WEST CORK: “…Respite facilities will recommence at Bandon Community Hospital within 4 to 6 weeks” – says Minister of State Jim Daly TD

WEST CORK: “…Respite facilities will recommence at Bandon Community Hospital within 4 to 6 weeks” – says Minister of State Jim Daly TD

18 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael T.D. and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, visited Bandon Community Hospital last Friday, – October 13th – to see first hand the new facilities at the hospital. Minister Daly met with Hospital Management and Senior Managers from the […]

CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: to benefit from national I.T. building programme

CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: to benefit from national I.T. building programme

18 Ocotber 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 11 new Higher Education buildings to provide over 8,000 new student places The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D. and the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., have announced €200 million in investment in Institutes of Technology around the country. This announcement […]

MOTORING: Cork Senator wants to see more Electric Cars on Irish roads – Tim Lombard

MOTORING: Cork Senator wants to see more Electric Cars on Irish roads – Tim Lombard

17 October 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed Budget 2018’s €17 million fund aimed at incentivizing the uptake of electric vehicles and the roll-out of the renewable heat incentive. “As a member of the joint Oireachtas committee for Communications, Climate Action, and the Environment I was delighted […]

FOOD BUSINESS: €8.8 million for National Food Innovation Hub in Cork

FOOD BUSINESS: €8.8 million for National Food Innovation Hub in Cork

14 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed plans for an €8.8 million National Food Innovation Hub to be located at Teagasc’s Moorepark facility outside Fermoy. Speaking about the launch Senator Lombard said: “This National Food Innovation Hub is a critical and timely investment in our agri-food sector due to […]

CORK BASED MINISTER SAYS: Ireland will open 5 new Embassies and Consulates abroad – Minister Simon Coveney TD

CORK BASED MINISTER SAYS: Ireland will open 5 new Embassies and Consulates abroad – Minister Simon Coveney TD

11 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced that Ireland will open new resident diplomatic missions in Chile, Colombia, Jordan, Vancouver and Mumbai as part of the Government’s overall Budget 2018 package. Additional funding will be directed towards augmenting Brexit resources, following […]

CORK SENATOR LOMBARD WELCOMES: €300m for SMEs under new Brexit Loan Scheme

CORK SENATOR LOMBARD WELCOMES: €300m for SMEs under new Brexit Loan Scheme

10 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Senator, Tim Lombard, welcomed today’s Budget 2018 announcement that €300 million has been allocated to a Brexit Loan Scheme for small and medium business enterprises (SMEs). Senator Lombard said: “The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in conjunction with the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation […]

FARMING: €13m for Cork farmers under ANC Scheme

FARMING: €13m for Cork farmers under ANC Scheme

9 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator on the Agriculture panel, Tim Lombard, has said Cork farmers are set to benefit from €13,005,566 in funding under the Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme. The funding was announced by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, and is set to […]

CORK CITY: constituents play their part in Clinic na Gaeilge

CORK CITY: constituents play their part in Clinic na Gaeilge

9 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Members of the Irish-speaking community from Cork city met with their local representatives this week to voice their concerns around Irish language and Gaeltacht funding as Clinic Na Gaeilge came to Kildare Street in Dublin. The ten-hour mobile clinic at Buswells Hotel saw Peadar de Blúit of Gael-Taca […]

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