‘Ruxi’ (Rural taxi) proposal a step closer

‘Ruxi’ (Rural taxi) proposal a step closer

20 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A taxi service that caters specifically for rural Ireland is a now a step closer, a Fine Gael Minister has said. Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, has received confirmation from the National Transport Authority (NTA) CEO Anne Graham that she is willing to amend […]

IRELAND FISHING NEWS: New Harbour Admin Building and doubling of quay space in Castletownbere

IRELAND FISHING NEWS: New Harbour Admin Building and doubling of quay space in Castletownbere

10 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister Creed opens new Harbour Administration Building and inspects €23.5m development project, doubling the quay space in Castletownbere “The value of landings into Castletownbere increased by 275% between 2010 and 2017.” The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., officially opened the new Harbour Administration […]

Newtownshandrum GAA hosting Community Weekend event over May Bank Holiday – O’Shea

Newtownshandrum GAA hosting Community Weekend event over May Bank Holiday – O’Shea

30 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has encouraged the public to get involved in the inaugural Community Weekend for County Cork which will take place over the May Bank holiday weekend from May 4th to 6th. Newtownshandrum GAA in North Cork is one of four GAA […]

€151,782 for South-West Cork harbour projects – Lombard

€151,782 for South-West Cork harbour projects – Lombard

18 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that South-West Cork is set to benefit from €151,782 funding for pier and harbour projects. The significant allocation will help Cork County Council to carry out developments on the following projects: – Baltimore Harbour; €14,344 for new power supply facilities, and […]

Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme.

Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme.

12 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Minister of State Jim Daly officially turn the sod to mark start of €28m upgrade to Skibbereen Regional Water Supply Scheme Minister of State Jim Daly this morning joined Irish Water and Cork County Council in turning the sod to officially mark the start of […]

Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

12 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ballycotton Harbour is to benefit from Local Authority Harbour Programme funding of €36,844 for two separate projects, Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has confirmed. Funding is being made available under the Local Authority Harbour Programme whereby the […]

EAST CORK: €103,000 for conservation of historical structures

EAST CORK: €103,000 for conservation of historical structures

3 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Total funding of €102,697 for the conservation of protected and historical structures is to be allocated between six Cork East projects under two different Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht funding schemes, Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David […]