TV TONIGHT: TG4 documentary examines the tragic death of Catherine Smart in Midleton, Co Cork in 2010

TV TONIGHT: TG4 documentary examines the tragic death of Catherine Smart in Midleton, Co Cork in 2010

30 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Fir, Marú agus Grá – a 6 episode documentary about crime Language: Irish with English subtitles Time: Airs Thursdays at 9.30pm – Tonight’s programme looks at a Midleton, Co Cork death Fir, Marú agus Grá is a compelling but dark docu-drama series that offers a startling, compelling […]

Mental health patients ‘let down by failure to ratify UN convention on rights’ – Pat Buckley TD

Mental health patients ‘let down by failure to ratify UN convention on rights’ – Pat Buckley TD

30 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin deputy Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD has called on the Government to begin the process of ratifying the United Nations Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and update patients’ rights legislation accordingly. He made his comments on the 10th anniversary of the signature […]

Cork TD Sean Sherlock unhappy with Justice Minister over handling or latest Garda management scandal

Cork TD Sean Sherlock unhappy with Justice Minister over handling or latest Garda management scandal

28 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork East and Labour TD Seán Sherlock questioned Minister for Justice Francis Fitzgerald during the debate on the Garda Management yesterday in Dáil Eireann. “If the Minister has faith in the Policing Authority and if she has known about this since June 2016, why did she leave it until […]

Cork Fisherman celebrated by Inland Fisheries Ireland

Cork Fisherman celebrated by Inland Fisheries Ireland

By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 27 March 2017 Collaboration between fishermen and scientists focuses on conservation Cork fisherman Oran Roche was celebrated recently at an Information Day hosted by Inland Fisheries Ireland in Athlone. Oran, from Clashmore, Co. Cork has been working with Inland Fisheries Ireland in the delivery of a Scientific Eel Fishery in the […]

Average house prices in COUNTY Cork rise 0.7% in last 3 months to €136,000

27 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The price of the average three-bed semi in Co Cork has risen 0.7% to €136,000 in the last three months, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance. Property prices in the county have risen by 7.9% in the past year, the survey has found. […]

Now you can buy Ballymaloe Relish flavoured crisps!

Now you can buy Ballymaloe Relish flavoured crisps!

24 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie O’Donnells crisps have unveiled a new flavour – Ballymaloe Relish and Cheddar Cheese. This collaboration sees two household Irish brands coming together. O’Donnells and Ballymaloe Foods Ed O’Donnell of O’Donnells Crisps said: “We are delighted to work with one of our favourite brands to develop this unique new […]

HR News: Cork recruitment firm – Fastnet – opens talent management division

HR News: Cork recruitment firm – Fastnet – opens talent management division

24 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fastnet – The Talent Group – has launched a new division to service the role of talent management within multinational and indigenous companies in Ireland. The establishment of the division is a response to the ever-increasing challenge for companies not just to attract, but to keep valued employees. […]

VIDEO: Glanmire Community College, Cork make direct contact with International Space Station via Amateur Radio

VIDEO: Glanmire Community College, Cork make direct contact with International Space Station via Amateur Radio

24 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie November Alfa One Sierra Sierra (NA1SS) – do you copy? Students from Cork ETB school, Glanmire Community College and Tallaght Community School will make history this year, as they have been announced as the first Irish schools who will make direct radio contact with the International Space Station […]

enet provides Cork schools with superfast broadband connectivity

23 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Broadband provier ‘enet’ has announced a new contract to supply superfast broadband network connectivity to numerous schools in County Cork through the 100Mbs for Schools project run by the national educational and research network HEAnet on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. Over 40 post-primary schools […]

Government Department stops accepting paper forms – but many rural farming customers do not have broadband – says Cork MEP

22 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Liadh na Riada MEPSinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has urged the Department of Agriculture to continue to accept paper applications for CAP payments such as TAMS, SFP and BPS as well as online ones. The Ireland South MEP made the request after it emerged that such applications […]