Brick thrown through window of Fine Gael Senator in Cork #CorkViolence

Brick thrown through window of Fine Gael Senator in Cork #CorkViolence

19 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Government Senator – who is a Solicitor by profession – has had a brick thrown through the window of his Blackpool, Cork City constituency office this Sunday evening. Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke said via Facebook “Bricks fired through the window in my office in Blackpool this […]

The Cork Person of the year for 2019 is…

The Cork Person of the year for 2019 is…

17 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Later today the ‘Cork Person of the Year’, and the ‘Honorary Corkman Award’ will be announced at a gala awards lunch in Rochestown Park Hotel. Also to be announced will be the newest inductee to Cork’s ‘Hall of Fame’, and a Special Award shall be given to Nationwide’s […]

New Primary School in Kanturk to Go to Construction during 2020 – O’Shea

New Primary School in Kanturk to Go to Construction during 2020 – O’Shea

14 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor & General Election Candidate John Paul O’Shea recently confirmed that the planned new primary school in Kanturk will go to construction during 2020. Cllr. O’Shea received written confirmation from Minister of State at the Office of Public Works this week that the project […]

#CORK: Storm Brendan will bring high winds and rain for Monday 13th January #BíCúramach

#CORK: Storm Brendan will bring high winds and rain for Monday 13th January #BíCúramach

12 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Met Éireann has issued a Level Orange Weather Warning (Storm Brendan) from Monday January 13th 07.00 to 15.00. Southerly winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/h with gusts of 110 to 130 km/h, highest in coastal areas. There is a significant risk of coastal flooding due […]

€13.3 million funding for major local sports projects

€13.3 million funding for major local sports projects

11 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than €13.3 million funding for local large–scale sports projects has been allocated, Cork North West Fine Gael General Election Councillor John Paul O’Shea has confirmed.  Cllr. O’Shea said: “This funding is included in the first set of allocations under the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF).  Funding allocations in Cork included:  €9.2 million for […]

NEW RE-ENACTMENT GROUP: The Cork Brigade Flying Column launch in time for 1920 Centenary year of events

NEW RE-ENACTMENT GROUP: The Cork Brigade Flying Column launch in time for 1920 Centenary year of events

11 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The official launch of the re-enactment group “the Cork Brigade Flying Column” will take place in Kilmurry Independence Museum on Sunday 12th January at 2 pm. The group had their first outing at the 99th Anniversary of the Kilmichael Ambush in November and found there was huge enthusiasm […]

€13million funding for major local sports projects – Senator Colm Burke

€13million funding for major local sports projects – Senator Colm Burke

10 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €13million in funding for local large scale sports projects has been allocated, a Fine Gael Senator has confirmed. Colm Burke said, “This funding is included in the first set of allocations under the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF). “Grants announced include €9.2million for Athletics Ireland […]

City Centre clean but Northside struggles in 2019 litter rankings

City Centre clean but Northside struggles in 2019 litter rankings

6 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fermoy and Midleton both clean Some improvement in ‘moderately littered’ Mahon Litter levels have fallen in our cities over past decade The final litter survey for 2019 from business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) has shown Cork City Centre to be clean for the 7th year in a […]

RURAL BROADBAND: for North County Cork moves a step closer with LEADER Funding Allocation

RURAL BROADBAND: for North County Cork moves a step closer with LEADER Funding Allocation

5 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Broadband Connection Point for the rural village of Laharn (where Fine Gael Cllr John Paul O’Shea resides) is a step closer this week with the allocation of just over €2,000 in LEADER funding by the North Cork Local Action Group (LAG) through it’s implementing partner IRD Duhallow […]