No change to Douglas Pay Parking scheme

10th December 2013 By David O’Sullivan Members of the public will NOT be given the chance to make submissions on the Pay Parking situation in Douglas. Introduced 18 months ago, and run by a private company on behalf of Cork County Council, pay parking has been controversial in the Village. More than 4-thousand tickets […]

EU to give 1.25 billion euro to Irish companies in “Horizon 2020”

10th December 2013 By David O’Sullivan From January small companies in Ireland which are involved in scientific research and innovation will be able to tap into a 1-point-25 billion European Union fund. Called “Horizon 2020” it was launched today in Dublin. The fund for the entire European union is worth 80 billion euro, and […]

Cork City Council worried Budget meeting protestors

10th December 2013 By David O’Sullivan Next weeks annual budget meeting of Cork City Council will be held in high security. Officials fear that protestors will disrupt proceedings because of cutbacks, Already this year a number of Council meetings have had to be abandoned when groups unhappy with the Lord Mayors Salary, Property Tax, […]

DePuy creates 38 jobs

9th December 2013 By David O’Sullivan 38 jobs are being created in Ringaskiddy. The Medical devices firm DePuy is expanding its Cork facility. The company specialises in orthopaedic, spinal and neuroscience devices such as replacement joints The jobs are being created as part of an 36 million dollar investment, in research and development focused […]

Deputy Leader of SF in Bandon today

Deputy Leader of SF in Bandon today

8th December 2013, Sunday By David O’Sullivan The Sinn Fein party Vice President Mary Lou McDonald will attend the Sinn Fein Convention in Bandon to select the party candidate for the Bandon/Kinsale/Carragaline Area in the upcoming local elections.The event takes place in The Munster Arms Hotel on December 8th at 2pm where the local […]

VMWare offers 19 CIT trainees paying jobs

3rd December 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan Earlier this year Cork Institute of Technology took a group of unemployed graduates into the Higher Diploma in Cloud Computing Conversion Programme, now VMware, the industry-leading virtualization software company with a significant local presence in Cork, has offered 19 of these students paid graduate internship positions. Tim […]

Kinsale RNLI rescues seal

3rd December 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan A Kinsale RNLI crew on a routine training exercise on Sunday afternoon (1st December) was alerted by members of the public to the plight of a baby seal stranded on the foreshore below Kinsale’s historic Charles Fort. The tiny seal, thought to be around a month old […]

Funds approved for Dunmanway play area

3rd December 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan Allocation of €20,000 announced by Minister Fitzgerald, to assist in the provision of a children’s activity zone in Dunmanway – Harrington Fine Gael TD Noel Harrington, welcomes the allocation of €20,000 announced by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs yesterday, towards the re-location of the Dunmanway Playground […]

New professional appointment at Fitzgerald & Partners Kinsale .

New professional appointment at Fitzgerald & Partners Kinsale .

3rd December 2013, Tuesday By Business Reporter Fitzgerald & Partners Accountancy firm are delighted to announce the appointment of Fiona Carson Bsc. Acc., A.C.A. to join their team in Kinsale. Managing Partner Cormac Fitzgerald FCPA is the current Vice President of CPA Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading accountancy bodies. The practice based in […]

Clune welcomes positive OECD report on Irish students

3rd December 2013 By Fine Gael Senator Deirdre Clune has today (Tuesday) welcomed the publication of the OECD report which assessed 15 year olds, across 65 countries, in literacy, numeracy and science and showed Irish students recording above average results. “This type of report has been prepared every three years since 2000 and […]