Passports checks prior to booking January holiday deals

Passports checks prior to booking January holiday deals

13 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork South West, Tim Lombard, has urged people to ensure their passports are in date before booking long haul flights with January travel deals. Senator Lombard said: “As potential holiday makers are bombarded with low-cost deals and cheap flights for 2019 travel this January, […]

New ebusiness funding available for Cork Small/Micro Business

New ebusiness funding available for Cork Small/Micro Business

11 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Businesses in Cork have been urged to develop their online presence to grow and develop their business with new funding announced by the Government this week. Today, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. and Minister of State for Natural Resources, Community Affairs […]

EU introduces new drone rules

EU introduces new drone rules

7 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie New laws which require owners of drones in Ireland that weigh more than 250 grams to register the device will come into effect this year. Previously it was only drones over 1KG that had to be registered. For the first time ever, Europe-wide rules for the registration and certification […]

US Style Air-space Management for EU would reduce delays

US Style Air-space Management for EU would reduce delays

5 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie “We must reorganise European airspace to ensure passengers face less delays when they are travelling by air, according to Cork based MEP Deirdre Clune. To ensure this happens more cooperation is needed between national air navigation service providers. “ MEP Clune said: “There needs to be more effective […]

Are smart phones are harming Ireland’s famous hospitality?

Are smart phones are harming Ireland’s famous hospitality?

2 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The overuse of smart phones is harming our world famous hospitality culture, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard, member of the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, said: “The rise of smartphones is adversely affecting how people communicate and converse with each other. “I have seen […]

Funding of €2,751,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations – announced by Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

Funding of €2,751,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations – announced by Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

23 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), today announced record funding awards of €2,751,000 to 108 animal welfare organisations throughout the country involved in protecting animal welfare. The payments will be made with immediate effect. The Minister recalled the major improvements in […]

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