Talks on new pharmacists’ contract must begin in earnest – Murphy O’Mahony

Talks on new pharmacists’ contract must begin in earnest – Murphy O’Mahony

7 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie HSE withdraws proposals for cuts Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says the HSE and Minister for Health must engage fully with community pharmacists to agree a new contract in the new year. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony has welcomed the fact that cuts to pharmacists’ […]

#WildAtlanticWay – 50th Anniversary of Ireland’s only cable Car celebrated – Dursey Island

#WildAtlanticWay – 50th Anniversary of Ireland’s only cable Car celebrated – Dursey Island

2 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has marked the 50th anniversary of Ireland’s only cable car during a meeting of the West Cork Municipal District held at Lehanmore Community Centre and a visit to Dursey Island. A key point along the Wild Atlantic Way, the Dursey Island cable car is located […]

New Legislation on Gift Vouchers into effect on Monday 2nd December – Lombard

New Legislation on Gift Vouchers into effect on Monday 2nd December – Lombard

1 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that new legislation on Gift Vouchers comes into effect on Monday the 2nd of December. Senator Lombard said: “The new legislation bans a number of unfair terms in gift voucher contracts and is great news for consumers. “This new legislation will bring […]

WEST CORK: Ballinscarthy-Timoleague Walkway gets Funding #WildAtlanticWay

WEST CORK: Ballinscarthy-Timoleague Walkway gets Funding #WildAtlanticWay

1 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael T.D. and Minister of State at the Department of Health Jim Daly, has confirmed funding for the Ballinscarthy to Timoleague Walkway. Speaking at this mornings announcement Minister Daly said, “my Government colleague Minister Ring confirmed to me directly that over €13,000 in funding […]

EAST CORK: €16,000 funding for Cobh Mall Beach

EAST CORK: €16,000 funding for Cobh Mall Beach

30 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that funding of €16,000 for the restoration of access to the Cobh Mall Beach. The money has been allocated under the Department of Rural and Community Development’s 2019 Outdoor […]

Castlemartyr Relief Road Feasibility Study Expected to Conclude by December 2019 – David Stanton

Castlemartyr Relief Road Feasibility Study Expected to Conclude by December 2019 – David Stanton

30 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The anticipated conclusion by Cork County Council of a feasibility study of an N25 relief road around Castlemartyr has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, David Stanton. Cork County Council (CCC) have received funding from […]

HEALTH POLTICS: Cork based Fianna Fail spokesperson says “More than 4,000 children waiting for an assessment”

HEALTH POLTICS: Cork based Fianna Fail spokesperson says “More than 4,000 children waiting for an assessment”

29 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Overdue Assessment of Need appointments rise by almost 15% in six months – says Cork TD Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability Margaret Cork based Margaret Murphy O’Mahony TD says the increase in the number of overdue assessment of need appointments is major cause for concern for parents and […]

Policy needed on bank handling of mortgages in relationship breakdown – McGrath

Policy needed on bank handling of mortgages in relationship breakdown – McGrath

29 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD has called on the banking industry to put in place an industry-wide policy on how to address the issues that arise for mortgage customers who have experienced relationship breakdown. Deputy McGrath commented, “The breakdown of a relationship, including marital separation, […]

Cork County Council secures €35m loan from European Investment Bank – for a range of programmes

Cork County Council secures €35m loan from European Investment Bank – for a range of programmes

28 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie European Investment Bank backs €35 million social and climate investment across Cork County The European Investment Bank today signed a €35 million loan agreement with Cork County Council to support the Council’s Social Sustainability Investment Programme. This represents the first element of an overall €50M loan facility which […]

Junior Minister wants Irish Water works in town YET at same time doesn’t want disruption to Christmas shopping

Junior Minister wants Irish Water works in town YET at same time doesn’t want disruption to Christmas shopping

27 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “While I fought hard for this €14 million investment in the town – and we know you cannot make an omelette without breaking a few eggs – we must be respectful of the residents, and businesses alike, to ensure the works are planned in a way that will […]

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