New Waste Water treatment plant in Shanbally Cork

New Waste Water treatment plant in Shanbally Cork

12 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Water, Ireland’s national utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, started works this week on a new waste water treatment plant in Shanbally as part of the Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project. Irish Water is to make an overall investment of […]

Cork Heritage Open Day launched

Cork Heritage Open Day launched

12 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Experience Cork’s heritage and history through free events and open buildings on Cork’s Heritage Open Day From Rory Gallagher walking tours to the hidden treasures of the Masonic Lodge, the diversity of Cork’s unique heritage will be open for all to explore and celebrate on Cork Heritage Open […]

Pedestrian crossing to be installed on Cork to Kinsale Road at Riverstick village

Pedestrian crossing to be installed on Cork to Kinsale Road at Riverstick village

12 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South West, Fine Gael TD, Jim Daly has received confirmation from Cork County Council that a pedestrian crossing will be built in Riverstick Village. Earlier this year Deputy Daly visited a number of housing estates in the village. He heard concerns from many residents about the dangers […]

Cork car dealership sponsors Munster Rugby

Cork car dealership sponsors Munster Rugby

11 August 2015 BY David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Kearys Renault was today announced as the new Official Vehicle Sponsor to Munster Rugby in a landmark sponsorship deal. The deal will see Kearys Renault drive forward with the senior provincial rugby team until June 2018. Commenting on the partnership with Munster Rugby, Brendan Keary, Dealer Principal at […]

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

10 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The €4.3m 27 acre Asian Sanctuary development at Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork was officially opened this afternoon by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence Simon Coveney TD. The Asian Sanctuary is a 27 acre expansion that is home already to some of the world’s […]

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

7 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Visionary County Cork Nurse, Pat McMahon from Meelin, Newmarket, has been named July Cork Person of the Month to mark his inspirational life and work in India over the past eleven years, especially in his fight against malnutrition. Pat co-founded a free children’s hospital and community malnutrition centre […]

Major Jobs Boost for Cork with New Digital Hub

Major Jobs Boost for Cork with New Digital Hub

7 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White TD, today officially launched a new Digital Hub for Skibbereen in West Cork named Ludgate@Skibbereen with the aim of creating 500 jobs in five years, with an initial minimum of 75 jobs expected in the start-up phase. The […]

CIT to promote SpringBoard late this month

CIT to promote SpringBoard late this month

7 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Close to three hundred job seekers can avail of places, on eighteen courses, at Cork Institute of Technology under the 2015 Springboard+ Initiative. A Springboard+ Showcase Event will be hosted by the HEA in the Metropole Hotel, Cork, on 20th August, from 1 to 7pm. At the Showcase, […]

Oliver Plunkett Street in running for award

Oliver Plunkett Street in running for award

6 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Academy of Urbanism in London has named Oliver Plunkett Street as the only Irish Finalist in the ‘The Great Street Award 2016’ – 200 years after the street was first laid out. The street is one of three finalists to be named by the Academy and will […]