BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

27 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hospitality and drinks businesses, including pubs, hotels, off-licences, restaurants, wholesalers and producers, employ 19,542 people in Cork, generating €784 million in revenue for the local tourism economy. These businesses also purchase €21.8 million in agricultural outputs and pay out €434.7 million in wages each year. The figures are […]

MAHON POINT: Farmers market will take place on TUESDAY’S for summer – in addition to normal THURSDAY’S

MAHON POINT: Farmers market will take place on TUESDAY’S for summer – in addition to normal THURSDAY’S

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Get Set for a Summer of Flavour! Foodies and lovers of all things fresh and local are in for a treat this summer, with the launch of Mahon Point’s Summer Market. Tempting delights will be available every Tuesday from the 6th June with many of the areas famous […]

COMMUNITY FUNDING: €65,000 in CLAR funding for Cork

COMMUNITY FUNDING: €65,000 in CLAR funding for Cork

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the funding allocated to Cork Emergency Response organisations under the latest round of the CLÁR programme. “I am delighted to see the allocation of over €65,000 in funding for local first response organisations here in Cork. It will enable […]

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

26 May 2017 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   Five public hospitals in Cork are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care. These hospitals include Mercy University Hospital, Bantry General Hospital, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital, and Cork University Hospital. With an estimated […]

HEALTH: National Conference for Healthcare Assistants to take place in Marymount Hospice Cork

HEALTH: National Conference for Healthcare Assistants to take place in Marymount Hospice Cork

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The fourth National Conference for Healthcare Assistants will be held in Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, Cork on Friday 23rd June 2017. The topic for this year is “Embracing the Heart of Neurology”. Topics on the day include –Motor Neurone Disease, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and speakers […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 – tickets available from Cork County Council

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 – tickets available from Cork County Council

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 When: 10 June at 7pm Where: Ground Floor, Cork County Hall, Carrigrohane Road, Cork This year’s Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball will raise funds for Down Syndrome Cork (Field of Dreams), Rebel Wheelers, Cork Association for Autism, Irish Guide Dogs, Down Syndrome Centre Cork, […]

TRAVEL WOES: Cork MEP warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and USA if laptop ban goes ahead

TRAVEL WOES: Cork MEP warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and USA if laptop ban goes ahead

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clune warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and the US – if laptop ban goes ahead 3,684 weekly flights between European airports and the United States could be effected as the US look to extend the laptop ban on flights from Europe. Cork based MEP Deirdre […]

HOMELESS CRISIS: Children presenting to Garda stations ‘shameful’ – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

HOMELESS CRISIS: Children presenting to Garda stations ‘shameful’ – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

25 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has expressed his concern and dismay as it emerged this morning that 12 homeless families were told to present to Garda stations as no emergency beds were available. The Cork South-Central TD said: “Emergency accommodation is […]

COMMUNITY: Cork Foundation to run Diaspora Training to promote global Cork connections – in conjunction with Cork County Council

COMMUNITY: Cork Foundation to run Diaspora Training to promote global Cork connections – in conjunction with Cork County Council

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork Foundation will run a Diaspora Training Course at the end of June. The foundation wishes to invite all communities across Cork City and County to attend the event. The aim is to get communities active and engaged with their diaspora. The training will highlight opportunities in Community […]

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