Council has financial supports for re-opening Restaurants

Council has financial supports for re-opening Restaurants

22 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications from tourism and hospitality businesses across the county, under the new Outdoor Dining Enhancement Investment Scheme. The €17million nationwide scheme from Fáilte Ireland for outdoor dining aims to support the tourism and hospitality sector and help businesses to flexibly meet consumer demand. […]

Air Ambulance has 53 missions in Cork, in first 3 months of 2021

Air Ambulance has 53 missions in Cork, in first 3 months of 2021

21 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Irish Community Air Ambulance was tasked to 127 incidents across nine counties during the first three months of 2021. The figures represent a 21% increase compared to the same period last year when there were 105 call outs. In Cork the Irish Community Air Ambulance was tasked […]

Untapped potential of Credit Unions for Irish mortgage market should be examined – Creed

Untapped potential of Credit Unions for Irish mortgage market should be examined – Creed

20 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A new approach to Ireland’s banking and mortgage market should be examined using the large untapped potential of credit unions across the country, Fine Gael TD Michael Creed has said. Deputy Creed made his comments following the recent announcement that KBC Group is exiting the Irish market, which […]

Corkman done good: Unnamed past student of North Mon donates to his former school via USA based charity

Corkman done good: Unnamed past student of North Mon donates to his former school via USA based charity

20 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tomorrow, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Joe Kavanagh, will launch a Bursary Scheme for the North Monastery Secondary School. The bursaries are supported by “a past pupil of the school” (name not yet public) through the Boston, Mass based Irish Education Foundation. The initiative will provide financial […]

Irish Water sewer upgrade works to bring big benefits to Mallow

Irish Water sewer upgrade works to bring big benefits to Mallow

19 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish Water has started work on an important new project to upgrade the sewer infrastructure in Mallow, which will bring big benefits to the town by protecting water quality in the River Blackwater and providing a platform for growth and development. Sewer upgrade works will begin at the […]

€136,000 for County Cork Arts organisations and Artists

€136,000 for County Cork Arts organisations and Artists

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 81 Artists and Arts Organisations are set to receive funding totalling €136,000 from Cork County Council Arts Grants Scheme 2021. Following a very difficult year for the Arts Sector, the Council hopes that the funding provided in this year’s Arts Grants Scheme will help to revitalise arts in […]

HEALTH POLITICS: HSE statement on @MTU_ie Vaccine Clinic is confusing – says TD

HEALTH POLITICS: HSE statement on @MTU_ie Vaccine Clinic is confusing – says TD

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central has today called on the Minister for Health to clarify comments by the HSE that the vaccine clinic situated in the Munster Technological University campus is a ‘GP clinic’ vaccinating only people over 70, and operating only on a rolling fortnightly […]

New Irish citizens can continue to take oath of fidelity on paper until in-person mass ceremonies resume in Dec 2021

New Irish citizens can continue to take oath of fidelity on paper until in-person mass ceremonies resume in Dec 2021

12 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A new temporary system that is helping to significantly clear the citizenship backlog has been in place since 18 January 2021. The temporary system enables applicants to complete their naturalisation process by signing a statutory declaration of loyalty, and have a Commissioner for Oaths witness this. This signed […]

NORTH CORK HEALTH: No closure at Mallow General Hospital after all – as ‘Medical Assessment Unit’ & ‘Local Injury Unit’ remain open

NORTH CORK HEALTH: No closure at Mallow General Hospital after all – as ‘Medical Assessment Unit’ & ‘Local Injury Unit’ remain open

10 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie “This was achieved through local political pressure along with the INMO” – says Sherlock Mallow based TD for Cork East, Labour’s Sean Sherlock has received assurances from the CEO of the South / South West Hospital Group that services will continue as normal at the Medical Assessment Unit […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Closure of Medical Assessment Unit at Mallow General Hospital

HEALTH POLITICS: Closure of Medical Assessment Unit at Mallow General Hospital

9 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mallow based Labour Party TD Seán Sherlock has called on the HSE and the Fianna Fáil Minister for Health to reverse the decision to close the Medical Assessment Unit at Mallow General Hospital for one month. “I’ve learned today that the HSE is now intent on closing the […]

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

CORK BUSINESS: can sign up for 1st ever @Amazon Bootcamp Ireland virtual event

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Amazon, Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Nation are calling on SMEs and entrepreneurs in Cork to sign up for the first-ever Amazon Bootcamp Ireland, an online event on Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 April providing free training and guidance to help businesses increase their online sales and reach new […]