Cork Tidy Towns committees to receive €145,000

Towns across Cork have been awarded funding through the Department of Rural and Community Development for Tidy Town Committees. Tánaiste Simon Coveney has welcomed the allocations of €145,000 for Cork towns, particularly for the sixtieth anniversary of the Tidy Towns competitions. This scheme will allow each Tidy Towns committee to apply for a grant of between €1,000…

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Doing Business in Kinsale Second Edition to be launched by Sean Gallagher

Building on the success of its acclaimed first edition last year, the all-new Doing Business in Kinsale guide will be launched on October 4, 2018, in The Blue Haven Hotel, Kinsale, by Sean Gallagher, entrepreneur and candidate in the 2018 election for the Presidency of Ireland. Doing Business In Kinsale 2018/19 continues to highlight why Kinsale has such…

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The Everyman presents the world premiere production of John O’Brien’s new opera ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’

The Everyman presents the world premiere production of a brand new opera by John O’Brien, inspired by Oscar Wilde’s timeless story, The Nightingale and the Rose, premiering at The Everyman on Saturday October 13 to Saturday October 20, excluding Monday October 15 and Thursday October 18, then the Civic Theatre, Tallaght, October 23 to 24, and the Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick, October 27.…

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Minister Creed Announces the Opening of the Kuwaiti Market for Irish Meat and Meat Products

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today welcomed the agreement which has been reached with Public Authority for Food and Nutrition of Kuwait under which Irish beef, sheepmeat and poultry will be eligible for export to Kuwait The Minister said that: “This agreement follows on from bilateral negotiations between my Department and…

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Cork Friends of Crumlin Charity Ball 2018 already sold out but it’s not too late to do your bit

Jude Mbah (15) from Tallaght, Dublin 24, Sophie Pierse (15) and her Mum, Majella Pierse from Tralee, Kerry with Anton Savage and Ann-Marie O’Sullivan, Chair of the Cork Friends of Crumlin Ball. More than 150,000 children and their families rely on Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin every year. The Cork Friends of Crumlin Charity Ball 2018 will take…

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Final Public Meeting On Social and Affordable Housing and Communities in Cork to be hosted by Cork Evolves

Nuala Stewart of Cork City Council, Cathal O’Connell, UCC with Margaret Fraser of North Glasgow Homes and Séan Brady of PPR Poject With a national housing shortage and Cork city set to double its population by 2050, there is a real urgency to build more homes in Cork.  Cork Evolves, a partnership between Cork City…

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Exciting programme announced for Guinness Kinsale Jazz Fringe Festival with over 100 free gigs

If you’re looking for a mix of jazz and coastal beauty over the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival weekend, then swing on down to the picturesque town of Kinsale! The Guinness Kinsale Jazz Fringe Festival has just announced an exciting line-up of more than 100 free gigs for the October Bank Holiday weekend, including Gentlemen & Gangsters, who…

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Minister of State Andrew Doyle TD presents the Greyhound Racing Bill 2018 before Government

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Andrew Doyle TD, presented the Greyhound Racing Bill 2018 to Cabinet yesterday. The Bill will improve governance procedures and strengthen regulation in the greyhound racing sector. Speaking after Cabinet approval of the Bill, Minister of State Doyle said: “I believe that this Bill will…

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Half the country believe housing and homelessness emergency should be the top priority in Budget 2019

Ireland’s national housing emergency is at the forefront of the minds of the nation and many want it to be Leo Varadkar’s first priority when making decisions on Budget 2019. This is the sentiment expressed in the latest Taxback.com Taxpayer Sentiment Survey, which found that 50% of respondents believe measures to tackle the housing and…

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