#MacroomBypass will massively improve (i.e. reduce!) Cork to Kerry driving time

#MacroomBypass will massively improve (i.e. reduce!) Cork to Kerry driving time

18 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The development will provide a 22 km road improvement from the Cork side of Macroom at Coolcour, will bypass the town of Macroom, the villages of Baile Mhic Íre and Baile Bhuirne, the infamous ‘Ballyvourney Bends’, and will finish west of Baile Bhuirne itself before the County bounds […]

Tánaiste travels to Cork North Central to open Senator’s constituency office in Blackpool

Tánaiste travels to Cork North Central to open Senator’s constituency office in Blackpool

18 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tánaiste Simon Coveney to open constituency office of Senator Colm Burke in Blackpool, Cork Tánaiste Simon Coveney, TD will officially open the office of Senator and Fine Gael bye-election candidate for Cork North Central, Colm Burke, this Friday the 18th at 12pm. The office will be located in […]

€91,250 funding for Bere Island Playground

€91,250 funding for Bere Island Playground

16 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed an additional €41,250 has been allocated for the development of a playground for Bere Island, with funding now totalling €91,250 for the project. Senator Lombard said: “Today’s additional funding allocation has been provided by Islands Section of the Department of Culture, Heritage […]

Cork Projects receive €2.3 million in Capital Investment Funding for Rural Water Services 2019-2021

Cork Projects receive €2.3 million in Capital Investment Funding for Rural Water Services 2019-2021

15 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mr. Eoghan Murphy, T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government this week announced allocations under the new capital investment programme for water services in rural areas. The new Multi-Annual Rural Water Programme is to run from 2019 to 2021 with over €2.3 million for Cork Projects. This funding […]

Affordable Bus Service for West Cork – Lombard

Affordable Bus Service for West Cork – Lombard

10 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has welcomed West Cork Connect, a private bus operation servicing the West Cork area, and praised the venture for providing the area with affordable transport options. Senator Lombard said: “I have been campaigning for the reduction of bus fares in West Cork for a […]

National audit of school canteens needed to ensure students have access to healthy choices

National audit of school canteens needed to ensure students have access to healthy choices

29 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A national healthy eating audit of school canteens should be carried out to ensure students have healthy choices at school, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Colm Burke said: “A study conducted by UCD and DCU researchers which looked at canteens in a select number of schools, […]

Weir Delighted with €175k for Fermoy

Weir Delighted with €175k for Fermoy

17 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €175,000 Fermoy Weir Funding for Cork County Council Confirmed The confirmation of a maximum of €175,000 funding from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government for Fermoy Weir has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & […]

€114,800 funding for Safety Measures and Play Areas in West Cork

€114,800 funding for Safety Measures and Play Areas in West Cork

7 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has announced that West Cork schools and community groups are to receive €114,800 under the Government’s CLÁR Programme, which funds small infrastructural projects in rural areas that have suffered high levels of rural depopulation. The Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring […]

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