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5 September 20201 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards to announce overall winner at Moorepark Dairy Open Day Ornua and the National Dairy Council are pleased to announce 12 farming families, from eight counties, representing 12 dairy co-ops nationwide, have reached the finals of the 2021 NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk... Read More
28 August 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “Development of one-off housing will continue in Cork to revitalise our communities” Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard (who farms near Tracton, Carrigaline, Co Cork) has said there are no plans to ban the development of one-off housing. Senator Lombard has been a Cork County Cllr, which included one... Read More
26 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister McConalogue visits Howth, Kilmore Quay, Dunmore East, and Killybegs – Further visits to fishing ports to continue this week in County Cork The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, has undertaken a series of visits to some of Ireland’s main fishing ports. The... Read More
27 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Good news for Farmers Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed the allocation of €920,000 for repairs and improvement works on non-public roads in rural Cork communities. Over €68 million has now been invested under the Local Improvement Scheme since it was re-introduced in 2017. Senator Lombard said:... Read More
21 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister McConalogue thanks Cork farmers, fishers and promises to stand with them Ahead of the Christmas and New Year period, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has thanked farmers and fishers [the newer gender-neutral word for fishermen] in Co Cork their... Read More
20 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dermot Kelleher has been elected ICSA National President following a postal ballot of the association’s National Executive members. Following the announcement, Mr Kelleher said he was looking forward to the challenge of dealing with big issues like Brexit, CAP reform and the price of product. “I will be... Read More