€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 […]

Minister must clarify situation with SNAs

Minister must clarify situation with SNAs

17 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says changes to SNA allocation is leaving schools and children behind. Parents of pupils at two Cork schools protested outside the headquarters of the National Council for Special Education over cuts to SNA numbers earlier this week. Deputy […]

Cork families being squeezed as rents continue to rise

Cork families being squeezed as rents continue to rise

12 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says government policies aimed at easing the rental crisis are simply not working as prices in Cork continue to increase. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony was speaking following the publication of the latest Daft report, which found that rents in […]

WEST CORK: Murphy’s Service Station, Castletownbere rebrands from Topaz to Circle K

WEST CORK: Murphy’s Service Station, Castletownbere rebrands from Topaz to Circle K

10 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Murphy’s Service Station, Castletownbere, Co. Cork to host a grand opening on 14 February with fun filled day, great special offers and entertainment throughout the day Circle K (formerly Topaz Energy) has announced that Murphy’s Service Station, Castletownbere, Co. Cork has rebranded to Circle K Express, as the […]

WEST CORK: Irish Water upgrading pipes in Clonakilty area

WEST CORK: Irish Water upgrading pipes in Clonakilty area

2 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Works get underway in the Bohonagh area, between Roscarbery and Clonakilty, to improve the reliability of the water supply. Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing 1.5 kilometres of problematic water mains to tackle the high levels of water leakage in the Bohonagh area. […]