A Government office in every town in Ireland: That’s what a Post Office COULD

A Government office in every town in Ireland: That’s what a Post Office COULD

21 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie “Post offices can be the pillar and fulcrum where rural Ireland survives and thrives” Cork East TD Seán Sherlock has said that politicians of all parties need to move beyond the platitudes of post office and meet the funding shortfall in the sector to prevent unrestrained closures in […]

Cork County Council Shortlisted in 11 Categories for Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2020

Cork County Council Shortlisted in 11 Categories for Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2020

14 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has been shortlisted in 11 categories in the seventeenth annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2020. The Excellence in Local Government Awards 2020 (ELG Awards), sponsored by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, are held to recognise and celebrate the outstanding […]

Over €140,000 to be granted for Town and Village Improvements in Cork East

Over €140,000 to be granted for Town and Village Improvements in Cork East

14 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €140,000 to be granted for Town and Village Improvements in Cork East Total funding of €140,600 will be allocated between four Cork East towns under the third round of the Accelerated Measure of the Town and Village Renewal Scheme, says Fine Gael TD for Cork East Constituency, […]

Cabinet signs off on Dunkettle Interchange Contract – project to be completed by Q1 2024

Cabinet signs off on Dunkettle Interchange Contract – project to be completed by Q1 2024

13 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cabinet has awarded the contract for construction on the Dunkettle Interchange Upgrade The project – at the end of the Cork-Dublin Motorway – is expected to cost €215 million in total with all works expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2024. The scope of […]

“Broadband Connection Points (BCPs)” to be created in five rural Cork locations

“Broadband Connection Points (BCPs)” to be created in five rural Cork locations

11 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 5 new Broadband connection points in Cork a key element of Government’s National Broadband Plan – Colm Burke TD The 5 new broadband connection points in Cork are a key element of the Government’s National Broadband Plan, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Cork North Central TD, Colm […]

Cork TD has suggestion on how to save Cork Airport

Cork TD has suggestion on how to save Cork Airport

10 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East James O’Connor urges the need for implementation of the findings on the Taskforce on Aviation Recovery to ensure the viability of international travel connectivity for Ireland and the long-term survival of Cork Airport. Speaking at the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Transport and […]

18 Cork County Schools added to Creative Schools Programme

18 Cork County Schools added to Creative Schools Programme

4 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council welcomes news that 18 primary and secondary schools in Co County have been added to the national ‘Creative Schools Programme’. A new Primary Schools Creative Cluster for West Cork has also been announced. This Creative Cluster will be managed by the West Cork Education Centre […]

ON THE MOVE: Arthritis Ireland appoints new chairman from Cork

ON THE MOVE: Arthritis Ireland appoints new chairman from Cork

3 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Arthritis Ireland has announced the appointment of Tim O’Sullivan from Dungourney as its new chairman. He replaces Seoirse Smith who leaves the board after 10 years, including three as chair. Mr O’Sullivan is also chair of the Cork branch of Arthritis Ireland and was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis […]

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