Budget 2019 increases will benefit thousands in Cork – O’Shea

Budget 2019 increases will benefit thousands in Cork – O’Shea

25 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The new increased rate of pensions and weekly social welfare increases introduced in Budget 2019 come into effect this week, North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea said. Budget 2019 included €362 million in additional social welfare expenditure, bringing the total social welfare spend to €20.5 billion […]

Community Services Programme funding of over €435,000 to benefit six Cork East organisations – Minister Stanton

Community Services Programme funding of over €435,000 to benefit six Cork East organisations – Minister Stanton

24 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that total funding of €435,262 will be allocated between six local community organisations under the 2019 Community Services Programme (CSP). The CSP is funded by the Department of Rural […]

Cork schools to benefit from ICT funding

Cork schools to benefit from ICT funding

17 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork schools are set to benefit from a raft of new technology thanks to government funding, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard said: “all of our local school will receive grants to purchase key technology including tablets, cloud systems and projectors. I’m delighted that […]

Senator calls for Yoga to be taught in schools

Senator calls for Yoga to be taught in schools

6 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Senator Jerry Buttimer Leader of Seanad Eireann has recently called a for a new approach in the well-being of children by introducing yoga to schools. Senator Buttimer said: “With the ever increasingly busy life style on our young children we must help to educate and develop skills to […]

Town Twinning funding for Cork

Town Twinning funding for Cork

2 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Towns all across Ireland should consider applying for funding for short-term Town Twinning projects. This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. Town Twinning is hugely popular around Europe but towns around Ireland can also avail of funding for community and cultural organisations to engage in short-term […]

Funding of almost €500,000 announced for Cork East rural regeneration and development projects

Funding of almost €500,000 announced for Cork East rural regeneration and development projects

26 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed the allocation of almost €500,000 to local projects under category 2 of the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF). This strand of the RRDF is part of a national funding […]

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

20 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport plans to outperform all other airports in Ireland in 2019 as it achieves its fourth consecutive year of growth. This is according to a briefing note from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) which was seen by Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. The note said that the […]

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

19 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., met today (Tuesday) with Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs to discuss and share concerns about the potential serious impacts for Irish and French fishing fleets if they were excluded from UK waters in […]

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