Archive for March 2011
“Funding of €41.2m under the summer works scheme will see major improvements in primary and post primary schools around the country,” says Minister for Education & Skills, Mr. Ruairi Quinn.
453 primary and post primary schools across the country have been successful in their applications for funding under the Summer Works Scheme this year. These funds will allow the schools in question to carry out small and medium scale building works this Summer under the Summer Works Scheme announced today by the Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn, T.D. Read the rest of this entry »
Jerry Sullivan, from Kilcatherine, Beara, (2nd from left) being congratulated by Deputy Noel Harrington (1st from left) yesterday at County Hall, Cork. Jerry, who won the nomination for co-option onto the Council, to replace Noel, at Bantry last Saturday night, has been involved with Fine Gael in Beara since his teens. He is Chairman of the Eyeries and Beara Branches – but stepped down from the latter when he decided to go for nomination. Jerry, was one of 5 candidates who sought the nomination and was a clear winner on the night. Also in the Picture is Deputy Jim Daly, congratulating Noel O’Donovan who replaces him at Cork Co. Council. Noel O’Donovan was one of four who sought the nomination and won last Fri night at Dunmanway. Read the rest of this entry »
Featuring 28 categorised climbs, of which three are first category ascents, plus eight days of racing and a total of 1247 kilometres, the route of the 2011 An Post Rás has been unveiled. Just over three months remain until the May 22nd start of the race and there’s every indication that this year’s edition will be a close-fought, gripping battle of tactics and strength.
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