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18 August 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Michael Collins was shot near Béal na Bláth on 22 August 1922 – Each year there is an oration at ‘The Monument’, Glannarouge West, Bealnablath, Co Cork. This year is the centenary so it will be a well-attended event with both the Taoiseach and Tanaiste speaking This year... Read More
16 August 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Further funding is being invested in West Cork to support a range of community projects. The projects are Glengarriff Tourism and Development Association €50,000 to install Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA), incorporating basketball court / nets and soccer court / nets Schull and Mizen Head Tennis Club €43,200 to... Read More
16 August 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has criticised the Government’s failure to train and retain enough paramedics to safely staff the Ambulance Service. The TD for Cork South-Central said that ambulance response times to life-threatening callouts in the Southern Region were 30 minutes from January to June of... Read More
12 August 2022 By Tony Forde tony@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann has reminded communities and customers to give their feedback on the proposed twin-tracking of the Glounthaune to Midleton line by Tuesday 16th August. Last month, the company published details on the proposed twin tracking of the 10km section of the rail line between Glounthaune and Midleton. Public... Read More
8 August 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Investment to upgrade rural laneways and non-public roads – Funding will improve access to rural homes & farms Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, James O’Connor has today welcomed €1,298,240 in funding this year for the upgrade of rural laneways and non-public roads across Co. Cork. The funding... Read More
5 August 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Education Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD says that figures showing that there were 2,120 primary school classes across the state with 30 pupils or more in the academic year 2021-2022, underline the need for increased investment in our education system in the upcoming budget. Deputy... Read More
5 August 2022 By Tony Forde tony@TheCork.ie The granting of planning permission for a five-story extension to Cork University Hospital for additional paediatric facilities is a major step forward for children’s healthcare in Cork according to a Fine Gael TD. Cork North Central Deputy and Fine Gael Health Spokesperson Colm Burke said “The new extension... Read More
28 July 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, James O’Connor, has urged the public to engage with the upcoming Glounthaune to Midleton twin-tracking public consultation events in early August. Deputy O’Connor commented, “This is such an important transport project for the region and can have a major positive impact for... Read More