BREXIT: Children’s Rights must be a priority in negotiations – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

BREXIT: Children’s Rights must be a priority in negotiations – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

19 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called on the Irish Government to ensure that the Rights of Children remain a priority for all throughout the Brexit negotiations that commence today. Teachta Ó Laoghaire said; “Both the British Government and the EU […]

POLITICS: LEADER changes costing jobs – warns Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

POLITICS: LEADER changes costing jobs – warns Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government’s failure to properly deliver European LEADER funding is costing jobs. The Ireland South MEP repeated her call for Rural Affairs Minister Heather Humphreys to explain changes to the funding scheme after it was revealed that the […]

ENTERTAINMENT: New film ‘Twice Shy’ boasts two Cork connections – features former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt – and Glanmire/Youghal director Fionn Greger

ENTERTAINMENT: New film ‘Twice Shy’ boasts two Cork connections – features former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt – and Glanmire/Youghal director Fionn Greger

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Twice Shy, the coming-of-age-drama written and directed by Tom Ryan will be released on Friday 23rd June. The film boasts two Cork connections: A father figure is plated by former Castlemartyr publican and current comedian Pat Shortt The producer is Cork born Fionn Greger Fionn was born and […]

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUTUBE: Cork MEP welcomes EU directive that could better pay content creators / artists

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUTUBE: Cork MEP welcomes EU directive that could better pay content creators / artists

15 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has welcomed aspects of an EU directive that could force sites like YouTube to more fairly remunerate artists. The Ireland South MEP said the European Copyright Directive, which is still in the negotiating stage, has the potential to deliver fairer […]

POLITICS: Labour v Fine Gael – Cork Labour Rep says Govt not investing in assessments of need for children and families

POLITICS: Labour v Fine Gael – Cork Labour Rep says Govt not investing in assessments of need for children and families

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Labour Local Area Representative for Labour in Cork South Cenral – Peter Horgan – has expressed his disappointment and frustration that the new Government made not one mention of securing assessments of need for children and families in Cork and around the country. “Taoiseach Varadkar had the […]

POLITICAL CHANGE: Group organises Cork March to ‘Repeal the Eighth Amendment’ this Saturday

POLITICAL CHANGE: Group organises Cork March to ‘Repeal the Eighth Amendment’ this Saturday

14 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new Cork branch of the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment was officially launched at a press conference in Cork today (14.06.2017). The Cork branch is the first regional branch of the Coalition to be established. Commenting on the launch, Kathy D’Arcy, member of the Cork Coalition, […]

ARMY: Bravery award for Jadotville veterans the least the State can do – says Cork TD

ARMY: Bravery award for Jadotville veterans the least the State can do – says Cork TD

13 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin (A Cork South Cental TD)has welcomed the decision today by the Government to award medals for bravery to the men who served at the Battle of Jadotville in 1961. “This announcement comes after a long, and often fruitless campaign, by the families of […]

TOURISM: Cork Convention Bureau prepares for ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ 2017 expo in UCC next week

TOURISM: Cork Convention Bureau prepares for ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ 2017 expo in UCC next week

13 June 2017, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Keep Cork Meeting 2017 is an annual opportunity for hotels and other tourism service providers in Cork to showcase their work to the corporate market. Five years on from the first Keep Cork Meeting event, Cork Convention Bureau expects to see a 25% increase in exhibitors this […]