RTE Presenter will switch on Cork Christmas lights this weekend

14th November 2013, Thursday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Christmas lights in Cork City will be switched on this Weekend TV presenter Brendan O’Connor, from Bishopstown, will turn the switch on Patrick’s Street at 6pm on Sunday. The lighting ceremony will include a performance by The “Cork Community Project Choir”, Characters from both Cork Opera […]

[Audio] EUR 1.2m needed to restore George Boole’s House

[Audio] EUR 1.2m needed to restore George Boole’s House

14th November 2013, Thursday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie €1.2 million is needed to restore the former House of George Boole in Cork City.Boole was the first professor of Mathematics at UCC, which in 1850s was known as “Queens College” Boole is famous for inventing “Boolean Algebra”, the form of mathematics which led to the development […]

Cork Airport urged to engage with Ryanair

Cork Airport urged to engage with Ryanair

14th November 2013, Thuesday By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie In the wake of Ryanair’s announcement of nine new routes from Dublin which will create 300 additional jobs, Politicians from all parties have urged the management in Cork Airport to engage with Michael O’ Leary to keep Cork Airport on their radar and to actively negotiate […]

Water off in parts of Cork City

14th November 2013, Thursday 11.30am By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Due to a serious break in a Trunk Water Main in Cattle Market Street Area, Residents and Business Owners in the following areas may experience some loss of supply. Cork City Council are carrying out essential engineering works to repair the broken main and will endeavour to […]

Resource Efficiency Seminar takes place in SilverSpings Hotel

14th November 2013, Thursday 10am By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Green Business, one of the flagship programmes of the National Waste Prevention Scheme, has teamed up with IBEC, Enterprise Ireland and BIM, to host a series of seminars on Resource Efficiency, this November. These seminars – one of which is taking place today in the SilverSprings Hotel […]

Cork Screen Partnership to work with existing Cork Screen Commission

14th November 2013, Thursday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The Cork Screen Commission is delighted to announce the appointment of Colm Crowley, Head of Production RTÉ Cork, as Chair of the newly formed Cork Screen Partnership. The announcement was made at a reception at Cork City Hall hosted by the Lord Mayor of Cork to celebrate […]

Institute of Directors hold Economic Briefing in Maryborough

14th November 2013, Thursday By Pete Smith psmith@TheCork.ie Susan Hayes, ‘The Positive Economist’ and Managing Director of international financial training company, Hayes Culleton Ltd., will address members of the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD) and business leaders from Cork, at a dedicated evening briefing on this evening in the Maryborough Hotel, Douglas. Author of […]

Cork companies through to regional final of InterTradeIreland Competition

14th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Four Cork companies: UrParts.com, Slattery Validation Systems, PMD Device Solutions Alanya will compete at the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition’s Munster final in the Maryborough Hotel Cork today. The competition, which supports new start and early stage companies, offers a share of a €280,000 cash prize, with no equity […]

40 new jobs for Charleville

13th November 2013, Wednesday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Charleville engineering company BCD announced today the creation of 40 new jobs resulting from a new multi million euro vaccine plant project in the Asian market. The jobs will be a mix of engineering and trades roles in the company’s design and manufacturing divisions. The announcement comes after […]

Protest outside Capwell could delay City and County Busses on Wesnesday

Protest outside Capwell could delay City and County Busses on Wesnesday

11th November 2013, Monday, 11pm By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie There could be disruption to early morning bus services in Cork City, and parts of the County on Wednesday. It’s because protestors, unhappy with the cutting back of services to the Glen on the Northside of the City, intend blockading the Capwell Bus Garage at 6.30am. […]