Fast broadband arrives in Cork towns

Fast broadband arrives in Cork towns

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan If you live in Carrigaline or Ballincollig you can already get speeds of up to 1Gb/s from eircom broadband. An additional 300,000 homes and businesses spread across 1,070 communities in 26 counties will have access to ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology. The homes and […]

105 year old lady celebrates birthday in Cork

28 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital and Hospice long-standing patient Lucy Carty is celebrating her 105th birthday today. President Michael D Higgins has already sent on his congratulations and a medal to mark her magnificent achievement. Family members and staff will cut a cake for her this afternoon.

Will Cork Airport be sold?

Will Cork Airport be sold?

28 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan twitter.com/david_osullivan Yesterday PaddyPower.com speculated – through a new listing of odds – that Cork Airport would be the next state assets to be sold. Bets are being accepted until “Tuesday 30th June 2015, 12:00”, so there’s plenty of time to lay down a few euro if you feel so […]

Aer lingus sale a terrible decision for the people of Ireland – Deputy Jonathan O’Brien

27 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Cork North Central TD Jonathan O’Brien has described the sale of the state’s remaining 25% share in Aer Lingus as “a terrible decision for the people of Ireland.” In light of the government’s obvious privatisation agenda, the Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson also raised concerns regarding the […]

eSentire to create 100 tech jobs in Cork

27 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced that eSentire Inc., a leader in continuous advanced threat protection cybersecurity solutions and managed security services, based in Ontario, Canada plans to create close to 100 jobs over the next five years in a European HQ and […]

Irish Rail lays on extra trains for Cork City Marathon

26 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail is delighted to announce details of the Extra Early Morning Commuter Trains, which have been laid on to operate from Cobh and Midleton to Kent Station, Cork for this year’s Cork City Marathon on Monday, 1st June 2015. One of the Extra Early Morning […]

Cork City Marathon tackles waste plastic

22 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Thousands of reusable plastic bottles are being distributed to participants in next week’s Cork City Marathon as part a campaign to encourage more people, particularly those engaged in outdoor pursuits and sports activities, to invest in a reusable bottle. Cork City Council, in conjunction with the Southern Waste […]