Problems fixed on Belgooly water supply

Problems fixed on Belgooly water supply

14 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie West Cork based Labour T.D. Michael McCarthy has welcomed news that progress has been made to resolve water supply issues in Belgooly. Residents in the area have had to endure problems with the water supply for many years Speaking to TheCork.ie the Labour TD said “I have campaigned […]

Dangerous wall near School in Dunmanway to be repaired

Dangerous wall near School in Dunmanway to be repaired

12 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie West Cork Labour TD Michael McCarthy has secured vital funding from the Department of Education and Skills to repair a dangerous school wall. Deputy McCarthy said, “The Department of Education and Skills have agreed to provide €12,500 to repair the dangerous perimeter wall at Scoil Phádraig Naofa, Dunmanway. […]

Cork Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals secures state funding

Cork Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals secures state funding

12 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie €80,000 of funding has been confirmed to the Cork Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (CSPCA), based in Mahon. The particular funding comes from the Department of Agriculture. It’s part of the allocation of €2.54 million to 140 organisations involved in safeguarding animal welfare around the country. […]

Where are the Hospital beds that Kathleen Lynch promised for Cork? asks Cllr

Where are the Hospital beds that Kathleen Lynch promised for Cork? asks Cllr

7 January 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City (Anti Austerity Alliance) Councillor Mick Barry this morning slammed Junior Health Minister Kathleen Lynch (Labour) and the Government for failing to deliver one-third of the 300 new hospital beds promised in the Autumn. His criticism came as the Irish Independent reports that 473 patients were left […]

Cork Workers Party Rep unhappy with Labour Party over leaders comments

Cork Workers Party Rep unhappy with Labour Party over leaders comments

21 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said that efforts by Joan Burton to portray the Labour Party as the social conscience of the coalition government and a brake on Fine Gael’s low-tax, cheap labour economy are a “pathetic attempt to distance Labour from five years of […]

Sod turned on extension to St Colmans Community College, Midleton, Cork

Sod turned on extension to St Colmans Community College, Midleton, Cork

14 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie New 35 Room Extension to House 1,000 Students Minister Sean Sherlock TD performed the official ‘turning of the sod’ at St. Colman’s Community College in Midleton, marking the commencement of construction on the site of a new €10 million extension. The new two storey, 5,640 square metre extension […]

Cork Flood victims can apply for Social Welfare Humanitarian Assistance scheme

Cork Flood victims can apply for Social Welfare Humanitarian Assistance scheme

8 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie If you have been flooded you may be able to get financial help from the Department of Social Protection’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme. The means-tested scheme provides emergency financial assistance to households who are not able to meet costs for essential needs immediately following flooding. The scheme aims to […]

Junior Minister Kathleen Lynch opens Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Cork University Hospital

Junior Minister Kathleen Lynch opens Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Cork University Hospital

7 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Mental Health, Primary Care and Social Care Kathleen Lynch, will today (Monday 7th December 2015) officially open the new Cystic Fibrosis unit at Cork University Hospital (CUH). CUH has now the second largest adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) centre in Ireland and currently caters for the needs […]