Dedicated health unit on #LongCovid must be established

Dedicated health unit on #LongCovid must be established

14 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Long-term effects of Covid-19 The HSE should establish a dedicated health unit for research and to manage and support patients suffering the long-term effects of Covid-19, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s Health spokesperson, said “During the past year a lot has been […]

NORTH CORK NEWS: Chareville to Benefit from Sustainable Transport Funding @johnpauloshea1

NORTH CORK NEWS: Chareville to Benefit from Sustainable Transport Funding @johnpauloshea1

13 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The North Cork town of Charleville is to receive over €180k in funding from Cork County Council & National Transport Authority during 2021 under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grant Scheme. €90k has been allocated to provide a new raised pedestrian crossing on the L1315 link road by the […]

Funding of €200,000 for the development of Mallow Castle trails and River Blackwater Blueway facilities at Killavullen – David Stanton

Funding of €200,000 for the development of Mallow Castle trails and River Blackwater Blueway facilities at Killavullen – David Stanton

11 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, recently welcomed news that total funding of €200,000 will be allocated for the development of trails on the grounds of Mallow Castle and Blueway facilities along the River Blackwater at Killavullen. Speaking upon confirmation of the measure 2 funding, David Stanton […]

The most dangerous products in the EU are… Toys

The most dangerous products in the EU are… Toys

7 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Toys have topped an EU alert system for dangerous products. Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has urged toy manufacturers not to ignore the EU’s toy safety rules as by doing so they will put children at risk. The findings are contained in the European Commission’s yearly report on […]

WEST CORK NEWS: €146,205 for Gallanes Walkway in Clonakilty

WEST CORK NEWS: €146,205 for Gallanes Walkway in Clonakilty

4 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Outdoor recreation in west Cork has received a major boost, Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed an allocation of €146,205 for Gallanes Walkway in Templebryan South, Clonakilty. Senator Lombard said, “it is brilliant to see our local amenities, which are vital for our local communities, supported by […]

EU pushing mobile manufacturers to adopt a standardised phone charger

EU pushing mobile manufacturers to adopt a standardised phone charger

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie In the past, mobile telephones were only compatible with specific mobile telephone chargers. I can well remember when Nokia switched from the wide pole plug to the narrower one! An estimated 500 million mobile phones were in use on 2009 in all EU countries. The chargers used often […]

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

Extra €10m in funding for mental health services

24 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Dáil Health Spokesperson and Cork North Central Deputy, Colm Burke TD, has highlighted that an additional €10 million has been made available by Government for mental health services. Deputy Burke said: “In announcing the updated plan for managing our way through the pandemic, ‘The Path Ahead’, […]

New COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide welcome boost for struggling Cork businesses

New COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide welcome boost for struggling Cork businesses

17 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie New COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide welcome boost for struggling Cork businesses Cork Senator Tim Lombard has welcoming the new nationwide €60 million COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) which will provide be a support for struggling businesses. The funding for the COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) […]