ENTERTAINMENT: Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for St Patricks Day 2018

ENTERTAINMENT: Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for St Patricks Day 2018

16 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Raise your Pulses on St. Patrick’s Day! The hugely-acclaimed show Pulses of Tradition returns to Cork for a very special St. Patrick’s Day 2018 performance. Having played to tens of thousands since 2013, Pulses of Tradition takes to the stage once again at Triskel Christchurch at 5pm on […]

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

15 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The inclusion of Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre into the Tusla national network of Family Resource Centres has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre (FRC), which was established by Society of St […]

HOUSING CRISIS: Government inaction on vacant dwellings is inexcusable – says Cork TD

HOUSING CRISIS: Government inaction on vacant dwellings is inexcusable – says Cork TD

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has hit out at the Government for failing to put in place the necessary supports and infrastructure to help revitalise small towns and villages. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan made the comments following Fianna Fáil’s public meeting on housing held in […]

Youghal receives €150,000 under Historic Towns Initiative – Minister David Stanton

Youghal receives €150,000 under Historic Towns Initiative – Minister David Stanton

13 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The award of €150,000 funding for heritage regeneration works in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Funding is being made available to Cork County Council, under the Historic Towns Initiative 2018, financed by […]

NEW ‘UNIVERSITY’ FOR CORK? Munster Technical University would incorporate Cork Institute of Technology

NEW ‘UNIVERSITY’ FOR CORK? Munster Technical University would incorporate Cork Institute of Technology

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The passage into law of the Technological Universities Bill will bring a new dynamic to educational life of Cork, the leader of Seanad Éireann has said. Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer said: “This Bill will see a new chapter for the third level sector in Cork. “This is […]

POLITICS: Cork County Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to run in Cork East for Fianna Fail

POLITICS: Cork County Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to run in Cork East for Fianna Fail

13 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil completes Cork East ticket The Fianna Fáil National Constituencies Committee has added Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to the party ticket to contest the next General Election in Cork East along with sitting TD, Kevin O’Keeffe. A secondary school teacher with a passion for education, Padraig is an […]

HEALTH CRISIS CONTINUES: 714 patients are on trolleys in EDs across the country

HEALTH CRISIS CONTINUES: 714 patients are on trolleys in EDs across the country

13 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Record trolley figures are absolutely deplorable – says Cork opposition TD Billy Kelleher Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher (A Cork North Central TD) has described the latest INMO figures, which reveal that there are 714 people on trolleys this morning, as “absolutely deplorable”. The figures are the […]