Senator calls for Yoga to be taught in schools

Senator calls for Yoga to be taught in schools

6 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Senator Jerry Buttimer Leader of Seanad Eireann has recently called a for a new approach in the well-being of children by introducing yoga to schools. Senator Buttimer said: “With the ever increasingly busy life style on our young children we must help to educate and develop skills to […]

Town Twinning funding for Cork

Town Twinning funding for Cork

2 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Towns all across Ireland should consider applying for funding for short-term Town Twinning projects. This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. Town Twinning is hugely popular around Europe but towns around Ireland can also avail of funding for community and cultural organisations to engage in short-term […]

Funding of almost €500,000 announced for Cork East rural regeneration and development projects

Funding of almost €500,000 announced for Cork East rural regeneration and development projects

26 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed the allocation of almost €500,000 to local projects under category 2 of the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF). This strand of the RRDF is part of a national funding […]

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

20 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport plans to outperform all other airports in Ireland in 2019 as it achieves its fourth consecutive year of growth. This is according to a briefing note from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) which was seen by Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. The note said that the […]

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

19 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., met today (Tuesday) with Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs to discuss and share concerns about the potential serious impacts for Irish and French fishing fleets if they were excluded from UK waters in […]

FARMING NEWS: Closing date for BEEP is 22 February

FARMING NEWS: Closing date for BEEP is 22 February

15 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork based Michael Creed T.D., today reminded farmers of deadline for applications under the recently launch of the Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP). Applications for the scheme, which has a funding provision of €20m, will be accepted up to and […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: New Millstreet Blueway is ‘a fantastic amenity’

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: New Millstreet Blueway is ‘a fantastic amenity’

12 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The newly established Blueway in Millstreet will serve as a fantastic amenity for the local community and benefit the area’s tourism potential, according to North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea. €100,000 in funding was allocated for the Blueway project in Millstreet through the 2017 Town and […]

Cork based Minister Creed announces €35.7m for Capital projects at Fishery Harbour Centres and Publicly owned Harbour Network

Cork based Minister Creed announces €35.7m for Capital projects at Fishery Harbour Centres and Publicly owned Harbour Network

3 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., this week announced details of a €35.7m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbour network. In announcing the initiative the Minister said “I am delighted to announce this €35.7m capital […]