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Archives / October 2010
CIT enjoyed a memorable first ever win at the men’s Irish Hockey Intervarsities at UCD today, defeating DCU on a final scoreline of 2-1 in the final. DCU looked good in the first half, but CIT recovered, and surpassed, in the second. The win gives 20-year-old lined Cork GAA All Star Aidan Walsh another medal.... Read More
26 October 2010 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Councillors at today’s County Council Meeting passed a motion that Indaver Irelands revised plans do not meet any of the concerns expressed by the Council in their 2009 report to An Bord Pleanala on the applications. The motion was proposed by Labour Cllr Paula Desmond, and seconded... Read More
2010 proved to be another busy year for the Port of Cork with a total of 52 cruise liners calling to Cobh, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth. Onboard the 52 cruise liners were a total of 100, 414 passengers and crew, a record number to visit Cork. Following the Port of Cork’s investment in Cobh’s... Read More
The Agri Aware Green Dragon Secondary Schools Innovation Challenge is back and is set to once again entice young Cork innovators to develop original and ground breaking ideas. Students are encouraged to develop the concept of a new product or service within three sectors with huge potential for development, namely: food, agriculture and the environment.... Read More
Millions of euro leaves the country each year on Transport, Heating and Electricity energy costs, and all of this could be replaced by locally produced renewable energy in the community according to the results of a Sustainable Energy Renewable Energy Study which were revealed at a public forum during last weeks Energy Week in Clonakilty,... Read More
Dornan Engineering, which is based in Little Island, Cork and provides engineering services to corporate entities in the UK, Scandinavia, Continental Europe and Ireland has today reported that its turnover year-on-year will be increased by 30% for 2010, bucking the trend in its sector. Dornan provides mechanical, electrical and instrumentation services to industry, including the... Read More
Irish NGO, Haven, which was due to bring 300 volunteers to Haiti on Saturday last, has been forced to cancel its building mission as a result of an outbreak of cholera in the country. Approximately 250 people have died, and it is estimated that a further 3,000 people have been infected. The reported cases and... Read More
The proposals of the Energy Regulator (CER) to half the reconnection and disconnection fee are welcome but don’t go far enough. Thats according to Labour Cllr John Mulvihill Senior from Cobh. He was responding to the consultation paper on disconnection fees from the Energy Regulator published this week. There has been a large increase in... Read More
About 1.3 million people in Ireland are drinking mains tap water which is not safe. Acccording to the Irish Independent 290 treatment plants across the State must be upgraded because they are out of date and can’t produce safe water,e-coli and cryptosporidium and chemicals have been found in tap water In Cork, the EPA says... Read More