MEDITERRANEAN RESCUE: Irish Navy Ship (L.É William Butler Yeats) returns to base after latest mission

MEDITERRANEAN RESCUE: Irish Navy Ship (L.É William Butler Yeats) returns to base after latest mission

6 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D., was in the Naval Base, Haulbowline today to welcome home the crew of L.É William Butler Yeats who have been deployed on a humanitarian search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean since July 2017.  This was the second time the L.É […]

BOOK OF CONDOLENCES: opens in Cork CITY Hall for former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave

BOOK OF CONDOLENCES: opens in Cork CITY Hall for former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave

5 October 2017, Thursday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Book of condolence will open for former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave at 3.30pm today in the Atrium of Cork City Hall. Speaking before the opening of the Book of Condolences, the Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald said that it was important that the public would be given the opportunity to […]

EVENT CENTRE: City Council in contact with Government Department about stalled South Main Street event centre project

EVENT CENTRE: City Council in contact with Government Department about stalled South Main Street event centre project

5 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has confirmed that Cork City Council has supplied legal advice, as requested, to the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs regarding the granting of additional funding, within the existing public procurement process, to the proposed Events Centre, being developed by BAM […]

TOWN AND VILLAGE RENEWAL SCHEME: Buttevant, Fermoy and Youghal to benefit from State funding

TOWN AND VILLAGE RENEWAL SCHEME: Buttevant, Fermoy and Youghal to benefit from State funding

4 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €278,400 funding for Cork East tourism projects – Minister David Stanton Projects in Buttevant, Fermoy and Youghal successful under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme More than €278,000 in funding has been awarded to three tourism and leisure projects in Cork East Constituency, say Fine Gael TD […]

COUNTY CORK: to receive €1.3m from Department of Rural Development for improvements across 15 towns

COUNTY CORK: to receive €1.3m from Department of Rural Development for improvements across 15 towns

4 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Declan Hurley has welcomed the investment of €1,347,826.77 announced for 15 towns across the county under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, from the Department of Rural and Community Development. The announcement was made by the Minister for Rural […]

EAST CORK: Local TD welcomes news of Spike Island being named Europe’s leading tourist attraction

EAST CORK: Local TD welcomes news of Spike Island being named Europe’s leading tourist attraction

2 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has extended his congratulations to Spike Island as it was crowned Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the World Travel Awards 2017. Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley attended the awards ceremony at the […]

EAST CORK: Tidy town success for Castletownroche, Cobh, Glounthaune & Youghal – welcomed by Stanton

EAST CORK: Tidy town success for Castletownroche, Cobh, Glounthaune & Youghal – welcomed by Stanton

2 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie David Stanton, Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, has congratulated communities in Cork East Constituency for their success at this year’s Tidy Towns competition sponsored by Supervalu. “Cobh and Youghal were awarded gold medals in categories E and F respectively. […]