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29 June 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Major reforms to Community Employment, Tús and the Rural Social Scheme will extend eligibility criteria for Cork participants and provide additional flexibility to local supervisors when it comes to recruitment, a Cork North Central TD has said. Deputy Colm Burke said: “These schemes support a range of vital... Read More
28 June 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan recently called for an explanation as to why petrol prices at the pump are so high now given that the cost of a barrel of oil is at a “reasonable” point compared to the recent past. Deputy Moynihan, who... Read More
24 June 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie It was an afternoon of well-deserved celebration for three Cork stores – O’Leary’s Centra Douglas Road, Ross’s Centra Watergrasshill, and Hegarty’s Centra in Ballinspittle as they were honoured for their commitment to excellence in food safety at the recent Musgrave Retail Food Safety Awards. Throughout the course of... Read More
24 June 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Property prices in Cork have mirrored the national trend by rising during the quarter, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report. The report for Q2 2022, in association with Davy, shows that the median asking price for a property in the county is now €265,000. This means prices... Read More
23 June 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “We are Generation Rent” is the theme of this year’s annual Tenant Sentiment Survey 2022 carried out by Threshold, Ireland’s national housing charity Threshold uses this survey to give a voice to the experience of its clients, of Generation Rent, their aspirations and frustrations. The term may conjure... Read More
20 June 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dairygold has partnered with some of Munster’s leading phama companies BioPharmaChem Ireland and Munster Technological University (MTU) on their new industry led Laboratory Apprenticeship Programme. The programme will be delivered for the first time at the Munster Technical University Cork campus this September 2022 and this is Dairygold’s... Read More
19 June 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A two-bedroom terraced property steeped in the local history of Buttevant in Co Cork, will go to auction later this month. Number 23 Daniel O’Brien Terrace is one of 26 two-storey former soldiers’ houses built around 1890 to accommodate the families of British Army soldiers in the nearby... Read More
19 June 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie News from the week – Ribbon cutting at €30 million 60-bed extension for Heather House Community Nursing Unit On Thursday 16th June 2022, the Taoiseach, Micheál Martin T.D., visited two new integrated care services at St Mary’s Health Campus, which are part of the national Enhanced Community Care... Read More