RURAL FUNDING: €195,600 in CLÁR funding for communities in Cork

RURAL FUNDING: €195,600 in CLÁR funding for communities in Cork

20 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the allocation of €195,600 in CLÁR programme funding for 4 local projects. “I am delighted that €195,600 has been allocated to Cork. It is vitally important that we provide children in isolated rural areas with places to play safely […]

OUTSIDERS: Bring your rubbish home, and stop littering Cork’s beaches especially Myrtleville

OUTSIDERS: Bring your rubbish home, and stop littering Cork’s beaches especially Myrtleville

19 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork have renewed calls for the public to support the party’s Waste Reduction Bill 2017. The call comes after photographs were shared online of litter on Myrtleville beach after the busy weekend. The Green Party bill, which was launched last week, would bring back the […]

BREXIT: Children’s Rights must be a priority in negotiations – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

BREXIT: Children’s Rights must be a priority in negotiations – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

19 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called on the Irish Government to ensure that the Rights of Children remain a priority for all throughout the Brexit negotiations that commence today. Teachta Ó Laoghaire said; “Both the British Government and the EU […]

PUBLIC SAFETY: Passenger Name Records vital in next steps in the fight against terrorism – says Cork MEP Deirdre Clune

PUBLIC SAFETY: Passenger Name Records vital in next steps in the fight against terrorism – says Cork MEP Deirdre Clune

19 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As a Europol report shows an expected rise in returned foreign fighters from Iraq and Syria to Europe, Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has said that EU initiatives on Passenger Name Records (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime will […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Seandun Macra na Feirme Host National Final of Creative Challenge at Cork Summer Show

ENTERTAINMENT: Seandun Macra na Feirme Host National Final of Creative Challenge at Cork Summer Show

18 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Seandun Macra hosted the National Final of the Macra na Feirme Creative Challenge last Sunday June 18th at the Cork Summer Show. Three Cork teams took part on the day under the blazing heat of the sun; Knockraha, Carrigaline and Caheragh. Over the course of 90 minutes the […]

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

18 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Blackrock based local Area Representative for the Labour Party Peter Horgan has welcomed confirmation that Pairc Ui Chaoimh will open and host the All Ireland Quarter Finals. “The State investment in this project is not insignificant at €30 million and was approved by my colleague, Labour Party Leader […]

IRISH ABROAD: Ireland Naval Service Ship ‘L.É. Eithne’ in Migrant rescue in Mediterranean

IRISH ABROAD: Ireland Naval Service Ship ‘L.É. Eithne’ in Migrant rescue in Mediterranean

17 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Defence Minister Paul Kehoe, T.D., has confirmed that L.É. Eithne was involved in a rescue operation Friday in the Mediterranean. The Minister stated that “the Government approved the return of the Naval Service to the Mediterranean to assist the Italian authorities in tackling this very difficult humanitarian crisis.” […]

TOURISM: 1.2 million French to read all about Cork

TOURISM: 1.2 million French to read all about Cork

16 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Seven top travel and lifestyle journalists from France have been visiting Cork and Ireland’s Ancient East, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. Representing 14 different online and print publications, with a combined readership of more than 1.2 million, the journalists travelled from Roscoff to Cork with […]