NEW MAP: Shows where smoky coal ban will be in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton, Mallow

4 August 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie See map here: https://dcenr.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=feee728a0ee1427d9a3973a090a9f292 Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has confirmed that the smoky coal ban will come into effect in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton and Mallow from Tuesday, 1 September 2020, making each town a Low Smoke Zone. The ban will be introduced in Cobh, Midleton […]

Nursing Homes Report supports Cork Senator’s Bill to regulate the professional home care sector

31 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke has welcomed the Interim Report on Covid-19 in Nursing Homes, saying it reinforces the need for new legislation to regulate the professional home care sector. Reacting to the report published by the Oireachtas Special Committee on COVID-19 today (Friday) Deputy […]

€7 million for businesses in County Cork

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie COVID19 Government Restart Grant Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that Cork businesses have thus far received €7,040,646 from the Government’s COVID-19 Restart Grant to help them get back on their feet. Senator Lombard said, “Cork County Council is responsible for administering the Government’s Restart Grant to […]

Local TD welcomes multi-million ‘Re-imagining Cork City’ programme

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central, Padraig O’Sullivan has welcomed a programme in Cork which will see the investment of up to €2 million to widen the existing cycling infrastructure. Deputy O’Sullivan said: “I would like to commend Cork City Council, the Councillors and businesses who have […]

Clarity needed on outdoor sports attendance – says Cork TD

28 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Thomas Gould today raised concerns around the Taoiseach’s lack of clarity in relation to guidance on attendance at outdoor sports events. Deputy Gould said: “I have been contacted today by players, parents, grandparents, club members and officials from the GAA regarding the lack of tickets […]

How to improve small business social media

28 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has called on the European Commission to ensure that small and family-run tourism businesses in Cork are supported during this difficult time, especially when it comes to enhancing their digital skills. MEP Clune was speaking during a debate on the future of tourism […]

Keep beaches and oceans clean this summer

Keep beaches and oceans clean this summer

24 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Deirdre Clune MEP for Ireland South has called on people to make sure Irish beaches and oceans stay clean this summer. There have been reports over the last few days of various beach parties happening over the last few weeks that are leaving litter behind which can be […]

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

23 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke, this week introduced the Health (Amendment) (Professional Home Care) Bill 2020 to the Dáil, saying this new legislation is designed to provide regulation in the area of professional home care. Deputy Burke said: “The number of people aged over 65 […]

#StayCation – Cork is a great place to take a holiday

#StayCation – Cork is a great place to take a holiday

21 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Jerry Buttimer is highlighting the attractions of Cork as Irish people look to holiday at home this year. Senator Buttimer said: “It’s great to see so many Irish people planning a ‘staycation’ this summer and to all those looking at their options I say, choose […]

Apprenticeships must be remembered in the COVID-19 recovery – says Cork TD

Apprenticeships must be remembered in the COVID-19 recovery – says Cork TD

20 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, James O’Connor says that apprenticeships should be remembered in the COVID-19 recovery plans Deputy O’Connor said: “The same level of discussion has not as of yet taken place on the impact of COVID 19 has had on those providing apprenticeships and the […]

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