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28 December 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie “If the European Parliament has its way, consumers will be entitled to have more products and devices repaired, rather than being forced to buy newer expensive replacement models, pending negotiations on EU rules on the ‘right to repair’ in 2024”, said Seán Kelly MEP. “In addition, manufacturers will... Read More
14 December 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Councillors in the Kanturk/Mallow Municipal District have approved funding to install electronic speed reflector signs in Banteer, Ballydesmond, Derrinagree, Nadd & Rathcoole villages. Electronic speed reflector signs display the speed of approaching vehicles in real-time. The signs remind drivers of the actual speed limit in place and studies show... Read More
7 Decemver 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Being a Cllr is a part time job, historically many Cllrs were self-employed or had an understanding employer who would let them attend meetings during work hors – but society has changed with greater expectations, and social media demands Independent Senators have emphasised problems that will lead to... Read More
7 December 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD that children across Cork County will benefit from the further extension of the Hot School Meals Programme. Councillor O’Shea said that this latest extension will mean an additional... Read More
6 December 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Seán Kelly MEP has welcomed that the development, construction, and operation of Europe’s first-ever ammonia-fired power generation facility at Whitegate Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power station in Cork is being explored. The Ireland South MEP described it as “an important step towards a low-carbon and competitive economy”.... Read More
16 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A decision by Revenue which sees practice doctors treated as individuals rather than as part of a partnership and sees them disadvantaged will now be reversed, according to Fine Gael TD Colm Burke. Deputy Burke, Fine Gael’s Health spokesperson, said: “I was contacted by a large number of... Read More
16 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Local Fianna Fáil TD Aindrias Moynihan has called on the Minister for Rural and Community Development to consider enhancements to the Seniors Alert Scheme The scheme provides funding for a free personal monitored alarm for people aged 65 or older and of limited means. It is intended to... Read More
25 October 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ornua Unveils New €40 million Development at “Kerrygold Park” in Mitchelstown, Co Cork – Investment enables Kerrygold Park to produce over 1 million packs of butter a day Ornua, the owner of Kerrygold, has today unveiled a new €40 million development at Kerrygold Park, its flagship butter production... Read More
20 October 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Join the Collins family, Ronan O’Gara, Jimmy Barry Murphy and Rena Buckley at the official unveiling – The public ceremony will take place outside Cork City Library, Grand Parade today at 12pm. A highly anticipated statue of Michael Collins will be unveiled on Friday 20th October at 12pm... Read More