Cork businesses availing of Government supports to be Brexit ready – says Fine Gael

Cork businesses availing of Government supports to be Brexit ready – says Fine Gael

18 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator Colm Burke has said that Cork businesses are availing of Government supports to ensure they are Brexit ready, and has encouraged any companies not already engaging to contact their Local Enterprise Office. Senator Burke was speaking after a survey carried out by […]

€1 Billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Now Open – Minister David Stanton

€1 Billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Now Open – Minister David Stanton

18 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Government’s new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund is now open for applications – according to Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. The Rural Regeneration and Development Fund supports collaborative projects between Government departments, State agencies, local authorities, […]

SUMMER NEWS: Minister agrees to “examine” VAT on sunscreen

SUMMER NEWS: Minister agrees to “examine” VAT on sunscreen

19 July 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Senator Tim Lombard had a productive meeting with his Fine Gael colleague, Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform, Pascal Donohoe, regarding his proposals to reduce the VAT on sun cream products. Senator Lombard said: “I had a very productive meeting with Minister Donohoe regarding my proposals […]

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

14 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced details of funding of €1.2 million to a range of First Responder organisations in rural areas under Measure 3 (First Responders Support) of the CLÁR Programme 2018. The funding will go towards a range of supports including: […]

Just over two months to apply for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development fund – Lombard

Just over two months to apply for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development fund – Lombard

9 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Projects seeking support from the Government’s new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund have just over two months to apply, a Fine Gael Senator said. The objective of the Rural Regeneration and Development fund is to support collaborative and integrated projects between Government departments, State agencies, local authorities, other […]

Creed announces public consultation on Inshore Fisheries Strategy

Creed announces public consultation on Inshore Fisheries Strategy

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork-based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has announced his intention to launch a public consultation on the Inshore Fisheries Strategy following a proposal made by the National Inshore Fisheries Forum. The consultation process will be open for a seven week period and […]

BIG DATA: Seán Kelly MEP hosts GDPR Conference at University College Cork

BIG DATA: Seán Kelly MEP hosts GDPR Conference at University College Cork

20 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) incentivise businesses to innovate and develop new ideas, methods, and technologies for security and protection of personal data, Seán Kelly MEP and Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament told a major conference at University College Cork last week. Mr Kelly […]

Cork to receive €160,762 through Community Enhancement Programme

Cork to receive €160,762 through Community Enhancement Programme

4 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €160,000 will be provided to disadvantaged communities in rural and urban areas in Cork through the Community Enhancement Programme, as confirmed by Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard. Typical enhancements under the Community Enhancement Programme could include the renovation of community centres, community amenities, improvements to town parks […]

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