Cork finance sector encouraged to stay on top of new technology

13 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy Cork’s financial sector has been urged to embrace “data analytics” to remain competitive. Th CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) “thought leadership conference” on big data will take place in the City on Saturday, 18 April. The conference, held by CIMA Ireland in partnership with CIT, and sponsored by […]

Courts unable to pursue unpaid water bills

13 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that there are strong and growing indications that Irish Water may be unable to collect the water charge if people simply refuse to pay it. His comments came in the wake of yesterday’s SUNDAY TIMES revelation that the Courts […]

Large anti water march this Saturday

Large anti water march this Saturday

10 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan Thousands are expected to attend tomorrow’s We Won’t Pay anti-water charges demonstration in Cork city as bills begin to drop and the mood for a non-payment boycott appears to harden across the country. Tomorrow’s demonstration will assemble at the City Library in the Grand Parade at 2pm, will […]

IBEC wants Cork City boundary to be extended

10 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth Ibec Cork, the group that represents many businesses, today met with the local government review committee and called for the boundary of Cork city to be extended to incorporate the suburbs to create a local authority area of 200,000 people. Additionally, the group warned that now is not […]

Ringaskiddy Maritime Colllege collects award (again!)

9 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) has been recognised for its excellence at the 2015 Irish Logistics and Transport Awards Ceremony, for the second year in succession, for its Bachelor of Business degree in Supply Chain and Transport Management. The NMCI was also nominated for the overall […]

One month to Lusitania Centenary Commemorations

8 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth The centenary of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania* by a German U-boat off the coast of Cork, Ireland, during the WW1, takes place next month, on May 7th. Four coastal communities in Co. Cork, Kinsale, The Old Head, Cobh and Courtmacsherry, are commemorating the centenary with a […]

Cork Man elected Macra Munster Vice-President

Cork Man elected Macra Munster Vice-President

8 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan The results of the Macra na Feirme Presidential and Vice-Presidential elections were announced in the Irish Farm Centre, Dublin, yesterday (Tuesday). Seán Finan from Castlerea, Co. Roscommon, a founding member of Castlerea Macra since 2007 and is currently National Treasurer and North West Vice-President, has been declared the […]