TOURISM: 4 star Montenotte Hotel refurbishes apartments

TOURISM: 4 star Montenotte Hotel refurbishes apartments

19 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Boutique Hotel invests in Apartments for Longer Term Stays Following the recent investment of €5 million at the luxury 4 star Montenotte Hotel in Cork, the hotel has just announced the launch The Residence comprising 19 apartments, in the grounds of the hotel for corporate and longer term […]

TOURISM: Fota Wildlife Park names their new Sumatran tiger cub

TOURISM: Fota Wildlife Park names their new Sumatran tiger cub

18 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fota Wildlife Park received thousands of name suggestions for the new Sumatran tiger cub and is delighted to announce that cub is female and her name is Dharma. Born on 7th May to first time parents, mother Dourga and father Denar, Dharma is the first Sumatran tiger cub to […]

FREE COURSES: Cork Jobseekers urged to attend ‘Springboard + Training Expo’ on Wednesday

FREE COURSES: Cork Jobseekers urged to attend ‘Springboard + Training Expo’ on Wednesday

18 July 2017, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Social Protection will be hosting a special “Springboard Training Expo” in its Intreo Centre at Abbey Court House, George’s Quay, Cork city on Wednesday 19th July. The event will have representatives from a range of training providers with Springboard in Cork’s CIT, UCC, Innopharmalabs, […]

SALE OF FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Cork TD calls for Department of Children to intervene in the sale of ‘Bessborough’

SALE OF FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Cork TD calls for Department of Children to intervene in the sale of ‘Bessborough’

18 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South-Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called for the Department of Children to intervene in the sale of Bessborough, which is sometimes spelled as Bessboro The lands are being sold by the Sister of the Sacred Heart of Jesus & Mary, however, the site may contain important information […]

CAR FINANCE: Personal Contract Plan’s to be studied by Ireland’s Consumer Protection and Competition Commission – Cork TD welcomes news

CAR FINANCE: Personal Contract Plan’s to be studied by Ireland’s Consumer Protection and Competition Commission – Cork TD welcomes news

17 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Carrigaline based Michael McGrath, has welcomed today’s announcement by the Consumer Protection and Competition Commission (CCPC) that it has commenced a study of the Personal Contract Plan (PCP) car finance market but has said the study needs to lead to better regulation of […]

BUSINESS: Cork based ‘SuperValu’ franchise will sell €32m of Irish potatoes this season

BUSINESS: Cork based ‘SuperValu’ franchise will sell €32m of Irish potatoes this season

17 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie SuperValu, which is based in Cork, has today announced that it expects to sell €32 million in home grown Irish potatoes this season. “Our new season potatoes are grown by Wexford brothers, John and Chris Fortune, second generation farmers based in Kilmore, Co. Wexford.” As long-standing suppliers to […]

VIDEO: Official opening of ‘Leevale Athletics High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’

VIDEO: Official opening of ‘Leevale Athletics High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’

17 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Leevale Athletic Club mark 50th Anniversary by officialy opening new ‘Leevale High Performance Centre, Farranlea Road, Cork’ On the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the club, Leevale AC’s International heros cut the tape to Open Club’s High Performance centre, on Saturday July 15th, 2017. Seven of Leevale’s […]