GOAL: 100% of Irish trawlers to recover plastic waste from the oceans on every fishing trip

GOAL: 100% of Irish trawlers to recover plastic waste from the oceans on every fishing trip

19 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., recently announced Irelands Clean Oceans Initiative and called for the participation of the entire Irish trawl fishing fleet in the scheme by 31st December 2019. His ambition is to have all Irish trawlers at every pier and every […]

Check you Passport BEFORE booking flights

Check you Passport BEFORE booking flights

13 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork South West, Tim Lombard, has urged people to ensure their passports are in date before booking long haul flights with January travel deals. Senator Lombard said: “As potential holiday makers are bombarded with low-cost deals and cheap flights for 2019 travel this January, […]

New ebusiness funding available for Cork Small/Micro Business

New ebusiness funding available for Cork Small/Micro Business

11 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Businesses in Cork have been urged to develop their online presence to grow and develop their business with new funding announced by the Government this week. Today, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. and Minister of State for Natural Resources, Community Affairs […]

EU introduces new drone rules

EU introduces new drone rules

7 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie New laws which require owners of drones in Ireland that weigh more than 250 grams to register the device will come into effect this year. Previously it was only drones over 1KG that had to be registered. For the first time ever, Europe-wide rules for the registration and certification […]

US Style Air-space Management for EU would reduce delays

US Style Air-space Management for EU would reduce delays

5 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie “We must reorganise European airspace to ensure passengers face less delays when they are travelling by air, according to Cork based MEP Deirdre Clune. To ensure this happens more cooperation is needed between national air navigation service providers. “ MEP Clune said: “There needs to be more effective […]