Kevin Crowley got called up for first senior start for Cork at corner back, for McGrath Cup final against Kerry next Sunday 19th Jan @2pm in Mallow [match preview] (14th Jan) … only to pull out with a hamstring injury 🙁
New ‘Rural Hackney Licence’ is ideal for community groups to start to address the transport difficulties that rural communities face (14th Jan)
Young Scientists: Millstreet Community School report on their projects at the 2014 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (13th Jan)
We all should resolve to be happy: Joanne O’Riordan’s column in the Irish Examiner, says we should have no time for negativity (13th Jan)
From Sheep Shearing to Eily’s trip on a Helicopter: The Corkman looks back at April-May-June 2013 (9th Jan)
O’CALLAGHAN (Millstreet): On January 14, 2014, peacefully, at her residence, (Sunnyside, Liscahane), GRACE, sister to the late Paddy and sister-in-law to the late Marian. Deeply regretted by her sisters Margaret and Eileen Guerin, brothers Cornelius and Timothy, nephews, nieces, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace
Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Thursday evening from 6pm. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Drishane Cemetery.
LAWLOR (Banteer): On January 14, 2014, peacefully, at CUH, MARGARET (nee O’Connor, Boherbue), in her 92nd year, beloved wife of the late Paddy, Loughlea, and dear mother of Marie (Kelleher, Killarney), Micheál, Peter, Tony, John, Martin, Dominic, Margaret (Murphy, Drangan, Co Tipperary), and the late Donal, Patrick and Jamie. Sadly missed by her loving family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son- in-law, daughters-in-law, brother, sisters, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at McCarthy’s Funeral Home, Banteer, on this Wednesday evening from 6pm followed by removal at 8pm to St Fursey’s Church, Banteer. Requiem Mass on tomorrow, Thursday, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Millstreet. May she rest in peace.
Community groups in isolated areas are being encouraged to start applying for the newly introduced: ‘Local Area Hackney License’ or ‘Rural Hackney’ license.
The licence, which is designed to facilitate low-cost entry into the taxi sector for isolated rural areas, will cost just €70 between the vehicle and drivers’ licence and will be introduced on a pilot basis.
Welcoming the move Áine Collins TD said “This is a welcome move by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport to start to address the transport difficulties that rural communities face.
“Access to transport is a major issue in rural Ireland and [read more …] “‘Rural Hackney Licence’ ideal for community groups”
Mark O’Reilly, BT Ireland and Áine Collins TD, met with Stefan Healy, Michael O’Keeffe, and Keith Dineen from Millstreet Community School (Áine’s old school) at the recent BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS Dublin. Their project was ‘An investigation into the participation of asylum seekers in secondary school education’ [read more …] “Young Scientists 2014”