Cork sees increase in start-up companies

Cork sees increase in start-up companies

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork has seen a 32% year-on-year rise in start-ups, Insolvencies dropped by 85% in May, compared to the same period last year. This sounds like good news, and it comes compliments of Vision-Net.ie, a Dublin based website which aggregates data from the Companies Registration Office and other sources. […]

Does Cork need a dedicated suicide prevention officer?

Does Cork need a dedicated suicide prevention officer?

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Sinn Féin Cllr Mick Nugent has called on the City Council to establish the position of Suicide Prevention Officer It would be the responsibility of the officer to liaise with suicide prevention groups throughout the city and assist city council in the fight against suicide. Cllr Nugent was […]

Regatta planned for Crosshaven in late June

Regatta planned for Crosshaven in late June

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Hard to believe it’s Summer isin’t it? The fire is lighting and TShirts are but a dream. That being said technically it is summer and planning continues for a host of events. “Crosshaven Traditional Sail Regatta” is being planned for June the weekend of 19th-21st June in the […]

Trend Micro schools competition

Trend Micro schools competition

4 June 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, which has its EMEA headquarters in Cork, has announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition winners. It was a hat-trick for Loreto College Cavan as they were, once again, crowned Overall School Winner and awarded €3,000 for the “How to be safe on […]

Fast broadband arrives in Cork towns

Fast broadband arrives in Cork towns

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan If you live in Carrigaline or Ballincollig you can already get speeds of up to 1Gb/s from eircom broadband. An additional 300,000 homes and businesses spread across 1,070 communities in 26 counties will have access to ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology. The homes and […]