in times of bad weather

EAST CORK: People of Cobh need Government response to protect access in times of bad weather

31 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fianna Fail TD, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that Minister for Transport, Shane Ross is attempting to wash his hands of all responsibility when it comes to ensuring that the people of Cobh can access their town in times of bad weather. Deputy O’Keeffe was commenting after […]

EAST CORK: New Bus service links Cobh with Cork City – ‘Cobh Connect Coach Service’

EAST CORK: New Bus service links Cobh with Cork City – ‘Cobh Connect Coach Service’

30 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A new, high frequency privately run coach service, ‘Cobh Connect’, has been announced. This much-needed and long-awaited service will make travelling more accessible for Cobh and Great Island residents. Despite being Cork’s largest commuter town, there is no public bus service at present to transport people to and […]

SOCCER: John Caulfield to remain as manager of Cork City FC

SOCCER: John Caulfield to remain as manager of Cork City FC

30 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce that manager John Caulfield has signed a new, two-year contract with the club. Caulfield joined the club ahead of the 2014 season, bringing that year’s title race to the final day of the season, finishing runners-up to Dundalk before winning the […]

SOCCER: Jimmy Keohane pens new deal with Cork City FC

SOCCER: Jimmy Keohane pens new deal with Cork City FC

29 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City are delighted to announce that Jimmy Keohane has signed a new contract with the club. Keohane joins fellow midfielders Conor McCormack and Gearóid Morrissey in committing to the club, and he told CorkCityFC.ie: “It’s been a fantastic season; winning the league was great and we want […]

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