Clune meets with EU funding chief to discuss Cork application

Clune meets with EU funding chief to discuss Cork application

25 February 2015 BY Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has today met with Professor Péter Balázs, the man in charge of EU TEN-T funding for Ireland to discuss a funding application by the Port of Cork. Speaking after the meeting with Prof Balazs, a former Foreign Affairs minister in Hungary, Deirdre Clune […]

Arts group seeks Patrick’s Day volunteers

25 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Never mind watching the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork this year – you could be in it. Cork Community Art Link (CCAL) is inviting the people of Cork to join Cultural Mechanics, their entry for this year’s Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade. The charity organisation, who successfully […]

Improved broadband for South and East Ireland

Improved broadband for South and East Ireland

24 February 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Councillor Kevin O’Keeffe, of the Southern and Eastern Regional Assembly met European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu in Brussels today to sign the €498.2 m European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) agreement for the Southern and Eastern region of Ireland. They were joined by Minister Brendan […]

AUDIO: Cork crisp company secures half-million euro investment

AUDIO: Cork crisp company secures half-million euro investment

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The market for Gluten Free products is growing. An estimated 45,000 Irish people are now coeliac: meaning they must avoid wheat in the diet. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, and weight loss. To cater for the increasing market many companies have been introducing gluten free foods. Last […]

Ní Riada welcomes Fisheries Committee support for her Seafarers Report

24 February 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking in Brussels today Liadh Ní Riada welcomed the huge support for her report on the proposed Seafarers Directive. The Sinn Féin MEP had been chosen by the Fisheries Committee to author a report on the proposed EU legislation. The Committee today adopted her opinion report by a […]

VIDEO: Another protest at Cork City Council meeting over water charges

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan (video from YouTube/Eoin English) Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that no Council in the country should be off limits for protests such as that seen at Cork’s City Hall last night as long as anti water charges campaigners are in prison and being treated […]

This week at Curraheen Park

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This weeks Greyhound racing will begin on Friday 27th February with 11 races on the card. Saturday sees a Gala sponsored meeting in aid of Killeagh GAA Club. Also on Saturday night are the second round heats of The 2015 Greyhound & Petworld & Odds On Dog Food […]

Cork Teacher wins INTO Bursary

Cork Teacher wins INTO Bursary

18 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Liam Clohessy, a native of Midleton, Cork and a class teacher in Bunscoil Rinn an Chabhalaigh in Rushbrook Cobh, Cork was announced as a winner of a bursary from the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) to help fund education research in Ireland. Mr. Clohessy’s research (to Doctorate level […]

Trip Advisor loves Inchydoney!

18 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Inchydoney in West Cork has claimed Trip Advisors’ top spot as the best beach in Ireland for a second year in a row. Local Labour TD McCarthy welcomed the news saying, “Ireland boasts some of the most spectacular and varied coast lines in all of Western Europe. With […]