€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

€100k+ to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Co Cork

7 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €100,000 approved to tackle illegal dumping, litter, dog fouling, and graffiti in Cork County Cork Senator, and Seanad spokesperson for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Tim Lombard has confirmed that €72,990 in funding has been approved to tackle illegal dumping in Cork County, with a further […]

Investment in Cork respite services

Investment in Cork respite services

4 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie People with disabilities in Cork are to benefit from new Government investment in respite services. Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, announced that the Government funded Respite Development Programme for 2018 will mean additional services for Cork, with the following service providers receiving investment: Brothers of Charity Services Southern […]

6,362 Cork Adults renew Passports online

6,362 Cork Adults renew Passports online

30 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Passport Service is currently implementing major upgrades to the passport service technology platforms and business processes, enabling it to deal with the increasing demand for Irish passports. At present, the online service only accommodates adult renewals but it is planned to further extend the online passport application […]

HOUSING CRISIS: 2,100 Council houses will be built in Cork over next three years – says Govt Senator

HOUSING CRISIS: 2,100 Council houses will be built in Cork over next three years – says Govt Senator

27 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that 2,154 new social homes are proposed for Cork over the next three years, plus additional rental supports. Senator Lombard said Cork will benefit from the significant progress made to date in advancing the construction pipeline, as well as social housing […]

EAST CORK BUSINESS: An Bord Pleanala Grant Permission for Dairygold Expansion in Mogeely

EAST CORK BUSINESS: An Bord Pleanala Grant Permission for Dairygold Expansion in Mogeely

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Above: Logo of company referred to in articleAn Bord Pleanala’s decision to grant planning permission for an significant expansion at the Dairygold facility in Mogeely, Co. Cork has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. The new […]

Senator Lombard encourages Cork groups to apply for €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

Senator Lombard encourages Cork groups to apply for €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging Cork groups to apply for the new €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund, which was launched by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys. Senator Lombard said: “The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is looking for innovative proposals that are […]

Cork receives €3m from Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

Cork receives €3m from Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

25 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie €3 million approved for life-long learning, strengthening communities and helping people to become job ready here in Cork Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly has welcomed the announcement of €3 million in SICAP funding for Cork. Minister […]

FARMING: Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef

FARMING: Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork-based Minister Creed announces Chinese market opened to Irish beef “The door for trade has been opened thanks to a huge effort by Team Ireland” Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced the opening of the Chinese beef market to exports from Ireland. […]

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

10 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard said: “I am urging processors to show some solidarity with our farmers who have been deeply affected by the fodder crisis. “Last month […]