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Passenger Numbers through Cork Airport in December were up 5% on 2011 figures, its strongest performance in 2012. Ryanair’s new Polish routes drove a 20% growth on European services. This was complemented by a 1% growth on UK-Provincial traffic. Cork Airport’s passenger traffic for the full year stood at 2.34 million, down less than 1%... Read More
Children with type 1 diabetes who normally receive four to five insulin injections daily now have access to an alternative treatment via an insulin pump and attend to a dedicated “pump school” to learn to use the device. An insulin pump is a mini computerised device, which continually infuses insulin under the skin and optimises... Read More
Labour TD for Cork South-West, Michael McCarthy, has warmly welcomed fresh figures which show strong growth in visitor numbers from Europe, North America and other long-haul routes. “This clearly shows that the Government’s tourism strategy is working, and working well. The latest CSO report has shown a 4% jump in visitor numbers to Ireland between... Read More
9th January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has issued legal proceedings against “three privately owned unauthorised car parks operating in the environs of Cork Airport”. The professional advice provided to Cork Airport indicates that these are unauthorised developments under the Planning Acts and, despite the efforts of Cork County Council, these car... Read More
Fine Gael Senator Deirdre Clune is welcoming the further investment in Cork which was announced today. The Chinese firm Huawei is to open a new research and development centre, spread across two sites in Dublin and Cork. This development will result in the creation of 50 jobs. Huawei is a prominent global ICT brand, the... Read More
It’s 2013! and The Port of Cork Company have released their annual Cruise Schedule. 62 liners are scheduled to visit, most of them in Cobh. The highlights are: *9 visits of the magnificent Caribbean Princess with up to 3,592 passengers each visit *2 visits of the Independence of the Seas with up to 4175 passengers,... Read More
Fine Gael Senator and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Deirdre Clune has welcomed the job creation figures from the IDA which were released this week. She says that this is a strong indicator that Ireland is on the right track to economic recovery. “I am pleased to say that the figures from the... Read More
The Government’s initiative to bring the diaspora home for a holiday has begun. Last night “The Gathering 2013” began in Dublin, and today comes the Cork launch A Ceremonial 21 Gun Salute by the Army’s First Southern Brigade will take place on Spike Island at 1pm. It’s the first time that a “national 21 gun... Read More