CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: want shoppers to support local this Christmas

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: want shoppers to support local this Christmas

28 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the success of last year’s ‘Think Cork County’ campaign, which was brought to life by Cork County Council, the initiative is once again returning ahead of the festive season to encourage the residents of Cork’s many towns and villages to support their local businesses in the lead […]

FARMING: Cork MEP welcomes new 5 year license for glyphosate

FARMING: Cork MEP welcomes new 5 year license for glyphosate

28 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie We need to give Irish farmers enough time to plan for an alternative – says Clune Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed the granting of a new five-year licence for glyphosate which was announced today in Brussels. The Appeal Committee, which consists of experts from the EU […]

EDUCATION: Six Cork students receive University of Limerick scholarships

EDUCATION: Six Cork students receive University of Limerick scholarships

28 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Students from across the country were presented with scholarships totalling nearly €280,000 at the 2017 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday, November 27. This year, more than 110 scholarships were presented, including over 30 UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: Supports ‘Older People’ – Celebratory event held in Bantry

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: Supports ‘Older People’ – Celebratory event held in Bantry

27 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Today the Cork County Older Peoples Council held a celebratory event in the Westlodge Hotel in Bantry. Minister Jim Daly, Minister for Mental Health and Older People attended the event and spoke about issues affecting older people in the County. He also held a questions and answers session […]

EAST CORK TOURISM: Youghal Lighthouse to be opened to public

EAST CORK TOURISM: Youghal Lighthouse to be opened to public

27 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Youghal Lighthouse must be one of the most picturesque and iconic lighthouses in the Country. The fully operation lighthouse is located on the hillside overlooking Youghal Bay. Its location at the entrance to Youghal Town Centre and Youghal Harbour make an unique setting with the Lighthouse itself steeped […]

CORK BUSINESS: International Start-Up Accelerator Competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology & Digital Health Companies

CORK BUSINESS: International Start-Up Accelerator Competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology & Digital Health Companies

27 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applications Now Open for Cork County Council’s International Start-Up Accelerator Competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology and Digital Health Companies Irish Entrepreneurs can now apply for the chance of a lifetime thanks to this morning’s official launch of Cork County Council’s ground-breaking start-up programme with Boston based MassChallenge, […]

WEST CORK: Here’s what our previous graduates are doing – St Brogan’s College Bandon enlist Past Pupils to speak to current students

WEST CORK: Here’s what our previous graduates are doing – St Brogan’s College Bandon enlist Past Pupils to speak to current students

27 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie “If you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything,” words immortalized by silver screen hero Marty McFly, and echoed throughout the corridors of St. Brogan’s College this evening at their ‘Back for the Future’ event. The first initiative of its kind, this careers evening took place […]

Irish Water to begin work on replacement of 1.9km of aging water main in Kildorrery, Co Cork

Irish Water to begin work on replacement of 1.9km of aging water main in Kildorrery, Co Cork

27 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Project will lead to more secure and reliable water supply Irish Water will shortly begin construction work on a project to replace 1.9km of old watermains in the Kildorrery area, leading to a significantly improved water supply for local residents and businesses. Separately, a planning application has been […]

NORTH CORK: Aldi Fermoy teams up with FoodCloud to support local charitietes

NORTH CORK: Aldi Fermoy teams up with FoodCloud to support local charitietes

27 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Charities in Fermoy are now receiving free food donations from their local Aldi store as part of Aldi Ireland’s expanded partnership with FoodCloud. Surplus food from Aldi’s Fermoy store is being redistributed to charities and community groups including Fermoy Meals on Wheels, Fermoy Family Resource Centre and St […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Removal of Over Age Exemption for children with disabilities in ECCE scheme regressive – says West Cork TD

HEALTH POLITICS: Removal of Over Age Exemption for children with disabilities in ECCE scheme regressive – says West Cork TD

27 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony TD (Cork South West) has said that she is very concerned at “reports that the Overage Age Exemption has been removed from the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme from September 2018″. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting after numerous […]