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6 June 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Six decades after its enactment the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is key to Europe’s effort to tackle the current global food crisis. That is the view of Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune, as the European Parliament marks the 60th Anniversary of CAP. A special ceremony will take place... Read More
3 June 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, Mr. Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., has announced the approval of Cork County Council’s application under the Office of Public Works’ Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme. Under the scheme, the Office of Public Works (OPW) has... Read More
2 June 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Socialist Party TD Mick Barry this morning said that free public transport is an idea whose time has come and urged far more radical measures than the 20% fare cut introduced by the Government. His comments came as 7 million people in Germany have already purchased their country’s... Read More
26 May 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan, has been informed that discussions are ongoing between the Passport Service and Garda management to streamline the verification process of guardian forms for first-time passport applicants, following calls from the Deputy to the Department of Foreign Affairs to take... Read More
23 May 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan, has urged the Minister for Foreign Affairs to look at streamlining the passport application process as delays are putting people planning to travel under pressure as the Summer nears. Deputy Moynihan raised the ongoing issue of delays for first... Read More
22 May 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Green Party councillor in Cork has said Cork City Council must divert resources to tackle a growing backlog of planning enforcement complaints in the city. Following a request for information, Cllr Oliver Moran was provided with information on a growing backlog of planning enforcement cases still being... Read More
19 May 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie This evening; volunteers who selflessly gave their time to help others during the Covid-19 pandemic have been recognised by the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Gillian Coughlan, Manager of the Cork Volunteer Centre (13 North Main Street, Cork City) Adam Lacy and Chief Executive of Cork... Read More
18 May 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork East Constituency, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that the extension of the Patrician Academy, Mallow has been given approval to proceed to construction by the Department of Education. The new single three storey extension will replace an existing campus building which was previously... Read More