Safer Internet Day marked in Cork

9th February 2015 by Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, a global leader in security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork, today announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition during the celebration of Safer Internet Day. Now in its fourth year this video and poster competition encourages youth and schools to share their […]

Ballincollig Winter Music Festival launched

Ballincollig Winter Music Festival launched

23rd January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The 6th Annual Ballincollig Winter Music Festival, running from Thursday 29th January to Monday 2nd February, will see over 70 musicians descend on the town for what promises to be a five day celebration of music featuring the very best of national and international talent. Headline acts confirmed […]

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

14th January 2015 Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie To mark the 21st Anniversary of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, RTE’s Nationwide has been meeting some of the past winners of awards. A special Cork programme will air in a fortnight on this evening Jan 14th on RTE1 at 7.00pm. Announcing the special programme were […]

Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

11th January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie On Friday 16th Jan the Cork Person of the Year will be chosen, at a glittering gala awards lunch at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Michael Flatley will also be made Honorary Corkman at the event and the presentation will be made by last year’s recipient Jeremy Irons. […]

Main Street Passage West closes to traffic for water works

Main Street Passage West closes to traffic for water works

22nd December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Due to essential maintenance, Main Street in Passage West R610 will be closed from 9am to 5pm, from the junction of the R610 with Church Hill southbound to the junction of the R610 with Beach Road. Water supply will also be disrupted along Passage Main Street R610 from […]

[Audio] EMC seeking permission to expand Ovens site, Cork

[Audio] EMC seeking permission to expand Ovens site, Cork

21st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan One of Cork’s largest employers, E-M-C, has applied for planning permission to expand its existing facility in the townland of Ovens. The US multinational has submitted a planning application to Cork County Council to build a data centre and 4-storey office block. The company is also seeking planning […]

[Audio Interview] New book showcases aerial photographs of Cork

[Audio Interview] New book showcases aerial photographs of Cork

19th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan When Dennis Horgan got his first camera at 18 he washooked. When Cork Airport opened in 1962 he plane spotting, and in more recent years he’s been a familiar name in the air. Now Dennis Horgan has a new book showcasing Cork with aerial photogrpahs. Reporter David O’Sullivan […]

Maritime jobs announced for Cork

12th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today. The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited, will create 80 new jobs over the next 5 years, […]

Cork County Council must do more to tackle Homelessness

Cork County Council must do more to tackle Homelessness

8th December 2014, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Sinn Féin Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has claimed that Cork County Council is simply not doing enough to tackle the issue of homelessness. Speaking after a report was presented to Councillors at today’s meeting of Cork County Council, following on from a motion tabled by Cllr Ó […]

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