Cork allocated almost €2.8m in funding to turn 179 vacant units into homes – Buttimer

Tuesday, 8th July 2014 €2.8 million to renovate vacant units across Cork City and County will create homes for 179 families. Cork City Council is to be allocated more than €1.5 million in Government funding to turn 92 vacant units across the city into homes Cork County Council is to receive almost €1.2 million to […]

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Funding announced for piers and harbours at Blackrock and Passage West – Buttimer

Tuesday, 8th July 2014  €2.99 million allocated nationally under the under the 2014 Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Programme €187,500 is to be allocated to redevelop Blackrock harbour €75,000 for the purchase of a pontoon at Passage West. Blackrock harbour is set to receive €187,500 that will enhance the redevelopment of the village making […]

Posted under Agriculture, Cork, Cork City, Development, Infastructure, South East, Tourism, Transport

Brooks debacle proves it’s time to review the licencing laws for concerts – Buttimer

Friday, July 4th 2014 Debacle surrounding the Garth Brooks concerts is proof that we need to review the licencing system for concerts and outdoor events Must ensure tickets cannot be sold until a licence is granted The fallout from Dublin City Council’s decision to refuse to grant licences for two out of the five Garth Brooks […]

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RSS Fine Gael News

  • Speedy solution on Garda safety cameras is possible - Collins
    Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, today (Thursday) suggested a practical solution to ensure the sustainability of our national speed camera network. Deputy Collins was speaking after her questioning of the Garda Síochána Commissioner at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today (Thursday), on the management and effectiveness of Go Safe Cameras. […]
  • Legislation published to ease the burden on families of Irish people who die abroad - Kyne
    Fine Gael TD for Galway West/Mayo South, Sean Kyne, has welcomed the publication today (Thursday) of the Civil Registration Amendment Bill 2014. The Bill contains an array of changes to the Civil Registration Act of 2004 which were previously called for by Deputy Kyne, including the creation of a new register of Irish persons who die abroad and the provision […]
  • Welcome efficiencies in workplace relations - Heydon
    Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has welcomed this week’s announcement by Minister Richard Bruton TD, of Government approval for the Workplace Relations Bill 2014, which will reduce from five to two, the number of workplace relations bodies in the State. […]
  • Smartply announcement is a great boost for Kilkenny – O’Neill
    Fine Gael Kilkenny Senator Pat O’Neill, has today (Thursday) welcomed the Government’s approval of a €59 million investment in Kilkenny company SmartPly based in Belview, Waterford Port, South Kilkenny. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today announced the approval, with the agreement of his colleague, Brendan Howlin TD, Mi […]
  • Ambitious approach to exposing Irish firms to new markets is working – English
    Enterprise Ireland’s ambitious and determined approach to exposing Irish firms to new export markets is working, according to Fine Gael Meath West TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Damien English. Deputy English was responding to the Enterprise Ireland (EI) Annual Report for 2013, which shows that its client companies achieved a record €17.1 […]