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September 2020
30 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking at the launch of the Cork Chamber Budget 2021 Submission, Chamber President Paula Cogan said, “Budget 2021 must be about securing our economic resilience with infrastructural investment, finessing the pandemic supports and tax measures critical to normalising the economy and State finances.” “To provide continuity to construction... Read More
30 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Thermo Fisher Scientific (based on the road to Currabinny, near Ringaskiddy, Co Cork) has launched a €45,000 community grant in celebration of its double anniversary. Assisting deserving causes, it will be divided between local community groups along with charitable causes close to the hearts of employees. The contract... Read More
30 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard (from Minane Bridge, near Carrigaline, Co Cork) has been elected Vice Chair of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Senator Lombard, who also serves as the Seanad spokesperson on Agriculture, said: “I am delighted to have been elected Vice... Read More
29 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What is a Peace Commissioner? There are many titles for people who sign legal documents. A commonly encountered one is Peace Commissioner. The powers of a Peace Commissioner are: Taking statutory declarations Witnessing signatures on documents of required by various authorities Signing certificates and orders under various Acts... Read More
29 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie As the number of positive Covid-19 cases is increasing at a worrying rate in the Cork area, management at South / South West Hospital Group are appealing to members of the public to continue to follow the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines relating to social distancing and hand hygiene, to... Read More
29 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie For the first time ever the public can easily view Cork County Council Planning Permission applications (new and old) online Until now the desktop system needed a specific browser and plugin which had mixed results The old system cost the Council marks on the Transparency International score sheet,... Read More