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April 2015
29 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The newly formed Cork Education & Training Board (Cork ETB) welcomes the publication of The Special Report by the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG) into the Internal Control of County Cork Vocational Education Committee in 2011. A number of issues of concern were highlighted in this Report relating... Read More
28 April 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Two representatives from Cork have been elected at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis as the voice of party members on the party’s Ard Chomhairle (National Executive). Brig Ryan from Cork South-Central and Gearóid Murphy from Cork North-West will serve on the new ‘Committee of 15.’ (pictures attached) The... Read More
27 April 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the European Parliaments Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has appealed to bus unions to call off their planned strike action beginning on the May Bank holiday weekend. MEP Clune has said the planned strike will hurt our fragile tourist industry which is... Read More
27 April 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork businesses have been finding out about the latest ways to cut their energy costs at a special energy efficiency briefing held by competitive energy provider Energia. The briefings held with the Cork Chamber of Commerce are designed to educate businesses about energy efficiency, allowing them to... Read More
27 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Clonakilty born Declan Murphy, who founded the just-one charity (www.just-one.org), 11 years ago which works to promote educational opportunities for disadvantaged and marginalised chiildren in Nepal at community level, has expressed his shock and sadness at the devastation caused by the earthquake there at the weekend. Declan who... Read More
27 April 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie To mark the launch of Guide Dog Day which takes place on 1st May, Cork natives John Shanahan and his Guide Dog Vasco and Donnacha McCarthy and his Guide Dog Holy met with Roy Keane at Irish Guide Dogs headquarters. John is a local-based Midleton man and... Read More