Carrigaline, Bandon and Ballyvourney businesses attending Food Expo in Paris this weekend

Carrigaline, Bandon and Ballyvourney businesses attending Food Expo in Paris this weekend

21 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bord Bia reveals “Plan to Grow” service Five Cork exporters are attending SIAL International Food Fair in Paris this weekend – the biggest business-to-business (B2B) trade event in the world this year. The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D., along with […]

Graham Norton new book

Graham Norton new book

15 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The well known BBC TV presenter Graham Norton – who grew up in Bandon, Co Cork – has published his second novel, A Keeper. The fictional work follows the life of Elizabeth Keane, who grows up in the fictional Irish town of Buncarragh, then emigrates to New York. […]

HEALTH: €45,000 for mobility and Cancer Care transport in West Cork

HEALTH: €45,000 for mobility and Cancer Care transport in West Cork

6 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that €45,000 has been secured for Cancer Connect in West Cork. Senator Lombard said the CLÁR programme funding will support the acquisition of an accessible 8-seater vehicle that will help the volunteer-run service to transport people living in rural communities to […]

€107,000 for South and West Cork Tidy Towns committees

€107,000 for South and West Cork Tidy Towns committees

5 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the allocation of €107,000 for 74 Tidy Towns committees in South and West Cork. The Fine Gael Senator said: “Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has announced a €1.4 million national grant scheme to mark the 60th anniversary […]

Increase in Irish Property Interest by UK Residents Amid No-Deal Brexit Concerns

Increase in Irish Property Interest by UK Residents Amid No-Deal Brexit Concerns

5 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Established in 1968, Charles McCarthy Estate Agents & Auctioneers celebrate fifty years in business this year. The McCarthy family has been in business in Skibbereen, Co Cork for four generations. As he reflects on the current trends in the property market, Charlie McCarthy, Managing Director at Charles McCarthy […]

WEST CORK: Young Bantry man appointed to Teagasc Authority

WEST CORK: Young Bantry man appointed to Teagasc Authority

3 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Patrick Duffy Breanross, Mohill, Co Leitrim and John Buckley, Aughaville, Bantry, Co Cork have been appointed to the Teagasc Authority for five-year terms by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD. At the Teagasc board meeting today, the Chairman of Teagasc, Liam Herlihy welcomed […]

Additional staff to be hired to deal with pensions review – Aindrias Moynihan

Additional staff to be hired to deal with pensions review – Aindrias Moynihan

1 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Payments expected to commence in Q1, 2019 Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has secured confirmation from Minister for Social Protection, Regina Doherty that additional staff will be deployed to deal with the review of pensions which is due to get underway shortly. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after questioning […]

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

INFLATION: Property Prices Rise by €10,000 in Cork – year on year

29 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Property prices in Cork have risen by €10,000 in the last year, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy. The report for Q3 2018 shows that the median asking price for a property in the county now stands at €240,000. This is up €5,000 […]

Funding for community text alert schemes to help prevent crime in West Cork – Daly

Funding for community text alert schemes to help prevent crime in West Cork – Daly

27 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Government has allocated funding for community text alert schemes to help prevent crime in West Cork, Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Jim Daly has said. Minister Daly said: “Community groups working to prevent crime in West Cork can now apply for funding […]