Major Jobs Boost for Cork with New Digital Hub

Major Jobs Boost for Cork with New Digital Hub

7 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White TD, today officially launched a new Digital Hub for Skibbereen in West Cork named Ludgate@Skibbereen with the aim of creating 500 jobs in five years, with an initial minimum of 75 jobs expected in the start-up phase. The […]

Illegal tobacco seized at Dunmanway Horse Fair

Illegal tobacco seized at Dunmanway Horse Fair

5 August 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Offices from Revenue’s Customs Service today, with assistance from An Garda Síochana, (05/08/15) seized 6kgs of ‘roll your own’ tobacco and 4,800 cigarettes with a retail value of over €5,000 in Co Cork. The ‘Richman’ and ‘MG’ cigarettes and ‘Amber Leaf’ and ‘Golden Virginia’ tobacco were discovered when […]

Business Confidence increases in Cork

Business Confidence increases in Cork

5 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber’s second quarterly economic trends survey of 2015 paints a positive picture for Cork-based businesses with high levels of business confidence and positive increases in employment amongst the main findings. Confidence figures are strengthened by reported and projected increases in turnover and net profit. Survey findings regarding […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

Cork people urged to make submissions to Local Government Review

4 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ciarán Lynch, Labour TD for the Cork South Central constituency, is writing to people living in a number of communities which could potentially be affected by any decisions made by the Cork Local Government Committee about the boundary between city and county. As well as informing constituents about […]

Mayor of County Cork connects with the people of Cork via Facebook and Twitter

Mayor of County Cork connects with the people of Cork via Facebook and Twitter

4 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea today launched a brand new dedicated Facebook and Twitter page in order to keep the people of Cork connected with him in his role as Mayor. The initiative, which is the first in the Council’s 116 year […]

LISTEN: RedFM becomes No 1 Radio Station in Cork

LISTEN: RedFM becomes No 1 Radio Station in Cork

30 July 2015 5.05pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork is on “Red Alert” this evening as RedFM has emerged as the number one radio station in Cork for all adults. The latest radio listenership JNLR/IPSOS/MRBI figures for January to June this year show the radio station has clinched the top spot Leeside for all adults. […]

Down Syndrome Ireland to benefit from this years Tour de Munster charity cycle

Down Syndrome Ireland to benefit from this years Tour de Munster charity cycle

30 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The countdown is on to 2015’s Tour de Munster, with the annual charity cycle kicking off in Waterford on Thursday 6th August, and finishing up in Cork on Sunday 9th August. Over 100 cyclists have signed up for the Tour and are getting geared up for this year’s […]

Guidebook for new parents unveiled at CUMH

Guidebook for new parents unveiled at CUMH

30 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cathy O’Sullivan (pictured centre) midwife teacher at Cork University Maternity Hospital is joined by first time mums-to-be, Ciara Murphy (left) and Noelle Hogan (right), at the launch of the hospital’s new information guide on preparing for birth and beyond Cork University Maternity Hospital is today launching a new […]

Govt increases funding for childcare in Cork – says FG TD

Govt increases funding for childcare in Cork – says FG TD

30 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has said over €400,000 in capital funding for childcare services in Cork will improve quality and facilities. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of Capital Grant Funding for Early […]

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