HR professionals meet in Cork City

8th November 2013 By More than 110 HR professionals and business people in the Cork region attended the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) Southern Region briefing at The Clarion Hotel, sponsored by Fastnet Recruitment and chaired by Liam Linehan, Honorary Chairman (South Region). VMware Vice President of Global Technical support, John […]

UCC History School hosts conference on Pope John Paul II

9th November 2013, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth The School of History, University College Cork, is hosting a major international conference on the life of Pope John Paul II on tomorrow (Saturday), in the Boole 4 lecture theatre. A range of expert speakers from Ireland and Poland will address various aspects of the late […]

FF selects candidates for City Council SW

FF selects candidates for City Council SW

5th November 2013 By Fianna Fáil has selected Cllr Mary Shields and Fergal Dennehy to contest next year’s local elections in the Cork City South West ward. The candidates were chosen by Fianna Fáil members at a convention held in the Rochestown Park Hotel last night. Cllr Shields has been a member of […]

Government Art Works on display in Cork City

8th November 2013, Friday By Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) yesterday officially opened ‘Encounters’ – the annual joint touring exhibition of artworks from the collections of the OPW in the Republic of Ireland and the Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) […]

Buy Irish – says Govt TD

8th November 2013, Friday By Following the publication of the annual Deloitte Consumer Survey on Christmas spending, Labour TD for Cork South West, Michael McCarthy, has urged consumers to buy Irish this Christmas. The annual report published this week indicated that Irish people will spend approximately €1.5bn this Christmas. The average spend in […]

Annual County Cork Youth Council meets today

7th November 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth On Thursday November 7th over 100 young people from across Cork county will meet at the Clarion Hotel to attend the annual Co.Cork Youth Council, Comhairle na nOg. The theme for this year is “The World We Want” – it will explore how this generation can address […]

Junior Health Minister congratulates RTE Radio Broadcaster for frankness over depression

5th November 2013, Tuesday By Bryan T. Smyth The Minister of State for Mental Health says Radio Presenter John Murray deserves to be “congratulated” for speaking so frankly about his depression. 49 year old Murray returned to his daily slot on RTE Radio 1 only yesterday after a 6 month hiatus. In the opening […]

Cork City appoint John Caulfield as manager

5th Novermber 2013 By Cork City Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of John Caulfield as the club’s first team manager. Caulfield, who is the club’s joint-record goal scorer and also holds the club record for appearances, has signed a two year deal with the club. Speaking to on the […]

Lord Mayor says OAP conference was success

Lord Mayor says OAP conference was success

5th November 2012, Tuesday By Tony Smyth The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Catherine Clancy today thanked Cork’s older citizens for attending the Cork -Towards an Age-Friendly city conference held yesterday (Monday November 4th) in such unprecedented numbers. Speaking after yesterday’s event which was attended by close to 500 people the Lord Mayor stated: […]

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

4th Novermber 2013 By Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Micheál Martin, has said it is completely unacceptable that Cork homeowners are receiving letters asking them to pay next year’s property tax up-front before the end of the month. Deputy Martin said the letters are extremely confusing, sometimes incorrect, and they fail […]

Gardai seeking witnesses to RTC in Cobh

3rd November 2013, Sunday, 3.10pm By Gardai in Cobh Co Cork are investigation a serious RTC which occurred in Cobh on the morning of the 3rd November 2013. The collison occurred at approximately 8.30pm on Ballynoe Hill, Cobh close to the jct of Ballynoe hill and the Tay Rd. A female pedestrian 52yrs […]