Cork retailers can apply for the Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme

Cork retailers can apply for the Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme

9 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard is encouraging retail businesses in Cork to apply for newly available funding to support them to enhance their digital capability. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD has announced that applications are now open for the new Enterprise Ireland €2 million […]

National Youth Climate Justice Fund worth almost €500,000

National Youth Climate Justice Fund worth almost €500,000

6 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard is reminding national youth organisations that the deadline for applications to the new Youth Climate Justice Fund is 15th May. Speaking about the funding, Senator Lombard said: “the objective of the Youth Climate Justice fund is to support youth-led action and innovation on Climate Justice […]

Business Insurers need to treat their customers fairly – says Senator

Business Insurers need to treat their customers fairly – says Senator

3 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has spoken out about the lack of cooperation from Irish Business Insurers, and the need for them to react appropriately to the circumstances by paying out business interruption claims and providing rebates for now redundant liability policies. Senator Lombard said: “The Covid pandemic has […]

How to get unlimited data from your mobile of landline broadband provider during COVID19

How to get unlimited data from your mobile of landline broadband provider during COVID19

30 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that all major telecoms providers have committed to several measures to help people stay in touch and work from home during Covid-19. Senator Lombard stated that “at this time more people are relying on online services to stay connected with […]

Cork study on COVID19 receives almost €200,000 in funding

Cork study on COVID19 receives almost €200,000 in funding

29 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Colm Burke, TD (Fine Gael, Cork North Central) has today welcomed news that a study conducted by Professor Ivan Perry (Head of Department of University College Cork’s School of Epidemiology and Public Health) has been listed among 26 new COVID-19 projects to receive funding. The newly-established national, coordinated […]

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill School Campus Planning Permission has been Granted – says Minister

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill School Campus Planning Permission has been Granted – says Minister

29 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has granted planning permission for the development of the Carrigtwohill School Campus, according to Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Cork County Council has confirmed that, subject to certain conditions, planning permission has been granted […]

€116,277 for Cork County Community Call response to Covid-19

€116,277 for Cork County Community Call response to Covid-19

21 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fund will prioritise organisations delivering frontline services such as Meals on Wheels Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that €116,277 in funding has been secured for Cork County’s Community Call response to Covid-19. The COVID-19 Emergency Fund will provide immediate and urgently needed funding totalling to local […]

Free WiFi in Hospitals

19 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD Colm Burke has written to Minister for Health Simon Harris calling for access to WiFi to be made available to all 19 HSE maternity units across the country. As a result of Covid-19 preventative measures, strict visitor restrictions in maternity units have been in place […]

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