75% of Cork GPs register for free under 6 care

75% of Cork GPs register for free under 6 care

26 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Depending on who you ask it’s the best thing since Noel Brown’s Mother and Child Scheme of the 1950s, or it’s terrible, the very thin end of the wedge marking the erosion of GPs earning potential. But, one way or another, 75% of GPs in Cork have registered […]

Walking in West Cork

Walking in West Cork

25 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan First there was the Wild Atlantic Way, now a ‘West Cork Way’ is being planned. What is it? West Cork Fine Gael TD Jim Daly wants it to be a walking trail from Cork Airport to Mizen Head. The West Cork Way would consist of identifying a walking […]

EDITORIAL: Cork elects first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor in 90 years

EDITORIAL: Cork elects first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor in 90 years

14 June 2015, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie http://twitter.com/david_osullivan I remember well the negotiations last year (2014) over who would become Lord Mayor of Cork City. Talks, and more talks At the time – as a Journalist – I was contacted by many candidates looking to provide statesman like quotes in order to bolster their […]

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to visit Ballincollig

27 May 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Details of the Ballincollig Business Awards were, today, announced by Chairman of the Ballincollig Business Association, Emer Cassidy and Áine Collins TD for Cork North West. Guest of honour will be An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, who will also be presenting the prestigious awards. This event will take […]

Playground at Clashduv Park set for €20,000 upgrade

22 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has said that upgrading of Clashduv Park will be a great boost for local community. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following an announcement of €10,000 to upgrade the playground by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr James Reilly, TD. “The […]

Munster Rugby “Rule 24” welcomed by Seán Kelly

20 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Former GAA President and MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has welcomed the announcement that Munster Rugby will open the gates of Musgrave Park in Cork to the GAA as the €70 million redevelopment Pairc Uí Chaoimh begins. “I am delighted that Musgrave Park has been made available […]

Cork politician is happy that EU are tackling ‘dirty money’

18 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The European Parliament will this week vote on a new Directive designed to combat money-laundering and tax evasion. The Directive would also establish a blacklist of third countries which fail to cooperate with EU authorities. Fine Gael Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, has welcomed the directive saying that […]

Carrigaline to be included in first phase of new broadband network

16 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer said today that Carrigaline is to be included in the first phase of Ireland’s first 100% fibre-to-the-building broadband network, offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps to 500,000 premises in fifty regional towns, revolutionising the broadband market in […]

Tourism Minister inspects Youghal’s rebuilt seaside walkway

14 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport today ‘officially re-launched’ the Youghal Eco-Boardwalk, having performed the original opening back in July 2012. With funding of €200,000 from the Department of the Environment and project managed by the Coastal Management Section of Cork County Council, the […]

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