Cost of living increases cancelling out any uplift for households – says Cork TD

Cost of living increases cancelling out any uplift for households – says Cork TD

20 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Billy Kelleher (TD for Cork North Central) has said that Ireland’s competitiveness is under attack by rising energy costs. “With the latest CSO figures showing that rising energy costs are swallowing up last year’s tax cuts, it’s clear that working […]

Cork Environmental campaigner Chris Ramsden passes away

Cork Environmental campaigner Chris Ramsden passes away

18 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork are saddened to hear of the passing of Chris Ramsden of Glenbrook. Chris was an essential part of CHASE from the beginning, and contributed hugely to fundraising for CHASE over many years. Dominick Donnelly of the Cork Greens said: “It is so sad […]

AUDIO: Cork has a Presidential Candidate – Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada

AUDIO: Cork has a Presidential Candidate – Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada

16 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Liadh Ní Riada (51) is the Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South, and today SInn Fein confirmed speculation that she is the parties Presidential Candiadate. Personal Profile Raised in County Cork’s rural Múscraí Gaeltacht, she is a native Irish speaker and the youngest daughter of iconic composer and […]

EU Fisheries mission visits Cork City and West Cork

EU Fisheries mission visits Cork City and West Cork

15 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said she is looking forward to the fishing communities of Ireland and Munster being able to voice their concerns directly to the EU Fisheries Committee. The Ireland South MEP was speaking ahead of an official Committee mission to Cork next week. […]

What is delaying the new Macroom Garda Station?

What is delaying the new Macroom Garda Station?

11 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that his motion on Macroom Garda Station which was debated and passed at today’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee (JPC) is vitally important in ensuring that the station is built as soon as possible. Deputy Moynihan […]

State cannot leave it to private sector alone to deliver nursing home beds – says Cork TD

State cannot leave it to private sector alone to deliver nursing home beds – says Cork TD

11 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that a failure to plan for an aging population on the part of the government will result in a residential care time bomb in the future. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was commenting after a new report from […]

HEALTH: Minister Simon Coveney opens Bon Secours Care Village 36 bed extension

HEALTH: Minister Simon Coveney opens Bon Secours Care Village 36 bed extension

10th September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 32 jobs created thanks to €11m investment A new 36 bed wing at one of Ireland’s leading retirement villages, Bon Secours Care Village, Mount Desert, Lee Road, Cork, has been officially unveiled today by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney. Developed at a cost of €11m […]

Planning application for Carrigtwohill schools welcomed – David Stanton

Planning application for Carrigtwohill schools welcomed – David Stanton

9 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton is delighted to learn that planning permission has been lodged with Cork County Council for the development of primary and post-primary level schools in Carrigtwohill. The Cork Education and Training Board (ETB) […]

EAST CORK: Grants for local environmental protection initiatives

EAST CORK: Grants for local environmental protection initiatives

5 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has congratulated local groups on securing funding for environmental preservation projects. As part of Fine Gael’s recent environment awareness campaign funding of €16,600 has been allocated to a variety of environmental initiatives […]

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