EDUCATION: Funding for works for 356 Cork schools

EDUCATION: Funding for works for 356 Cork schools

5 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tanaiste and Fine Gael Minister Simon Coveney has announced that funding has been granted to Cork primary schools under the Minor Works Scheme. “My Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, has confirmed to me that the Minor Works Grant will be paid to […]

NATIONAL MISSING PERSONS DAY: ‘Missing Persons Bill’ will help families – says Cork Senator Colm Burke

NATIONAL MISSING PERSONS DAY: ‘Missing Persons Bill’ will help families – says Cork Senator Colm Burke

5 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ahead of National Missing Persons Day tomorrow (Wednesday), Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator, Colm Burke, has outlined how his new legislation will aid the families of missing persons in overcoming the legal difficulties they currently face. “National Missing Persons day draws attention to open or unsolved missing […]

POLITICS: Cork East TD “dismayed at lack of medical officer at Fermoy Community Hospital”

POLITICS: Cork East TD “dismayed at lack of medical officer at Fermoy Community Hospital”

5 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that he is dismayed at the approach being taken by the HSE and the Government to the lack of medical staff at Fermoy Community Hospital. Deputy O’Keeffe was commenting after raising the serious manpower issues at the local […]

What’s the Mater? Munster’s only private spine service opens at Mater Private Hospital Cork

What’s the Mater? Munster’s only private spine service opens at Mater Private Hospital Cork

4 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tánaiste Simon Coveney TD officially opens Munster’s only private spine service located at Mater Private Hospital Cork OVER 10,000 patients a year are expected to attend for medical consultation at the new Orthopaedic or Spine Consultation at Mater Private Cork, the only private Spine Service in Munster. The […]

POLITICS: Social Democrats select Cork General Election candidates – @sihalpin @patriciamodwyer @ciaranmcarthy

POLITICS: Social Democrats select Cork General Election candidates – @sihalpin @patriciamodwyer @ciaranmcarthy

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Social Democrats in Cork gathered to choose their general election candidates for Cork North Central, Cork South Central and Cork North West at the Selection Convention in the Imperial Hotel on Thursday, November 30th. The Social Democrats now have candidates running in 16 constituencies with more to […]

SPORT: €6.8m Capital Funding announced for various Cork sports facilities

SPORT: €6.8m Capital Funding announced for various Cork sports facilities

2 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste Simon Coveney has welcomed the announcement that €6.8 Million in funding will be allocated to Cork under the under the 2017 Sports Capital programme. Minister Shane Ross and Minister Brendan Griffin announced this week that a total of €56 million was being allocated under the 2017 […]

FARMING: Nearly 80% of Cork tillage farmers waiting for compensation payments – Murphy O’Mahony

FARMING: Nearly 80% of Cork tillage farmers waiting for compensation payments – Murphy O’Mahony

1 December 2017 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Only 19 of 86 payments farmers have received funds – says TD Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the failure of the Department of Agriculture to pay our payments under the Tillage Compensation Scheme is having a serious impact on West Cork farmers. Deputy […]

Cork County Mayor’s Coffee Morning raises over €1,500 for Friends of Marymount

Cork County Mayor’s Coffee Morning raises over €1,500 for Friends of Marymount

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley hosted a Coffee Morning today in County Hall which raised over €1,500 in aid of Marymount Hospice. Speaking at the Coffee Morning, Mayor Hurley paid particular thanks to all who had joined him, “As Mayor, I am honoured to […]