€50 Million confirmed for Regional and Local Roads for Cork – Daly

€50 Million confirmed for Regional and Local Roads for Cork – Daly

1 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael T.D. and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that €50 million has been allocated to Cork County Council for regional and local road works across the county. Speaking on today’s announcement Minister Daly said, “Minister Ross […]

€54,450 approved for Cork under the Community Services Programme support fund – Burke

€54,450 approved for Cork under the Community Services Programme support fund – Burke

27 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke said the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed that additional funding of €54,450 will be made available for new social enterprises in Cork. Senator Burke said: “The Community Services Programme (CSP) supports community organisations to provide local social, economic and environmental […]

Parking improvements in Mallow town

Parking improvements in Mallow town

26 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Muddy Hill Car Park Repair Works to Commence this Month, O’Shea confirms North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has welcomed news that a contractor has been appointed to repair a rock face in Muddy Hill car park in Mallow, which will result in the reopening of […]

€194,000 in funding announced for festivals in Cork City & County

€194,000 in funding announced for festivals in Cork City & County

25 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €194,000 in funding has been allocated to festivals here in Cork, as part of its 2019 Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme. Cork North Central, Senator Colm Burke said this will boost tourist numbers and should increase the footfall to our local businesses here in Cork. “This […]

Self-employed in Cork encouraged to avail of Treatment Benefit scheme

Self-employed in Cork encouraged to avail of Treatment Benefit scheme

23 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork South West Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that the number of self-employed people availing of dental treatment, optical exams, and medical appliances is on the increase across Cork. Senator Lombard encouraged self-employed people to continuing using the scheme, which is proving to be a major success. “In […]

GOAL: 100% of Irish trawlers to recover plastic waste from the oceans on every fishing trip

GOAL: 100% of Irish trawlers to recover plastic waste from the oceans on every fishing trip

19 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., recently announced Irelands Clean Oceans Initiative and called for the participation of the entire Irish trawl fishing fleet in the scheme by 31st December 2019. His ambition is to have all Irish trawlers at every pier and every […]

Check you Passport BEFORE booking flights

Check you Passport BEFORE booking flights

13 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork South West, Tim Lombard, has urged people to ensure their passports are in date before booking long haul flights with January travel deals. Senator Lombard said: “As potential holiday makers are bombarded with low-cost deals and cheap flights for 2019 travel this January, […]

New ebusiness funding available for Cork Small/Micro Business

New ebusiness funding available for Cork Small/Micro Business

11 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Businesses in Cork have been urged to develop their online presence to grow and develop their business with new funding announced by the Government this week. Today, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. and Minister of State for Natural Resources, Community Affairs […]