CORK CITY COUNCIL: Meets with author of MacKinnon (City boundary expansion) report

CORK CITY COUNCIL: Meets with author of MacKinnon (City boundary expansion) report

19 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the publication of the Report of the Expert Advisory Group on June 9th, 2017 there has been much public discourse in relation to the report’s recommendations. This evening, the Chairman of the Group, Mr Jim MacKinnon met with the Elected Members and Executive of Cork City Council […]

SOCCER: Match Preview – Cork City v AEK Larnaca – in Cyprus

SOCCER: Match Preview – Cork City v AEK Larnaca – in Cyprus

19 July 2017, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City will be aiming to overturn a first leg deficit, as they face AEK Larnaca in the Europa League on Thursday evening. City suffered their first defeat of the season last Thursday as they were edged out 1-0 at Turner’s Cross, but they reacted positively to […]

TOURISM: 4 star Montenotte Hotel refurbishes apartments

TOURISM: 4 star Montenotte Hotel refurbishes apartments

19 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Boutique Hotel invests in Apartments for Longer Term Stays Following the recent investment of €5 million at the luxury 4 star Montenotte Hotel in Cork, the hotel has just announced the launch The Residence comprising 19 apartments, in the grounds of the hotel for corporate and longer term […]

TOURISM: Fota Wildlife Park names their new Sumatran tiger cub

TOURISM: Fota Wildlife Park names their new Sumatran tiger cub

18 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fota Wildlife Park received thousands of name suggestions for the new Sumatran tiger cub and is delighted to announce that cub is female and her name is Dharma. Born on 7th May to first time parents, mother Dourga and father Denar, Dharma is the first Sumatran tiger cub to […]

FREE COURSES: Cork Jobseekers urged to attend ‘Springboard + Training Expo’ on Wednesday

FREE COURSES: Cork Jobseekers urged to attend ‘Springboard + Training Expo’ on Wednesday

18 July 2017, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Social Protection will be hosting a special “Springboard Training Expo” in its Intreo Centre at Abbey Court House, George’s Quay, Cork city on Wednesday 19th July. The event will have representatives from a range of training providers with Springboard in Cork’s CIT, UCC, Innopharmalabs, […]

SALE OF FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Cork TD calls for Department of Children to intervene in the sale of ‘Bessborough’

SALE OF FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Cork TD calls for Department of Children to intervene in the sale of ‘Bessborough’

18 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South-Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called for the Department of Children to intervene in the sale of Bessborough, which is sometimes spelled as Bessboro The lands are being sold by the Sister of the Sacred Heart of Jesus & Mary, however, the site may contain important information […]

CAR FINANCE: Personal Contract Plan’s to be studied by Ireland’s Consumer Protection and Competition Commission – Cork TD welcomes news

CAR FINANCE: Personal Contract Plan’s to be studied by Ireland’s Consumer Protection and Competition Commission – Cork TD welcomes news

17 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Carrigaline based Michael McGrath, has welcomed today’s announcement by the Consumer Protection and Competition Commission (CCPC) that it has commenced a study of the Personal Contract Plan (PCP) car finance market but has said the study needs to lead to better regulation of […]