HSE PROBLEMS: Lengthy backlogs leading to reimbursement delays for patients

HSE PROBLEMS: Lengthy backlogs leading to reimbursement delays for patients

22 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 4,000 applications still being processed Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central Michael McGrath has called on the Health Minister to allocate additional resources to reduce huge waiting times for reimbursement for Cross Border Directive patients. Deputy McGrath made the call after he was informed that the turnaround […]

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

22 June 2019, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Cork was highlighted Friday as ‘Dáil 100’ was launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside. The launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices, is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the […]

IRELAND: Cork based Naval Service having trouble keeping members due to LOW PAY

IRELAND: Cork based Naval Service having trouble keeping members due to LOW PAY

20 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central Michael McGrath has said the government is ignoring the plight of our Defence Forces and failing to listen or address the serious issues facing them. Deputy McGrath was speaking after receiving a reply in the Dáil confirming that the number of […]

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

EDUCATION: Extension approved for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Youghal

16 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The approval for a large extension project for Pobalscoil na Tríonóide in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice David Stanton. The additional accommodation has been sanctioned by the Department of Education and Skills to cater […]

Applications open for Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Lombard

Applications open for Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Lombard

14 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The second phase of the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH), which will provide operational support for biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion heating systems, has opened for applications, Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said. “As a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action, I know the […]

Govt need to do more to encourage people to take up apprenticeships – Murphy O’Mahony

Govt need to do more to encourage people to take up apprenticeships – Murphy O’Mahony

12 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South-West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has welcomed the €1,270,000 allocated to Cork IT to support apprenticeship programmes but has said that more needs to be done to entice and encourage young people, and particularly women, to take up apprenticeships. She explained, “Cork IT will […]