Cork businesses availing of Government supports to be Brexit ready – says Fine Gael

Cork businesses availing of Government supports to be Brexit ready – says Fine Gael

18 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator Colm Burke has said that Cork businesses are availing of Government supports to ensure they are Brexit ready, and has encouraged any companies not already engaging to contact their Local Enterprise Office. Senator Burke was speaking after a survey carried out by […]

€1 Billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Now Open – Minister David Stanton

€1 Billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Now Open – Minister David Stanton

18 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Government’s new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund is now open for applications – according to Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. The Rural Regeneration and Development Fund supports collaborative projects between Government departments, State agencies, local authorities, […]

TIDY TOWNS: Cork groups recognised by County Council’ “Anti-Litter Challenge Competition – Divisional Awards”

TIDY TOWNS: Cork groups recognised by County Council’ “Anti-Litter Challenge Competition – Divisional Awards”

17 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council recently hosted 3 award ceremonies for prize winners in the Divisional Anti-Litter Challenge Awards, 2018. Awards ceremonies were held in the Council Offices in Annabella, Mallow for prize winners in the Northern Division, in the Council Chamber in County Hall for villages in the Southern […]

EAST CORK: Midleton resident John Lynch wins €5,000 in Bank of Ireland GoalSaver competition

EAST CORK: Midleton resident John Lynch wins €5,000 in Bank of Ireland GoalSaver competition

17 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie John Lynch has been announced as one of five winners of a €5,000 cash prize, having entered a competition open to customers of Bank of Ireland with a GoalSaver account, designed to support those saving regularly towards achieving specific goals. Following a presentation of the prize-winning cheque at […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Warsaw

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Warsaw

17 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City travel to Warsaw needing to overturn a 1-0 first leg deficit, if they are to progress from their Champions League first qualifying round tie against Legia. Despite a disciplined first leg display at Turner’s Cross from John Caulfield’s side, the away side left Leeside with the […]

SAILING: Volvo Cork Week is Environmentally Conscious

SAILING: Volvo Cork Week is Environmentally Conscious

16 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Race organisers collaborate with MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy and An Taisce’s Clean Coasts Programme to Go Green and Achieve Clean Regattas Certification Volvo Cork Week, taking place in Crosshaven, County Cork, July 16th – 21st, is proud to announce their collaboration with An Tasice’s Clean […]

SUMMER NEWS: Minister agrees to “examine” VAT on sunscreen

SUMMER NEWS: Minister agrees to “examine” VAT on sunscreen

19 July 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Senator Tim Lombard had a productive meeting with his Fine Gael colleague, Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform, Pascal Donohoe, regarding his proposals to reduce the VAT on sun cream products. Senator Lombard said: “I had a very productive meeting with Minister Donohoe regarding my proposals […]

GOLD MEDALS: West Cork Rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan arrive into Cork Airport

GOLD MEDALS: West Cork Rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan arrive into Cork Airport

16 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish rowing team were welcomed home at Cork Airport earlier today, On the arrival of the Irish rowing team into Cork Airport this afternoon Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications at Cork Airport said: “At Cork Airport, we are delighted to welcome home gold medallists Gary and Paul […]

SAILING: Cork Week is underway in Crosser

SAILING: Cork Week is underway in Crosser

16 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Recession over – atmosphere returning – but still not back at Celtic Tiger “close the village with Garda Checkpoint” levels Local knowledge was a distinct advantage on the opening day of Volvo Cork Week where a fleet of 120 boats is in action until next weekend. Juggling local […]

FIRE SERVICE STRIKE: called off in Cork City

FIRE SERVICE STRIKE: called off in Cork City

16 July 2018, 5.06pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has been contacted by SIPTU to say their members have accepted the proposals brokered between council management and union representatives at a conciliation conference, under the auspices of the Workplace Relations Commssion (WRC), last Friday. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn welcomed […]