Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

14 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism agencies Fáilte Ireland, together with Tourism Ireland, are this week showcasing a select number of top attractions in counties Tipperary, Waterford and Cork to a group of overseas media who are in Ireland on a ‘Discover Munster’ press trip to see what the area has to offer […]

What is delaying the new Macroom Garda Station?

What is delaying the new Macroom Garda Station?

11 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that his motion on Macroom Garda Station which was debated and passed at today’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee (JPC) is vitally important in ensuring that the station is built as soon as possible. Deputy Moynihan […]

State cannot leave it to private sector alone to deliver nursing home beds – says Cork TD

State cannot leave it to private sector alone to deliver nursing home beds – says Cork TD

11 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that a failure to plan for an aging population on the part of the government will result in a residential care time bomb in the future. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting after a new report from […]

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

31 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has confirmed the introduction of some temporary adjustments to the GLAS scheme for this year in response to the current fodder shortages. The measures are being […]

Cork County Council buys new vehicles to ensure good winter road service

Cork County Council buys new vehicles to ensure good winter road service

25 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie County of Cork have confirmed an additional sum of €620,000 will be invested in its ‘winter maintenance fleet’. This will assist in responding to severe weather events such as flooding, storms, snow and ice. The Counils fleet came under pressure last winter during both Storm Ophelia (High winds) and Storm […]

CORK DIPLOMACY: Chinese Nationals visit Cork County Hall

CORK DIPLOMACY: Chinese Nationals visit Cork County Hall

22 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Mayor Patrick Gerard Murphy today officially welcomed three bright young students from Jiangsu Province, China to Cork County Hall. The three high school students from Nanjing the capital city of Jiangsu province are this year’s recipients of the Shamrock Cup, an annual English language competition prize […]

Medical Mediation and Compensation needs an urgent rethink – Burke

Medical Mediation and Compensation needs an urgent rethink – Burke

17 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator and Health Spokesperson in the Seanad, Colm Burke, has called for a review to examine how we deal with cases of adverse medical outcomes and medical negligence. Senator Burke said: “The ongoing issues in relation to the Cervical Cancer controversy have once again highlighted the […]

DIRTY CORK: is Ireland’s Second Most Flea-Infested County

DIRTY CORK: is Ireland’s Second Most Flea-Infested County

15 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Rentokil is advising homeowners to be on the lookout for signs of flea infestation in their homes after a 77% surge in residential flea inquiries for May, June and July 2018, compared to the same period last year. Cork ranked second for flea related call-outs at 18%, closely followed […]

Cork based Agri Minister Creed opens Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show

Cork based Agri Minister Creed opens Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show

12 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine today (Sunday) officially opened the Tullamore Show and FBD National Livestock Show. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Creed said; “I am honoured to officially open this prestigious show which is the largest one day event in the annual shows […]

AWARDS FOR EVERYONE! 60 Cork Centra Stores “Recognised for Excellence in Areas of Hygiene and Food Safety”

AWARDS FOR EVERYONE! 60 Cork Centra Stores “Recognised for Excellence in Areas of Hygiene and Food Safety”

11 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie It was an evening of well-deserved celebration and excitement for 60 Cork Centra stores as they were honoured at the 2018 Centra Quality Awards for excellence in the fields of hygiene and food safety within their businesses. Throughout the course of the event, which was held in the […]

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