Minister must clarify situation with SNAs

Minister must clarify situation with SNAs

17 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says changes to SNA allocation is leaving schools and children behind. Parents of pupils at two Cork schools protested outside the headquarters of the National Council for Special Education over cuts to SNA numbers earlier this week. Deputy […]

Aldi unveils its revamped Ballyphehane “Project Fresh” storeas part of €160m Irish store network investment

Aldi unveils its revamped Ballyphehane “Project Fresh” storeas part of €160m Irish store network investment

17 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Aldi’s Ballyphehane “Project Fresh” store has reopened its doors to customers following an extensive renovation project which has seen the store completely refurbished as part of Aldi’s €160minvestment in its Irish store network.  Aldi has committed €100m to constructing and opening 20 new stores, while Project Fresh sees Aldi invest a further €60m in […]

Cork patients continue to wait for orthopaedic procedures – Aindrias Moynihan

Cork patients continue to wait for orthopaedic procedures – Aindrias Moynihan

16 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan says the Minister for Health and the HSE need to put a greater effort into reducing orthopaedic waiting lists in Cork. Despite a fall in the national figures, the numbers in Cork waiting for orthopaedic treatment have increased in […]

FARMING NEWS: Closing date for BEEP is 22 February

FARMING NEWS: Closing date for BEEP is 22 February

15 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork based Michael Creed T.D., today reminded farmers of deadline for applications under the recently launch of the Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP). Applications for the scheme, which has a funding provision of €20m, will be accepted up to and […]

FARMING FINANCES: 20 tips from Ifac Cork

FARMING FINANCES: 20 tips from Ifac Cork

15 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Farm FinancesBecause every farmer is different there’s no catch all solution for saving on tax. However, there’s a long list of tax-saving tips that can reduce taxable income. Farmers should use every available tip because over-looked tax deductions are wasted opportunities. Brian Denn partner at Ifac’s Cork office […]

CORK AIRPORT: appoints new Head of Aviation Business Development

CORK AIRPORT: appoints new Head of Aviation Business Development

14 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has appointed Brian Gallagher as their new Head of Aviation Business Development, a position responsible in liaising with current and new potential airline customers in helping establish new air services to Cork and increase its network. Having worked for the daa in multiple roles for the […]

Operation Freeflow needed for Cork to stop us being like Dublin

Operation Freeflow needed for Cork to stop us being like Dublin

13 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Cork City Council Candidate Peter Horgan has again called on Ministers Shane Ross and Charlie Flanagan to initiate Operation Freeflow in Cork in order to avoid the city and surrounding roads becoming like Dublin. “The report from Inrix today shows once again the issues affecting Dublin traffic, […]

Sherlock seeks support for Cork early childhood workers

Sherlock seeks support for Cork early childhood workers

13 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East TD Seán Sherlock sought support for early childhood workers and educators across Cork this week in the Dáil as the Labour Party moved their motion to guarantee a fair start for every child. “The issue of qualifications is important,” said Deputy Sherlock. “Staff in the sector […]

Cork registered 4,133 .ie domains in 2018, up 26% year-on-year

Cork registered 4,133 .ie domains in 2018, up 26% year-on-year

13 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Significant spike in .ie domain registrations a positive indicator of regional economic growth 4,133 new .ie domains were registered in Cork in 2018, according to the latest .ie Domain Profile Report, published today by IE Domain Registry, the company that manages Ireland’s country domain, .ie. The figure is […]

BREXIT: is affecting Cork beef farmers

BREXIT: is affecting Cork beef farmers

12 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has called on the Agriculture Minister to outline the measures he plans on taking to alleviate the pressure on beef farmers. Suckler farmers have seen prices plummet over the past year, and with the threat of a no-deal Brexit […]