Business still hopes for Cork Limerick Motorway

Business still hopes for Cork Limerick Motorway

19 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A welcome for the news that the planned upgrade of the Limerick – Cork route to motorway status is still included in Government plans has come from a leading mid-west businessman whose company, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill, supplies construction equipment to the civil engineering sector. Michael McHale, […]

Cork schools to benefit from ICT funding

Cork schools to benefit from ICT funding

17 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork schools are set to benefit from a raft of new technology thanks to government funding, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard said: “all of our local school will receive grants to purchase key technology including tablets, cloud systems and projectors. I’m delighted that […]

WEST CORK: Islands Community Fund Scheme 2019

WEST CORK: Islands Community Fund Scheme 2019

16 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has launched West Cork Islands Community Fund Scheme 2019. Initiated by the Elected Members of Cork County Council when considering the 2019 budget, it was agreed to set aside a fund of €50,000 ring fenced to support Island community development through small scale capital and […]

Cork County Council visits Tourism Ireland in New York

Cork County Council visits Tourism Ireland in New York

15 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Representatives of Cork County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland today (Friday, 15 March). They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme in the United States for 2019, which is in full swing right […]

IRISH LIGHTHOUSES: Exhibition in West Cork Arts Centre by Geraldine O’Sullivan

IRISH LIGHTHOUSES: Exhibition in West Cork Arts Centre by Geraldine O’Sullivan

8 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie West Cork artist Geraldine O’Sullivan’s exhibition Light Keepers will be on show at the West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen from March 9th until April 10th Light Keepers is a collection of 25 artworks capturing the unique world of Irish lighthouses. Geraldine’s paintings describe the physical structures of […]

€1.5 million Council funding allocated to Cork Community Groups

€1.5 million Council funding allocated to Cork Community Groups

7 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is delighted to announce Phase 1 of a €3.5 million fund with €1.5 million set to be distributed to community groups from across the county. Allocating €500,000 per annum over 7 years, Cork County Council has established the Community Development Initiative to fund local community […]

WEST CORK: Today FM Wedding in Inchydoney

WEST CORK: Today FM Wedding in Inchydoney

28 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Today FM is celebrating the wedding day of Offaly couple Michelle Roche and Jimmy Kirwin, as they tie the knot in the beautiful surroundings of Inchydoney Lodge and Spa, West Cork this afternoon. Today FM has marked the big day by renaming the station ‘Your Day FM’ with […]

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

25 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that farmers are being driven out of business by over zealous and unaccountable inspectors. The Ireland South MEP said the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must include substantial reform of the current inspection system which is unfair and needlessly aggressive. […]

Nominations open for Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme 2019

Nominations open for Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme 2019

24 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Now in its 7th year, the Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme was introduced to acknowledge publicly the work of volunteers and to recognise communities working in partnership with the local authority and other agencies to better our communities. Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Patrick Gerard […]

West Cork overlooked in latest Government funding project?

West Cork overlooked in latest Government funding project?

19 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Not one project approved for Rural Regeneration & Development Fund Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has accused the Minister for Rural & Community Development of leaving communities in West Cork behind after failing to allocate any money to projects in the West Cork […]

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