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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
13 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The New €8 billion EU fund to support farmers affected by the Covid 19 pandemic is a major win for rural communities in Ireland, and Cork farmers should seriously consider making applications. – That’s according to Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher. The Cork based MEP was commenting after the... Read More
11 October 2020 BY Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Holly Cairns (Cork South West TD), Social Democrats spokesperson for Agriculture, has welcomed the Special Covid Committee’s recommendation that other Dáil committees should examine serious ongoing issues in meat plants. Holly said: “I have been calling for a taskforce to examine conditions for workers in this sector for... Read More