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August 2013
25 August 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Opinion The annual Michael Collins Commemoration will take place at Beal na mBlath today. It was hardly a concern in the 1920’s but something that will be mentioned by today’s crowds it the lack of a 3G signals at the site on all phone networks. How will... Read More
23rd August 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month, for August 2013, has been named Dr. Sinéad B. Doherty recently won the Bank of Ireland/IGNITE Business of the Year 2013 and the Outstanding Young Person of the Year from Junior Chamber International, Cork. She has now received a Cork Person... Read More
23rd August 2013, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new “app” to improve safety at sea has been launched by Marine Minister Simon Coveney. Called “I-S-A- SafeTrx” it was developed with the Irish Coast Guard, and is similar to a “an aviation flight-plan, but for the water” The app allows boat users to log... Read More
Wednesday, 21st August 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie AIB have open a stand-alone self service banking area in Cork, just off St Patricks’ Street. But as bank goers will know more machines means less staff, less jobs, less footfall, less money in the local economy… but on the other hand it can mean more... Read More
By Adam Klaus adamklaus@TheCork.ie Students attending UCC in the new academic year 2013/14 will have the opportunity to avail of alcohol-free accommodation for the first time as part of a pilot programme by the UCC Health Matters initiative and UCC Campus Accommodation. While subject to demand, good uptake is expected and spaces will be limited... Read More
The Cork innovates bursary announcement this year has been confirmed at €30,000. The Cork innovates bursary has become a vital tool for any business that wins the accolade and is sure to attract a large number of entries this year. This year’s bursary is an increase of nearly 60% on the 2012 figure. Last year... Read More
19th August 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Voluntary residents’ group, The Grange Frankfield Partnership, will launch the much-anticipated Vernon Mount Lecture Series at Cork City Heritage Week next week. The organisation, which represents local residents’ associations, has gathered a number of influential and expert speakers to discuss various issues relating to Vernon Mount House,... Read More
Cork innovates, the Cork City and County Council joint initiative, has been shortlisted in the 2013 Excellence in Local Government Awards by Chambers Ireland. Cork innovates is a major driver of entrepreneurship in the Cork region and this award is testament to the work put in by all those involved since the initiative came to... Read More