Cork families being squeezed as rents continue to rise

Cork families being squeezed as rents continue to rise

12 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says government policies aimed at easing the rental crisis are simply not working as prices in Cork continue to increase. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was speaking following the publication of the latest Daft report, which found that rents in […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: New Millstreet Blueway is ‘a fantastic amenity’

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: New Millstreet Blueway is ‘a fantastic amenity’

12 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The newly established Blueway in Millstreet will serve as a fantastic amenity for the local community and benefit the area’s tourism potential, according to North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea. €100,000 in funding was allocated for the Blueway project in Millstreet through the 2017 Town and […]

CORK CRIME: Residents of upmarket Douglas encouraged to call Gardai to stop breakins

CORK CRIME: Residents of upmarket Douglas encouraged to call Gardai to stop breakins

6 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative Peter Horgan has recently encouraged residents in the Maryborough Hill area of Douglas to be vigilant of activity late at night and to ensure that all windows and doors are locked as well as cars with valuables. “A number of residents around Maryborough Hill, […]

64% of IDA properties lie vacant amid uncertain Brexit landscape

64% of IDA properties lie vacant amid uncertain Brexit landscape

3 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie These unused properties must be widely promoted to attract new FDI Information recently obtained by Fianna Fáil’s Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Billy Kelleher TD reveals that 98 of the 152 properties owned by the IDA nationwide arlyingng idle. The Cork North Central TD said, “The majority […]

Cork based Minister Creed announces €35.7m for Capital projects at Fishery Harbour Centres and Publicly owned Harbour Network

Cork based Minister Creed announces €35.7m for Capital projects at Fishery Harbour Centres and Publicly owned Harbour Network

3 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., this week announced details of a €35.7m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbour network. In announcing the initiative the Minister said “I am delighted to announce this €35.7m capital […]

€50 Million confirmed for Regional and Local Roads for Cork – Daly

€50 Million confirmed for Regional and Local Roads for Cork – Daly

1 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael T.D. and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that €50 million has been allocated to Cork County Council for regional and local road works across the county. Speaking on today’s announcement Minister Daly said, “Minister Ross […]

Green Party welcomes news that High Court has quashed a license for oil and gas exploration off Cork coast

Green Party welcomes news that High Court has quashed a license for oil and gas exploration off Cork coast

31 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed news that the High Court has quashed a license for oil and gas exploration off the Cork coast. On Wednesday, the High Court agreed to quash the license granted to a subsidiary of Providence Resources for exploration at Barryroe, south of […]

Cork County Council contributing to clean ocean initiatives

Cork County Council contributing to clean ocean initiatives

30 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has recently been involved in a number of net recycling and fishing industry generated waste management initiatives. By providing segregated waste reception facilities the Council aim to make it easier for fishermen to help turn their retired fishing equipment and other waste into a useful […]

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