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The Taoiseach, Brian Cowen TD has welcomed to Government Buildings the internationally acclaimed Chinese artist, Guan Mingang, who will deliver the Inaugural Lecture of Oriental Arts Lecture Series, initiated by Sheppard’s Irish Auction House and University College, Cork. This is a three year lecture series. The Taoiseach said: “I am delighted to endorse the steps... Read More
The Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills, Ms. Mary Coughlan, T.D., today announced that the Government had agreed a restructuring of the Vocational Education Committee system, involving a reduction in the number of VECs from 33 to 16 through the merger of existing VECs. Announcing the decision, the Tánaiste said: “This decision is part... Read More
The Marie Keating Foundation will arrive in Mill Street Day Centre today at 7:30pm, Boots Pharmacy, Patrick Street on October 14th, Forristals Pharmacy, Pearse Street, Clonakilty on October 15th and in McSweeney’s Pharmacy, Midleton on October 22nd. The Marie Keating Foundation has three purpose built mobile units which travel in the Eastern, Western and Southern... Read More
Cork County Council wishes to announce that due to the prolonged dry spells of late, it will be necessary to turn off water supply to Charleville town and surrounding areas tonight from 10.30pm-7.30am to conserve supplies. Cork County Council regrets any inconvenience caused.
12 October 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie These awards, promoted by the Cork Sports Partnership, an initiative of the Irish Sports Council, recognise the achievements and dedication of local sports people, volunteers and coaches of all ages, across all sports and communities in Cork. Local people, sports clubs, schools, higher and further education establishments,... Read More
CORK’s new psychiatric hospital must have beds dedicated to young people suffering with eating disorders according to Deirdre Clune, Fine Gael TD. Speaking on the eve of World Mental Health Week, Deputy Clune said the new services, which are set to open in Cork before the end of the year, must cater for the desperate... Read More
ACCORDING to the latest figures, the number of people living in Cork East Constituency on the live register has doubled in 2 years to reach as total of more than 12,500, says Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. “Cork East Constituency, which I represent in Dail Eireann, covers parts of East and North Cork... Read More
CORK East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has asked a parliamentary question in the Dail about Government proposals for the Blackwater Estuary. The Minister for the Environment proposes to redesignate part of the Blackwater Estuary near Youghal as a Special Protection Area. “I have been contacted by a number of people in the Youghal area... Read More
TWO friends are on a 2,500km journey to help those living with Cystic Fibrosis. Two young friends Conor Doyle and Cathal Phelan are doing a marathon bike ride around Ireland to raise funds and awareness for Cystic Fibrosis. The lads left Dublin on Saturday 9th of October with the support of Minister for Communications Energy... Read More
Fianna Fáil Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn has called on the Minister for Communication to index link the television licence. Speaking on this O’Flynn said; “RTÉ have been pointing out significant salaries paid to bankers, politicians and public servants. Yet their ‘stars’ are all paid in excess of An Taoiseach or Barack Obama.” Continuing O’Flynn said; “RTÉ... Read More
CORK South Central T.D. Michael McGrath has welcomed the news that a a state-of-the-art €85 million cardiac and renal unit has been completed at Cork University Hospipal. ‘A dedicated 35 bay renal dialysis unit is already up and running in the new building, which is situated adjacent to the Cork University Maternity Hospital. The new... Read More