Cork’s Tyndall Institute helps European Space Agency develop radiation-resistant transistors for mission to Jupiter

Cork’s Tyndall Institute helps European Space Agency develop radiation-resistant transistors for mission to Jupiter

8 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Researchers at Tyndall National Institute in Cork have been working with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop transistors that can withstand high doses of radiation in space. “Radiation-hard” transistors make it easier for space missions to avoid electronic system failures caused by radiation, so they can function […]

Fianna Fail Health spokesman (Cork TD Billy Kelleher) says waiting lists not being tackled by Government

Fianna Fail Health spokesman (Cork TD Billy Kelleher) says waiting lists not being tackled by Government

8 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Minister Spins While Patients Wait”, “Targets to be hit by June missed again in November” That is the summary from Cork TD Billy Kelleher, he is not happy with the Government Waiting list targets to be achieved by the end of June have again been missed says Fianna […]

Web Summit co-founder Daire Hickey encourages Cork people to volunteer abroad

Web Summit co-founder Daire Hickey encourages Cork people to volunteer abroad

8 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Have you ever thought about volunteering abroad? Yesterday marked the launch of EIL Explore, a programme organised and funded by EIL Intercultural Learning that provides over 30 awards to Irish residents interested in volunteering, cultural immersion, or language education abroad. The launch took place at the Cork Airport […]

Cork Flood victims can apply for Social Welfare Humanitarian Assistance scheme

Cork Flood victims can apply for Social Welfare Humanitarian Assistance scheme

8 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie If you have been flooded you may be able to get financial help from the Department of Social Protection’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme. The means-tested scheme provides emergency financial assistance to households who are not able to meet costs for essential needs immediately following flooding. The scheme aims to […]

Women and Whiskey – River Lee Winter Whiskey Club hold inaugural session

Women and Whiskey – River Lee Winter Whiskey Club hold inaugural session

8 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The River Lee Winter Whiskey Club celebrated its inaugural session with a special masterclass recently entitled ‘Women & Whiskey’ led by female distiller Karen Cotter. Gathered with Cotter was a largely female audience who experienced a tasting flight of Ireland’s finest whiskeys on the night, including Redbreast 12 […]

Cork Schools organise Christmas Trade Fair in Merchant’s Quay

Cork Schools organise Christmas Trade Fair in Merchant’s Quay

7 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie When: Tuesday December 8, 10am – 2pm Dynamic business ideas and budding entrepreneurial acumen will be on show in Merchant’s Quay on Tuesday, December 8, when Cork city students showcase their mini-companies as part of a specially organised Christmas Trade Fair. Initiated by the Local Enterprise Office, Cork City, […]

Corkman Eddie Hobbs is President of a Political Party called Renua, and he wants to debate new ways of Taxation

Corkman Eddie Hobbs is President of a Political Party called Renua, and he wants to debate new ways of Taxation

7 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie RENUA Ireland is one of the newer political parties. Party President, and Corkman, Eddie Hobbs has today welcomed the beginning of a mature debate on new ways of taxation. Speaking at a RENUA Ireland symposium on Flat Taxation Mr Hobbs said fundamental taxation reform was an issue we […]

Cork Winners at the 2015 People of the Year Award

Cork Winners at the 2015 People of the Year Award

7 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Yes Equality and Óglaigh na hÉireann for the work of the Irish Naval Service are both honoured at the 2015 People of the Year Awards Ballincollig native, Deirdre Duffy was part of the Yes Equality team that were honoured with the Community Group of the Year Award at […]

Aer Lingus Regional announce new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford

Aer Lingus Regional announce new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford

7 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional, has announced a new route from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport. Flights go on sale on tomorrow, and the service will begin on 15 March 2016. Aer Lingus Regional will fly up to three times weekly on the route uoperating […]