FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

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 […]

Support The Mercy Hospital Foundation’s Annual Raffle and help change the lives of the ICU patients in Cork

Support The Mercy Hospital Foundation’s Annual Raffle and help change the lives of the ICU patients in Cork

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 […]

Cork Senator promotes Electric Cars

Cork Senator promotes Electric Cars

28 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The new Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action will consider ways in which the Government can further support the transition to electric vehicles, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Seanad spokesperson on Climate Action, Senator Lombard, said: “We all know the cost of running a car to our pockets […]

€4.25 million allocated for the introduction of a Fodder Import Support measure

€4.25 million allocated for the introduction of a Fodder Import Support measure

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 […]

Cork County Council buys new vehicles to ensure good winter road service

Cork County Council buys new vehicles to ensure good winter road service

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 […]

FARMING: Temporary flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

FARMING: Temporary flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

25 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has welcomed the signal from the European Commission on their agreement to some proposed adjustments to the GLAS scheme for this year in response to the current fodder shortages. This proposal will now have to […]

Ryanair announces new Cork to ‘London Luton’ route

Ryanair announces new Cork to ‘London Luton’ route

25 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ryanair has announced a new Cork route to London Luton, with a six times weekly service, as part of Ryanair’s Winter 18 schedule. Irish consumers and visitors can now choose from 10 winter routes to/from Cork and enjoy even lower fares and the latest “Always Getting Better” improvements […]

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