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11 October 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ireland should fundamentally change the approach to regulating certain social media content and thereby prioritise young people’s mental health, according to Fine Gael TD Michael Creed. Deputy Creed made his comments in light of recent revelations that Facebook had purposely hidden disturbing research about how teenagers felt worse... Read More
3 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Official opening of O.N.E.’s Veteran Support Centre and Hostel at 8 Harbour Row, Cobh, Co Cork Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs today officially opened the new Veteran Support Centre and hostel of the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel (O.N.E.) in Cobh, Co.... Read More
1 October 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Businesses in Cork received funding of €2,016,533 from the Online Retail Scheme to date through grants of between €10,000 and €25,000, a Cork North Central Deputy has said. The Online Retail Scheme was first launched in 2018 to aid retailers in increasing their customer base and extending their... Read More
30 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 21 additional wastewater treatment plants including Castlemagner in North Cork have been selected for upgrade as part of the Small Towns and Villages Growth Programme This follows the announcement of 15 projects earlier in the summer and forms part of Irish Water’s commitment to supporting growth and development in local towns and... Read More
29 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The West Cork Development Co will create a 50km walking trail called ‘Slí Gaeltacht Mhuscraí’ Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, of a major initiative for Rural Ireland, which includes funding for a number of new Rural... Read More
24 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fair conditions for platform workers must be considered. This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune Many platform workers such as Deliveroo drivers in Ireland and across Europe are classed as ‘self-employed’ meaning they miss out on benefits as employees. MEP Clune said we must focus on... Read More
23 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Walking stick is expected to fetch £10,000 (€11,700 approx) at a Belfast auction – Irish state should purchase it says Fine Gael Cork Senator A walking stick belonging to Michael Collins and documents linked to the political leader must be acquired by the State given their historical significance, a... Read More
21 September 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed the fact that the Government has agreed to enact a Bill which will clarify the law on how some property rights, such as rights of way, are validated and registered, providing certainty for landowners in County Cork. Senator Lombard said, “New... Read More