VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Listen to this article Good news today for Cork City business. The granting of planning permission by Cork City Council for the €50 million redevelopment around the old Capitol cineplex, the 0.63 acre city centre site with frontage to both St. Patrick’s Street and the Grand Parade and […]

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber Business School, BiznetCork Skillnet, has confirmed that nominations for the Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2015 will open on 10th August next. This is a fabulous opportunity for Cork businesses to showcase their innovative use of digital marketing and get recognition for their online engagement in an […]

Cork Apprentices to represent Ireland at 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

Cork Apprentices to represent Ireland at 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

27 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork apprentices, John Murray, Owen Murphy and Dean McSweeney will represent Ireland in Plastering and Drywall Systems, Welding and Construction Metal Work at the 43rd WorldSkills Competition in São Paulo, Brazil from11 – 15 August 2015. John, Owen, Dean and their fellow team members were selected from the […]

Revenue seize cocaine worth €40,000 at Cork Airport

Revenue seize cocaine worth €40,000 at Cork Airport

25 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In an intelligence-led operation this morning (25/07/15), officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized approximately half a kilo of cocaine with a street value of approximately €40,000 at Cork Airport. The drugs were expertly concealed in the frame of suitcase. A 28 year old male who disembarked a flight […]

Graham Norton in Cork next week for famous quiz

Graham Norton in Cork next week for famous quiz

24 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Above: The Graham Norton Walkway in Bandon, Co Cork “Graham is not available for interview but will be available for photos”… The words that one sees most times Graham Norton is in Co Cork, why? the son of Bandon is famous, very famous, and in fairness to him […]

Seven years is too long to wait says Burke

Seven years is too long to wait says Burke

22 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork North Central Senator for Fine Gael and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson for Health, Colm Burke, has described as unacceptable the seven year wait endured by a family in Cork for housing adaptation on disability grounds. “Seven years ago today, Cork City Council wrote to the family of […]

Well known Cork pub ‘Souths’ renamed

Well known Cork pub ‘Souths’ renamed

22 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The bar formerly known as ‘Souths’ is gone, but fear not it’s just been renamed, and redesigned. The landmark drinking establishment of the Imperial Hotel on the South Mall has been rebranded ‘76 On The Mall’, and the interior has changed. Whats happening? Almost €1 million has been […]

“Too sick to work, but had to work”

“Too sick to work, but had to work”

21 July 2015 BY David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 69% of Irish workers surveyed went into work even when sick at some stage in the last year according to Atomik Research who surveyed 1000 workers nationwide in a study commissioned by gift card company One4all. The results, published in this morning’s IRISH INDEPENDENT, also showed 25% worked […]

Congratulations to crew of Cork based L.É. Eithne

Congratulations to crew of Cork based L.É. Eithne

19 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has congratulated the crew of the L.É. Eithne on their return home from deployment assisting in the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean. “I want to congratulate and welcome home the crew of the L.É. Eithne after the successful completion of […]

Vision Centre on North Main Street to host Texaco Children’s Art Competition

Vision Centre on North Main Street to host Texaco Children’s Art Competition

19 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Do you know where your nearest Texaco service station is? The brand used to be popular, but in recent years a large number of forecourts have rebranded, mostly as Maxol and Topaz. Nevertheless Texaco remains a household name, and one of their most famous events is The Texaco […]