€151,782 for South-West Cork harbour projects – Lombard

€151,782 for South-West Cork harbour projects – Lombard

18 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that South-West Cork is set to benefit from €151,782 funding for pier and harbour projects. The significant allocation will help Cork County Council to carry out developments on the following projects: – Baltimore Harbour; €14,344 for new power supply facilities, and […]

Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme.

Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme.

12 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Minister of State Jim Daly officially turn the sod to mark start of €28m upgrade to Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme Minister of State Jim Daly this morning joined Irish Water and Cork County Council in turning the sod to officially mark the start of […]

Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

12 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ballycotton Harbour is to benefit from Local Authority Harbour Programme funding of €36,844 for two separate projects, Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has confirmed. Funding is being made available under the Local Authority Harbour Programme whereby the […]

EAST CORK: €103,000 for conservation of historical structures

EAST CORK: €103,000 for conservation of historical structures

3 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Total funding of €102,697 for the conservation of protected and historical structures is to be allocated between six Cork East projects under two different Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht funding schemes, Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David […]

Ireland has potential to become Global Cyber Security Hub

Ireland has potential to become Global Cyber Security Hub

26 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Four out of five EU citizens are concerned about their online privacy and security, according to a special Eurobarometer survey. Seventy-nine percent of respondents said they thought there’s an increasing risk of being a victim of cybercrime but 61 percent think they are able to protect themselves against […]

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 […]

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