Gardai in Gaeltacht must be able to speak Irish – says TD

Gardai in Gaeltacht must be able to speak Irish – says TD

19 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North West Co Cork Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that any members of An Garda Síochána who are transferred to Ballingeary station should be fluent in the Irish language. “Following a recent retirement, Garda authorities are due to appoint a new Garda to Ballingeary. I am […]

FARMING: Minister Creed underlines importance of new employment permits for the agri-food sector

FARMING: Minister Creed underlines importance of new employment permits for the agri-food sector

17 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., has today underlined the importance of a new pilot quota of employment permits for the agri-food sector. “This is a measured response to issues raised by the sector as the labour market tightens” the Minister said. He was […]

FARMING: Creed confirms successful move to online BPS applications

FARMING: Creed confirms successful move to online BPS applications

16 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over 129,700 Online Applications Received before deadline The Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Michael Creed has today confirmed that over 129,700 farmers applied online for their 2018 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in advance of the May 15th deadline. This figure is in line with application numbers […]

CORK SPORT: Basketball Ireland & Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Blackwater Motors

CORK SPORT: Basketball Ireland & Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Blackwater Motors

14 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland and Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Cork’s Blackwater Motors ahead of this summer’s FIBA Women’s European Basketball Championships Basketball Ireland and the Mardyke Arena UCC have today announced a new partnership with Blackwater Motors Volkswagen in Cork for the upcoming 2018 FIBA Women’s European Championship […]

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

10 May 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, recently confirmed the appointment of Orla O’Brien as CEO. LauraLynn is the only children’s hospice providing support and palliative care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families across Ireland, with care delivered in their hospice, at a hospital, in the community, or at […]

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

7 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €100,000 approved to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Cork County Cork Senator, and Seanad spokesperson for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Tim Lombard has confirmed that €72,990 in funding has been approved to tackle illegal dumping in Cork County, with a further […]

PHOTOS: Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards 2018

PHOTOS: Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards 2018

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley, held the sixth Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 25th 2018.  11 Awards were made on the night from 34 nominations with an incredible variety of community groups and individuals from across Cork County attending the evening’s celebration. […]

FERMOY: Revenue Commissions seize car, cigarettes and alcohol worth €12,600

FERMOY: Revenue Commissions seize car, cigarettes and alcohol worth €12,600

22 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie On Saturday (21/04/2018), Revenue officers seized 20,000 unstamped cigarettes, 30 litres of alcohol and a car in County Cork. Following an intelligence-led operation, the detection took place in Fermoy town, with assistance from Revenue tobacco detection dog Eva. The cigarettes were branded NZ, L&M and Minsk. The value […]

BASKETBALL: Basketball Ireland’s second Green Shoots Player Pathway coaching manual is officially launched at Parochial Hall, Cork

BASKETBALL: Basketball Ireland’s second Green Shoots Player Pathway coaching manual is officially launched at Parochial Hall, Cork

20 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland’s second Green Shoots Player Pathway coaching manual is officially launched There was big excitement at Parochial Hall in Cork this morning as pupils from 10 schools around Cork took part in the official launch of the second Basketball Ireland Green Shoots Player Pathway manual. After the […]

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