Trade Union trouble for Pfizer in Cork

Trade Union trouble for Pfizer in Cork

31 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie SIPTU members working in the Pfizer pharmaceutical plants in Ringaskiddy and Little Island, in Cork today served notice of industrial action in a dispute over a company proposal to change the existing pension scheme without agreement. SIPTU Organiser, Ray Mitchell, said: “Since 2014, SIPTU members have continually sought […]

Green Party welcomes news that High Court has quashed a license for oil and gas exploration off Cork coast

Green Party welcomes news that High Court has quashed a license for oil and gas exploration off Cork coast

31 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed news that the High Court has quashed a license for oil and gas exploration off the Cork coast. On Wednesday, the High Court agreed to quash the license granted to a subsidiary of Providence Resources for exploration at Barryroe, south of […]

Cork County Council contributing to clean ocean initiatives

Cork County Council contributing to clean ocean initiatives

30 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has recently been involved in a number of net recycling and fishing industry generated waste management initiatives. By providing segregated waste reception facilities the Council aim to make it easier for fishermen to help turn their retired fishing equipment and other waste into a useful […]

Ó Laoghaire raises Burglaries in Carrigaline with Justice Minister

Ó Laoghaire raises Burglaries in Carrigaline with Justice Minister

29 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Justice Spokesperson, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has called for increased Gardaí, and resources to tackle crime, and particularly burglaries The Cork South Central raised this with Minister Flanagan, and Junior Minister Stanton, during a Dáil debate on crime earlier this month. “Minister, I am conscious that crime […]

‘Lir’ Ireland’s National Ocean Test Facility Officially Opened

28 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opens Ireland’s only Ocean Testing Facility in Cork Ireland’s ocean energy test facility, Lir, was officially opened this month in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, TD. Located in the €20 million UCC Environmental Research Institute […]

€54,450 approved for Cork under the Community Services Programme support fund – Burke

€54,450 approved for Cork under the Community Services Programme support fund – Burke

27 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke said the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed that additional funding of €54,450 will be made available for new social enterprises in Cork. Senator Burke said: “The Community Services Programme (CSP) supports community organisations to provide local social, economic and environmental […]

Parking improvements in Mallow town

Parking improvements in Mallow town

26 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Muddy Hill Car Park Repair Works to Commence this Month, O’Shea confirms North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has welcomed news that a contractor has been appointed to repair a rock face in Muddy Hill car park in Mallow, which will result in the reopening of […]

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