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Archives / October 2012
Data findings from Cork Chamber’s biennial business air travel survey, released today, are highly revealing of the critical importance businesses place on a well-serviced International Airport to support and grow business activity. The results of the survey, undertaken in association with Cork Airport, are based on data provided by 325 business owners and senior managers... Read More
Una Butler, whose husband and daughters died in tragic circumstances two years ago, has spoken publicly for the first time about it to RTÉ’s Southern Editor, Paschal Sheehy. In the wake of her experience, she is calling for mandatory risk assessments to be conducted on the families and children of mental health patients and wants... Read More
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has today confirmed that tests carried out at the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, have identified the presence of Schmallenberg virus (SBV) in samples from a bovine foetus submitted for post mortem examination from a farm in Co. Cork. The Department has been carrying out surveillance since February... Read More
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. has announced the creation of 100 jobs as a result of on-going innovation, growth and investment at Kepak’s Consumer Food facility in Watergrasshill, Co Cork. This expansion is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland. Speaking during a visit... Read More
It has been confirmed by Cork County Council that works on the Bandon Sewerage Scheme have been suspended, In a statement the council said, “Construction on the Bandon Sewerage Scheme – Stage 2 contract has been suspended due to events beyond the control of either party.” Councillor for Bandon (Bandon Town Council), Gearóid Buckley has... Read More
A group of top teaching professional golfers from golf clubs across Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden were this week in Ireland to play some of our top links courses and sample the best of what Ireland has to offer its golfing visitors. The Nordic professionals were invited to Ireland by Fáilte Ireland to participate... Read More