FINE Gael Cork South West Deputy, Noel Harrington, has called for the mileage of vehicles to be recorded each year at the same time as motor tax is due for renewal in a bid to bring an end to the fraudulent practice of ‘clocking’, which sees the odometer being wound back to present a more favourable image of a vehicle.
THE Health Service Executive have confirmed that West Cork will retain four ambulances as services across the region are transferred from an “on-call” to fully rostered “on-duty” system.
The confirmation came today (Monday) from Fine Gael TD Noel Harrington who said that the HSE had confirmed that four emergency ambulances would be retained in West Cork as well as an Advanced Paramedic Transport and a non-emergency routine transfer ambulance both to be based in Bantry.
WEST Cork Fine Gael TD Noel Harrington, has today said that the deal agreed by the Irish Government to ease the debt burden on the Irish people from the Anglo promissory notes has delivered a significant boost to Ireland’s economic future.
“The deal agreed by the Irish Government is a hugely significant step forward in our economic recovery.
by Brian Moore HEALTH Minister James Reilly has given his commitment to maintaing services at West Cork’s largest hospital, Bantry General. The Minister made the comments to the West Cork Times during a visit to West Cork where he officially opened the new Bushmount Nursing Home in Clonakilty before visiting Schull and Bantry. [Read more...]
WEST Cork TD Noel Harrington has welcomed the announcement that the application process for funding under the Department of the Taoiseach’s Communicating Europe Initiative has commenced.
Groups eligible to apply for funding include voluntary organisations, education bodies and civil groups.
LOCAL Fine Gael TD, Noel Harrington has urged septic tank owners in West Cork to make sure they have registered their systems before the deadline of February 1st to ensure they will be eligible to apply for a remediation grant if necessary.
FINE Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington, has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, that two new National School building projects, St. Joseph’s and St. John’s, will take place in Kinsale in 2013.
This announcement is part of a national school building plan that will see the construction of 35 new schools and 15 schools receiving extensions in 2013.
SPORTS capital projects in West Cork have been allocated more than €700,000 in the latest round of capital funding just announced.
West Cork has secured almost a quarter of the government’s sports capital allocation for Cork, with €747,500 from a total of €3.1 million being allocated to the west of the county.
FINE Gael West Cork TD Noel Harrington has welcomed the advance payment of €21,301,474.60 to farmers in Cork as part of the Single Farm Payment (SFP) scheme. The payments have been brought forward from December to October following representations made by Minister Coveney to the EU Commission on the basis of the difficulties being faced by farmers as a result of the poor summer weather.