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Archives / January 2014
28th January 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) has this morning fired off a stiff letter to Michael Flatley in relation to the reported robbery of a rhino horn at his home in North Cork yesterday evening. The organisation is incensed that the high-profile dancer, musician, presenter would be in... Read More
28th Janaury 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) The Air Accident Investigation Unit has published its Final Report into the fatal public transport accident that occurred at Cork Airport in February 2011. The AAIU recognises that this is a difficult time for those families who lost loved ones and the surviving... Read More
28th January 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Local election candidate, Derek Cregan (Fine Gael, Cork City South East Ward) has said the safety of pedestrians and cyclists at the junction of Douglas Road and Bellair Estate necessitates changes to the road layout. “The footpath and cycleway near the junction of Douglas Road and Bellair Estate... Read More
24th January 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There were great celebrations at National Lottery offices this afternoon as Mary O’Driscoll from Whitegate, Co. Cork picked up a big cheque for €350,000. The lucky Co. Cork woman won the top prize in last Saturday’s Lotto Plus 1 draw (18 January 2014). Mary was accompanied by her... Read More
23rd Janaury 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Senator, Deirdre Clune, has welcomed confirmation that an interim charities regulator will be installed by the end of next month. Along with many others, “I was shocked by the recent revelations about certain charitable organisations, which have justifiably damaged public trust and confidence in that sector.... Read More
23rd Janaury 2014, Thursday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ryanair today celebrated 10 million passengers at Cork Airport. To mark the occasion we gave our 10 millionth passenger, local Sinead Hurley, a pair of flights to Tenerife. Ryanair began operating at Cork 26 years ago with a route to London Stansted and today offers passengers... Read More
22nd January 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With 1,243 new buildings, Cork recorded a significant decrease in new buildings nationally with a year on year decline of 21% according to new data published by GeoDirectory today. Though a decrease on last year’s figures, the 1,243 new buildings in Cork is the highest number of new... Read More
21st January 2014, 4pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Chairman of the Governing Body of Cork Institute of Technology, Mr Bob Savage, has announced the reappointment of CIT President, Dr Brendan Murphy. Following an open competition Dr Murphy has been appointed for a five-year term, commencing September, 2014. Mr Savage welcomed the appointment of Dr... Read More
21st January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sean Kelly, MEP and member of the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee, has urgently requested a meeting with Dr.Rolf Heuer, Director General of CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research and the world’s top particle physics lab, to progress steps towards Ireland’s membership of CERN.... Read More