New Garda Station to be built in Macroom

New Garda Station to be built in Macroom

21 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD Michael Creed has this morning welcomed confirmation that construction of the new Macroom Garda Station is to proceed as part of An Garda Síochána Building & Refurbishment Programme 2016 – 2021. Commenting on the inclusion of the new Garda Station building in the programme […]

€1.5 million ESB Networks upgrade to benefit south and southwest Cork – Buttimer

€1.5 million ESB Networks upgrade to benefit south and southwest Cork – Buttimer

20 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that communities across south and southwest Cork will benefit from a €1.5 million upgrade by ESB Networks. “This investment means that over 200 kilometres of medium voltage lines have been upgraded, at a cost of €1.5 million. […]

Cork needs consistent Tourism marketing brand

Cork needs consistent Tourism marketing brand

16 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that a dedicated tourism brand needs to be developed to promote and sell Cork. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of a similar initiative for Dublin. “I’m now asking the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, […]

UCC students will be safer thanks to on-campus Epipens

UCC students will be safer thanks to on-campus Epipens

15 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health, Jerry Buttimer, has said that new regulations for certain prescription-only medicines will save lives. “I am delighted that these new regulations will give access to life saving medicine in emergency situations. For the […]

Cork Junior Minister Dara Murphy announces extra funding Data Protection Commissioner

Cork Junior Minister Dara Murphy announces extra funding Data Protection Commissioner

15 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy T.D., has announced a further budget increase of almost €1.2 million for the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner. The additional funds bring the Office’s total budget to over €4.7 million. This is up from its €1.89 million budget […]

The “Entrepreneur Ship” is a great name for an innovation centre – now open in Cork

The “Entrepreneur Ship” is a great name for an innovation centre – now open in Cork

5 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland’s newest co-creation space, The Entrepreneur Ship, was officially opened today (Monday) by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. The new centre seeks to optimise the well documented opportunities of the blue economy for Ireland, and accelerate job creation in this sector. Speaking […]

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