ANOTHER BUILDING BOOM? 742 buildings now under construction in Cork

ANOTHER BUILDING BOOM? 742 buildings now under construction in Cork

26 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Residential construction has increased by 36% year-on-year, according to the latest edition of GeoView published today by GeoDirectory. A total of 5,966 buildings were classified as being under construction in the GeoDirectory database in June 2017, compared with the June 2016 figure of 4,375. Dublin continues to account […]

OPW MINISTER VISITS CORK: To inspect flood defence schemes in City, Bandon, Skibbereen

25 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Kevin “Boxer” Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief was in Cork today (25th July) to visit flood relief schemes and review progress on major flooding programmes in both Cork City and County, which will benefit from some €300 […]

BALLINCOLLIG: Permanent site for new Gaelscoil must be secured ASAP

BALLINCOLLIG: Permanent site for new Gaelscoil must be secured ASAP

25 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that it is imperative that a permanent location for the new primary school in Ballincollig be acquired as quickly as possible. “We must ensure that children do not stay in temporary accommodation for longer than is necessary,” stated Deputy […]

Ireland now has a ‘Social Farming Network’ and Cork based Agri Minister Michael Creed launched it today in Leitrim

Ireland now has a ‘Social Farming Network’ and Cork based Agri Minister Michael Creed launched it today in Leitrim

25 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Creed announces additional support with funding of €350,000 at the launch of Ireland’s Social Farming Network – ‘Ní neart go cur le chéile’ Cork based Minister Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today launched Ireland’s Social Farming Network project in Co Leitrim. Speaking […]

WARM WEATHER: reduces water reservoir stocks in Cork

WARM WEATHER: reduces water reservoir stocks in Cork

21 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has called for a ban on excess water usage while the water shortage continues. “There was great irony debating this issue in the Seanad while rain drizzled outside, however it is important that we address the issues being faced from this […]

NORTH CORK: Mallow College secures as ‘CPA’ – Certified Public Accountants in Ireland – status

NORTH CORK: Mallow College secures as ‘CPA’ – Certified Public Accountants in Ireland – status

22 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mallow College of Further Education has been announced as an Approved Educator for the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland). The College joins a panel of four face to face learning educators and 2 online line learning educators throughout Ireland, who have been selected to […]

CORK CITY BOUNDARY EXTENSION: County Council meet with key author of MacKinnon report

CORK CITY BOUNDARY EXTENSION: County Council meet with key author of MacKinnon report

21 July 2017, Friday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Chairman of the Cork Expert Advisory Group on Local Government Arrangements in Cork, Jim MacKinnon, met on Wednesday with the members and executive of Cork County Council at a special meeting to discuss the group’s report of April 2017. The report followed the earlier statutory report […]

SKILLNETS: 15% increase in number of Cork companies availing of TRAINING to improve competitiveness

SKILLNETS: 15% increase in number of Cork companies availing of TRAINING to improve competitiveness

20 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan, Assoc CIPD david@TheCork.ie Cork companies are taking up opportunities for training and up-skilling of staff to meet business needs. Figures from the Annual Report of Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting over 60 learning networks nationwide, reveal that the number of businesses accessing subsidised training in […]

NORTH CORK: Aldi’s Mitchelstown Distribution Centre staff award Cork based Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland €500 grant

NORTH CORK: Aldi’s Mitchelstown Distribution Centre staff award Cork based Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland €500 grant

20 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland benefits from Aldi’s 2017 Community Grants Programme Aldi is delighted to announce that Cork based Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland is the latest charity to benefit from Aldi’s 2017 Community Grants programme. Aldi’s Mitchelstown Distribution Centre staff have awarded Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland a €500 […]

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