Senator Lombard encourages Cork groups to apply for €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

Senator Lombard encourages Cork groups to apply for €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging Cork groups to apply for the new €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund, which was launched by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys. Senator Lombard said: “The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is looking for innovative proposals that are […]

Cork receives €3m from Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

Cork receives €3m from Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

25 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie €3 million approved for life-long learning, strengthening communities and helping people to become job ready here in Cork Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has welcomed the announcement of €3 million in SICAP funding for Cork. Minister […]

FARMING: Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef

FARMING: Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork-based Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef “The door for trade has been opened thanks to a huge effort by Team Ireland” Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced the opening of the Chinese beef market to exports from Ireland. […]

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

10 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard said: “I am urging processors to show some solidarity with our farmers who have been deeply affected by the fodder crisis. “Last month […]

Hospital car parking fees should be cheaper for long term patients – Lombard

Hospital car parking fees should be cheaper for long term patients – Lombard

17 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hospital car parking charges should be lessened for long term patients, Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said. Minister for Health, Simon Harris has ordered a national review of hospital car parking charges. Cork based Senator Lombard said: “Fine Gael is tackling the issues that matter most and […]

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

15 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The inclusion of Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre into the Tusla national network of Family Resource Centres has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre (FRC), which was established by Society of St […]

Youghal receives €150,000 under Historic Towns Initiative – Minister David Stanton

Youghal receives €150,000 under Historic Towns Initiative – Minister David Stanton

13 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The award of €150,000 funding for heritage regeneration works in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Funding is being made available to Cork County Council, under the Historic Towns Initiative 2018, financed by […]