Cork County Council goes to Tender for new Fire Station in Kanturk

Cork County Council goes to Tender for new Fire Station in Kanturk

2 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has confirmed to North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’ Shea that they have published the tender seeking contractors to build the new Fire Station for the Town of Kanturk & surrounding areas. Cork County Council Fire Services Department proposes to provide a new […]

Additional staff to be hired to deal with pensions review – Aindrias Moynihan

Additional staff to be hired to deal with pensions review – Aindrias Moynihan

1 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Payments expected to commence in Q1, 2019 Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has secured confirmation from Minister for Social Protection, Regina Doherty that additional staff will be deployed to deal with the review of pensions which is due to get underway shortly. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after questioning […]

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

29 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Property prices in Cork have risen by €10,000 in the last year, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy. The report for Q3 2018 shows that the median asking price for a property in the county now stands at €240,000. This is up €5,000 […]

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland encourage foreign Journalists to promote Cork abroad

14 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tourism agencies Fáilte Ireland, together with Tourism Ireland, are this week showcasing a select number of top attractions in counties Tipperary, Waterford and Cork to a group of overseas media who are in Ireland on a ‘Discover Munster’ press trip to see what the area has to offer […]

What is delaying the new Macroom Garda Station?

What is delaying the new Macroom Garda Station?

11 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that his motion on Macroom Garda Station which was debated and passed at today’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee (JPC) is vitally important in ensuring that the station is built as soon as possible. Deputy Moynihan […]

State cannot leave it to private sector alone to deliver nursing home beds – says Cork TD

State cannot leave it to private sector alone to deliver nursing home beds – says Cork TD

11 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that a failure to plan for an aging population on the part of the government will result in a residential care time bomb in the future. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting after a new report from […]

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

31 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has confirmed the introduction of some temporary adjustments to the GLAS scheme for this year in response to the current fodder shortages. The measures are being […]

Cork County Council buys new vehicles to ensure good winter road service

Cork County Council buys new vehicles to ensure good winter road service

25 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie County of Cork have confirmed an additional sum of €620,000 will be invested in its ‘winter maintenance fleet’. This will assist in responding to severe weather events such as flooding, storms, snow and ice. The Counils fleet came under pressure last winter during both Storm Ophelia (High winds) and Storm […]

CORK DIPLOMACY: Chinese Nationals visit Cork County Hall

CORK DIPLOMACY: Chinese Nationals visit Cork County Hall

22 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Mayor Patrick Gerard Murphy today officially welcomed three bright young students from Jiangsu Province, China to Cork County Hall. The three high school students from Nanjing the capital city of Jiangsu province are this year’s recipients of the Shamrock Cup, an annual English language competition prize […]