Playground at Clashduv Park set for €20,000 upgrade

22 May 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has said that upgrading of Clashduv Park will be a great boost for local community. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following an announcement of €10,000 to upgrade the playground by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr James Reilly, TD. “The […]

Youghal included in ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ initiative

22 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork East has welcomed confirmation that Youghal is included as a destination in the Ireland’s Ancient East initiative. The confirmation was made by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport in a response to a Parliamentary Question submitted by Deputy McLellan. She said; “I […]

Cork City Marathon tackles waste plastic

22 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Thousands of reusable plastic bottles are being distributed to participants in next week’s Cork City Marathon as part a campaign to encourage more people, particularly those engaged in outdoor pursuits and sports activities, to invest in a reusable bottle. Cork City Council, in conjunction with the Southern Waste […]

Cork Chamber announces Winners of Transition Year Business Project Awards 2015

21 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This year’s Transition Year Business Projects Awards were announced at a prize-giving ceremony in the Aula Maxima, University College Cork at 5pm today. The Transition Year Business Project Awards is an initiative of the College of Business and Law, UCC and Cork Chamber and are kindly sponsored by […]

Munster Rugby “Rule 24” welcomed by Seán Kelly

20 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Former GAA President and MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has welcomed the announcement that Munster Rugby will open the gates of Musgrave Park in Cork to the GAA as the €70 million redevelopment Pairc Uí Chaoimh begins. “I am delighted that Musgrave Park has been made available […]

Cork TD is new Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs

20 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork East TD Sandra McLellan has recently taken on the role as Children and Youth Affairs for her party. The Sinn Féin Dáil Deputy has replaced party colleague Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD, who will now concentrate on his responsibilities as Health spokesperson. Deputy Ó Caoláin has had the […]

Cork City FC v St Pats

18 May 2018 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It’s a break from league action at Turner’s Cross on Tuesday night, as Cork City welcome St. Patrick’s Athletic in the EA Sports Cup quarter final. Cork City are in good form of late, having recorded three league wins in a row, and they are in second place […]

Cork politician is happy that EU are tackling ‘dirty money’

18 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The European Parliament will this week vote on a new Directive designed to combat money-laundering and tax evasion. The Directive would also establish a blacklist of third countries which fail to cooperate with EU authorities. Fine Gael Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, has welcomed the directive saying that […]

Corkman appointed to global role in EMC

18 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie EMC, the US multinational that employs over 3,000 people in Ireland, has today announced the appointment of Chris Murphy to the role of Vice President of IT Client Experience, with responsibility over 1,000 global employees. Formerly Senior Director of IT Client Experience at EMC’s Centre of Excellence in […]