CORK SENATOR LOMBARD WELCOMES: €300m for SMEs under new Brexit Loan Scheme

CORK SENATOR LOMBARD WELCOMES: €300m for SMEs under new Brexit Loan Scheme

10 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Senator, Tim Lombard, welcomed today’s Budget 2018 announcement that €300 million has been allocated to a Brexit Loan Scheme for small and medium business enterprises (SMEs). Senator Lombard said: “The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in conjunction with the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation […]

FARMING: €13m for Cork farmers under ANC Scheme

FARMING: €13m for Cork farmers under ANC Scheme

9 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator on the Agriculture panel, Tim Lombard, has said Cork farmers are set to benefit from €13,005,566 in funding under the Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme. The funding was announced by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, and is set to […]

CORK CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL: will take place 24-26 November at the Cork International (Airport) Hotel

CORK CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL: will take place 24-26 November at the Cork International (Airport) Hotel

9 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie On November 24th to 26th 2017, The Cork Chocolate Festival & Baking World in association with La Rousse Foods will take place at The Cork International Hotel. The festival which is the only of its kind in Ireland will see the hotel feature Irelands’ best chocolatiers who will […]

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

6 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last weekend, the amazing food producers who are part of the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection scooped an unprecedented 22 Awards at the Blas na hEireann 2017, bringing to over 270 awards, this premium food and drink brand has received since it was introduced in 2013. The Awards, […]

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 […]

DIPLOMATIC VISIT: French Ambassador visits Cork Institute of Technology Tourism & Hospitality Department

DIPLOMATIC VISIT: French Ambassador visits Cork Institute of Technology Tourism & Hospitality Department

5 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Tourism & Hospitality at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) welcomed a visit by the French Ambassador to Ireland, his Excellency Mr Stéphane Crouzat. Mr Crouzat was joined by the new Cultural Counsellor, Ms Frédérique Tarride along with Mr Thierry Lagnau, Director of Alliance Francaise de […]

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 […]