WEST CORK: Awards for Bantry students of National Learning Network (NLN)

WEST CORK: Awards for Bantry students of National Learning Network (NLN)

18 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 40 students of the National Learning Network (NLN) in Bantry have been honoured for their “inspirational efforts”. The certification ceremony, held in the Bantry NLN centre on Thursday afternoon, was attended by West Cork based Junior Minister Jim Daly TD (Fine Gael). It recognised “the dedication […]

USELESS DEGREES: Apprenticeships can be better and cheaper than University – Cork MEP

USELESS DEGREES: Apprenticeships can be better and cheaper than University – Cork MEP

16 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has called for more targeted funding which focuses on the expansion of apprenticeships, the profiling of jobseekers and the National Skills Strategy. Speaking as students around the country collected their leaving cert results, the Cork based MEP – who is a member of […]

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Ireland should join ‘CERN’ – says Cork Government Senator

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Ireland should join ‘CERN’ – says Cork Government Senator

14 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland should apply for full membership of CERN – the jewel in the crown of European scientific research, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Colm Burke said: “Twenty one European countries are members of CERN, while others are associate members. The Director General of CERN, Dr. Fabiola […]

IRISH RESPONSE TO BREXIT: Cork based Government Senator wants Sinn Fein MPs to use their Westminster seats to speak for Ireland during BREXIT negotiations

IRISH RESPONSE TO BREXIT: Cork based Government Senator wants Sinn Fein MPs to use their Westminster seats to speak for Ireland during BREXIT negotiations

9 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Abstentionism is an anachronism – Sinn Fein need to take their seats for the good of the island – says Cork Seantor Colm Burke – who is a member of the Fine Gael (Government) Party Sinn Fein should hold a special convention to end the wasteful, anachronistic policy […]

CORK POLITICS: Fine Gael v Fianna Fail – Buttimer welcomes ‘Fianna Fáil conversion’ to the Cork Hospital project

CORK POLITICS: Fine Gael v Fianna Fail – Buttimer welcomes ‘Fianna Fáil conversion’ to the Cork Hospital project

9 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork, and Former Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed Billy Kelleher’s belated support for a new Cork Hospital. “We have a growing and young population and we need to make sure our hospitals are in a position to meet […]

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Include West Cork’s hidden gems on route – says Government Party Senator Tim Lombard

4 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Last week Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, visited in Union Hall and Courtmacsherry discussing with local community members and public representatives the proposal to have these charming coastal towns, and the drive between them, included in the Wild Atlantic Way. “Tuesday started with a scenic drive […]

Ireland now has a ‘Social Farming Network’ and Cork based Agri Minister Michael Creed launched it today in Leitrim

Ireland now has a ‘Social Farming Network’ and Cork based Agri Minister Michael Creed launched it today in Leitrim

25 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Creed announces additional support with funding of €350,000 at the launch of Ireland’s Social Farming Network – ‘Ní neart go cur le chéile’ Cork based Minister Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today launched Ireland’s Social Farming Network project in Co Leitrim. Speaking […]

TRAVEL: Opportunities for Cork and Shannon airports to grow transatlantic traffic

TRAVEL: Opportunities for Cork and Shannon airports to grow transatlantic traffic

25 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Opportunities for Shannon and Cork airports to grow transatlantic traffic as low costs airlines queue up to launch new west bound flights Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Transport committee Deirdre Clune has welcomed a surge in transatlantic flights by low costs carriers comparing it to […]

FARM SAFETY: Farms are a workplace, not a playground – says Cork Senator (who is also a Farmer)

FARM SAFETY: Farms are a workplace, not a playground – says Cork Senator (who is also a Farmer)

24 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator and member of the joint Oireachtas committee for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Tim Lombard, is urging all farmers to use the opportunities provided during Farm Safety Week 2017, commencing today, to improve awareness and safety on their farms. “Farming has the poorest […]

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