WEST CORK: TD concerned for cyclists’ safety

WEST CORK: TD concerned for cyclists’ safety

21 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork South West, Fine Gael, Dáil Deputy Jim Daly has been making representations to Cork County Council, District Supervisor, Edmond Coleman with regard to road safety issues in Kinsale. Deputy Daly has heard numerous concerns from his constituents regarding road safety in the town, particularly from cyclists. The […]

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Returns to Family’s Ancestral Home – Ballinascarthy, West Cork – to Mark Centenary of Ford in Ireland

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Returns to Family’s Ancestral Home – Ballinascarthy, West Cork – to Mark Centenary of Ford in Ireland

20 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Great-grandson of Ford Motor Company founder, Henry Ford, to participate in civic reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Cork City, attended by 300 current and former Ford employees Ford factory founded in Cork, Ireland, was established in April 1917 – the first purpose-built Ford Motor Company factory […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce says M20 Motorway between Cork and Limerick would 1) enhance economic linkages, 2) improve safety, 3) reduce congestion

Cork Chamber of Commerce says M20 Motorway between Cork and Limerick would 1) enhance economic linkages, 2) improve safety, 3) reduce congestion

20 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Red C survey: Overwhelming support for motorway, which will stimulate economic development along Atlantic corridor Businesses in the Munster region have given their overwhelming support to the proposed M20 motorway, with 98% stating it will enhance economic linkages between Cork and Limerick. Initial findings from a Red C […]

Cork Business Association annual President’s Cup 2017

Cork Business Association annual President’s Cup 2017

20 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Tee off with the Cork Business Association The Cork Business Association’s annual President’s Cup will take place in the stunning surrounds of Cork Golf Club on Thursday 25 May. The prestigious championship golf course is routed through exceptional golfing terrain incorporating old limestone quarries and the inner […]

RAFFLE: Win a new Toyota Auris in aid of Marymount Hospice, Cork

RAFFLE: Win a new Toyota Auris in aid of Marymount Hospice, Cork

20 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Launching the 2017 Marymount car draw for a 172 Toyota Auris in aid of Marymount University Hospital & Hospice were (pictured) Paula McGovern Head of Fundraising and Communications with Marymount, Cork Hurling Captain Stephen McDonald, and Robert Cogan Director of Cogans Carrigaline. Tickets for the car draw are €10 […]

CRIME: Cork community groups can apply for funding to install CCTV systems

CRIME: Cork community groups can apply for funding to install CCTV systems

19 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard welcomes the announcement of a grant-aid scheme to assist with establishing community-based CCTV systems. “This funding scheme can be hugely beneficial to communities here in Cork; CCTV systems can act as a deterrent to anti-social behaviour as well as enhancing existing […]

ENVIRONMENT: Ireland needs to ban ‘microbeads’ urgently – says Cork opposition TD Sean Sherlock

ENVIRONMENT: Ireland needs to ban ‘microbeads’ urgently – says Cork opposition TD Sean Sherlock

19 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour Spokesperson on Climate Change Sean Sherlock has dismissed the Government’s intention to introduce its own bill to ban plastic microbeads as “time wasting.” “There is no reason for the Government to introduce their own bill,” said Deputy Sherlock. “We have been promised new politics, but nearly every […]

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork appoints Dr Barry Hennigan to Cardiology Team

18 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mater Private Cork have announced the appointment of a new Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Barry Hennigan, from Monday 24th April. Originally from Dublin, Dr Barry Hennigan attended UCD on a Faculty of Medicine Scholarship subsequently graduating in 2005. He subsequently trained in general medicine in Dublin before entering higher […]