O’Shea Welcomes Increase in Kanturk/Mallow 2020 Budget

O’Shea Welcomes Increase in Kanturk/Mallow 2020 Budget

23 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has this week welcomed a significant increase in funding of more than €2 million to bring the total funding allocation in the Kanturk/Mallow Municipal District Budgetary Plan for 2020 to just over €13.5 million. Cllr O’Shea has also welcomed proposals […]

VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN CORK: Belfast based ‘Grafton Recruitment’ opens new Cork office

VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN CORK: Belfast based ‘Grafton Recruitment’ opens new Cork office

22 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CEO of Grafton Recruitment Tina McKenzie has opened the company’s new Cork office alongside special guest, Leader of Seanad Éireann, Senator Jerry Buttimer. The recruitment company, founded in 1983, currently has 10 offices across the Island of Ireland and is pursuing a robust growth strategy with the expected […]

HEALTH: Bon Secours Cork open €77m Cancer Centre

HEALTH: Bon Secours Cork open €77m Cancer Centre

22 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister of State at the Department of Health Jim Daly TD, on Monday, officially opened the new Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre, marking the completion of the wider €77 million expansion of the hospital. The new Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre now offers the most technologically advanced radiotherapy […]

#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 […]