Yes, you should be wearing sunscreen in… Ireland

12 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has warned ‘staycationers’ not to be complacent about sunscreen. Senator Lombard said: “Thankfully for most people, sunscreen is an absolute staple when packing for a trip to sunnier climes. “Unfortunately though, many people forget about sun protection while at home in Ireland. “With […]

NEW MAP: Shows where smoky coal ban will be in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton, Mallow

4 August 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie See map here: https://dcenr.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=feee728a0ee1427d9a3973a090a9f292 Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has confirmed that the smoky coal ban will come into effect in Carrigtwohill, Cobh, Midleton and Mallow from Tuesday, 1 September 2020, making each town a Low Smoke Zone. The ban will be introduced in Cobh, Midleton […]

Nursing Homes Report supports Cork Senator’s Bill to regulate the professional home care sector

31 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke has welcomed the Interim Report on Covid-19 in Nursing Homes, saying it reinforces the need for new legislation to regulate the professional home care sector. Reacting to the report published by the Oireachtas Special Committee on COVID-19 today (Friday) Deputy […]

€7 million for businesses in County Cork

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie COVID19 Government Restart Grant Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that Cork businesses have thus far received €7,040,646 from the Government’s COVID-19 Restart Grant to help them get back on their feet. Senator Lombard said, “Cork County Council is responsible for administering the Government’s Restart Grant to […]

How to improve small business social media

28 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has called on the European Commission to ensure that small and family-run tourism businesses in Cork are supported during this difficult time, especially when it comes to enhancing their digital skills. MEP Clune was speaking during a debate on the future of tourism […]

Keep beaches and oceans clean this summer

Keep beaches and oceans clean this summer

24 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Deirdre Clune MEP for Ireland South has called on people to make sure Irish beaches and oceans stay clean this summer. There have been reports over the last few days of various beach parties happening over the last few weeks that are leaving litter behind which can be […]

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

23 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke, this week introduced the Health (Amendment) (Professional Home Care) Bill 2020 to the Dáil, saying this new legislation is designed to provide regulation in the area of professional home care. Deputy Burke said: “The number of people aged over 65 […]

#StayCation – Cork is a great place to take a holiday

#StayCation – Cork is a great place to take a holiday

21 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Jerry Buttimer is highlighting the attractions of Cork as Irish people look to holiday at home this year. Senator Buttimer said: “It’s great to see so many Irish people planning a ‘staycation’ this summer and to all those looking at their options I say, choose […]

How to dispose of unused medicines @IrishPharmacy

How to dispose of unused medicines @IrishPharmacy

17 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Urgent need to address the dangerous discarding of unused medicines in Ireland There is an urgent need to address the dangerous discarding of unused medicines in Ireland, according to Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central. The Irish Pharmacy Union recently published alarming research showing […]

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