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 […]

173 winning Lotto tickets sold in Cork since lotto began 30 years ago in 1988

173 winning Lotto tickets sold in Cork since lotto began 30 years ago in 1988

30 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork may not be one of Ireland’s luckiest Lotto County per head of population, but it has still scooped 173 jackpots totalling over €251 million since Lotto started 30 years ago, new National Lottery data reveals. The “Luckiest Lotto Counties” data, using 2016 Census Population figures, shows that […]

BUSINESS: Hickey’s Pharmacy opens two new outlets in Cork

BUSINESS: Hickey’s Pharmacy opens two new outlets in Cork

21 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Two new Cork outlets are part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group double in size Hickey’s Pharmacy, Ireland’s largest independently-owned pharmacy group, has today opened two new outlets in Cork as part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group […]

TIDY TOWNS: Cork groups recognised by County Council’ “Anti-Litter Challenge Competition – Divisional Awards”

TIDY TOWNS: Cork groups recognised by County Council’ “Anti-Litter Challenge Competition – Divisional Awards”

17 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council recently hosted 3 award ceremonies for prize winners in the Divisional Anti-Litter Challenge Awards, 2018. Awards ceremonies were held in the Council Offices in Annabella, Mallow for prize winners in the Northern Division, in the Council Chamber in County Hall for villages in the Southern […]