SOCCER: Will Ireland be in the 2018 World Cup?

SOCCER: Will Ireland be in the 2018 World Cup?

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Every town has its own soccer team, and it’s important to support them, but it’s also important to look at the world stage! We’re nearing the one-year mark until the 2018 World Cup, and that means that qualifying is well under way. Round one of qualifying will last […]

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Cork Organisations share in half-million-euro grant thanks to Intel Employees

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Cork Organisations share in half-million-euro grant thanks to Intel Employees

27 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Intel yesterday, Tuesday, April 25th, celebrated the success of its 2016 Matching Grant initiative, rewarding 124 community organisations and schools from across Ireland with €502,378. 4 organisations from the Cork area were part of the 2016 Matching Grant Scheme and thus will receive funding in the amount of more […]

EUROPEAN UNION: Seminar in Cork on ‘Your rights as a European Citizen’

EUROPEAN UNION:  Seminar in Cork on ‘Your rights as a European Citizen’

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Environmental Pillar will hold a seminar with MEP Liadh Ni Riada tomorrow (Friday, 28 April 2017) to highlight Irish people’s rights to access information as EU citizens. The interactive seminar – Right to Know, Right to Act: Your rights as a European Citizen – will take place […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Choral Festival – Programme 2017 – What’s on in Cork City this weekend

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Choral Festival – Programme 2017 – What’s on in Cork City this weekend

27 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The weekend ahead boasts a rich variety of music and song in Cork as the Cork International Choral Festival reaches its peak and the city buzzes with a harmony of voices. There is something for everyone this weekend with both planned and impromptu events on every corner – […]

National Minimum Wage is being treated as a STANDARD RATE by many employers – warns Cork City Cllr

National Minimum Wage is being treated as a STANDARD RATE by many employers – warns Cork City Cllr

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Data shows that National Minimum Wage is being treated as a standard rate by many employers Cork Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said that data released by the Central Statistics Office today (Wednesday) shows that what is meant to be a statutory National Minimum Wage is in […]

HEALTH: “Nationalise Publicly-Funded Hospitals Owned by Religious Orders” – says Cork Solidarity TD

HEALTH: “Nationalise Publicly-Funded Hospitals Owned by Religious Orders” – says Cork Solidarity TD

26 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Cental Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that the Dail’s Future of Healthcare committee must address the issue of the ownership of publicly-funded hospitals by religious institutions in the wake of the National Maternity Hospital controversy. Deputy Barry, Solidarity-PBP’s representative on the Future of Healthcare […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Grammy winning acapella group – ‘The Swingles’ – to perform at Cork International Choral Festival Gala Concert

ENTERTAINMENT: Grammy winning acapella group – ‘The Swingles’ –  to perform at Cork International Choral Festival Gala Concert

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of the mammoth programme of events taking place this week across Cork for the 2017 Cork International Choral Festival, there will be a very special performance by the multi Grammy® award winning acapella group, The Swingles at Cork City Hall this Thursday evening at 8pm. The […]

AWARD: The Kingsley Hotel Cork voted as one of the top spa hotels in the world

AWARD: The Kingsley Hotel Cork voted as one of the top spa hotels in the world

25 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Kingsley Hotel on the Carrigrohane Straight Road, Cork has been named as one of the top spa hotels in the world by hotels.com, the world’s biggest accommodation website. Based on independent customer reviews, The Kingsley was listed in the spa category in the website’s ‘Loved by Guests’ […]

Cope Foundation calling on employers to participate in ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’

Cope Foundation calling on employers to participate in ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’

25 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tomorrow, 26th April 2017 Cope Foundation, an organisation providing support and services to 2,350 people with intellectual disability and/or autism in 65 locations across Cork City and County, will participate in and launch the ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’ as part of the National Job Shadow Week, in […]

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