CIT gives transition year students taste of Engineering

CIT gives transition year students taste of Engineering

14th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Transition year students from Cork, Limerick and Galway are heading to Cork Institute of Technology to take part in the ‘Engineering Your Future’ Transition Year Programme. 72 secondary school students – 12 girls and 60 boys – will attend the programme at CIT starting on Monday, 19th May. […]

Award for Cork PR firm

Award for Cork PR firm

12th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie H+A Marketing + PR continued its successful run of awards with a win at the 2014 All Ireland Marketing (AIM) Awards. The agency beat stiff competition to win the Best PR Campaign Award at the AIM Awards for the hugely successful ‘Orla Kiely for Kenco Millicano’ campaign for […]

[Audio] Here’s who wants to be Clonakilty Community Mayor

By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In West Cork… Eight people have put their names forward to become the “Community Mayor of Clonakilty”. The Current statutory “Town Council” will be abolished – along with all others in Ireland – on June 1st – as part of local government reform, but Clonakiltys local Dúchas Heritage Group want to […]

[Audio] Lord Mayors Civic Awards

8th May 2014, Thursday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor’s annual Civic awards took place in City Hall last night. Cllr Catherine Clancy (Labour) presented six Corkconians with awards for their contributions to to the City. Among the names were Camogie Expert Mary Newman Journalist Deirdre O’Reilly for her charity work Declan Kidney for […]

[Audio] Clonakilty Town Council has it’s last ordinary meeting

7th May 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Town Council has held it’s final “statutory meeting” Every Town Council across Ireland is being abolished on May 31st as part of Local Government Reform, and County Council’s will take-over what used to be done locally. However, abolition means that the concept of a “Mayor” is also […]

[Audio] Cork GP service closes

7th May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Branch of a National Private GP service is going into liquidation. “GP Now Cork Limited” was based on Union Quay, and was associated with other branches in Sandyford, Swords, and Tempelogue all of which traded as “GP Now”. But yesterday Cork customers began receiving letters advising […]

[Audio] Cork based Political movement launches Manifesto

7th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A National political movement, headquartered in Cork, has launched it’s Manifesto. The “Peoples Convention” or C-P-P-C is based on Douglas Street in the City and is running 18 candidates in the Local elections on May 23rd. Of those 7 are running in Cork City and 6 in County […]

[Audio] Blackrock Village upgrade begins

7th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Work has begun on the 1.5m euro renewal of Blackrock village in Cork Harbour. Located 10 minutes from Cork City Centre it will have a large plaza area with steps down to the water, and new streets lamps, and benches. The wall of the old Ursaline Convent will […]

Abnormal Load Charleville to Limerick

Abnormal Load Charleville to Limerick

7th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An Garda Síochána wish to advise road users that over the coming weeks, beginning today, it’s anticipated that delays will occur along the N20 between Charleville, Co. Cork and Limerick City, and along the N69 from Limerick City to Foynes, Co. Limerick. This is due to the transportation […]