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Archives / August 2018
31 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has confirmed the introduction of some temporary adjustments to the GLAS scheme for this year in response to the current fodder shortages. The measures are being... Read More
31 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over the coming weeks, staff at the Mercy Hospital Foundation will contact hundreds of households across Cork City and County asking them to support the charity’s Annual Raffle, which this year will help change the lives of the most critically ill patients in Cork, many of whom have... Read More
26 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator and member of the joint Oireachtas Agriculture committee, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that over €4 million has been allocated to a new Fodder Import Support measure. Senator Lombard said: “‘In light of the recent severe drought conditions and their impact on an already difficult fodder... Read More
25 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie County of Cork have confirmed an additional sum of €620,000 will be invested in its ‘winter maintenance fleet’. This will assist in responding to severe weather events such as flooding, storms, snow and ice. The Counils fleet came under pressure last winter during both Storm Ophelia (High winds) and Storm... Read More
24 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed the extension of the EU funded free public Wi-Fi scheme. The European Parliament announced the WIFI4EU scheme last year, whereby it would fund public Wi-Fi hotspots across EU towns and villages. The scheme proposed funding high speed internet connection in public areas,... Read More