Cork TD Billy Kelleher calls for FULL publication of National Maternity Hospital ‘deal’

Cork TD Billy Kelleher calls for FULL publication of National Maternity Hospital ‘deal’

22 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher TD has called on Minister Simon Harris to publish the deal reached between the National Maternity Hospital and the Sisters of Charity regarding the provision of the new maternity hospital. Deputy Kelleher said, “The ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital […]

Ní Riada hails €1bn docklands regeneration project

Ní Riada hails €1bn docklands regeneration project

21 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie  Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has hailed the recently announced €1bn landmark development of Cork’s docklands as ‘long overdue and exciting’.  “There has been practically no substantial development in Cork for the last 10 years,” the Ireland South MEP said.  “The Cork docklands were the hub of […]

VIDEO: ‘ProdiJIG’ to perform in Cork Opera House as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2017

VIDEO: ‘ProdiJIG’ to perform in Cork Opera House as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2017

21 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Opera House and Cork Midsummer Festival team up for return of hit Irish dance show Innovative Irish dance troupe, ProdiJIG, returns to the stage this June as part of an exciting new collaboration between Cork Opera House and Cork Midsummer Festival. After last year’s sell-out run, Cork […]

Kerry company – Monex Financial Services – creates scholarship to send Killarney students to University College Cork

Kerry company – Monex Financial Services – creates scholarship to send Killarney students to University College Cork

21 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Monex Financial Services has announced details of a new scholarship program created to support Killarney Leaving Cert students accepted to third level studies at Cork University Business School (CUBS) at University College Cork (UCC). The scholarship will offer financial assistance to facilitate progression through third level studies, and […]

Irish Government must rethink role of religious orders in HEALTH and EDUCATION – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

Irish Government must rethink role of religious orders in HEALTH and EDUCATION – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

21 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada (Sinn Fein) has said the state must rethink its approach to the role of religious orders in running health and education institutions. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after it was revealed that the government has gifted a €300 million state-funded National Maternity […]

WEST CORK: TD concerned for cyclists’ safety

WEST CORK: TD concerned for cyclists’ safety

21 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork South West, Fine Gael, Dáil Deputy Jim Daly has been making representations to Cork County Council, District Supervisor, Edmond Coleman with regard to road safety issues in Kinsale. Deputy Daly has heard numerous concerns from his constituents regarding road safety in the town, particularly from cyclists. The […]

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Returns to Family’s Ancestral Home – Ballinascarthy, West Cork – to Mark Centenary of Ford in Ireland

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Returns to Family’s Ancestral Home – Ballinascarthy, West Cork – to Mark Centenary of Ford in Ireland

20 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Great-grandson of Ford Motor Company founder, Henry Ford, to participate in civic reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Cork City, attended by 300 current and former Ford employees Ford factory founded in Cork, Ireland, was established in April 1917 – the first purpose-built Ford Motor Company factory […]