Cork MEP to go on ‘Language Strike’ in Brussels

Cork MEP to go on ‘Language Strike’ in Brussels

17 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada said that she will begin a ‘stailc teanga’ today, lasting until the end of Seachtan na Gaeilge as a protest against the derogation on Irish in the EU and to highlight the Irish Government’s lack of movement in securing an end […]

FF hold meeting on Youth Mental Health in Charleville

FF hold meeting on Youth Mental Health in Charleville

17 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil is set to hold a public meeting in Charleville to discuss Youth Mental Health. The meeting will be held at the Charleville Park Hotel at 8PM on 2nd March next. Guest speakers include Emma Walsh, mother of the late Donal Walsh and founder of the #LiveLife […]

What is the future of Local Government in Cork?

15 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council will host a breakfast seminar from 7.30am tomorrow, Tuesday February 17th, in the Clarion Hotel, the purpose of which is to inform and stimulate the debate around the future of local governance in Cork. The stimulation of debate around the best mechanism for local governance […]

Cork Convention Bureau travels to Dublin to lure conferences to Leeside

13 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Convention Bureau hosted its #CorkInDublin event at Powerscourt Townhouse this week to highlight all that Cork has to offer as a destination for international conferences, meetings and events, and to actively target companies and agencies in Dublin who have the potential to bring such business to Cork. […]

Cork Govt TD worried that Aer Lingus sale would damage Cork Airport

13 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer has said that IAG has presented no clear vision on how it can grow business at Cork Airport. Deputy Buttimer was commenting after questioning International Airport Group (IAG) CEO, Willie Walsh, at a hearing of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport, […]

Cork teacher wins INTO bursary

Cork teacher wins INTO bursary

13 February 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Johanne O’Sullivan, a native of Ballinlough Co. Cork and a class teacher in Belmayne Educate Together in Dublin was announced as a winner of a bursary from the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation to help fund education research. Ms O’Sullivan’s research (to Masters Level in Marino Institute of Education) […]

Promote your business at this year’s St Patrick’s Festival

13 February 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork St. Patrick’s Festival is offering a unique opportunity to promote your business at this year’s Cork St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Each year, the parade attracts over 50,000 people into the City on March 17th, of which more than 35,000 line the parade route. The parade will take […]

Missing Person – Patrick O’Driscoll, Clonakilty, West Cork

Missing Person – Patrick O’Driscoll, Clonakilty, West Cork

13 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardaí at Clonakilty, County Cork are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 45 year old Patrick O’Driscoll, missing from Clonakilty since 11th February 2015. Patrick was last seen in Clonakilty at approximately 10am on Wednesday morning, 11th February 2015. Patrick is described as being 6ft […]

Clune seeks answers from the Commission on West Cork/Kerry Shellfish Industry

12 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission on the possibility of European aid for shellfish famers in West Cork and Kerry. “As we know, high temperatures last summer resulted in a late and extensive autumn bloom of the most common naturally […]