Budget 2019 increases will benefit thousands in Cork – O’Shea

Budget 2019 increases will benefit thousands in Cork – O’Shea

25 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The new increased rate of pensions and weekly social welfare increases introduced in Budget 2019 come into effect this week, North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea said. Budget 2019 included €362 million in additional social welfare expenditure, bringing the total social welfare spend to €20.5 billion […]

Community Services Programme funding of over €435,000 to benefit six Cork East organisations – Minister Stanton

Community Services Programme funding of over €435,000 to benefit six Cork East organisations – Minister Stanton

24 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that total funding of €435,262 will be allocated between six local community organisations under the 2019 Community Services Programme (CSP). The CSP is funded by the Department of Rural […]

Fianna Fáil confirms addition of candidates in European Elections

Fianna Fáil confirms addition of candidates in European Elections

22 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Fianna Fáil National Constituencies Committee has met and confirmed the addition of candidates in the upcoming European Elections. Billy Kelleher TD has been added to the ticket in Ireland South and Anne Rabbitte TD has been added in Midlands-North-West. Both Deputies will now contest the forthcoming European […]

Launch of Cork City Marathon 2019

Launch of Cork City Marathon 2019

22 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On your marks, get set, REGISTER! Both pro and budding runners, walkers and everyone in between were today encouraged to register their entry for the 2019 Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon, as the annual event was officially launched. Race organisers are encouraging individuals of all fitness levels and […]