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 […]

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

17 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The following email arrived in our inbox “Local Labour TD Michael McCarthy has welcomed news on progress to connect Belgooly to the mains supply in Riverstick.” Quite normal, but then it goes on to say “…In December 2014, Uisce Éireann commenced work on a 500m section of the […]

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

14 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aer Lingus currently operates a weekly flight to the popular Spanish island every Sunday. The additional service, which will operate every Thursday, will commence from 29th October until end of March 2016. The announcement will mean an additional 7,000 seats are available for holidaymakers in Munster. Speaking about […]

Success for Billy Twomey at Millstreet

Success for Billy Twomey at Millstreet

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Corkborn Billy Twomey swooped to a glorious victory in the three-star Millstreet Grand Prix on Sunday in which Irish riders filled the first five places. Riding Irish Sport Horse Ardcolum Duke, the Corkman was last to go in the jump-off, and managed to overhaul the target set earlier […]

Clonakilty Heritage Week launched

Clonakilty Heritage Week launched

16 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty 2015 Heritage Week programme of events, organised by Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage and Cumann Seanchais Chloch na gCoillte was launched at the Clonakilty (West Cork Regional) Museum last Friday by Mayor of Clonakilty, Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin. The combined efforts of both organisations will see no less than […]

Cork Needs State-Backed Investment to Support Economic Growth and Deliver Housing

Cork Needs State-Backed Investment to Support Economic Growth and Deliver Housing

14 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has appealed to the Government to invest in Cork in order to secure its economic and social development for the future. Following publication this week of the report of the Dublin Housing Supply Task Force, set up […]

Cork Chamber make submission for national budget

Cork Chamber make submission for national budget

14 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber today released its submission ahead of Budget 2016. The primary focus of this document is on innovative solutions which the Chamber believes will aid continued economic growth and job creation whilst fostering a positive environment for start-up enterprises and increasing consumer confidence. Discussing the launch of […]