Cork Fianna Fail TD supports coalition with Fine Gael and Green

Cork Fianna Fail TD supports coalition with Fine Gael and Green

19 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Moynihan welcomes commitment on pensions in draft Programme for Government Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan has welcomed the commitment in the Programme for Government to maintain the state pension age at 66. Deputy Moynihan said, “The Programme for Government gives an assurance that the State […]

Pensions for CE Supervisors – still not addressed

Pensions for CE Supervisors – still not addressed

18 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The omission of CE Supervisor’s Pension Scheme in the FF, FG, Green Programme for Government is ‘disappointing but not surprising’ Sinn Féin TD for Cork North-Central, Thomas Gould, has today expressed his disappointment and frustration at the failure to include a solution for the CE Supervisor’s Pension Scheme […]

SOCIAL HOUSING: Peter McVerry Trust opens it’s first project in Cork – 8 apartments in Fermoy

SOCIAL HOUSING: Peter McVerry Trust opens it’s first project in Cork – 8 apartments in Fermoy

17 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The national housing and homeless charity, Peter McVerry Trust, has announced that it has opened its first social housing scheme in Cork. The charity is working in partnership with Cork County Council to deliver homes for people on the social housing waiting list including those who are, or […]

LATEST DATA: shows number of COVID19 cases in Cork

LATEST DATA: shows number of COVID19 cases in Cork

15 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork has had 1,533 cases of COVID19 so far There have been no new deaths reported nationally to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland is 1,706. As of midnight Sunday 14 June the HPSC has been notified of 18 […]

Cork County Council’s 2020 Heritage Publications

Cork County Council’s 2020 Heritage Publications

15 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie For the ‘Colourful Heritage of County Cork – Volume 2’, Cork County Council is again seeking suggestions for content Over the last number of years, Cork County Council has been producing a heritage book each year, from bridges to houses and churches to castles. What is very evident […]

FARMING: Agri Minister @CreedCNW announces €50 million for beef farmers impacted by COVID19

FARMING: Agri Minister @CreedCNW announces €50 million for beef farmers impacted by COVID19

12 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced Cabinet approval for an allocation of €50 million to provide for a support scheme for beef finishing farms which have been severely impacted by the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Minister Creed said “I […]

How many people in Cork have COVID19?

How many people in Cork have COVID19?

11 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As of today Cork has 1,532 cases The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 8 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,703 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Wednesday 10 June the HPSC has been […]

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces €197,500 funding for Agri-Food Tourism projects

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces €197,500 funding for Agri-Food Tourism projects

10 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Following a call for proposals for Agri-Food Tourism Initiatives under the 2020 Rural Innovation and Development Fund in January, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D, has announced the projects that will receive funding from his Department. Minister Creed said “During these unprecedented times […]

1,531 cases of COVID19 in Cork

1,531 cases of COVID19 in Cork

10 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 5 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,695 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Tuesday 9 June the HPSC has been notified of 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19. […]

Support your local shops, or else they may close

Support your local shops, or else they may close

10 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is taking action to support businesses across the county as they reopen for the first time since the COVID-19 crisis began. As part of Project ACT, the Council has launched a campaign to encourage people to “realise the value of staying closer to home”. The […]