Taoiseach opens UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy

Taoiseach opens UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy

11 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork today (Saturday). The 4,700m2 five storey building with state-of-the-art wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices provides Ireland with world-class infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. Named […]

Revenue Commissioners secure prosecution over Fermoy illegal cigarettes

11 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie At a sitting of Fermoy District Court today (11/07/15), Gerard Rafferty, with an address in Armagh pleaded guilty to keeping for sale 30,000 unstamped cigarettes and 10kgs of roll your own tobacco. In a joint operation with An Garda Siochana, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service yesterday, (10/07/15), seized […]

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to officially open the UCC Beaufort Building

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to officially open the UCC Beaufort Building

6 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. will officially open UCC’s Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, on Saturday 11 July at 12 noon. The building received an investment of €15.2 million, coming from both the Irish State and private backers. It covers 4,700m2 on five floors and can accomodate 135 […]

Pension boost for former Ministers is wrong – says Cork Cllr

Pension boost for former Ministers is wrong – says Cork Cllr

6 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City Councillor Mick Barry said this morning that not only should the planned pension rise for former Taoisigh and Government Ministers be blocked but that cuts should be made to the pensions they currently receive. Under the planned pension increases former Taoisigh Bertie Ahern […]

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

6 July 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Construction falls, but mood still optimistic Figures from the National Housing Construction Index for the first four months of 2015 show a sharp fall in activity in the residential construction sector in Cork when compared to 2014 but sentiment continues to remain positive. The latest edition of the […]

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

3 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork moves closer to London (in terms of ease of access) Cityjet will launch an 18-times weekly service between Cork and London City starting on October 1 2015. It will fly three-times daily on weekdays, once on Saturdays, and twice on Sundays. Chairman welcomes News Pat Byrne, Cityjet’s […]

VIDEO FEATURE: West Cork town has Ireland’s first Community Bike scheme – Clonakilty

VIDEO FEATURE: West Cork town has Ireland’s first Community Bike scheme – Clonakilty

1 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Clonakilty, West Cork is a town of firsts! The first to elect it’s own Community Mayor after the Government abolished Town Councils, and now its the first to have a community bike scheme. Bicycle-docking stations have been installed at hotels in Clonakilty and the surrounding areas such of […]

AA recruiting mechanics in Cork

AA recruiting mechanics in Cork

1 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland’s major motoring organisation and insurance provider is hiring qualified mechanics to join its fleet of roadside Patrols. But the AA’s recruitment drive has hit a roadblock (pun intended) in Co. Cork, coming against a shortage of qualified mechanics to fill their two roles on offer. “I suppose […]

RNLI exhibition opens in Camden Fort

RNLI exhibition opens in Camden Fort

1 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan An exciting new exhibition on the role of the Royal National lifeboat Institution is coming to Camden Fort Meagher In Crosshaven and will be open to the public every weekend during July The bravery of RNLI volunteers who risked their lives to save others during the First World […]

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