Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

Knocknagree & Mallow To Benefit from CLÁR funding for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

14 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced details of funding of €1.2 million to a range of First Responder organisations in rural areas under Measure 3 (First Responders Support) of the CLÁR Programme 2018. The funding will go towards a range of supports including: […]

Just over two months to apply for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development fund – Lombard

Just over two months to apply for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development fund – Lombard

9 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Projects seeking support from the Government’s new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund have just over two months to apply, a Fine Gael Senator said. The objective of the Rural Regeneration and Development fund is to support collaborative and integrated projects between Government departments, State agencies, local authorities, other […]

Creed announces public consultation on Inshore Fisheries Strategy

Creed announces public consultation on Inshore Fisheries Strategy

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork-based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has announced his intention to launch a public consultation on the Inshore Fisheries Strategy following a proposal made by the National Inshore Fisheries Forum. The consultation process will be open for a seven week period and […]

BIG DATA: Seán Kelly MEP hosts GDPR Conference at University College Cork

BIG DATA: Seán Kelly MEP hosts GDPR Conference at University College Cork

20 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) incentivise businesses to innovate and develop new ideas, methods, and technologies for security and protection of personal data, Seán Kelly MEP and Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament told a major conference at University College Cork last week. Mr Kelly […]

Cork to receive €160,762 through Community Enhancement Programme

Cork to receive €160,762 through Community Enhancement Programme

4 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €160,000 will be provided to disadvantaged communities in rural and urban areas in Cork through the Community Enhancement Programme, as confirmed by Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard. Typical enhancements under the Community Enhancement Programme could include the renovation of community centres, community amenities, improvements to town parks […]

€4 million for Ballydehob to Bantry N71 – Daly

€4 million for Ballydehob to Bantry N71 – Daly

3 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that €4 million will be made available by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), for the Ballydehob to Bantry line. ‘Following my ongoing representations to Cork County Council and to […]

FARMING: Creed confirms successful move to online BPS applications

FARMING: Creed confirms successful move to online BPS applications

16 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over 129,700 Online Applications Received before deadline The Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Michael Creed has today confirmed that over 129,700 farmers applied online for their 2018 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in advance of the May 15th deadline. This figure is in line with application numbers […]

WEST CORK: Communities need to begin working on applications for the Town and Village Renewal Scheme

WEST CORK: Communities need to begin working on applications for the Town and Village Renewal Scheme

16 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has today encouraged communities across West Cork to begin working on their applications for the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. With some €15 million in funding being made available for rural […]