#FakeNews could hamper plans for COVID vaccine rollout – warns @DeirdreCluneMEP

#FakeNews could hamper plans for COVID vaccine rollout – warns @DeirdreCluneMEP

18 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune who said that unchecked “fake news” and misinformation could negatively impact the efficacy of a country’s vaccine strategy, and its uptake. MEP Clune said that it is vital that Ireland, along with other EU countries ensures that they do […]

GOVERNMENT HANDOUT: Free Vitamin D from HSE for all citizens

GOVERNMENT HANDOUT: Free Vitamin D from HSE for all citizens

17 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The HSE should “consider” widespread dispensing of Vitamin D supplements to people free of charge, a Cork Fine Gael TD has said. Cork North Central Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s Health Spokesperson, said: “Sunlight is the main source of Vitamin D. Sunlight is scarce in Ireland in the […]

NORTH CORK: Boherbue National School Extension Gets Planning Green Light

NORTH CORK: Boherbue National School Extension Gets Planning Green Light

1 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The pupils, parents and staff at Boherbue National Scholl have received “an early New Year present” from Cork County Council with the authority granting planning permission for an extension to its School. North Cork Fine Gael Cllr. John Paul O’Shea has welcomed confirmation from Cork County Council that […]

How will Irish health system handle long term effects of #COVID19 “Long Covid” – asks @ColmBurkeTD

How will Irish health system handle long term effects of #COVID19 “Long Covid” – asks @ColmBurkeTD

30 December 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s Health spokesperson, said, “Concerns have been raised by medical professionals and the WHO over prevalent numbers of people of all ages who are suffering complications to their health due to their Covid diagnosis, a condition that has been referred to as ‘Long Covid’. […]

NORTH CORK NEWS: Builders appointed for Kanturk Relief Road

NORTH CORK NEWS: Builders appointed for Kanturk Relief Road

30 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Based Construction Company McGinty & O’Shea Appointed North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’ Shea has this week welcomed confirmation by Cork County Council that Cork based construction company McGinty & O’Shea Ltd has been appointed to build the Relief Road for the North Cork town […]

IRELAND LOOKS TO EU: Ireland should engage more with Erasmus programme as funding increases – says Cork MEP

IRELAND LOOKS TO EU: Ireland should engage more with Erasmus programme as funding increases – says Cork MEP

30 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland historically had low take up of programme – says Cork based MEP Deirdre Clune, but budget available for Erasmus expected to double over the coming years, so now is the time to ramp up numbers Over the last few years, the number of people applying for the […]

880 new jobs in Cork

880 new jobs in Cork

28 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Some 880 new jobs in Cork were supported by Industrial Development Authority and Enterprise Ireland in 2020 Increased investment in Ireland is key to seeing Ireland through the Brexit storm, a Cork North Central Fine Gael TD has said. Cork North Central Deputy Burke noted that the Industrial […]

Minister Coveney congratulates Cork County Council on opening of a new Public Park at Haulbowline Island.

Minister Coveney congratulates Cork County Council on opening of a new Public Park at Haulbowline Island.

21 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Carrigaline based Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence welcomed the news today that Cork County Council is now in a position to open the Public Park at the former East Tip at Haulbowline. The local authority have signed a lease with the Department of […]

Website of Cork Fine Gael TD advertises ‘Payday Loans’ in Polish language

Website of Cork Fine Gael TD advertises ‘Payday Loans’ in Polish language

11 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Politics News Cork East TD David Stanton has a website at www.stanton.ie. In recent days some unusual content appeared on the site, presumably in error due to a technical issue, or hack. The two articles themselves are no longer live on the website, but TheCork.ie has seen the […]