Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and Housing Agency chairman Conor Skehan should be asked to comment on what he described as “scorching criticism” directed at the Housing Agency chairman and Government Ministers by a new report […]

Cork wins at ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’

Cork wins at ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The second of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Radisson Blu, Little Island, Cork, last night where 91 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 500 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Wednesday evening […]

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said Ireland must reject the European Commission’s digital taxation proposals published today. Deputy McGrath commented, “The proposals published by the European Commission today encroach directly into an area – corporate tax – that is a national competence under EU law. […]

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses up and down North Cork are at risk of going under as a result of the crippling costs of business insurance. Deputy Moynihan was commenting ahead of a Fianna Fáil Dáil motion on the issue […]

Hospital car parking fees should be cheaper for long term patients – Lombard

Hospital car parking fees should be cheaper for long term patients – Lombard

17 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hospital car parking charges should be lessened for long term patients, Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said. Minister for Health, Simon Harris has ordered a national review of hospital car parking charges. Cork based Senator Lombard said: “Fine Gael is tackling the issues that matter most and […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for St Patricks Day 2018

ENTERTAINMENT: Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for St Patricks Day 2018

16 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Raise your Pulses on St. Patrick’s Day! The hugely-acclaimed show Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for a very special St. Patrick’s Day 2018 performance. Having played to tens of thousands since 2013, Pulses of Tradition takes to the stage once again at Triskel Christchurch at 5pm on […]

Over €3.7 Million Invested in Cork Arts by the Arts Council for 2018

Over €3.7 Million Invested in Cork Arts by the Arts Council for 2018

16 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Outlining its plan to invest €68.4 million nationwide over the course of the year, the agency for developing the arts said the focus of this year’s investment would be on creating opportunities for the public to experience large-scale work, as well as work of real artistic ambition, by […]