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July 2013
Students from Cork performed strongly in the in the Accounting Technicians Ireland 2013 annual national exams with a number of students earning top marks. Announcing the results, Accounting Technicians Ireland, the leading professional body for accounting technicians on the island of Ireland, reported that Ayelen Roger from Cork City placed in the Top 10 exam... Read More
Cork South West T.D Michael McCarthy has welcomed a substantial funding allocation for Cork County Council as part of the Governments energy efficiency programme. “The overall funding allocation for Cork County Council will be €451,724.00. Minister Jan O’Sullivan recently announced a €50m three year energy efficiency investment programme for local authority homes. This is a... Read More
20th July 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In BOXING… Cork’s Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan will defend his W-B-O International Middleweight title against unbeaten UK middleweight Billy Joe Saunders tonight [Saturday] O’Sullivan – from Mahon – is 29 and sees his 23 year old opponent as a “boy”, but in the UK Saunders is a “rising... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s business community has welcomed this evening’s Bruce Springsteen concert More than 40-thousand people have travelled to Cork to see “The Boss”, and there isn’t a hotel bed available within a 15-kilometre radius of the city. Even Springsteen himself is understood to be staying in the 5 star Castlemartyr Resort... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anyone interested in the flooding problem in the Lower River Lee is invited to a public information session this afternoon [Wednesday] Details of the “Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme” which includes Blackpool and Ballyvolane will be on display in Cork City Hall from 3pm to 9pm. Representives of “Arup Consulting... Read More
13 July 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie An 18 year old student in Clonakilty has completed a “Round Ireland Cycle” of more than 1,500 kilometres Jamie O’Neill from Ahiohill started in Mizen Head on June 25th, and covered about 100km every day The fifth year student undertook the Cycle to raise money for West... Read More
By TheCork.ie Reporter 20 new jobs are being created in aviation training in Cork. The “Atlantic Flight Training Academy” – which is based next to Cork Airport – has signed a contract with the national airline of Kazakhstan called “Air Astana”. The agreement will see significant groups of the airline’s cadets arrive in Cork each... Read More
Cork City Council is stepping up their campaign against gum litter and asking people to “Bin it Your Way”. This is the second year of the three-year campaign and Cork City Council are once again an active participant in the high-profile national Gum Litter Taskforce (GLT) awareness campaign. On Wednesday 10th July 2013, Cork City... Read More