Clune welcomes IDA stats

Clune welcomes IDA stats

3rd January 2014 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Senator Deirdre Clune has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by IDA Ireland that their client companies created over 13,000 jobs in 2013 – the highest job creation increase in over a decade. Senator Clune said: “Today’s announcement is yet another endorsement on this Government’s Action Plan for Jobs […]

MEP welcomes Cork Airport new route

19th December 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Sean Kelly MEP – has welcomed today’s announcement by Aer Lingus Regional, that the airline intends to expand its services at Cork Airport. The government’s scrapping of the travel tax was the key incentive for Aer Lingus Regional’s decision to grow passenger numbers from Cork airport beyond 300,000 in […]

West Cork Cllr wants late-night bus service extended to County areas

17th December 2013, Tuesday 12 noon By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Following the announcement by Bus Éireann that late night bus services are to be provided to certain areas of county Cork, Bandon town Cllr Gillian Coughlan has called for the service to be extended into West Cork. Cllr Coughlan commented: “While the establishment of a […]

Children are safer this Christmas thanks to improved toy safety

Children are safer this Christmas thanks to improved toy safety

14 December 2013, Saturday By TomO’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Over 400 toys were removed from EU due to safety concerns this yearChildren in Ireland will be safer this Christmas when playing with toys, thanks to strengthened measures to remove and prohibit dangerous toys from the EU,According to Sean Kelly MEP “Parents might be surprised to learn that […]

Ski slope to be built in Cork City (well… the Northern suburbs)

Ski slope to be built in Cork City (well… the Northern suburbs)

12th December 2013, 11pm Thursday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It’s NOT an April fools joke… Cork City is to get it’s own ski slope! The Government have sanctioned a 21-thousand euro grant under the “Sports Nation Initiative” for an artificial ski slope at the “Glen Resource Centre” The Northside ski slope will be 30 metres […]

Cork Senator says “Buy Irish” this Christmas

12th December 2013, Thursday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Colm Burke, this evening said that as the Irish economy is showing signs of recovery, we can further boost this recovery by buying Irish and shopping locally during the important Christmas retail period. “After five years of hardship the Irish economy is now in […]

Creation of 38 new jobs at DePuy must be welcomed- Buttimer

11 December 2013 By TheCork.ie new@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South Central Deputy and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed the announcement by medical devices firm DePuy of the creation of 38 new jobs as part of an expansion of its facility in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork. “I am delighted […]

DePuy creates 38 jobs

9th December 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 38 jobs are being created in Ringaskiddy. The Medical devices firm DePuy is expanding its Cork facility. The company specialises in orthopaedic, spinal and neuroscience devices such as replacement joints The jobs are being created as part of an 36 million dollar investment, in research and development focused […]

Deputy Leader of SF in Bandon today

Deputy Leader of SF in Bandon today

8th December 2013, Sunday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The Sinn Fein party Vice President Mary Lou McDonald will attend the Sinn Fein Convention in Bandon to select the party candidate for the Bandon/Kinsale/Carragaline Area in the upcoming local elections.The event takes place in The Munster Arms Hotel on December 8th at 2pm where the local […]

O’Donovan welcomes Govt acceptance of FF Bill on decriminalising minor fishing infringements

2nd December 2013, Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan O’Donovan welcomes Govt acceptance of FF Bill on decriminalising minor fishing infringements Flanna Fáil Senator Denis O’Donovan, has welcomed the commitment by Minister Simon Coveney to accept the main elements of Fianna Fáil’s bill seeking to decriminalise minor fishing infringements. Last week, the Seanad debated the Fianna […]