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8 November 2010 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some of Cork’s most talented artists were amongst the country’s most promising writers, musicians, film-makers and dancers this week to receive almost €500,000 in funding from the taxpayer, the Arts Council has announced. A total of 59 individual artists from across the country received the grants as... Read More
Labour TD Kathleen Lynch and her colleague Cllr Catherine Clancy will be among a group of women who will meet with Cork University Hospital management today to discuss the recent report by the Health Information Quality Authority (HIQA) which has found that the CUH Breast Cancer Unit is struggling to meet demands placed upon it... Read More
The R624 High Road/Lake Road Junction, Cobh (between Great Island Motors and Whartons Corner) will be closed to public traffic from 6.00pm Friday 5th November to 7.00am Sunday 7th November 2010. Alternative Routes are the L-2993 Tay Road, L2995 Ballynoe Road and Cobh Town Lower Roads. The purpose of the temporary closure is to facilitate... Read More
Cork City FC are delighted have announced that defender Gavin Kavanagh has signed a new contract with the club. The 22-year old, who has made 16 league appearances since signing for the club in June, says that he has enjoyed his time with the club and has high hopes for next season: “I’ve really enjoyed... Read More
Alt: David Stanton TD (Fine Gael)
In response to a recent Dail question, Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has learned that ownership of the site outside Carrigtwohill, where Amgen were to be located, has reverted to IDA Ireland. This 54 hectare site is currently being marketed by IDA Ireland for potential investors. “I was advised by the Minister for... Read More
UCC Sports Stars will be honoured this evening (Monday 1st November 2010) when in excess of 100 Sports Scholarships will be presented to students at the university. This year, 21 club sports are being recognised including Canoe and Show Jumping (Equestrian) for the first time with Men’s Basketball and Tennis making a welcome return. Mr... Read More
Labour Party Senator, Michael McCarthy, has welcomed the news that the Health Services Executive have purchased the former Teagasc building in Dunmanway for the purposes of housing the local Family Resource Centre. Senator McCarthy said, ‘The closure of the Teagasc office in Dunmanway was a big loss to the town. I am delighted that this... Read More
Cork Sinn Féin general election candidates Jonathan O’Brien and Chris O’Leary have claimed there is an alternative to the strategy of budget cutbacks and that the government’s policies will cost jobs and drive the economy further into recession. They were speaking as the party launches its pre-budget submission this morning.   In a joint statement,... Read More
Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry this morning warned that the lengthy wait times for appointments with the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) is playing into the hands of unscrupulous moneylenders in the runup to Christmas. There are currently 2000 people on MABS waiting lists with an average national wait time of 5 weeks for... Read More