EU Commission “has more questions to answer on EU Vaccine Scheme” says Cork MEP

EU Commission “has more questions to answer on EU Vaccine Scheme” says Cork MEP

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Are some Member States more equal than others in EU vaccines programme? – MEP Kelleher Cork based Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher has said that the European Union Commission has a number of serious questions to answer in relation to its Vaccine Purchase Programme. Kelleher was commenting, as […]

O’Sullivan calls for special schools and disability services to remain open

O’Sullivan calls for special schools and disability services to remain open

4 January 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Pádraig O’Sullivan has called for disability services and schools for children with special needs to continue to remain open during the Level 5 COVID-19 restrictions. Deputy O Sullivan commented, “I understand that the Government will make a decision on Wednesday morning […]

How will Brexit affect your Degree or Diploma?

How will Brexit affect your Degree or Diploma?

28 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher has called for clarification on the issue of mutual recognition of educational and professional qualifications for people living in Northern Ireland after January 1st 2021 when the UK leaves the EU. “Since the text of the deal was published a […]

Ireland’s economic future lies with EU, not GB – says Cork FF MEP

Ireland’s economic future lies with EU, not GB – says Cork FF MEP

27 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Time to invest in building new relationships with “the remaining EU26” “Now is the time to end the last vestiges of Ireland’s economic dependence on Great Britain and to expand our trade and economic relationships with the remaining 26 EU member states,” said Cork North Central based Fianna […]

New school in Ballincollig has a patron: @LeCheileTrust is a ‘Catholic School Trust’

New school in Ballincollig has a patron: @LeCheileTrust is a ‘Catholic School Trust’

21 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Moynihan welcomes patronage of new post-primary school in Ballincollig Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has welcomed the patronage of a new post-primary school in Ballincollig to be established in 2021. The new school’s patronage was awarded to Le Chéile Schools Trust. The trust appear […]

€90 million euro to fix Cork roads

€90 million euro to fix Cork roads

22 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie O’Connor welcomes nearly €90m in grant funding for Cork roads Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport and Cork TD, James O’Connor has welcomed the announcement of nearly €90m for Cork as part of Transport Infrastructure Ireland’s grant allocations for national roads for 2021. The breakdown of the grant sees […]

FARMING: Minister promises to “stand with” Cork farmers and fishers “regardless of the outcome of Brexit”

FARMING: Minister promises to “stand with” Cork farmers and fishers “regardless of the outcome of Brexit”

21 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister McConalogue thanks Cork farmers, fishers and promises to stand with them Ahead of the Christmas and New Year period, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has thanked farmers and fishers [the newer gender-neutral word for fishermen] in Co Cork their […]

Taoiseach goes back to school

Taoiseach goes back to school

13 December 2020, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh, attended the launch of a Commemoration Garden at the North Monastery Secondary School by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, TD at lunchtime today. The Commemoration Garden is a project being undertaken by the school’s History Club, under the direction of […]

Paediatric Unit at Cork University Hospital

Paediatric Unit at Cork University Hospital

11 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Micheál Martin has welcomed news in relation to Development of the Paediatric Unit at Cork University Hospital. Capital approval on Phase 2 of the Paediatric Department at CUH has progressed and will provide 74 replacement beds, 50 children beds, and 24 infant beds, 4 HDU Beds and […]

€3.4m for schools in Cork

€3.4m for schools in Cork

7 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Summer Works scheme for schools across Cork Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan has welcomed the announcement by his colleague Minister for Education Norma Foley of over €3,499,801 as part of the Summer Works scheme for schools across Cork. A total of €31m for 275 […]

48 Bed Acute Medical Unit to be constructed in Mallow

48 Bed Acute Medical Unit to be constructed in Mallow

7 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Moynihan welcomes major investment at Mallow General Hospital Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has welcomed the news that a new Acute Medical Unit will be built at Mallow General Hospital. “I am absolutely delighted to welcome this massive investment in Mallow General Hospital, and […]

A 1950’s TB Sanatorium could be a good site for a new Hospital to the North of Cork City

A 1950’s TB Sanatorium could be a good site for a new Hospital to the North of Cork City

7 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie O’Sullivan disappointed to learn that the feasibility study on St. Stephen’s Hospital (at Sarsfieldscourt, Upper Glanmire, Cork City) has been put on hold Pádraig O’Sullivan TD for Cork North Central has expressed his deep disappointment on learning that the feasibility study on St Stephens Hospital in Glamire has […]

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