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Archives / October 2012
The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. John Buttimer finalised the Itinerary for his forthcoming visit to China between October 11th and October 18th 2012. The Lord Mayor said: *“I will visit three cities – Hangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai – and, working with local partners University College Cork and Cork Chamber, will raise Cork’s profile in... Read More
Cork Chamber in partnership with Vodafone is actively looking for Cork based companies that have demonstrated significant achievement and success. The ‘Cork Company of the Year’ awards are open to businesses, across varying sectors and sizes, from the SME to the large multinational. Now in its 16th year, the ‘Cork Company of the Year’ awards... Read More
“Cuts hitting most vulnerable teachers hardest” – says Deputy Jonathan O’Brien Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson Jonathan O’Brien , TD, has said he shares the concerns of the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) that government cutbacks are leading to increasing levels of income poverty amongst teachers. The Cork North Central TD was commenting on the plight... Read More
A “Pan Pan” radio call to Valentia Coast Guard resulted in the Crosshaven Lifeboat being tasked to a medical emergency on board a Yacht. At 1.30pm on Sunday afternoon, the volunteer crew of Crosshaven RNLI had their pagers activated and informed that an adult Male was suffering chest pains on board a yacht, South of... Read More
Cork Airport has announced plans for a wide-ranging initiative designed to reduce operating costs, reverse significant ongoing losses and position the Airport for sustainable future growth. The initiative, which was announced by Cork Airport Director, Niall MacCarthy and his management team to employees today (October 5), follows recommendations by consultants, Ernst & Young, for delivery... Read More
10th April 2012 By TheCork.ie Council Reporter news@TheCork.ie Cllr. Aidan Pendlebury of the Clonakilty Labour Party has issued a statement: It has been over two months since floods devastated Clonakilty, closing many businesses and leaving many residents homeless, some who still have not been able to return to their properties. Businesses that have decided to... Read More
Cork Chamber Chief Executive Conor Healy today welcomed the announcement that Hittite Microwave Corporation, a US semi-conductor company is to invest €4 million in Research & Development activities in addition to establishing its international Operations Centre in Cork creating 30 new jobs for the Cork region. Mr. Healy stated that “Cork Chamber is delighted with... Read More