FARMING NEWS: Shareholders of a North Cork a Kerry Co-Op approve merger

FARMING NEWS: Shareholders of a North Cork a Kerry Co-Op approve merger

17 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie At separately held SGMs, the shareholders of North Cork Co-operative Creameries (Kanturk, Co. Cork) and Newtownsandes Co-operative (Located in Moyvane, Co Kerry) have resoundingly approved the merger of the two Societies, which had been unanimously recommended to members by their respective Boards. The merger will be completed in […]

Leap Card discount should be made available to all Macroom commuters, including those using Expressway – Aindrias Moynihan

Leap Card discount should be made available to all Macroom commuters, including those using Expressway – Aindrias Moynihan

15 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that clarity is needed with regard to the use of Leap Cards on the Expressway service from Macroom to Cork City. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after recent charges to Leap Card scheme which extended its use to Macroom. “I have been […]

New savings for Bus Éireann customers in Co Cork – Extension of Green Zone to some boundary towns in west, north & east Cork

New savings for Bus Éireann customers in Co Cork – Extension of Green Zone to some boundary towns in west, north & east Cork

29 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann customers commuting from towns such as Bandon, Fermoy and Mallow are set to benefit with new lower LeapCard fares and more flexible ticket types. The National Transport Authority (NTA) recently announced the introduction of a new Leap Green Zone for customers in Cork, and these fare […]

Cork Social Enterprises asked to apply to the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund

Cork Social Enterprises asked to apply to the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund

25 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and Social Innovation Fund Ireland Call for Applications Social Innovation Ireland (SIFI), in partnership with Cork County Council and all 31 Local Authorities across Ireland officially launched the second year of the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund. The Fund is financed by the Department of […]

NORTH CORK: New cafe in Charleville

NORTH CORK: New cafe in Charleville

22 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Insomnia Coffee Company will open a new store in Charleville, Co Cork today Located in the Charleville Town Centre, this is Insomnia’s sixth store to be open in Co. Cork. Insomnia Coffee Company has become an iconic Irish brand and is well known to coffee lovers across the […]

€835,000+ for upgrade of 12 Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTPs) across North Cork

€835,000+ for upgrade of 12 Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTPs) across North Cork

21 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has this week welcomed funding of over €835,000 from Irish Water to facilitate upgrading works to 12 Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTP’s) across North Cork. More than €650,000 has been allocated by Irish Water for upgrades to both the Kanturk […]

Over 60% of new jobs being created in Greater Dublin Area alone – Kelleher

Over 60% of new jobs being created in Greater Dublin Area alone – Kelleher

21 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Two-tier recovery must be addressed head on otherwise rural Ireland will continue to suffer Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher (TD in Cork North Central) has said that the planned Future Jobs programme cannot be another of the Government’s attempts at optical illusions, but […]

ELECTION POSTERS: Cork needs to follow good example of Galway City Council

ELECTION POSTERS: Cork needs to follow good example of Galway City Council

16 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork have called on the two local authorities in Cork to follow Galway City Council in exploring ways to limit election posters. On Monday, Galway City Council voted to develop a law that would prohibit election posters in the city, with the motion noting […]

Kelleher seeks clarity on calls for referendum on judicial payouts for compensation claims

Kelleher seeks clarity on calls for referendum on judicial payouts for compensation claims

11 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Personal Injuries Commission recommendations need to be fully implemented to lower the amount awarded for whiplash claims Fianna Fáil’s Business, Enterprise and Innovation Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher has said the Government must provide further clarity on its intentions to hold a referendum in an attempt to reduce the sums […]