SAILING: Minister Simon Coveney launches “O’Leary Life & Pensions Sovereign’s Cup 2017” at Kinsale Yacht Club

SAILING: Minister Simon Coveney launches “O’Leary Life & Pensions Sovereign’s Cup 2017” at Kinsale Yacht Club

27 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The O’Leary Life & Pensions Sovereign’s Cup 2017 was launched at Kinsale Yacht Club today by Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government. The Event takes place at Kinsale Yacht Club from 21st-24th June, 2017, where over 100 boats are expected to enjoy four days […]

Cork Fine Gael Senator – who is also Farmer – says Fianna Fáil amendment to hedge cutting Bill is “useless for farmers”

Cork Fine Gael Senator – who is also Farmer – says Fianna Fáil amendment to hedge cutting Bill is “useless for farmers”

24 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator Tim Lombard – who is also a Farmer – has said Fianna Fáil’s amendment to the Heritage Bill on hedge cutting is “useless for farmers”. Fianna Fáil’s amendment seeks to restrict the proposed cutting of hedgerows in August exclusively to road-side hedges, “hindering preparation […]

UK Company, Wavepower Technologies, opens new office at The Entrepreneur Ship (MaREI) Cork

23 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced that Wavepower Technologies Ltd., the leading UK wave energy technology company, will establish research and development operations at The Entrepreneur Ship, which is based at the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy in Ringaskiddy, […]

Cork Senator wants to see MOVEMENT on Ballinspittle School redevelopment – current progress is like a STATUE

23 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard (Fine Gael), has expressed great concern over the lack of progress regarding the redevelopment of Ballinspittle National School. “Ballinspittle National School has seen significant growth and development in recent years, as has the village and local area. Consequently the school has reached maximum […]

Martin McGuinness book of condolence opened in Cork City Hall by Lord Mayor

22 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie At 9 o’clock this morning Cork City Lord Mayor Cllr Des Cahill (Fine Gael) opened a Book of Condolence in The Atrium, City Hall in memory of Martin McGuinness RIP (Sinn Fein), Former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister. The Lord Mayor Cllr Des Cahill said: “The President of […]

Mayor of Ireland’s second city – Cork City – meets US President Donald Trump in White House today

16 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Des Cahill, will today attend the Presidential Reception in the White House to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, at the invitation of the President of the United States, Donald Trump. He spoke of the opportunity that this visit brings to promote Cork, Ireland’s […]

Cork East TD David Stanton visits Perth, Australia for St Patricks week

15 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork East TD David Stanton (Fine Gael), is in Australia this week, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick’s Day. Deputy Stanton is also Minister of State for Justice and his schedule included visiting the Council House in Perth, which is going green this week, […]

Carrigaline Senator Tim Lombard welcomes Cllr John O’Sullivan’s return to Cork County Council

13 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the co-option of John O’Sullivan to Cork County Council at a Co-Option Selection Convention held on Friday at the Parkway Hotel in Dunmanway, West Cork. The Convention was held to fill a vacancy that arose in the West Cork […]