Cork Chamber and UCC Launch Transition Year Business Awards 2015

11 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber and the College of Business & Law, UCC, have launched the annual Transition Year (TY) Business Awards for 2015, sponsored by BNY Mellon, a global investments company and major employer in Cork. Cork Chamber Chief Executive, Conor Healy said, “The Chamber is delighted to continue […]

Construction Industry Federation brief Cork builders

11 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Builders and contractors throughout Cork will be given an update on the prospects for house building in Cork at a free briefing taking place on Wednesday 11th March. The event will also address the changes to public procurement for the construction sector and which will have massive […]

LEADER funding for Cork’s rural development

LEADER funding for Cork’s rural development

10 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Rural Ireland needs more investment Minister for European Affairs, Cork’s Dara Murphy TD, has welcomed today’s government announcement in relation to County Cork’s allocation of the overall €220 million LEADER portion of funding, under the Rural Development Programme (RDP). “I have been working in unison with Rural […]

Cork Winner Of National Poetry Competition

10 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Co Cork man was named winner of the Ennis-based Caring for Carers Ireland National Poetry Competition 2015 at a ceremony in County Clare at the weekend. Patrick Holloway from Crosshaven beat off competition from all over Ireland to claim the top prize for his poem “A Little […]

Co Cork Pay Parking situation clarified

10 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has welcomed Cork County Council’s passing of a Pay Parking Policy, stating that it gives discretion to locally elected Councillors, and could allow for the impasse regarding pay parking in Douglas to be brought to an end. “This is an important step, and […]

Cork Schools Local Enterprise Programme final today

6 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 45 mini-companies will compete to become the Cork Schools Local Enterprise Programme Regional Winners 2015 in University College Cork (UCC) today. With a prize fund of €4,000, this year some 400 students from across Cork will present their mini-company business plans, display their product or service […]

Simon says Annual Fundraising Ball still strong

Simon says Annual Fundraising Ball still strong

5 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 15 years of the Cork Simon Annual Fundraising Ball were marked today (Thursday 05 March) by a special gathering of 30 volunteers, supporters and sponsors who have contributed to making the event one of the highlights of the social calendar in Cork. Volunteers Phil Vaughan, Mary Wilson […]

Cork landmark buildings open to public

4 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Open House Cork, a unique event which will exhibit the private and public architectural treasures of the city to the public over the course of a weekend, is reaching out to the people of Cork to get involved in what promises to be a very memorable experience. The […]