Sun cream should be cheaper – says Senator

Sun cream should be cheaper – says Senator

2 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Senator Tim Lombard said that the Finance Bill should include a reduction on the VAT on sun cream Senator Lombard said: “Since I made my initial proposals in for VAT reduction on sun cream in June, I have been overwhelmed by positive responses I have received from people […]

EDITORIAL: What is a ‘RUXI’? – it would be a Irish Government endorsed Uber for rural areas

EDITORIAL: What is a ‘RUXI’? – it would be a Irish Government endorsed Uber for rural areas

1 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie You can please some of the people, sometimes Being a politician is a difficult job. You cannot please everyone, and no matter who you DO manage to please you will concurrently DISplease some other group. Almost every decision is part of a zero-sum system. Housing provides a perfect […]

New Era for Clonakilty Community Hospital

New Era for Clonakilty Community Hospital

23 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has confirmed that significant renovation works are being carried out at the hospital following the success of the opening of 14 Transitional Care Beds in Clonakilty last winter. Minister Daly paid tribute […]

Cork TD endorses Michael D for President

Cork TD endorses Michael D for President

20 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton has urged Cork East locals to vote for Michael D. Higgins in the upcoming presidential election on Friday 26 October. Ahead of the election, Minister Stanton has encouraged voters to […]

NORTH CORK: Kanturk Post Office to Pilot New ‘Digital Assist’ Initiative

NORTH CORK: Kanturk Post Office to Pilot New ‘Digital Assist’ Initiative

9 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ‘Digital Assist’ – A new Government funded service offering unique access for people to Government websites and information will be available in Kanturk Post Office shortly. Kanturk is one of 10 Post Offices nationwide to be chosen to deliver this service which will see a touch screen kiosk […]

€409,800 granted to East Cork under ‘Town and Village Renewal Scheme’

€409,800 granted to East Cork under ‘Town and Village Renewal Scheme’

7 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie €409,800 allocated to Cork East Constituency under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme – Minister David Stanton Over €400,000 has been allocated to four projects in Cork East constituency under the Government’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018, says Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State […]

HEALTH: €45,000 for mobility and Cancer Care transport in West Cork

HEALTH: €45,000 for mobility and Cancer Care transport in West Cork

6 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that €45,000 has been secured for Cancer Connect in West Cork. Senator Lombard said the CLÁR programme funding will support the acquisition of an accessible 8-seater vehicle that will help the volunteer-run service to transport people living in rural communities to […]

PHOTOS: Simon Coveney hosts ‘Brexit Ready’ workshop at Pairc Ui Chaoimh Conference Centre, Cork

PHOTOS: Simon Coveney hosts ‘Brexit Ready’ workshop at Pairc Ui Chaoimh Conference Centre, Cork

5 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney T.D (Cork South Central) hosted a ‘Getting Ireland Brexit Ready’ earlier today at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork. The Getting Ireland Brexit Ready workshop events inform and advise about Brexit preparedness and the range of support measures […]

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