SUSI Student grant ‘income bands’ need to be adjusted – says TD

SUSI Student grant ‘income bands’ need to be adjusted – says TD

12 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan is calling for urgency in progressing much needed changes in the Student Grant Scheme – or SUSI grant – especially around the income bands as they currently stand. Deputy Moynihan commented, “Minister Harris announced the start of a public […]

Cork County Council Library and Arts Service Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Cork County Council Library and Arts Service Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

12 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library and Arts Service continues to mark Seachtain na Gaeilge, culminating in a range of activities for St. Patrick’s Day in Cork County. Library branches across the county will decorate their windows, with two very special window displays in Bandon and Mitchelstown Libraries. Bandon Library […]

New visiting guidelines for nursing homes

New visiting guidelines for nursing homes

12 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD, on the approval of new guidance on visitations to long term residential care facilities. Welcoming the new guidance, Deputy Moynihan said: “The new visiting guidance […]

Business lobby group @IBEC_irl highlights it’s Cork infrastructure wishlist

Business lobby group @IBEC_irl highlights it’s Cork infrastructure wishlist

11 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Delivery of world-class infrastructure vital to quality of life in Cork – Ibec  Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has said that Government must seize the opportunities of the unprecedented wealth-generating capacity of the Irish economy and deliver an ambitious programme of world class public services and infrastructure development.   […]

Funding of €200,000 for the development of Mallow Castle trails and River Blackwater Blueway facilities at Killavullen – David Stanton

Funding of €200,000 for the development of Mallow Castle trails and River Blackwater Blueway facilities at Killavullen – David Stanton

11 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, recently welcomed news that total funding of €200,000 will be allocated for the development of trails on the grounds of Mallow Castle and Blueway facilities along the River Blackwater at Killavullen. Speaking upon confirmation of the measure 2 funding, David Stanton […]

Irish Water mark International Women’s Day

Irish Water mark International Women’s Day

10 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie To celebrate International Women’s Day (which fell on the 8th of March) we profile Aisling Buckley Long, Engineer and Regional Information Specialist with Irish Water who discusses juggling a busy work and family life and her passion for building a sustainable future The Long household is a busy […]

SPORT: Riverstown Amateur Boxing Club get Texaco sports grant

SPORT: Riverstown Amateur Boxing Club get Texaco sports grant

8 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Riverstown Amateur Boxing Club in Glanmire is to receive EUR5,000 funding under the Texaco Support for Sport initiative launched last September by Valero Energy (Ireland) Limited, the company that markets fuel in Ireland under the Texaco brand. Open to sports clubs across the 26-counties, irrespective of sporting discipline, […]

SPORTS FUNDING: Cork Sports Partnership helping not-for-profit community facilities

SPORTS FUNDING: Cork Sports Partnership helping not-for-profit community facilities

7 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Funding up to €1,500 is available Cork Sports Partnership have launched the ‘Sports and Recreational Facilities Resilience Fund’ for 2021. This fund is part of the Government’s response to support the physical activity and sports sector through COVID-19 and beyond. Following on from the Sport Ireland, COVID-19 Small […]

Gurranabraher #CreditUnion & @SampleStudios Shortlisted for Business to Arts Award @GurranCU

Gurranabraher #CreditUnion & @SampleStudios Shortlisted for Business to Arts Award @GurranCU

2 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Gurranabraher Credit Union, in partnership with Sample-Studios and Cork City Council Commemoration Fund have been shortlisted for a major national Arts Award, the Business to Arts Award for Best Small Sponsorship for their Community Photography Project, PhotoGo. PhotoGo launched on Culture Night 2020 and invited Corkonians to take […]