EU pushing mobile manufacturers to adopt a standardised phone charger

EU pushing mobile manufacturers to adopt a standardised phone charger

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie In the past, mobile telephones were only compatible with specific mobile telephone chargers. I can well remember when Nokia switched from the wide pole plug to the narrower one! An estimated 500 million mobile phones were in use on 2009 in all EU countries. The chargers used often […]

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Dáil Health Spokesperson and Cork North Central Deputy, Colm Burke TD, has highlighted that an additional €10 million has been made available by Government for mental health services. Deputy Burke said: “In announcing the updated plan for managing our way through the pandemic, ‘The Path Ahead’, […]

New COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide welcome boost for struggling Cork businesses

New COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide welcome boost for struggling Cork businesses

17 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie New COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide welcome boost for struggling Cork businesses Cork Senator Tim Lombard has welcoming the new nationwide €60 million COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) which will provide be a support for struggling businesses. The funding for the COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) […]

BUSINESS NEWS: Free training course for women only reports 85% increase in demand

BUSINESS NEWS: Free training course for women only reports 85% increase in demand

26 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Partnership urges applicants to apply early for next round of online courses A course by Cork City Partnership, aimed at women working in the home in Cork City & environs, has proved to be a real success during lockdown. Applications for “Growing Your Potential”, which moved […]

Travelmaster Events Ireland are Cork finalist in the National Enterprise Awards

Travelmaster Events Ireland are Cork finalist in the National Enterprise Awards

22 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has sent best wishes to local company Travelmaster Events Ireland, who are representing Cork in the National Enterprise Awards, the finalists for which were announced Tuesday. Travelmaster provides transport to events including concerts, festivals and sporting fixtures all over Ireland. Customers book individual […]

Cork Institutes awarded funding to support students with disabilities

Cork Institutes awarded funding to support students with disabilities

22 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork have collectively been awarded €644,622 for initiatives aimed at supporting students with disabilities to access and engage with higher education. Senator Lombard said, “My colleague, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, […]

SPORT: Application deadline for Sports Capital and Equipment Programme extended to March

SPORT: Application deadline for Sports Capital and Equipment Programme extended to March

20 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Deadline extended to 5pm on Monday, 1st March to facilitate delays resulting from Covid-19 Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard recently welcomed the extension of the deadline for applications to the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme, extended from mid-February to 5pm on Monday, 1st March 2021. Senator Lombard said: […]

#FakeNews could hamper plans for COVID vaccine rollout – warns @DeirdreCluneMEP

#FakeNews could hamper plans for COVID vaccine rollout – warns @DeirdreCluneMEP

18 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune who said that unchecked “fake news” and misinformation could negatively impact the efficacy of a country’s vaccine strategy, and its uptake. MEP Clune said that it is vital that Ireland, along with other EU countries ensures that they do […]

GOVERNMENT HANDOUT: Free Vitamin D from HSE for all citizens

GOVERNMENT HANDOUT: Free Vitamin D from HSE for all citizens

17 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The HSE should “consider” widespread dispensing of Vitamin D supplements to people free of charge, a Cork Fine Gael TD has said. Cork North Central Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s Health Spokesperson, said: “Sunlight is the main source of Vitamin D. Sunlight is scarce in Ireland in the […]

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