EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

16 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The approval for a large extension project for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice David Stanton. The additional accommodation has been sanctioned by the Department of Education and Skills to cater […]

Applications open for Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Lombard

Applications open for Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Lombard

14 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH), which will provide operational support for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion heating systems, has opened for applications, Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said. “As a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action, I know the […]

Govt need to do more to encourage people to take up apprenticeships – Murphy O’Mahony

Govt need to do more to encourage people to take up apprenticeships – Murphy O’Mahony

12 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South-West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has welcomed the €1,270,000 allocated to Cork IT to support apprenticeship programmes but has said that more needs to be done to entice and encourage young people, and particularly women, to take up apprenticeships. She explained, “Cork IT will […]

WEST CORK: The new Mayor of the County of Cork is Clonakilty’s Christopher O’Sullivan

WEST CORK: The new Mayor of the County of Cork is Clonakilty’s Christopher O’Sullivan

7 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Clonakilty native, Councillor Christopher O’Sullivan has been elected Mayor of the County of Cork while Independent Councillor Martin Coughlan has been elected Deputy Mayor this afternoon in Cork County Hall. Mayor O’Sullivan has been a Fianna Fáil Councillor with Cork County Council since he was co-opted in 2007 […]

WEST CORK HEALTH: €700K new CT Scanner for Bantry General Hospital

WEST CORK HEALTH: €700K new CT Scanner for Bantry General Hospital

28 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork-South-West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony, has welcomed the confirmation of funding for a new CT scanner at Bantry General Hospital. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony said, “…We have been a long-time campaigning for funding for the hospital.” “Since 2016 I have repeatedly raised the case for Bantry […]

Cork should aim for light rail by 2025, says Green Party

Cork should aim for light rail by 2025, says Green Party

24 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party has called for a more ambitious timeline for delivery of a light rail system in Cork in light of the declaration of a climate and biodiversity emergency by Dáil Éireann. Plans contained in the Cork Metropolitan Area Draft Transport Strategy 2040 include a 17km light […]

Dump transformed into public park – Tramore Park, Cork City

Dump transformed into public park – Tramore Park, Cork City

23 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lord Mayor Cllr. Mick Finn performed the official opening of the 70 hectare Tramore Valley Park this afternoon. The park has been developed on the site of the former Kinsale Road landfill, which operated from 1963 to 2009. Waste deposited at the facility included: municipal solid waste, commercial […]

RehabCare funding confirmed as services are secured for Cork South West -Murphy O’Mahony

RehabCare funding confirmed as services are secured for Cork South West -Murphy O’Mahony

23 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony TD, has welcomed news that €2m in funding has been secured for RehabCare but warned families and service users in the West Cork area should not have had to endure such fear in the lead up to the confirmation of […]

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