Cork Innovates – in the USA

Cork Innovates – in the USA

30th December 2014 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The award-winning entrepreneurship initiative “Cork innovates” which has previously been recognised by the European Commission as a model for driving entrepreneurship, promoted the work of Irish entrepreneurs, particularly, women in business, in New York recently. Cork County Mayor, Cllr Alan Coleman, the ‘positive economist’ and 2014 inBusiness inCork […]

Walk-in interviews for nurses jobs at Mater Private Cork over Christmas

29th December 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Open interviews will take place at Mater Private Cork, which is located at City Gate Mahon, on December 30th 2014 to recruit over 25 nurses as part of the hospital’s ongoing expansion. The 75 bed private hospital is recruiting for nurses across a range of specialities including Surgical, […]

Two bodies found in Cobh townhouse

Two bodies found in Cobh townhouse

By Bryan Smyth 28th December 2014 brya@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Cobh Co Cork are investigating the full circumstances surrounding the discovery of the bodies of a male and a female (Both in their late 40’s) at a house at O’ Neill’s Place, Cobh, Co Cork at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon (Sunday 28th December 2014) A female […]

Michael Flatley opens his Fermoy home to Cork children

22nd December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Earlier this year I met Michael Flatley in Cork Airport, and posed for the mandatory picture (have pictures replaced autographs?) Today, the Lord of the Dance and his wife Niamh opened their beautiful Castlehyde mansion outside Fermoy Co. Cork today, to spread Christmas cheer to vulnerable children […]

Main Street Passage West closes to traffic for water works

22nd December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Due to essential maintenance, Main Street in Passage West R610 will be closed from 9am to 5pm, from the junction of the R610 with Church Hill southbound to the junction of the R610 with Beach Road. Water supply will also be disrupted along Passage Main Street R610 […]

Motorcyclist killed in Watergrasshill accident

21st December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardai in Fermoy, Co. Cork are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occured at Scartbarry, Watergrasshill, Co. Cork this afternoon Sunday 21st December, 2014 at approximately 1p.m. The collision occurred when a car was in collision with a male motorcyclist (55yrs). The motorcyclist was fatally injured […]

Clune wants slowdown

17th December 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The number of deaths on Irish roads is set to rise for the second year, Deirdre Clune MEP warned today, while urging motorists to take care on the roads this Christmas. “Provisional Garda road traffic statistics for 2014 predict a worrying rise in the number of fatalities for […]

Discover the joys of your Irish ancestry in a weekly letter

Discover the joys of your Irish ancestry in a weekly letter

17th December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Every Sunday morning thousands of people of Irish descent are excited to open their email to receive a Letter from Ireland. Mike Collins, author of this weekly Letter from Ireland said, “In March 2013 I started posting pictures of my travels around Ireland with my wife Carina, […]

Co Cork Gardai attacked after stopping car

16th December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Midleton Co Cork are investigating a violent disorder incident which occurred shortly after midnight onMonday (15th December 2014)  A Garda patrol unit had stopped a car at Drishane More when a number of people in the car attacked the two male Garda members. One Garda […]

Billy Kelleher selected to run again for FF in General Election

Billy Kelleher selected to run again for FF in General Election

16th December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s Frontbench Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher was last night selected to contest the upcoming General Election on behalf of his party in the newly enlarged Cork North Central constituency. Deputy Kelleher was the only candidate selected at the well attended selection convention in Cork’s Commons Inn […]

Winter bug affects Cork Hospital

15th December 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mercy University Hospital (MUH) has cancelled all hospital visits with the exception of the children’s ward for 24 hours due to an outbreak of the winter vomiting flu. The hospital is seeking the public’s cooperation with the restrictions but will deal with exceptional cases on an individual […]

Maritime jobs announced for Cork

12th December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today. The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited, will create 80 new jobs over the next 5 […]

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