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3 December 2022, Saturday By Tony Forde tony@TheCork.ie Taoiseach, Micheál Martin TD today launched Cork’s first Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme on the northside of Cork city The Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme, led by Healthy Ireland in the Department of Health, HSE, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, Cork City Council and local community groups, offers the public... Read More
3 December 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Payment details for the Christmas Bonus for next week have been outlined by Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard “The payment will be made to pensioners, carers, people with disabilities, widows, and lone parents in County Cork and 1.3 million people nationwide will benefit,” explained Senator Lombard. “The Christmas... Read More
30 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Housing, Climate Change, and Roads all identified for significant investment Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins and Chief Executive of Cork County Council Tim Lucey have warmly welcomed this week’s approval for the Council’s Capital Programme. The Council’s annual budget for 2023 was approved at... Read More
28 November 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan TD, today unveiled a plaque to mark the completion of the new Douglas Flood Relief Scheme, representing a significant investment in the area. The completed scheme ensures 221 properties are now protected from potential flooding in... Read More
29 November 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Oireachtas Finance Committee member Mick Barry this morning said that lifting bankers’ bonuses is an insult to households across the country that are grappling with the cost of living crisis. He said he will propose to this morning’s Oireachtas Finance Committee meeting (11am) that an emergency meeting be... Read More
24 November 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD David Stanton has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, that multimillion-euro funding has been allocated under the Strategic Infrastructure Fund for the development of a new Youthreach facility in Mallow. The new facility of approximately... Read More
24 November 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Micheál Martin has described the expansion of two third-level campuses in Bishopstown as significant milestones. The Government today announced that Munster Technological University (MTU) has been given the go ahead to proceed to the next phase for a significant upgrade and extension under the Technological Sector Strategic... Read More
15 November 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Grants for vacant properties expanded to rural and urban areas in Cork – Colm Burke TD Grants of up to €50,000 for homeowners of vacant and derelict properties have been extended to both rural areas and cities and will be available under the Croí Conaithe Towns scheme. Cork North Central TD Colm Burke has... Read More
15 November 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan, has welcomed Cabinet approval for the Gambling Regulation bill which will regulate gambling in Ireland. This is the first time major regulation of gambling has been legislated for in Ireland and will establish the Gambling Regulatory Authority of Ireland.... Read More