Boycott of water charges will continue – says Cork City Cllr

Boycott of water charges will continue – says Cork City Cllr

20 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that reports of two planned new changes to Government water charges policy are yet another sign that the Government are “all over the place” on the issue and that a determined boycott can beat them. The Irish Times reports […]

VoxPro sponsor Ballincollig Community Festival

VoxPro sponsor Ballincollig Community Festival

20 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The first ever Music in Community Festival, sponsored by Voxpro, and supported by Cork County Council and Ballincollig’s business community, is a free family festival taking place in Ballincollig Regional Park on Sunday 30th August from 1pm to 6pm, and will be a celebration of Cork’s musical heritage; […]

Youghal to get €12.5m Wastewater Treatment Plant

Youghal to get €12.5m Wastewater Treatment Plant

19 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and waste water services throughout Ireland, has signed a contract with EPS and Sorensen Civil Engineering Joint Venture for the construction of a new €12.5 million wastewater treatment plant in Youghal, Co. Cork, as part of […]

Cork Better Building Awards

Cork Better Building Awards

18 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Business Association and Cork City Council have officially launched this year’s Cork Better Building Awards. The awards honour the best-designed and best-kept buildings in Cork City and suburbs, and are aimed at rewarding businesses and building care-takers for their efforts to protect, enhance and improve the city’s […]

Conflict of Interest? 41 TD’s are also Landlords

Conflict of Interest? 41 TD’s are also Landlords

18 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that there is a clear conflict of interest between the State’s 41 TDs who are landlords and legislative action that is necessary to tackle the growing rents/accommodation crisis. His comments came as Daft.ie released information which shows that rents […]

Busy day for Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat

Busy day for Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat

18 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Courtmacsherry All Weather RNLI Lifeboat was called out at 6.40 pm last evening Mon to go to the immediate aid of a 22 ft speedboat that got into difficulties and was taking in Water off the Inner Barrell Rocks near the Old Head of Kinsale in West […]

Become a Bazzerfest fun-razor host in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal

Become a Bazzerfest fun-razor host in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This September hundreds of Corkonians will shave their heads for Bazzerfest in support of a loved one with cancer, raising funds for The Mercy Cancer Appeal. The Mercy Hospital Foundation is now looking for bars, sports clubs and businesses around the county to host one of these “fun-razor” […]

Cork apprentices win medallions of excellence at Worldskills Competition in Brazil

Cork apprentices win medallions of excellence at Worldskills Competition in Brazil

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork apprentices, Dean McSweeney and John Murray have each won a medallion of excellence representing Ireland in Metal Fabrication and Plastering and Dry Wall at the 43rd WorldSkills. The Medallions of Excellence were awarded for the following skills: Beauty Therapy; Electrical Installation; Joinery; Cabinet Making: Automobile Technology; Plumbing; […]

Learn about Personal Branding with Network Cork

Learn about Personal Branding with Network Cork

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Network Cork is a membership group for ‘women in business, the professions and the Arts’ It allows members to exchange business ideas and increase their business contacts. Network Cork holds monthly networking meetings where a guest speaker is invited to educate, inform and entertain on topics of interest […]