Lord Mayor attending European Project Launch

10th February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mary Shields, is this week attending the launch of the Growsmarter Project, in Stockholm, Sweden. The Growsmarter project is a European project funded under the EU Horizon 2020 Programme, and came about as a means of creating and spreading new ideas that […]

Glanmire Macra Team Win Gold at the FBD Capers Competition

Glanmire Macra Team Win Gold at the FBD Capers Competition

10th February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The All-Ireland final of Macra’s variety entertainment contest, the FBD Capers competition, took place in the Solstice Centre, Navan, Meath last Saturday night. Glanmire Macra, Seandun, Cork were awarded the national title for the first time in the club’s history while their producer Daniel O’ Regan, Kinsale Macra, […]

Sinn Féin calls for Dáil debate on Cork IT and IT Tralee merger – Jonathan O’Brien TD

10th February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking following concerns were raised by the TUI Cork Colleges’ Branch around the proposed merger between CIT and IT Tralee; Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson Deputy Jonathan O’Brien called on Minister Jan O’Sullivan to meet with the stakeholders in order to address their concerns. Deputy O’Brien said: “Charging ahead […]

Mayfield can now say: ‘Give us a foot-long meatball marinara, cheese, toasted’

10th February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Here at TheCork.ie we have a love, and hate, relationship with Subway, or SUBWAY® to give it its correct name. Over time we’ve alternated between the Oliver Plunkett Street and McCurtain Street outlets in the City Centre, collecting points and enjoying free subs which take too long to […]

“We won’t pay”

10th February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 200 people attended a rally in the Metropole Hotel last night to launch the We Won’t Pay water charges non-payment campaign in the Cork region. The campaign aims to bring the boycott message to communities, streets and households across Cork city and county in the runup […]

Safer Internet Day marked in Cork

9th February 2015 by Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, a global leader in security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork, today announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition during the celebration of Safer Internet Day. Now in its fourth year this video and poster competition encourages youth and schools to share their […]

Refuse crisis -100 fertilizer bags dumped – Whites Cross, Co Cork

Refuse crisis -100 fertilizer bags dumped – Whites Cross, Co Cork

9th February 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Around 100 heavy fertilizer bags of waste were found in a ditch in Co Cork this week by the Waste Enforcement Team of Cork County Council. The local authority had received a report about the dumping. They found several discrete piles at the roadside. The bags were cable-tied […]

Flu restrictions still in place at Mercy Hospital

9th February 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Visiting restrictions due to an increased number of Influenza cases at Cork’s Mercy University Hospital (MUH) will remain in place and will be reviewed again early tomorrow. While the situation regarding the number of influenza cases at the hospital is improving MUH will continue to restrict all hospital […]

Cork Chamber Annual Awards

Cork Chamber Annual Awards

8th February 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber, in association with Vodafone, today announced SolarWinds as the Cork Company of the Year. Other category winners include: Emerging Cork Company was awarded to Technically Write IT, providing technical writing, editing, and fully managed documentation solutions to leading hi-tech multinationals. The Cork SME Company Award was […]

Mercy Hospital visitor restrictions remain in place

8th February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Visiting restrictions at Cork’s Mercy University Hospital (MUH) will remain in place and will be reviewed again tomorrow. MUH is restricting all hospital visits, with the exception of the children’s ward and critical care areas, due to an increased number of Influenza cases. The hospital has invoked visitor […]