COMMUNITY FUNDING: €65,000 in CLAR funding for Cork

COMMUNITY FUNDING: €65,000 in CLAR funding for Cork

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the funding allocated to Cork Emergency Response organisations under the latest round of the CLÁR programme. “I am delighted to see the allocation of over €65,000 in funding for local first response organisations here in Cork. It will enable […]

CORK HERITAGE: Book detailing history of Barryscourt Castle launched by Deirdre Clune MEP

CORK HERITAGE: Book detailing history of Barryscourt Castle launched by Deirdre Clune MEP

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Barryscourt Castle, Co. Cork: Archaeology, History and Architecture – the eleventh volume in the Archaeological Monograph Series launched by Ms Deirdre Clune MEP Barryscourt Castle (Caisleán Chúirt an Bharraigh in Irish) is a castle located in East Cork south of the village of Carrigtwohill. Cork MEP Deirdre Clune […]

TRAVEL WOES: Cork MEP warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and USA if laptop ban goes ahead

TRAVEL WOES: Cork MEP warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and USA if laptop ban goes ahead

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clune warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and the US – if laptop ban goes ahead 3,684 weekly flights between European airports and the United States could be effected as the US look to extend the laptop ban on flights from Europe. Cork based MEP Deirdre […]

HOMELESS CRISIS: Children presenting to Garda stations ‘shameful’ – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

HOMELESS CRISIS: Children presenting to Garda stations ‘shameful’ – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

25 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has expressed his concern and dismay as it emerged this morning that 12 homeless families were told to present to Garda stations as no emergency beds were available. The Cork South-Central TD said: “Emergency accommodation is […]

POLITICS: Minister’s €1m contribution to M20 Cork-Limerick Motorway is TOO SMALL – says Cork TD

POLITICS: Minister’s €1m contribution to M20 Cork-Limerick Motorway is TOO SMALL – says Cork TD

25 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that the paltry €1 million allocation from Transport Infrastructure Ireland to engage in preliminary works on the promised M20 motorway project is an insult to the people of Cork and Limerick. “Sanctioning €1million is an attempt by Minister […]

NEW CITY CENTRE HOUSING: Green Party in Cork supports social housing development in White Street Carpark

NEW CITY CENTRE HOUSING: Green Party in Cork supports social housing development in White Street Carpark

25 May 207 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has backed a social housing development in the city to replace White Street car park. The car park is currently the site of anti-social behaviour in the South Parish, according to a statement from the Party. The statement also says that building housing on […]

EDUCATION: Some Cork Secondary Schools are overcrowded – warns Sinn Fein TD who wants Department of Education to act

EDUCATION: Some Cork Secondary Schools are overcrowded – warns Sinn Fein TD who wants Department of Education to act

24 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has criticised the Minister for Education for the failures of the Department of Education in delivering long promised Permanent, and Temporary Accomodation, for 2 Cork Schools Deputy Ó Laoghaire was speaking during the course of a Topical issue debate, with the Minister […]

CONDOLENCES: Fianna Fail Leader Cork TD Micheál Martin expresses sorrow on Manchester Attack

CONDOLENCES: Fianna Fail Leader Cork TD Micheál Martin expresses sorrow on Manchester Attack

23 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin TD (Cork South Central) has this morning expressed his deepest sorrow and sympathies to the loved ones of those who lost their lives, and those who were injured, in last night’s heinous attack in Manchester. “To attack a group of young people in […]

POLITICS: As Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney would REDUCE workers rights – warns Cork Solidarity TD Mick Barry

POLITICS: As Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney would REDUCE workers rights – warns Cork Solidarity TD Mick Barry

23 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that the mood in the country is to extend workers’ rights not to restrict them, and that yesterday’s comments from both candidates in the Fine Gael leadership contest showed that the Fine Gael party is “increasingly out of step with the […]

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