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Minister Stanton welcomes Cork boundary progress

Progress with the Local Government Bill 2018, which will provide for changes to Cork City and Cork County boundaries, has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton.

Youghal and Cobh receive total of €228,443 capital funding under Ireland’s Ancient East – Stanton

The formal announcement of two funding allocations of €200,000 and €28,443 for Youghal and Cobh respectively has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. The Clockgate Tower in Youghal is to receive €200,000 to allow for it to be open to the public as a museum and interpretive centre, and Cobh Heritage Centre will receive €28,443 for the development of a new exhibition on Cobh’s maritime past.

Whitegate refinery of strategic importance – Stanton

David Stanton, Cork East Fine Gael TD has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White TD that Whitegate Refinery is of ‘strategic importance’ to the state and that its retention as an operational refinery is ‘highly desirable’. Minister White’s comments were made during a special Dáil debate on the issue secured by David Stanton TD.

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