Suicide prevention services are underfunded in Ireland – says East Cork Sinn Fein Cllr

Suicide prevention services are underfunded in Ireland – says East Cork Sinn Fein Cllr

28 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Pat Buckley warned the government that it must address its chronic underfunding of suicide prevention services. Above: Cllr Pat Buckley Councillor Buckley was speaking following a suicide prevention event in Youghal this week in which local man Nigel Kirby decorated his house, […]

Cork primary school teachers could win free Cork Harbour Trip

Cork primary school teachers could win free Cork Harbour Trip

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ioe Calling all 5th Class Teachers – Win a Free Boat Trip around Cork Harbour for your class The Port of Cork has launched their Primary Schools Initiative for 2016 and is encouraging all 5th class primary school teachers to get their class involved. This year’s theme ‘A Day […]

Cork County Mayor says China visit was a success

Cork County Mayor says China visit was a success

27 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea and the Chief Executive of Cork County Council lead a delegation to the Jiangsu Province, China on November 16th last. Other members of the delegation included a representative from CIT, from the Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) and two […]

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Barnardos launched its annual Christmas Toy Appeal, supported by GLS ParcelShops, today. The children’s charity is asking shoppers in Cork to add the Barnardos Christmas Toy Appeal to their shopping lists this festive season and help make a child’s Christmas. Every Christmas Barnardos needs gifts for children of […]

Aftercare programmes ‘a vital part of a young people’s lives’ – Sandra McLellan TD

Aftercare programmes ‘a vital part of a young people’s lives’ – Sandra McLellan TD

27 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking this evening on the need for more adequate aftercare facilities for children, Sinn Féin Children’s Spokesperson and TD Sandra McLellan has said children leaving care are possibly some of the most vulnerable children in our state and that current services do not go far enough in protecting […]

VIDEO: Cork Ministers – Coveney, Lynch, Murphy, and Sherlock – highlight benefits of Governments Capital Investment Programme for Cork

VIDEO: Cork Ministers – Coveney, Lynch, Murphy, and Sherlock – highlight benefits of Governments Capital Investment Programme for Cork

27 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin TD and the Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine and Defence, Simon Coveney TD were today (Friday) in Cork to highlight the benefits of the Government’s capital investment programme, Building on Recovery, for the Cork and Kerry area. Ministers Jimmy […]

Cork MEP welcomes Cork group to European Parliament

Cork MEP welcomes Cork group to European Parliament

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed a group of visitors from Cork to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The group met with Irish MEPs and EU Agricultural Commissioner Phil Hogan before watching a live session of the European Parliament. Commenting on the visit, Deirdre Clune said it […]

Cork can use tourism to create more jobs for under 25s

Cork can use tourism to create more jobs for under 25s

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has congratulated both Clonakilty and Cobh on making the shortlist in the Failte Ireland National Tourism Town awards and said that Cork has a bright future ahead when it comes to tourism. “Tourism is a tried […]

Midleton school removes more than 12 tonnes of Marine litter from East Cork beaches

26 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie St. Colman’s Community College, Midleton named ‘School of the Year’ at Prestigious 2015 Clean Coasts Ocean Hero Awards To date students from St. Colman’s Community College in Midleton have removed more than 12 tonnes of marine litter from beaches, waterways and rivers across the East Cork area. In […]

Cork MEP calls for the GAA to play a lead role on the new Irish Refugee Protection Programme

Cork MEP calls for the GAA to play a lead role on the new Irish Refugee Protection Programme

25 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland must succeed – where Belgium and France have failed Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has said that we must learn from the experiences of our EU neighbours when it comes to integrating refugees and migrants into our towns and villages across Ireland. The Government has agreed that […]

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