Senator Lombard encourages Cork groups to apply for €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

Senator Lombard encourages Cork groups to apply for €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging Cork groups to apply for the new €30m Regional Enterprise Development Fund, which was launched by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys. Senator Lombard said: “The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is looking for innovative proposals that are […]

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

Cork County Hall celebrates 50 years of service to people of Cork

17 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 16th April 2018 was a landmark day for a landmark building. Cork County Hall was officially opened 50 years ago on the 16th April 1698. Designed by former Cork County Council Architect, Patrick L MacSweeney, Cork County Hall was Ireland’s first skyscraper at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

Cork County Hall Celebrates 50th anniversary

16 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of Cork’s most iconic buildings, Cork County Hall, celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 16th 2018. Designed by Cork County Architect Patrick McSweeney, Cork County Hall was at the time of its completion in 1968 the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3 metres, retaining this status […]

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

Irish Naval Ship LÉ Samuel Beckett sails from Cork to Mediterranean to join African migrant rescue mission

15 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, sends his best wishes to the crew of LÉ Samuel Beckett on their departure to the Mediterranean on Operation Sophia duties Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D., sent his best wishes to Lieutenant Commander Eoin […]

FARMING: Seandun Macra Celebrates 60 Successful Years with Dinner Dance

FARMING: Seandun Macra Celebrates 60 Successful Years with Dinner Dance

15 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Seandun Macra na Feirme celebrated the 60th year since its foundation with a dinner dance at Rochestown Park Hotel on Saturday, 14th April. Almost 300 guests attended on the night who were treated to a fabulous 5 course meal which was followed by music from Bog the Donkey […]

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

FARMING: Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers – says Government Senator

10 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Tim Lombard said: “I am urging processors to show some solidarity with our farmers who have been deeply affected by the fodder crisis. “Last month […]

DOUGLAS: Waterpipe repairs at Donnybrook Hill

DOUGLAS: Waterpipe repairs at Donnybrook Hill

3 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water to carry out essential repair work to the trunkmain at Donnybrook Hill, Douglas on Wednesday and Thursday April 4th and 5th Irish Water and Cork County Council plan to carry out essential repair works to a leaking joint on the trunk watermain from Chetwynd Reservoir to […]

Government must regulate ‘PCP’ car finance – says Cork TD

Government must regulate ‘PCP’ car finance – says Cork TD

1 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister must resolve standoff on the regulation of €2.7bn of car finance – says COrk SOuth Central TD Michael McGrath Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called on Minister Paschal Donohoe to intervene and resolve a reported stand-off between two State bodies about who is responsible for […]