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Archives / August 2013
The Mercy University Hospital is the first hospital in Ireland to have introduced an electronic referral system for GPs referring patients for general outpatient hospital appointments. The general referral form which the GPs can use is suitable for all general hospital outpatient appointments. The project is part of a HSE national pilot. In January of... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie International Conferences were worth more than 7-point-2 million euro to Cork last year. The figure comes from the first annual report of the “Cork Convention Bureau”. The Bureau is a public-private partnership which promotes Leeside as a destination for business meetings and conferences. By working with organisers the Bureau brought... Read More
By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Cork TD has told the Minister for Transport that Cork Airport “must maintain it’s 24 hour status”, The Irish Aviation Authority – which provides air traffic control across the country – is considering “limited restrictions” to controller services at night, because of low levels of traffic. The Minister for... Read More
Managerless Cork City FC take on Kilbarrack United in the FAI Cup at Turner’s Cross today (Bank Holiday Monday) kick off 5pm. The game will be Stuart Ashton’s first in charge, and speaking following training this morning, the caretaker manager told CorkCityFC.ie: “It is a potential banana skin, but it is up to us, it’s... Read More
By Tony Hawkins tony@thecork.ie Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service at Cork Airport, yesterday (04/08/2013), seized approximately 1 kilogram of cannabis with a street value of €10,000, made up of pellets that had been ingested by a man in his forties who was stopped on foot of routine profiling. Revenue’s sniffer dog Max, gave a positive... Read More
By Mark Smith mark@thecork.ie A recruitment agency – with an office in ****Cork**** – is creating 50 jobs nationwide. The jobs at Sigmar Recruitment will come on stream over the next 18-months The positions will be in Cork, Dublin, and Galway Sigmar CEO Adrian McGennis says around 15 jobs will be created in Cork 24-recruiter.mp3