Ex-Debenhams workers mark one year anniversary of strike action

Ex-Debenhams workers mark one year anniversary of strike action

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central, Thomas Gould, has today sent solidarity to the ex-Debenham’s workers today one year on from the closure of Debenhams Ireland stores and the laying off of workers without a fair redundancy. Teachta Gould said: “Today is a stark reminder of the […]

LISTEN: Cork TD has Dail proposal to help workers when employer goes into liquidation #Debenhams

LISTEN: Cork TD has Dail proposal to help workers when employer goes into liquidation #Debenhams

9 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry was yesterday given the green light by the Oireachtas to move a bill which aims to improve the position of workers in liquidation situations. The news comes as ex Debenhams workers mark the 1-year anniversary of their struggle today with a […]

Revenue seize cannabis herb worth over €20,000 in #Cork

Revenue seize cannabis herb worth over €20,000 in #Cork

8 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Revenue seize cannabis herb worth over €20,000 in Cork and over 9,000 cigarettes in Dublin Airport This morning (8/4/2021), as a result of routine profiling and with the assistance of detector dog Marley, Revenue officers seized over 1kg of herbal cannabis at a premises in Cork city. The […]

Al Fresco Dining for Summer 2021

Al Fresco Dining for Summer 2021

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said that a new scheme, delivered in partnership between Fáilte Ireland and Cork County Council, will help tourism and hospitality businesses in Cork develop and increase their outdoor seating capacity. Funding allocated under the scheme will also enable Local Authorities to develop […]

HAVE YOUR SAY: Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

HAVE YOUR SAY:  Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork group of Social Democrats branches have launched a survey for business owners based in Cork City and County, calling on the business community to share their experiences of keeping their businesses afloat during the pandemic. The survey asks business owners in Cork what their experiences of […]

Fire Safety Packs Delivered to Homes Across Cork County

Fire Safety Packs Delivered to Homes Across Cork County

6 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Home Fire Safety Information packs are currently being distributed throughout Cork County by Cork County Council’s Fire Service, with the assistance of the HSE Home Support Service, Meals on Wheels and An Garda Síochána. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, Cork County Council’s Fire Service has been unable to […]

Recognition for the Heroes of West Cork

Recognition for the Heroes of West Cork

6 April 2021, Tuesday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie West Cork Independent TD Micheal Collins spoke in the Dail on Wednesday 24th March about his own hometown of Lowertown and the history and commemoration of Micheal John McClean who lost his life on December 8th 100 years ago in Gaggin in Bandon. Deputy collins said “he […]

West Cork TD comments on COVID funeral mourner caps

West Cork TD comments on COVID funeral mourner caps

6 April 2021, Tuesday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Deputy Michael calls on the Government to let the ritual of funerals continue with more than 25 people Deputy Micheal Collins in the Dail last week raised with the minister to increase the number of people who are allowed at funerals. Speaking from the Convention Centre in […]

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

6 April 2021, Tuesday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary File photo of Debenhams Store shopfrontThis Friday 9th April will mark one year since the struggle of the Debenhams workers began for a just settlement to their redundancy. A statement from the Debenhams Shop Stewards and Activists today said there […]

New ship for Irish Naval Service – will replace LÉ Eithne

New ship for Irish Naval Service – will replace LÉ Eithne

6 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cork based Simon Coveney T.D has announced a competition for Marine Advisor Services to support the procurement of a Multi-Role Vessel Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs has announced the publication of a competitive […]