HR NEWS: PAYE Employment better than bogus self-employment

HR NEWS: PAYE Employment better than bogus self-employment

8 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Solidarity TD Mick Barry will today launch a Bill aimed at outlawing “bogus self-employment”. The bill will be launched at a Solidarity/People Before Profit press conference at Buswell’s Hotel, Dublin at 10am. Bogus self-employment involves employers forcing workers to surrender direct PAYE employment in favour of self-employment including […]

POLITICS: Cork TD ‘secures review’ of 220/220X Ballincollig bus route

POLITICS: Cork TD ‘secures review’ of 220/220X Ballincollig bus route

8 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that Bus Éireann has confirmed to him that a review of the 220/220X bus service that links Ballincollig to Cork City will take place in the short term with a view to increasing capacity and frequency. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after […]

NORTH CORK FARMING: Cork ‘CAP 2020 Public Consultation’ to take place in Charleville Park Hotel

NORTH CORK FARMING: Cork ‘CAP 2020 Public Consultation’ to take place in Charleville Park Hotel

7 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Creed Announces CAP 2020 Consultation process “Vital Opportunity to hear the views of Irish Citizens on a future CAP” Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced his intention to launch a public consultation process on the future of the CAP post 2020. The […]

County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards

County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards

4 February 2018, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie County Cork wins Best Community-Based Initiative at the 2018 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards. In the 2018 All Ireland Community and Council Awards – held in Croke Park, Dublin, last evening – the County of Cork was awarded Best Community-Based Initiative with regard to ‘Centenary Commemorations in […]

FARMING: Concern for sheep farmers as scanning shows reduced number of ewes in lamb

FARMING: Concern for sheep farmers as scanning shows reduced number of ewes in lamb

3 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that he is worried that the number of lambs born in 2018 will drop putting further financial pressure on farmers and potentially increasing prices for consumers. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after a large number of local sheep farmers contacted him […]

Distinguished Service Medal Award Ceremony at Haulbowline

Distinguished Service Medal Award Ceremony at Haulbowline

2 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D., today attended the Distinguished Service Medal Award Ceremony of Sub Lieutenant, now Lieutenant-Commander, Jamie Cotter for his part in Operation Sea Bight. The ceremony took place at the Naval Base, Haulbowline in County Cork. Addressing the attendees, the […]

New funding will support Cork volunteers

New funding will support Cork volunteers

2 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Volunteer Bureau is set for a funding boost, Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said. Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Seán Kyne TD, has approved a national allocation of €3.5 million to support volunteering across Ireland, of which €123,800 has been […]

Eir withdraws from tendering – but Government “remains committed to national broadband rollout” says Cork Senator

Eir withdraws from tendering – but Government “remains committed to national broadband rollout” says Cork Senator

1 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Eir has withdrawn from the tendering for the National Broadband plan, however Cork Senator, Tim Lombard, has expressed that Fine Gael remain committed to broadband rollout. Senator Lombard said: “The National Broadband Plan (NBP) Procurement process is a key priority for Government, and we will continue to put […]