Minister Stanton welcomes the creation of the €1 million Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older Persons

Minister Stanton welcomes the creation of the €1 million Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older Persons

18 July 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Equality, Immigration & Integration, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that a new €1 million funding scheme, the Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older Persons, is being made available to community and voluntary groups. €250,000 of this will […]

Bus prices remain excessive – Cork based Fine Gael Senator wants to see reductions

Bus prices remain excessive – Cork based Fine Gael Senator wants to see reductions

14 July 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has – this summer – criticised the outrageous expense and impracticalities facing West Cork bus users. Senator Lombard said: “Over the past couple of years I have been campaigning for the reduction of fares for West Cork bus services. “While the […]

FARMING: New measures to support beef farmers

FARMING: New measures to support beef farmers

29 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Member of the Oireachtas Agriculture, Food and the Marine committee, Carrigaline based Senator Tim Lombard, has said that new measures to boost the beef sector would support hard-pressed beef farmers in Cork. Senator Lombard was speaking in the wake of the committee’s report, ‘The Future of the Beef […]

€1 million funding for Disabled Persons Grant Scheme and Improvement Works in Cork County – O’Shea

€1 million funding for Disabled Persons Grant Scheme and Improvement Works in Cork County – O’Shea

29 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has welcomed news that funding of €1 million for the Disabled Persons Grant scheme (DPG) and Improvement Works In Lieu of social housing scheme (IWILs) has been approved for Cork County Council. €15m has been approved nationaly for the Scheme. […]

Renewable Heat for Cork Businesses and Farms

Renewable Heat for Cork Businesses and Farms

28 June 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has encouraged local businesses and farms to apply to the second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH) which opened recently. The Cork North West General Election candidate said the Scheme will support operational support for biomass boilers […]

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

16 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The approval for a large extension project for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice David Stanton. The additional accommodation has been sanctioned by the Department of Education and Skills to cater […]

Applications open for Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Lombard

Applications open for Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Lombard

14 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH), which will provide operational support for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion heating systems, has opened for applications, Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said. “As a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action, I know the […]

A Cork factory has opened a 10,500 sq ft cleanroom!

21 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie MEP Deirdre Clune officially opened the new ILC Dover manufacturing facility in Blarney Business Park, Cork today (Tuesday) alongside ILC Dover CEO and President Fran DiNuzzo. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility equipped with 10,500 sq ft of clean room capability will enable the global leader in flexible containment solutions […]