HEALTH: Minister Simon Coveney opens Bon Secours Care Village 36 bed extension

HEALTH: Minister Simon Coveney opens Bon Secours Care Village 36 bed extension

10th September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 32 jobs created thanks to €11m investment A new 36 bed wing at one of Ireland’s leading retirement villages, Bon Secours Care Village, Mount Desert, Lee Road, Cork, has been officially unveiled today by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney. Developed at a cost of €11m […]

Planning application for Carrigtwohill schools welcomed – David Stanton

Planning application for Carrigtwohill schools welcomed – David Stanton

9 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton is delighted to learn that planning permission has been lodged with Cork County Council for the development of primary and post-primary level schools in Carrigtwohill. The Cork Education and Training Board (ETB) […]

EAST CORK: Grants for local environmental protection initiatives

EAST CORK: Grants for local environmental protection initiatives

5 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has congratulated local groups on securing funding for environmental preservation projects. As part of Fine Gael’s recent environment awareness campaign funding of €16,600 has been allocated to a variety of environmental initiatives […]

JOBS GALORE: says Government

JOBS GALORE: says Government

5 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Unemployment continues to decrease in every region Fine Gael Senator for Cork South West, Tim Lombard, has said the number of people at work in the State is now over 25,000 higher than it was before the crash. Senator Lombard said: “Cork is benefitting as unemployment has decreased […]

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

3 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A special meeting of Cork City Council will take place this evening where potential Presidential candidates can make presentations to councillors in a bid to seek the nomination of Cork City Council. The Special Meeting will take place at 7pm. This follows Cork City Council being contacted by […]

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

FARMING: Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues

31 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Creed confirms flexibilities to GLAS scheme in response to fodder issues The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has confirmed the introduction of some temporary adjustments to the GLAS scheme for this year in response to the current fodder shortages. The measures are being […]

Cork Senator promotes Electric Cars

Cork Senator promotes Electric Cars

28 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The new Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action will consider ways in which the Government can further support the transition to electric vehicles, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Seanad spokesperson on Climate Action, Senator Lombard, said: “We all know the cost of running a car to our pockets […]

€4.25 million allocated for the introduction of a Fodder Import Support measure

€4.25 million allocated for the introduction of a Fodder Import Support measure

26 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator and member of the joint Oireachtas Agriculture committee, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that over €4 million has been allocated to a new Fodder Import Support measure. Senator Lombard said: “‘In light of the recent severe drought conditions and their impact on an already difficult fodder […]

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