More graduates from UCC

Winter conferring ceremonies continued today (December 8th 2011) at UCC with over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate students graduating from the College of Business & Law and the College of Science, Engineering & Food Science (SEFS). The Conferring addresses were given by Professor Sebastian Green, Head, Department of Management & Marketing; Lt Gen Pat Nash and […]

Passage West must keep Garda Station says Council and JPC

Passage West must keep Garda Station says Council and JPC

The Passage West Town Council and Joint Policing Committee have written to the Minister for Justice, outlining their concerns. ” To the Minister for Justice The members of Passage West Town Council and Joint Policing Committee call on the Minister for Justice to retain the Garda station in Passage West after the review of stations […]

UCC Winter Conferrings 2011

UCC Winter Conferrings 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 […]

Bus Eireann adds extra services for Christmas

Bus Eireann adds extra services for Christmas

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 […]

Rehab says JobFit Skills Initiative is worthwhile

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 […]

Cork Lord Mayor to visit China later this month

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 […]

Stanton Welcomes Creation of 280 jobs at Midleton Distillery

Everyone has been welcoming today’s jobs announcement in East Cork. David Stanton, Fine Gael TD for Cork East says “I am very pleased that Midleton Distillery is going to benefit from such a large investment.  I understand that this will entail the creation of 30 new permanent jobs in the manufacturing plant in Midleton, and […]

Politics RIP Michael Donegan MCC

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 […]

Glen Boxing Club to reopen

Fight Still on for the Glen Boxing Club Sinn Fein Cllr Thomas Gould welcomes the news that the Glen Boxing Club is to reopen its doors next Monday night 5th December at 7:00PM. The Club is inviting existing and new members to attend. An eventful meeting took place in the Glen Boxing Club last night […]

Clune issues press release

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 […]

Horan Wins 200th Cap

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 – […]

Cork Chamber welcomes investment at Irish Distillers

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 […]