Cork County Cllr is Cathaoirleach of new Southern Regional Assembly

Cork County Cllr is Cathaoirleach of new Southern Regional Assembly

11th January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What is the Southern Regional Assembly? We tried for a year to attend a meeting of its predecessor, but they take place in Waterford, alas we are in Cork. Plus there always seemed to be something else more Newsworthy on the day of the meetings. Well the Inaugural […]

New intellectual property legislation good for pharma jobs in Cork – says Govt TD

9th January 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has said that new intellectual property legislation will be good for pharma jobs in Cork. Deputy Collins was speaking after the enactment of the Intellectual Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act. “The new intellectual property legislation enacted this week is a […]

New School in West Cork

8th January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Work is scheduled to begin this week on the new state-of-the-art secondary school in Skibbereen to accommodate 1,000 students. The new secondary school will replace Mercy Heights, De la Salle and Rossa College and bring them all together under one roof.  Plans to amalgamate the schools on one […]

Deputy Lord Mayor angry with naysayers

7 January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The elegant and eloquent Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Kenneth O’ Flynn has dismissed criticism from fellow Councillors and other critics of the decision to fund and place the Events Centre within the City Centre. Cllr O’ Flynn said “its quite obvious that some people fail to […]

Cork Airport promotes new app

7 January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has launched a new flight tracking feature on its app. The airport is the first airport in the world to offer this feature which will allow passengers to click on a flight number and track live updates of exactly where the plane is at that moment […]

Cork City Cllr comments on Property Tax Deadline

7th January 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Marion O’Sullivan this morning warned Fine Gael and Labour that they would pay a heavy price at the next General Election for “setting the Revenue Commissioners on the people” in relation to the Local Property Tax. Her warning came on the deadline day for […]

Carrigaline Gaelcholaiste progress

Carrigaline Gaelcholaiste progress

6 January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence, Minister Simon Coveney TD today praised the work being undertaken at Waterpark House, the temporary building for the new Gaelcholáiste in Carrigaline. The Minister made his comments as he toured the interim building with Chief Executive of Cork Education […]

Cork Innovates – in the USA

Cork Innovates – in the USA

30th December 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The award-winning entrepreneurship initiative “Cork innovates” which has previously been recognised by the European Commission as a model for driving entrepreneurship, promoted the work of Irish entrepreneurs, particularly, women in business, in New York recently. Cork County Mayor, Cllr Alan Coleman, the ‘positive economist’ and 2014 inBusiness inCork […]

Walk-in interviews for nurses jobs at Mater Private Cork over Christmas

29th December 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Open interviews will take place at Mater Private Cork, which is located at City Gate Mahon, on December 30th 2014 to recruit over 25 nurses as part of the hospital’s ongoing expansion. The 75 bed private hospital is recruiting for nurses across a range of specialities including Surgical, […]

Two bodies found in Cobh townhouse

Two bodies found in Cobh townhouse

By Bryan Smyth 28th December 2014 brya@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Cobh Co Cork are investigating the full circumstances surrounding the discovery of the bodies of a male and a female (Both in their late 40’s) at a house at O’ Neill’s Place, Cobh, Co Cork at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon (Sunday 28th December 2014) A female […]