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 […]

NOT ENOUGH GREEN SPACE ON NORTHSIDE: Green Party unhappy with ‘Tank Field’ plans

NOT ENOUGH GREEN SPACE ON NORTHSIDE: Green Party unhappy with ‘Tank Field’ plans

10 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party has denounced Cork City Council for removal of the last public green area in the Tank Field. Works started this week at an area designated as public open space on the Tank Field. Plans released to the Green Party show that the area will be […]

Creed welcomes further allocation of employment permits for meat processing

Creed welcomes further allocation of employment permits for meat processing

10 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., has today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D. of the granting of a further allocation of employment permits for the meat processing sector “this is a welcome response to the […]

Men’s Sheds funding will benefit Cork

Men’s Sheds funding will benefit Cork

6 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring T.D. this week announced the provision of €500,000 to support the work of Men’s Sheds throughout Ireland. This capital funding provides small grants to individual Men’s Sheds in order to enable them to purchase equipment or to carry […]

Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners

Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners

3 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’ Shea this week welcomed the announcement by Government and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Older People Jim Daly […]

Men’s Sheds in Cork should apply for funding by 31st August deadline

Men’s Sheds in Cork should apply for funding by 31st August deadline

2 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork orientated Senator Tim Lombard is encouraging all Cork County Men’s Sheds to apply to a national funding pot of half a million euro to support their good work. This capital funding announced by Minster for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, provides small grants to individual […]

BEAUTIFUL CORK! Bweeng, Youghal, West Cork Islands Community Council, and Lusitania Museum/Old Head Signal Tower nominated for IPB Pride of Place Awards 2018

BEAUTIFUL CORK! Bweeng, Youghal, West Cork Islands Community Council, and Lusitania Museum/Old Head Signal Tower nominated for IPB Pride of Place Awards 2018

30 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four Local Community groups have been nominated by Cork County Council to represent County Cork in the 2018 IPB Pride of Place awards, in association with Co-Operation Ireland. Bweeng Community Hall and Sportsfield Committee have been nominated for the Population 300 to 1000 competition. Youghal Tidy Towns Committee […]

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