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Archives / December 2018
30 December 21018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Disability spokesperson Margaret Murphy O’Mahony (A TD for Cork South West) says the 2019 HSE Service Plan is a very mixed bag for people with disabilities. “2018 saw an increase in Personal Assistance hours – 170,000 hours – relative to 2017 so it is disappointing that... Read More
28 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Two Cork City companies are among the first businesses in the country to achieve a new quality mark signifying that they meet the highest standards of service and trust. George’s Quay-based Career Training Internships, which develops standards in intern placement, and bridal and first communion specialists Cinderella’s Closet... Read More
24 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Civic Trust has announced the launch of its new Civic Life project with the confirmation that Cork business couple Dan and Linda Kiely are to become its Lifetime Patrons. Chairman Michael Mulcahy said “Following an extensive research process, Cork Civic Trust is delighted to launch Civic Life... Read More
23 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), today announced record funding awards of €2,751,000 to 108 animal welfare organisations throughout the country involved in protecting animal welfare. The payments will be made with immediate effect. The Minister recalled the major improvements in... Read More
23 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 149,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport this Christmas and New Year, with Friday, December 21 beeing busiest day for arrivals. The numbers forecasted to arrive and depart at Ireland’s second largest and best-connected international airport over the Christmas and New Year period are up 3.5%... Read More
22 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Government’s decision to proceed with investment in the Cork City Event Centre is another major boost to the city, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Jerry Buttimer, Leader of Seanad Eireann and Cork Fine Gael Senator said: “I welcome the clarity and certainty that this announcement provides.... Read More
22 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today confirmed the continuation of the supports from his Department for the early removal of PI (persistently infected) calves under the national Bovine Viral Disease (BVD) Eradication Programme in 2019. Minister Creed expressed his satisfaction... Read More