Carrigaline Gaelcholáiste opens in Waterpark House

Carrigaline Gaelcholáiste opens in Waterpark House

31 August 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Waterpark House, is the name of the mansion which gave the Waterpark housing estate its name. The house now sits surrounded by schools and houses, The Chief Executive of Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB), Mr. Ted Owens, was in Carrigaline this morning (Monday) to welcome […]

400 people run, swim, and cycle in Farran Woods in Musgrave Triathlon

400 people run, swim, and cycle in Farran Woods in Musgrave Triathlon

30 August 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Musgrave Triathlon took place in Farran Woods, Cork yesterday with 400 participants taking the plunge in this year’s charity triathlon challenge. The Musgrave Triathlon, which is now in its fourteenth year, has raised over €3.7 million for Irish charities to date. The fundraising target for the […]

AIB to open new branch in Cork

AIB to open new branch in Cork

28 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie AIB Bank are to open a new branch in Cork. The unit will be in Eastgate Retail Park, Little Island, in the former Hacketts Bookmakers premises. The building is currently being fitted out.

VMWare celebrate 10 years in Cork

VMWare celebrate 10 years in Cork

28 August 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tech giant VMware this week celebrated its 10th year in Ballincollig, Co Cork. It opened in Barrack Sqaure back in 2005 with 10 staff and now employs 750. Expansion continues and VMWare will take over new adjoining office space in October and the head count will rise […]

Alcohol is good for Cork! – says new report

Alcohol is good for Cork! – says new report

28 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new report by economist Tony Foley, ‘the Contribution of the Drinks Industry to Tourism’, commissioned for the Support Your Local campaign has concluded that the hospitality sector is a significant component of the tourism infrastructure in Cork, with 975 pubs, 65 hotel bars and 275 fully licenced […]

Cork City FC sign striker Karl Sheppard

Cork City FC sign striker Karl Sheppard

27 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Striker Karl Sheppard scored ten league goals so far this season, has extended his stay on Leeside until the end of the 2017 season and he told reporters of his ambitions with the club: “I’m delighted to have signed; I think this year has gone well for me […]

VIDEO: West Cork TD & Former Principal Jim Daly wants an Education Ombudsman, but Minister disagrees

VIDEO: West Cork TD & Former Principal Jim Daly wants an Education Ombudsman, but Minister disagrees

25 August 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Government TD has rubbished current procedures for keeping an eye on how money is spent in Ireland’s school system. Fine Gael TD Jim Daly of Cork South West said: “The lack of accountability, transparency, misuse of public funds – and in some cases blatant fraud that […]

New busses for popular Mahon Point route

New busses for popular Mahon Point route

25 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann officially launched its sleek new double decker buses in Mahon Point last week with the help of local employees, and local school children. This year, the company has increased its Cork fleet to 154 – which includes fifteen new double deck buses, five new commuter coaches, […]

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

25 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What has happened? Kearys was today unveiled as the exclusive agent in Munster to supply and support BMW’s range of electric vehicles, the award-winning BMW i models. Who was there? Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., an avid electric vehicle supporter and ambassador […]

Who will be elected in Cork South West – candidates prepare for general election

Who will be elected in Cork South West – candidates prepare for general election

25 August 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie TheCork.ie Opinion Piece When you see press releases from politicians that don’t relate to local issues you know there must be an election nearby. We refer to General Election 2015, or will it be Election 2016?! Cork South West is a three seater constituency. The incumbent TDs are: […]

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