Punishing Fishermen more important than policing drug importation?

Punishing Fishermen more important than policing drug importation?

20 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie General Election candidate, and former Mayor of County Cork, Cllr Alan Coleman has strongly criticised the priority by the Irish Government to police fishermen over drug importers. Along the West Cork and Kerry coast Cllr Alan Coleman states that there is just one Customs officer – based in […]

Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce to host West Cork Election debate this evening

Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce to host West Cork Election debate this evening

18 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce will host a “Meet the Candidates” event in the Fernhill House Hotel, Clonakilty, West Cork tonight at 8 pm The following candidates will be in attendance; 1. Alan Coleman 2. Michael Collins 3. Jim Daly 4. Theresa Heaney 5. Rachel McCarthy 6. Michael McCarthy […]

Community Walking Leader Training Course to be held in Bantry on Election Count weekend

Community Walking Leader Training Course to be held in Bantry on Election Count weekend

17 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Irish Heart Foundation in conjunction with Cork Sports Partnership and HSE Health Promotion will run a Community Walking Leader Training Course, February 27th-28th (the weekend of the General election count) in the West Lodge Hotel, Bantry, West Cork. The training is primarily aimed at those wishing to […]

Local Events in Cork County Urged to Apply For Community Tourism Diaspora Fund

Local Events in Cork County Urged to Apply For Community Tourism Diaspora Fund

16 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council today announced that applications for funding are now being sought under the Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora. The initiative, launched in 2014, builds on the community involvement legacy of The Gathering 2013 and is a joint partnership between Cork County Council, IPB Insurance and […]

Official launch of ‘Cork County Public Participation Network’ (PPN) website

Official launch of ‘Cork County Public Participation Network’ (PPN) website

16 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea, officially launched the Cork County Public Participation Network (PPN) website on todayat 6pm in County Hall and also acknowledged the progress that has been made to date in establishing the Cork County PPN as a key resource for […]

West Cork election candidate Alan Coleman speaks about Farming

West Cork election candidate Alan Coleman speaks about Farming

16 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie In Ireland being a Councillor is not a full time occupation for most; the salary doesn’t permit that luxury. So, most Cllrs have day-jobs. Auctioneering has historically been popular in rural areas, as has farming. General Election Candidate Cllr Alan Coleman (Independent) has a farm near Kinsale, Co […]

“Cork Chamber, stay out of Politics!” says a Cork General Election candidate

“Cork Chamber, stay out of Politics!” says a Cork General Election candidate

15 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork South Central CPPC (Peoples Convention Candidate) Diarmaid Ó Cadhla will not participate in the Town Hall Debate hosted by Cork Chamber of Commerce this evening, he has described it as “not addressing the needs of business in Cork”. In a statement Ó Cadhla added: “Cork Chamber have […]

O’Shea highlights importance of Agriculture & Agri Food Sector in Cork North West

O’Shea highlights importance of Agriculture & Agri Food Sector in Cork North West

15 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Independent candidate for the upcoming general election Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has said “The next Government must support the Cork North West region which is heavily invested in the agriculture and the agri-food sectors. Agriculture in Cork North West plays a significant role in the lives of […]