French Govt appoints new Honorary Consul in Cork

29th September 2012 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie France have apppointed a new official representative in Cork. Solicitor Patrica Mallon from the firm of Eoin C. Daly Mallon on the South Mall is the new Honorary Consul for France. It means that 15 countries now have Consulates in Cork An Honorary Consul is effectively an unpaid, […]

Language skills are crucial for success

Language skills are crucial for success

26th September 2012 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Marking the European Day of Languages today (Wednesday), Fine Gael Senator for Cork South Central, Deirdre Clune, is joining the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) in calling on individuals to focus on boosting their foreign language skills to take advantage of the multiple job opportunities for […]

Outsourcing company SouthWestern appoints new COO

26th September 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish owned outsourcing company SouthWestern has announced the appointment of David Grindle as its new Chief Operating Officer. Grindle has 15 years experience in leading international financial service operations and his appointment underlines SouthWestern’s intention to target new business in financial services, the public sector and the finance […]

New schools must be matched by fair pay for new teachers – Deputy Jonathan O’Brien

Sinn Féin education spokesperson, Jonathan O’Brien TD has welcomed today’s announcement of 100 schools to be built over the next five years. Deputy O’Brien has said this capital expenditure must be matched by equal pay for new teachers entering the profession. Deputy O’Brien said: “We welcome today’s announcement to build 100 new schools but we […]

Music Generation Cork City launched at City Hall

Cork Music Education Partnership launches an exciting new music education programme – Music Generation Cork City. City Hall, September 25 On the anniversary of the day that four young Irish musicians formed a band that would go on to conquer the world, an exciting new music project in Cork is launched that owes no small […]

Plans Gather Momentum in Cork for 2013

Over 500 people attended four Gathering Community meetings held in Cork this month to generate ideas and plans to bring Gatherings to Cork in 2013. The Gathering Ireland 2013, an initiative launched by Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D, is set to be the biggest tourism initiative ever in Ireland, bringing 325,000 additional overseas tourists to Ireland […]

SURVEY REVEALS 45% OF YOUNG CORK MEN ARE EXPERIENCING HAIR LOSS

SURVEY REVEALS 45% OF YOUNG CORK MEN ARE EXPERIENCING HAIR LOSS

The results of a national survey, conducted by DHI Hair Restoration about the level of hair loss experienced by Irish men have highlighted that 45% of young Cork men (under 30) claim to be experiencing hair loss. The survey also revealed the extent of the psychological impact of male hair loss with 69% of those […]

Personal Injuries in Cork are falling

24th September 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Last year 88 workplace personal injury awards were delivered in Co. Cork, according to data from InjuriesBoard.ie – a decrease of 22 on the previous year. The average award value in Cork was €23, 789. This compared with an average of 32 workplace personal injury awards per county, […]

Cork and Brussels Airlink proves popular

Sean Kelly, MEP – today welcomed the decison by Aer Lingus to extend, its recently launched Cork – Brussels service, to operate four weekly flights during the winter schedule. However, he regretted the national airlines decison to close its Cork – London Gatwick service. “The popularity of Aer Lingus’s new Brussels route demonstrates the obvious […]

Cork City Team News v Bohemians

Cork City will be aiming to continue their recent good form on Friday night, as they travel to Dalymount to face Bohemians. City have claimed three wins in their last four league outings, a run that has pushed Tommy Dunne’s side up to 5th in the table, one point and two places above tomorrow’s opposition. […]

News RTE TV weekday show from Cork studios

14th September 2012 By David O’Sullivan, in Cork news@TheCork.ie RTÉ Television has announced that “Today”, a  new daytime programme, broadcasting live on weekdays from Cork. The new hour-long show, which starts on Monday November 5th on RTÉ One, will be fronted by the Todayteam of Dáithí O Sé, Maura Derrane, Norah Casey and Bláithnaid Ní […]

Promoting Cork in the USA

Promoting Cork in the USA

Representatives of Cork’s tourism industry this week engaged in one-to-one meetings with over 60 of American and Canadian top tour operators in the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, hosted the meetings at the workshops which allowed the Cork operators to pitch directly to the cream of the North […]