Are smart phones are harming Ireland’s famous hospitality?

Are smart phones are harming Ireland’s famous hospitality?

2 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The overuse of smart phones is harming our world famous hospitality culture, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard, member of the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, said: “The rise of smartphones is adversely affecting how people communicate and converse with each other. “I have seen […]

Funding of €2,751,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations – announced by Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

Funding of €2,751,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations – announced by Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

23 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), today announced record funding awards of €2,751,000 to 108 animal welfare organisations throughout the country involved in protecting animal welfare. The payments will be made with immediate effect. The Minister recalled the major improvements in […]

CORK EVENT CENTRE: IS still going ahead, but a PRECISE TIMELINE is not known

CORK EVENT CENTRE: IS still going ahead, but a PRECISE TIMELINE is not known

22 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Government’s decision to proceed with investment in the Cork City Event Centre is another major boost to the city, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Jerry Buttimer, Leader of Seanad Eireann and Cork Fine Gael Senator said: “I welcome the clarity and certainty that this announcement provides. […]

FARMING: Continuation of DAFM supports towards BVD eradication – Cork based Agri Minsiter

FARMING: Continuation of DAFM supports towards BVD eradication – Cork based Agri Minsiter

22 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today confirmed the continuation of the supports from his Department for the early removal of PI (persistently infected) calves under the national Bovine Viral Disease (BVD) Eradication Programme in 2019. Minister Creed expressed his satisfaction […]

Tender issued for N22 Macroom-Ballyvourney Bypass Scheme

Tender issued for N22 Macroom-Ballyvourney Bypass Scheme

21 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, and Agriculture Minister, Michael Creed TD has today (Friday) welcomed confirmation of the publication of tender documents for the construction contract for the N22 Macroom-Baile Bhuirne bypass scheme. The documents are to be published on eTenders the Government’s electronic tendering platform administered by the […]

Junior Minister Stanton Welcomes Summer Works Funding for Local Schools

Junior Minister Stanton Welcomes Summer Works Funding for Local Schools

19 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Five schools based in Cork East Constituency have been successful in securing funding under the Summer Works Scheme according to Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton. This scheme is operated by the Department of Education and […]

Creed outlines challenges facing the Fishing Industry ahead of EU Fisheries Negotiations

Creed outlines challenges facing the Fishing Industry ahead of EU Fisheries Negotiations

17 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today expressed his serious concern at the potential impact on Irelands’ fishing industry, ahead of the upcoming Annual EU Fisheries negotiations in Brussels on the 17th and 18th of December. The Minister said that the final phasing […]

What’s an Armadillo, and why are they appearing on Roads?

What’s an Armadillo, and why are they appearing on Roads?

12 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Party Local Area Representative Peter Horgan has called for Cork City & County Councils to explore the use of armadillos for cycleways that are not protected in the city and county. “Dublin City Council has started the process of utilising these armadillos which appear to be an […]

Cork East Towns Receive Millions under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund – Minister David Stanton

Cork East Towns Receive Millions under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund –  Minister David Stanton

9 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four towns in Cork East Constituency are set to receive millions of euro in funding under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund says Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. The funding is being made available by the Department […]