Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

28 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

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 Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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 […]

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 […]

Seven years is too long to wait says Burke

Seven years is too long to wait says Burke

22 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 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 […]

Well known Cork pub ‘Souths’ renamed

Well known Cork pub ‘Souths’ renamed

22 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 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 […]

“Too sick to work, but had to work”

“Too sick to work, but had to work”

21 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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% […]

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 […]

Round-Ireland charity swim passed West Cork

17 July 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Two seasoned Irish adventurers continue to pass along the West Cork coastline this week, as they embark on the second leg of the longest endurance swim ever undertaken in Ireland. David Burns and Maghnus Collins Smith are attempting to make history by becoming the first swimmers to ever […]

Dara Murphy welcomes ‘Living City’ extension

Dara Murphy welcomes ‘Living City’ extension

15 July 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy, Minister for European Affairs, has welcomed Cork City Council proposals to extend the boundaries for the government ‘Living City’ (Urban Regeneration) Initiative, to re-develop older residential buildings across a wider area of St. Luke’s and Blackpool, as well as, modernising commercial premises in Cork city […]