Cork based Agri Minister Creed opens Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show

Cork based Agri Minister Creed opens Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show

12 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine today (Sunday) officially opened the Tullamore Show and FBD National Livestock Show. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Creed said; “I am honoured to officially open this prestigious show which is the largest one day event in the annual shows […]

Creed welcomes further allocation of employment permits for meat processing

Creed welcomes further allocation of employment permits for meat processing

10 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., has today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D. of the granting of a further allocation of employment permits for the meat processing sector “this is a welcome response to the […]

New funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production- Lombard

New funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production- Lombard

5 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New Government funding will support tillage farmers to maximise additional short term fodder production, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed an incentive measure for tillage farmers to produce additional feed this Autumn through a financial commitment of up to €2.75 million. Senator Lombard […]

Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners

Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners

3 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cllr O’ Shea welcomes Government announcement of changes to the Fair Deal Scheme for Farm Families and Business Owners North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’ Shea this week welcomed the announcement by Government and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Older People Jim Daly […]

Men’s Sheds in Cork should apply for funding by 31st August deadline

Men’s Sheds in Cork should apply for funding by 31st August deadline

2 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie West Cork orientated Senator Tim Lombard is encouraging all Cork County Men’s Sheds to apply to a national funding pot of half a million euro to support their good work. This capital funding announced by Minster for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, provides small grants to individual […]

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 […]

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