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Archives / December 2011
University College Cork Winter Conferrings will take place this week, 5th – 9th December. There will a large influx of people in that area of Cork City, as students and guests attend the ceremonies. Parking around campus, College Road and Donovan’s Road will be restricted and there may be traffic congestion in the vicinity of... Read More
Bus Éireann is to provide late night services on the weekends in the run-up to Christmas from Cork city to Carrigaline, Ballincollig and Midleton. The services will operate from Cork city centre on Friday, December 9th, Saturday, December 10th, Friday, December 16th and Saturday, December 17th. Buses on each service will depart from St. Patrick’s... Read More
Rehab’s innovative JobFit programme which operated a centre in Blackpool, Cork between August 2010 and June 2011 has revealed today that 65 per cent of participants on the employment and training skills course in the city got a job or progressed on to further education or training. A total of 281 people who were unemployed... Read More
On Monday (December 5th) at 12.00 noon at his office in City Hall Cork, the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Terry Shannon will announce details of the upcoming visit to China of a business and tourism delegation from Cork. The purpose of the visit is to complete an agreement with Shenzhen Tourism Association regarding the... Read More
Cllr Tim Lombard, Mayor of the County of Cork leads the tribute to Member of Cork County Council Michael Donegan. The County Mayor stated that he had the privilege to serve with Michael on Cork County Council from 2003 to date. Michael was a man who was very passionate about North Cork. He was very... Read More
In one of the first press releases from Deirdre Clune since the Seanad Elections before the Summer the Fine Gael Senatorhas welcomed Minister’s Varadkar statement that tolls should not be imposed on the tunnel in Cork. Earlier in the year the National Roads Authority (NRA) indicated the intention to provide a toll system on the... Read More
RUGBY… Marcus Horan will win his 200th cap when he runs out with Munster at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday (v Ospreys). The 34 year old made his senior debut in 1999 and won his 100th cap against Leinster in October 2005. He is only one of two forwards – Donncha O’Callaghan the other –... Read More
John Mullins, President, Cork Chamber today welcomed the announcement that Pernod Ricard will create 60 new jobs as part of their €100 million euro investment at the Irish Distillers plant in Midleton, Co Cork. Mr Mullins said, “This is a very significant investment by French drinks company Pernod Ricard and a great boost for the... Read More
Conoco Phillips in Cork was one of 63 Irish companies employing 40,000 employees to be applauded for their efforts to promote heart-healthy eating and reduce the risk of obesity for workers at the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Heart Healthy Eating Awards 2010. As the national charity fighting heart disease and stroke, the Irish Heart Foundation... Read More