NORTH CORK: Kanturk Post Office to Pilot New ‘Digital Assist’ Initiative

NORTH CORK: Kanturk Post Office to Pilot New ‘Digital Assist’ Initiative

9 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ‘Digital Assist’ – A new Government funded service offering unique access for people to Government websites and information will be available in Kanturk Post Office shortly. Kanturk is one of 10 Post Offices nationwide to be chosen to deliver this service which will see a touch screen kiosk […]

€409,800 granted to East Cork under ‘Town and Village Renewal Scheme’

€409,800 granted to East Cork under ‘Town and Village Renewal Scheme’

7 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie €409,800 allocated to Cork East Constituency under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme – Minister David Stanton Over €400,000 has been allocated to four projects in Cork East constituency under the Government’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018, says Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State […]

HEALTH: €45,000 for mobility and Cancer Care transport in West Cork

HEALTH: €45,000 for mobility and Cancer Care transport in West Cork

6 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that €45,000 has been secured for Cancer Connect in West Cork. Senator Lombard said the CLÁR programme funding will support the acquisition of an accessible 8-seater vehicle that will help the volunteer-run service to transport people living in rural communities to […]

PHOTOS: Simon Coveney hosts ‘Brexit Ready’ workshop at Pairc Ui Chaoimh Conference Centre, Cork

PHOTOS: Simon Coveney hosts ‘Brexit Ready’ workshop at Pairc Ui Chaoimh Conference Centre, Cork

5 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney T.D (Cork South Central) hosted a ‘Getting Ireland Brexit Ready’ earlier today at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork. The Getting Ireland Brexit Ready workshop events inform and advise about Brexit preparedness and the range of support measures […]

€107,000 for South and West Cork Tidy Towns committees

€107,000 for South and West Cork Tidy Towns committees

5 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the allocation of €107,000 for 74 Tidy Towns committees in South and West Cork. The Fine Gael Senator said: “Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has announced a €1.4 million national grant scheme to mark the 60th anniversary […]

Lombard urges Minister to add Cork location to tyre collection

Lombard urges Minister to add Cork location to tyre collection

1 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There needs to be a collection point for used agricultural tyres in County Cork, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard was speaking following the announcement of a national tyre collection by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. Minister Naughten has made €700,000 […]

Funding for community text alert schemes to help prevent crime in West Cork – Daly

Funding for community text alert schemes to help prevent crime in West Cork – Daly

27 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Government has allocated funding for community text alert schemes to help prevent crime in West Cork, Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Jim Daly has said. Minister Daly said: “Community groups working to prevent crime in West Cork can now apply for funding […]

Local Civil Defence volunteers doing West Cork proud

Local Civil Defence volunteers doing West Cork proud

24 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State (a.k.a. Junior Minister) at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has paid tribute to local Civil Defence volunteers in West Cork, as they experience another busy year. New figures released by the Department of Defence, have shown nationwide […]

€69,000 for rural recreation projects will boost tourism in West Cork

€69,000 for rural recreation projects will boost tourism in West Cork

19 September 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Tim Lombard has welcomed the allocation of €69,000 for rural recreation projects in West Cork under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme West Cork has been allocated € 69,000 for rural recreation projects, which is extremely welcome and will help to boost tourism here in […]