Secure future for community projects on non-Gaeltacht islands – Harrington

Secure future for community projects on non-Gaeltacht islands – Harrington

4 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has welcomed the news that funding for the Development Offices on non-Gaeltacht islands has been secured for the future. “The Minister for the Gaeltacht, Joe McHugh, has informed me that funding for the non-Gaeltacht islands is secure for the future. […]

New route added to Cork Airport

New route added to Cork Airport

3 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has said that a new destination from Cork Airport shows that clear potential for growth and expansion exists. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of twice weekly direct flights from Cork to Ibiza with CSA Czech Airline. “The decision […]

Cork’s only senior minister looks at future of Horse Industry

Cork’s only senior minister looks at future of Horse Industry

3 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie File photo of Simon Coveney (centre) The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD is the only Cork-based senior Minister. Today Minister covenet launched the report entitled “Reaching New Heights: Report of Irish Sport Horse Industry Strategy Committee”. The report contains a wide range of […]

Countdown to 2015 West Cork Rally

3 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There are now less than two weeks to go to the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally and each of the categories (Main Field, Historics & Juniors) are at capacity with over 200 entries received in total. The rally is the second round of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish […]

LISTEN: Cork MEP makes point by speaking Irish only (not English)

LISTEN: Cork MEP makes point by speaking Irish only (not English)

3 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Liadh Ní Riada, MEP for Ireland South began her language strike yesterday. The Junker Investment Plan was being discussed in the first joint committee meeting of Budget and Economic and Monetary Affairs. An attempt was made to make a point through Irish but her contribution was interrupted almost […]

Cork Householders Urged To Say No To Junk Mail

2 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ‘No Junk Mail’ stickers are being made available to householders across Cork in a bid to reduce the amount of waste generated locally by unsolicited mail dropped through letterboxes. The Southern Waste Regional Office, supported by the Environment Section of Cork County Council, has developed the initiative as […]

Fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk

1 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Earlier today almost 1,100 walkers and runners raised over €50,000 (and counting) on the fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk, to benefit Action Breast Cancer, a programme of the Irish Cancer Society. After a very wet start, divine intervention happened and the sun came out allowing the Sea of […]

Missing Person – Patrick O’Driscoll, Clonakilty, West Cork

Missing Person – Patrick O’Driscoll, Clonakilty, West Cork

13 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Clonakilty, County Cork are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 45 year old Patrick O’Driscoll, missing from Clonakilty since 11th February 2015. Patrick was last seen in Clonakilty at approximately 10am on Wednesday morning, 11th February 2015. Patrick is described as being 6ft […]

Clune seeks answers from the Commission on West Cork/Kerry Shellfish Industry

12 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission on the possibility of European aid for shellfish famers in West Cork and Kerry. “As we know, high temperatures last summer resulted in a late and extensive autumn bloom of the most common naturally […]