15 49.0138 8.38624 arrow 1 both 1 4000 1 0 horizontal https://www.thecork.ie 300 0 1
theme-sticky-logo-alt
Category / POLITICS
30 September 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Economic disaster beckons without radical policy changes – according to West Cork Deputy Michael Collins and his colleagues in The Rural Independents “Is net zero climate dogma and exorbitant carbon and energy taxes more important to the government than the entire Irish economy, rural communities, and its people?”... Read More
30 September 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There are 3,277 primary schools and 548 secondary schools in the country, all of which will be eligible for funding The Environment Minister Eamon Ryan TD (Green Party) announced plans to provide free solar photovoltaic (PV) panels for every school in the country as part of this weeks... Read More
27 September 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Aindrias Moynihan welcomes new solar PV grants for businesses, public organisations and community groups Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has welcomed the launch of new grants of up to €2400 for businesses, public organisations and community groups for the installation of solar PV (photovoltaic)... Read More
27 September 2022, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has welcomed the progress being made by the Land Development Agency (LDA) towards delivering 265 new social and affordable homes at the former St. Kevin’s Hospital lands in Cork City. Enabling works have begun at the... Read More
24 September 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie People with disabilities could receive up to €50 a week extra under pre-budget proposals put forward by the Social Democrats. Holly Cairns TD, the party’s spokesperson on Disability, said: “Despite improvements in funding in recent years, the experience of many disabled people in Ireland continues to be one... Read More
24 September 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Book: Clonakilty Town Council 1613-2014 Photo taken outside O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty shows Dr. Mathew Potter, of University of Limerick, author and present Curator of Limerick Museum, (fourth from left) with members of the Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage sub-committee who organised the publication of “The History of Clonakilty Town Council”... Read More
21 September 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie News in brief – Photos Politicians from across the country, including from Cork, attending an Irish Pharmacy Union Budget Briefing Day in Buswells Hotel, Dublin today. Here they heard that the upcoming budget must take steps to address the underfunding of Ireland’s community pharmacy sector according to the... Read More
21 September 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deidre Clune – who is based in Blackrock, Cork City – is consulting top international experts about the continuing fight against Covid-19. As a member of the European Parliament’s Special Committee on the pandemic, the Fine Gael representative is attending meetings at the European Medicines... Read More
21 September 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD David Stanton has asked the Taoiseach to revisit delayed plans to upgrade the section of the N25 national road between Carrigtwohill and Midleton and encourage a restart of the long-proposed project. The existing stretch of the N25 between Carrigtwohill and Midleton is of... Read More