Govt ignoring crisis in Disability Sector – Murphy O’Mahony

Govt ignoring crisis in Disability Sector – Murphy O’Mahony

19 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Crisis at Cope Foundation was flagged months ago Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has accused the government of ignoring repeated warnings about a funding crisis in the disability sector. The Cope Foundation, which supports children and adults with intellectual disabilities, says it needs an additional […]

#MacroomBypass will massively improve (i.e. reduce!) Cork to Kerry driving time

#MacroomBypass will massively improve (i.e. reduce!) Cork to Kerry driving time

18 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The development will provide a 22 km road improvement from the Cork side of Macroom at Coolcour, will bypass the town of Macroom, the villages of Baile Mhic Íre and Baile Bhuirne, the infamous ‘Ballyvourney Bends’, and will finish west of Baile Bhuirne itself before the County bounds […]

North Cork nursing homes at least 2 years behind schedule – Michael Moynihan

North Cork nursing homes at least 2 years behind schedule – Michael Moynihan

18 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie HSE fails to give completion date for St. Joseph’s in Millstreet or Kanturk Community Hospital Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan has slammed further delays to upgrade works at two nursing homes in North Cork, which should have been completed last year. Deputy Moynihan has […]

Tánaiste travels to Cork North Central to open Senator’s constituency office in Blackpool

Tánaiste travels to Cork North Central to open Senator’s constituency office in Blackpool

18 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tánaiste Simon Coveney to open constituency office of Senator Colm Burke in Blackpool, Cork Tánaiste Simon Coveney, TD will officially open the office of Senator and Fine Gael bye-election candidate for Cork North Central, Colm Burke, this Friday the 18th at 12pm. The office will be located in […]

FREE PARKING: continues in Douglas

FREE PARKING: continues in Douglas

17 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City Council’s Douglas parking promotion, which began in September, remains in place this month. One hour free on-street parking is still available from Monday to Saturday in Douglas. Parking has always been free on Sundays in publically owned areas (Caution: East Village and the Woolen Mills are […]

€91,250 funding for Bere Island Playground

€91,250 funding for Bere Island Playground

16 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed an additional €41,250 has been allocated for the development of a playground for Bere Island, with funding now totalling €91,250 for the project. Senator Lombard said: “Today’s additional funding allocation has been provided by Islands Section of the Department of Culture, Heritage […]

Cork Projects receive €2.3 million in Capital Investment Funding for Rural Water Services 2019-2021

Cork Projects receive €2.3 million in Capital Investment Funding for Rural Water Services 2019-2021

15 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mr. Eoghan Murphy, T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government this week announced allocations under the new capital investment programme for water services in rural areas. The new Multi-Annual Rural Water Programme is to run from 2019 to 2021 with over €2.3 million for Cork Projects. This funding […]

Cork selected by UNESCO as a lead City in global network focussing on health and wellbeing in cities.

Cork selected by UNESCO as a lead City in global network focussing on health and wellbeing in cities.

15 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The announcement was made at the 4th UNESCO Conference on Learning Cities held in Colombia, in recent weeks. As a lead city, Cork will be invited to host a seminar on health and wellbeing where cities from around the world can share their experiences and learn about best […]

Affordable Bus Service for West Cork – Lombard

Affordable Bus Service for West Cork – Lombard

10 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed West Cork Connect, a private bus operation servicing the West Cork area, and praised the venture for providing the area with affordable transport options. Senator Lombard said: “I have been campaigning for the reduction of bus fares in West Cork for a […]

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