NORTH CORK NEWS: New Graveyard for Dromina

NORTH CORK NEWS: New Graveyard for Dromina

5 May 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has confirmed this week that agreement has been made to purchase lands just outside Dromina village to provide a new graveyard for the area. The old graveyard in Dromina has been at capacity for some time now. Cork County Council will this week proceeded to […]

Cork business can apply for Enterprise Ireland ‘Competitive Start Fund’

Cork business can apply for Enterprise Ireland ‘Competitive Start Fund’

5 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, is encouraging local entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial groups to consider submitting an application for Enterprise Ireland’s €1 million Competitive Start Fund (CSF). The CSF aims to provide funding assistance of up to €50,000 to up to 20 successful applicants in addition to […]

Community Assessment Hubs demonstrate importance of community healthcare – Burke

Community Assessment Hubs demonstrate importance of community healthcare – Burke

4 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Community Assessment Hubs opened to treat people with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 demonstrate the importance and of community care with more than 12,000 appointments attended, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s spokesperson on Health, has praised the efforts of frontline healthcare workers who […]

Regulation of Home Care providers by Department of Health will guarantee safe care – Burke

Regulation of Home Care providers by Department of Health will guarantee safe care – Burke

1 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The decision by Government to introduce legislation to provide for the regulation of professional home care providers will help guarantee safe and secure care, a Fine Gael TD has said. Cork North Central Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s health spokesman, has welcomed Government approval for the drafting of […]

Buttimer calls for Electrification of Railway in Cork

Buttimer calls for Electrification of Railway in Cork

25 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “Let’s get Cork back on track” Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer, a member of the Oireachtas Transport Committee, has recently called for “consideration of the viability” of the development and construction of Electric Rail to serve Cork City and County to be expedited. Senator Buttimer said: “Cork city […]

Refurbishment for Kinsale Fisherman’s Pontoon

Refurbishment for Kinsale Fisherman’s Pontoon

24 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed the release of tenders for works to refurbish the Kinsale Fisherman’s Pontoon Mooring. “The Kinsale harbour is a hive of commercial and leisure activity, and the Fisherman’s Pontoon is used by local fishers as well as businesses and individuals pursuing marine leisure, […]

Untapped potential of Credit Unions for Irish mortgage market should be examined – Creed

Untapped potential of Credit Unions for Irish mortgage market should be examined – Creed

20 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A new approach to Ireland’s banking and mortgage market should be examined using the large untapped potential of credit unions across the country, Fine Gael TD Michael Creed has said. Deputy Creed made his comments following the recent announcement that KBC Group is exiting the Irish market, which […]

New Cork special school for SOUTH Cork, but what about EAST Cork? – asks Govt TD

New Cork special school for SOUTH Cork, but what about EAST Cork? – asks Govt TD

17 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie David Stanton said: “The Department of Education has announced that a new special school will in the Carrigaline area will see 48 places special school places created while a change in the designation of St. Mary’s Special School, Rochestown, will see a further 12 new places become available. […]

Free parking at Cork Hospitals?

Free parking at Cork Hospitals?

11 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie It is time to put an end to “extortionate” hospital car parking charges, a Fine Gael TD has said. Colm Burke, Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central and the Party’s Health Spokesperson described the effect of expensive car park changes for people visiting someone who is ill […]

Al Fresco Dining for Summer 2021

Al Fresco Dining for Summer 2021

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said that a new scheme, delivered in partnership between Fáilte Ireland and Cork County Council, will help tourism and hospitality businesses in Cork develop and increase their outdoor seating capacity. Funding allocated under the scheme will also enable Local Authorities to develop […]

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