New Burglary Act will help keep repeat burglars off the streets of Cork – says Jerry Buttimer TD

New Burglary Act will help keep repeat burglars off the streets of Cork – says Jerry Buttimer TD

18 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that the new Burglary Act will help keep repeat burglars off the streets of Cork and improve the safety of our community. “Yesterday the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, announced that the Criminal Justice (Burglary […]

Fine Gael now running TWO candidates in Cork North Central – Dara Murphy AND Julie O’Leary

Fine Gael now running TWO candidates in Cork North Central – Dara Murphy AND Julie O’Leary

16 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Julie O’Leary to represent Fine Gael in Cork North Central in General Election Fine Gael has announced that Julie O’Leary will represent the party in the Cork North Central Constituency in the forthcoming General Election, along with Minister of State Dara Murphy TD. Julie O’Leary (25), who lives […]

John Looney from Cork City Hospital Children’s Club is ‘Cork Person of the Year 2015’

John Looney from Cork City Hospital Children’s Club is ‘Cork Person of the Year 2015’

15 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie John Looney from Togher, Cork City, has been named ‘Cork Person of the Year’, for enhancing the lives of ill children over the past 23 years. John Looney founder of Cork City Hospitals Club holidays is #CorkPersonOfTheYear 2015 @RochestownPark @TheCork_ie pic.twitter.com/27NE6jUi5p — #DavidOSullivan (@David_OSullivan) January 15, 2016 John […]

Why has the Cork Events Centre project been delayed? – asks Cork City Cllr Ted Tynan

Why has the Cork Events Centre project been delayed? – asks Cork City Cllr Ted Tynan

15 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Simon Coveney’s portfolio as Minister relates to Agriculture and the Marine, but as Cork’s only Senior Minister (the other ‘Ministers’ are Junior Ministers) Deputy Coveney is often looked upon as Corks’ ‘direct-line to Government’. Coveney has been quoted as blaming the delayed commencement of work on the South […]

VIDEO: €6.2m in research grants for University College Cork

VIDEO: €6.2m in research grants for University College Cork

12 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie UCC is to benefit from €6.2 million in grants for research equipment and facilities. The funding is part of a €28 million investment by the Department of Jobs through Science Foundation Ireland, and it supports Ireland’s collaborations and partnerships with industry and academia internationally. An example of the type […]

Flood damaged Cork roads pose a direct threat to our road safety – admits Government MEP

Flood damaged Cork roads pose a direct threat to our road safety – admits Government MEP

  12 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “I am concerned that there is a link between the condition of our roads and the spike in road deaths in the past 4 weeks” says Deirdre Clune MEP Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has called on County Councils across the country – including Cork County Council […]

If you refuse to pay a fine, it can now be taken from your wages. Cork Senator says that is good, what do you think?

If you refuse to pay a fine, it can now be taken from your wages. Cork Senator says that is good, what do you think?

12 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central, Colm Burke, has welcomed the commencement of the Fines (Payment & Recovery) Act 2014. The introduction of this legislation means that the non- payment of fines will no longer result in prison sentences except as a last resort, instead the fine can […]

WEST CORK: €2.13m investment in Castletownbere fishing infrastructure

WEST CORK: €2.13m investment in Castletownbere fishing infrastructure

11 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced details of an €18m Capital Investment Package in 2016 for the development of Ireland’s fishery harbour network. It includes €2.13m for Castletownbere, and €400,000 for Cape Clear. Announcing the investment package, the Minister said “In total I […]

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