Aftercare programmes ‘a vital part of a young people’s lives’ – Sandra McLellan TD

Aftercare programmes ‘a vital part of a young people’s lives’ – Sandra McLellan TD

27 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking this evening on the need for more adequate aftercare facilities for children, Sinn Féin Children’s Spokesperson and TD Sandra McLellan has said children leaving care are possibly some of the most vulnerable children in our state and that current services do not go far enough in protecting […]

VIDEO: Cork Ministers – Coveney, Lynch, Murphy, and Sherlock – highlight benefits of Governments Capital Investment Programme for Cork

VIDEO: Cork Ministers – Coveney, Lynch, Murphy, and Sherlock – highlight benefits of Governments Capital Investment Programme for Cork

27 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin TD and the Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine and Defence, Simon Coveney TD were today (Friday) in Cork to highlight the benefits of the Government’s capital investment programme, Building on Recovery, for the Cork and Kerry area. Ministers Jimmy […]

UCC’s Mardyke Arena receives international award

UCC’s Mardyke Arena receives international award

26 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Well known for its sports, fitness and elite training successes, the Mardyke Arena UCC is now celebrating international success with a record 5 international standards awards. Presented by Certification Europe, the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) and the Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG), the awards achieved by the […]

Labour Party has questions to answer as one in three child at risk of poverty – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

Labour Party has questions to answer as one in three child at risk of poverty – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has strongly criticised the Labour Party over its role in Government, as European statistics show higher than average child poverty rates in Ireland and 33.9% of children here at risk of poverty. Liadh Ní Riada said; “One in every three children in […]

Midleton school removes more than 12 tonnes of Marine litter from East Cork beaches

26 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie St. Colman’s Community College, Midleton named ‘School of the Year’ at Prestigious 2015 Clean Coasts Ocean Hero Awards To date students from St. Colman’s Community College in Midleton have removed more than 12 tonnes of marine litter from beaches, waterways and rivers across the East Cork area. In […]

Cork MEP calls for the GAA to play a lead role on the new Irish Refugee Protection Programme

Cork MEP calls for the GAA to play a lead role on the new Irish Refugee Protection Programme

25 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland must succeed – where Belgium and France have failed Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has said that we must learn from the experiences of our EU neighbours when it comes to integrating refugees and migrants into our towns and villages across Ireland. The Government has agreed that […]

Information meeting for school secretaries and caretakers in Cork tonight

Information meeting for school secretaries and caretakers in Cork tonight

24 November 2015, 12pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s largest public sector trade union – IMPACT – will host an information meeting tonight at the IMPACT trade union office, Fr. Matthew’s Quay, Cork at 7pm to provide information to school secretaries and caretakers paid from grant funding to schools. A recent arbitration finding has recommended […]

UCC Mardyke Complex to receive ISO awards

UCC Mardyke Complex to receive ISO awards

22 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy, in University College Cork elaine@TheCork.ie It has been confirmed that the Mardyke Arena, University College Cork will be presented with ISO 14001 (International Environmental Management Systems) & ISO 50001 (International Energy Management Systems) International Standards by Certification Europe and the 2015 All Ireland National Irish Safety Organisation Top Health […]

Funding confirmed for new school buildings in Carrignavar and Blarney

Funding confirmed for new school buildings in Carrignavar and Blarney

17 November 2015, 7.10am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central and Minister of State for European Affairs, Dara Murphy TD, has warmly welcomed the announcement by Government today of a major school building programme, which includes funding for Scoil An Athar Tadhg in Carrignavar, and Scoil Chroí Íosa and Scoil […]

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